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Rally in the Rockies: Day 2 Search and Rescue

Airman sitting down talking on radio

A tactical air control party member,13th Air Support Operations Squadron, checks his communication equipment on a ridge during the Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise, Sept. 14, 2021, Guernsey, Wyo. This was part of a search and rescue scenario that integrated various units conducting personnel recovery in a simulated hostile environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)

two military members hang from helicopter

An A-10 Thunderbolt II, 354th Fighter Squadron provides close air support and escorts a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter during a search and rescue mission at a training range near Guernsey, Wyoming, Sept. 14, 2021. This was part of a search and rescue scenario for the Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise that involves various units training across three states, training to conduct all-domain operations against a near-peer adversary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)

Fighter aircraft flying over tree line

An A-10 Thunderbolt II, 354th Fighter Squadron provides close air support during a search and rescue mission at a training range near Guernsey, Wyoming, Sept. 14, 2021. This was part of a search and rescue scenario for the Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise which involves various units training across three states, training to conduct all-domain operations against a near-peer adversary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)

two military members hang from helicopter

U.S. Air Force Reserve Master Sgt. Tobey Pruitt, simulated down personnel, uses a mirror to signal a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter during joint training at a training range near Guernsey, Wyoming, Sept. 14, 2021. This was part of a search and rescue scenario for the Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise which involves various units training across three states, training to conduct all-domain operations against a near-peer adversary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)

two military members hang from helicopter

UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter lowers a crewman to recover simulated down personnel during joint training at a training range near Guernsey, Wyoming, Sept. 14, 2021. This was part of a search and rescue scenario for the Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise Sept. 13, 2021. The exercise involves various units training across three states, training to conduct all-domain operations against a near-peer adversary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)

two military members hang from helicopter

UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter lowers a crewman to recover simulated down personnel during joint training at a training range near Guernsey, Wyoming, Sept. 14, 2021. This was part of a search and rescue scenario for the Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise which involves various units training across three states, training to conduct all-domain operations against a near-peer adversary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)

two military members hang from helicopter

UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter hoists an Air Force Reserve Airman during joint training at a training range near Guernsey, Wyoming, Sept. 14, 2021. This was part of a search and rescue scenario for the Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise Sept. 13, 2021. The exercise involves various units training across three states, training to conduct all-domain operations against a near-peer adversary. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)

Airman sitting down talking on radio

A tactical air control party member,13th Air Support Operations Squadron, calls in simulated enemy targets to the fighter aircraft patrolling in the area during the Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise, Sept. 14, 2021, Guernsey, Wyo. This was part of a search and rescue scenario that integrated various units involved in personnel recovery in a simulated hostile environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)

GUERNSEY, Wyo. -- A tactical air control party member,13th Air Support Operations Squadron, checks his communication equipment on a ridge during the Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise, Sept. 14, 2021, Guernsey, Wyo. This was part of a search and rescue scenario that integrated various units conducting personnel recovery in a simulated hostile environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)

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