Maroon beret

Reserve pararescuemen from the 308th Rescue Squadron clap as Finnian Gerts, 7, and Trevor Scheerer, 5, don their maroon berets. The boys were asked to raise their right hand and repeat the creed that indoctrinates men from trainees to actual PJs - allowing them to wear the coveted maroon beret. Upon completion of the creed, each boy was handed their own beret. The boys and their families visited the 920th Rescue Wing, Cocoa Beach, Fla., to learn about combat search and rescue and meet the rescue professionals. The boys are both battling cancer and met while in treatment at Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando, Fla. They were treated to a day they would never forget - tours of both rescue aircraft, the King and HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters, and then finished with a "rescue mission" hosted by the pararescuemen here. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Leslie Forshaw)

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