Evening Flare Report:
#coastguard-approved pyrotechnic visual distress signals and associated devices include:
• Pyrotechnic red flares, hand-held or aerial (day/night use )
• Pyrotechnic orange smoke, hand-held or floating (day use )
• Launchers for aerial red meteors or parachute flares
A crewman, aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Dallas, fires a Mk-127 parachute #flare at #sunset for training, Feb. 14, 2012.
#USCG photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley