Justin Smoak, Samson Rope application engineering manager, Ferndale, Wash., observes how the synthetic winch line feeds into a C-17 Globemaster III winch assembly, Jan. 30, 2018 at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Smoak watched maintainers attach and wind the cable onto the winch while looking for any potential issues. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)
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