PITTSBURGH, NH-- Para rescue "Guardian Angles" from the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing practice transporting an injured victim through deep snow during snow rescue training conducted with local volunteer firemen here on Friday, February 4.
Based at Westhampton Beach, NY, the members of the 103rd Rescue Squadron are trained to extract aircrew downed behind enemy lines and conduct rescue operations in all terrain and weather situations. Eight Airmen participated in the unique training opportunity, which also involved snowmobile operations training.
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