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Pararescuemen from the 306th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., descend on Eloy, Ariz., during training jumps May 14. The 306th RQSis an Air Force Reserve Command combat search and rescue unit assigned to the 943rd Rescue Group. Pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full-spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

Pararescuemen from the 306th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., descend on Eloy, Ariz., during training jumps May 14. The 306th RQSis an Air Force Reserve Command combat search and rescue unit assigned to the 943rd Rescue Group. Pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full-spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

A U.S. Air Force Reserve pararescueman from the 306th Rescue Squadron lands in a skydiving field in Eloy, Ariz., during training May 14. Pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full-spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

A U.S. Air Force Reserve pararescueman from the 306th Rescue Squadron lands in a skydiving field in Eloy, Ariz., during training May 14. Pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full-spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

A U.S. Air Force Reserve combat rescue officer from the 306th Rescue Squadron descends in Eloy, Ariz., May 14. Combat rescue officers, also known as CROs, are part of an elite combat force of Guardian Angels specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

A U.S. Air Force Reserve combat rescue officer from the 306th Rescue Squadron descends in Eloy, Ariz., May 14. Combat rescue officers, also known as CROs, are part of an elite combat force of Guardian Angels specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

U.S. Air Force Reserve Guardian Angels from the 306th Rescue Squadron descend in Eloy, Ariz., May 14. Guardian Angels are an elite unit comprised of combat rescue officers, pararescuemen, SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape ) specialists, and uniquely trained support personnel dedicated to the Air Force core function of personnel recovery. Together, these warriors are the soul of a non-aircraft, equipment-based, human weapon system. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

U.S. Air Force Reserve Guardian Angels from the 306th Rescue Squadron descend in Eloy, Ariz., May 14. Guardian Angels are an elite unit comprised of combat rescue officers, pararescuemen, SERE (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape ) specialists, and uniquely trained support personnel dedicated to the Air Force core function of personnel recovery. Together, these warriors are the soul of a non-aircraft, equipment-based, human weapon system. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

Reservists assigned to the 306th Rescue Squadron descend on Eloy, Ariz., during training May 14. These Guardian Angels are part of the 943rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.  The mission of the 943rd RQG is to organize, train and equip mission ready Citizen Airmen to perform personnel recovery operations worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

Reservists assigned to the 306th Rescue Squadron descend on Eloy, Ariz., during training May 14. These Guardian Angels are part of the 943rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. The mission of the 943rd RQG is to organize, train and equip mission ready Citizen Airmen to perform personnel recovery operations worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

U.S. Air Force Reservists assigned to the 306th Rescue Squadron practice skydiving in Eloy, Ariz., May 14. The 306th RQS is assigned to the 943rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Air Force pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full-spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly-trained, versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. Pararescue is the nation's force of choice to execute the most perilous, demanding and extreme rescue missions anytime, anywhere across the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

U.S. Air Force Reservists assigned to the 306th Rescue Squadron practice skydiving in Eloy, Ariz., May 14. The 306th RQS is assigned to the 943rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Air Force pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full-spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly-trained, versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. Pararescue is the nation's force of choice to execute the most perilous, demanding and extreme rescue missions anytime, anywhere across the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

A pararescueman assigned to the 306th Rescue Squadron descends on Eloy, Ariz., during training May 14. Air Force pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full-spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. Pararescue is the nation's force of choice to execute the most perilous, demanding and extreme rescue missions anytime, anywhere across the globe.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

A pararescueman assigned to the 306th Rescue Squadron descends on Eloy, Ariz., during training May 14. Air Force pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full-spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. Pararescue is the nation's force of choice to execute the most perilous, demanding and extreme rescue missions anytime, anywhere across the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

U.S. Air Force Reservists assigned to the 306th Rescue Squadron practice skydiving in Eloy, Ariz., May 14. The 306th RQS is assigned to the 943rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Air Force pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full-spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly-trained, versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. Pararescue is the nation's force of choice to execute the most perilous, demanding and extreme rescue missions anytime, anywhere across the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

Maj. Koa Bailey, a U.S. Air Force Reserve combat rescue officer from the 306th Rescue Squadron, packs up his parachute after skydiving in Eloy, Ariz., May 14. Combat rescue officers, also known as CROs, are part of an elite combat force of Guardian Angels specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. -- Pararescuemen from the 306th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., descend on Eloy, Ariz., during training jumps May 14. The 306th RQSis an Air Force Reserve Command combat search and rescue unit assigned to the 943rd Rescue Group. Pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full-spectrum personnel recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Carolyn Herrick)