U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Christopher Goetz, a combat rescue officer with the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, walks from an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter during a training scenario May 5, 2014, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. During the mission, a vehicle struck a simulated improvised explosive device, and Airmen with the squadron flew aboard Pave Hawks to reach the scene and evacuate mock victims.


Pararescue Jumpers and Combat Rescue Officers from the 920th Rescue Wing react to a simulated IED explosion at the Guardian Center in Perry, Georgia on March 10, 2015. During this scenario, the PJ’s were delivered via HH-60 Pavehawks near the area of the blast, moving in and securing the area while extracting and treating wounded personnel from destroyed and burning vehicles.