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PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Master Sgt. Josiah Blanton, a reserve Pararescueman (PJ) from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland, Ore., lends a hand to Staff Sgt. Carl Jensen, also a reserve PJ from the 304th RQS, while he climbs up a rope ladder from the brackish Banana River water into the hovering HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter. The reserve PJs traveled from Portland, which is a geographically seperated unit (GSU) of the 920th Rescue Wing here to train with the wing's helicopters and crew. this type of training not only helps the helicopter crews hone their rescue skills, but the PJs from the west coast gain confidence working with each other in different environments to become the most skilled rescue specialists in the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Leslie Kraushaar)

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