Pararescuemen Conduct Swift Water Rescue Training During Exercise Angel Thunder 2013

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilots participate in exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. The pilots are assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion, 238th Aviation Regiment. Angel Thunder is a joint, interagency and multinational combat search and rescue exercise providing training for personnel recovery assets in a variety of deployment scenarios. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon
  • Air Force pararescuemen unload equipment from the back of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter for swift water rescue training during exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. The pararescuemen are assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon
  • Air Force pararescuemen conduct swift water rescue training during exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon
  • Air Force pararescuemen conduct swift water rescue training during exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Holmes conducts swift water rescue training during exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. Holmes, a pararescueman, is assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon
  • Air Force pararescuemen conduct swift water rescue training during exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon
  • Air Force Staff Sgt. Mike Kennedy conducts swift water rescue training during exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. Kennedy, a pararescueman, is assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon
  • An Air Force pararescueman throws out a life-line and floatation device to a swimmer as part of swift water rescue training during exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon
  • Air Force pararescuemen conduct swift water rescue training during exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon
  • An Air Force pararescueman dives into the water while conducting swift water rescue training during exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon
  • Air Force pararescuemen conduct swift water rescue training during exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon
  • An Air Force pararescueman prepares to dive into the water while conducting swift water rescue training during exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon
  • A UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter flies overhead as Air Force pararescuemen conduct swift water rescue training during exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon
  • U.S. Army Spc. George Belcher flies aboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during exercise Angel Thunder 2013 near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 10, 2013. Belcher, a crew chief, is assigned to Company A, 2nd Battalion, 238th Aviation Regiment. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon