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Remote landings

30 August 2016

 

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USMC Bell UH-1 Viper high on a mesa—USMC image

We love helicopters. Able to land in areas which would otherwise take days, even weeks, of walking—with supplies and landing fresh as well as rested for the mission.

Pararescuemen prepare to conduct swiftwater rescue training during exercise Angel Thunder 2013, April 10, 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. During the exercise, personnel recovery forces will train through the full spectrum of personnel recovery capabilities with ground recovery personnel, air assets, special forces teams and federal agents. The pararescuemen are assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan AFB. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon)

USAF Pararescuemen (PJs) of the 48th Rescue Squadron preparing a swiftwater rescue training exercise in red rock country with a Boeing CH-47 Chinook—U.S. Air Force photo/SSgt. Tim Chacon

 

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