U.S., South Korean Airmen Participate in Exercise Pacific Thunder 2012

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. Air Force combat rescue officer and three pararescuemen are dropped off by an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter during a mass casualty training scenario as part of exercise Pacific Thunder 2012 near Osan Air Base, South Korea, Oct. 18, 2012. The airmen are assigned to the 18th Operation Support Squadron and the helicopter crew is assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Csurilla
  • A South Korean air force search and rescue team member tends to a simulated casualty during a mass casualty training scenario as part of exercise Pacific Thunder 2012 near Osan Air Base, South Korea, Oct. 18, 2012. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Csurilla
  • A U.S. Air Force pararescueman tends to a simulated casualty as an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter takes off during a mass casualty training scenario as part of exercise Pacific Thunder 2012 near Osan Air Base, South Korea, Oct. 18, 2012. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Csurilla
  • A U.S. Air Force combat rescue officer and three pararescuemen prepare simulated casualties for transport before loading them onto an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter during a mass casualty training scenario as part of exercise Pacific Thunder 2012 near Osan Air Base, South Korea, Oct. 18, 2012. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Csurilla
  • A U.S. Air Force pararescueman carries a simulated casualty onto an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter during a mass casualty training scenario as part of exercise Pacific Thunder 2012 near Osan Air Base, South Korea, Oct. 18, 2012. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Csurilla
  • U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael Schlemmer leans out of an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter to check the landing zone during a mass casualty training scenario as part of exercise Pacific Thunder 2012 near Osan Air Base, South Korea, Oct. 18, 2012. Schlemmer, an aerial gunner, is assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Csurilla
  • A U.S. Air Force combat rescue officer and three pararescuemen prepare simulated casualties for transport before loading them onto an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter during a mass casualty training scenario as part of exercise Pacific Thunder 2012 near Osan Air Base, South Korea, Oct. 18, 2012. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Csurilla
  • South Korean air force search and rescue team members carry a simulated casualty to a waiting HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter while a U.S. Air Force combat rescue officer and pararescuemen look on during a mass casualty training scenario as part of exercise Pacific Thunder 2012 near Osan Air Base, South Korea, Oct. 18, 2012. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sara Csurilla