33rd rescue squadron

An HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 33rd Rescue Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, performs a rope-ladder recovery with Airmen from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron during an amphibious operations exercise Sept. 22, 2015, off the west coast of Okinawa, Japan. Special tactics team Airmen are organized, trained, and equipped to conduct special operations core tasks during high-risk combat operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

MH-60 Pave Hawk

A MH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, comes in for a landing during a Combat Search and Rescue demonstration on Sept.10, 2005.

An HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 33rd Rescue Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, performs a rope-ladder recovery with Airmen from the 320th Special Tactics Squadron during an amphibious operations exercise Sept. 22, 2015, off the west coast of Okinawa, Japan. Special tactics team Airmen are organized, trained, and equipped to conduct special operations core tasks during high-risk combat operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman John Linzmeier)