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Two pararescumen (PJs) ascend up a six-story building during the 2016 Pararescue Rodeo hosted by the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, September 22, 2016. The rodeo, also known as a skills competition, was a week-long event which tested PJs on skill sets such as precision-parachute jumping, rifle and pistol accuracy shooting, open-ocean surface swimming, high-angle and confined space rescues, water rescues and overall physical endurance. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Katie Spencer) Pararescue Rodeo tests battlefield Airmen
The 920th Rescue Wing hosted the 2016 Pararescue Rodeo in and around Florida's Space Coast Sept. 19-23. The Guardian Angel Team from the 308th Rescue Squadron here put 46 battlefield Airmen through the rigors of battle-ready drills to save lives in combat, amongst Florida’s tropical environment. Far from a day at the beach, the skills competition,
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