Air Force

May 1, 2014

48th RQS Rescue Training at the Titan Missile Museum

(U.S. Air Force Photos by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey)
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A pararescueman from the 48th Rescue Squadron walks across the cableway at Titan Missile Museum. The unique layout of the museum allowed the 48th RQS to conduct high angle, confined space training throughout eight levels of an underground missile silo.

The 48th Rescue Squadron utilized the unique layout of the Titan Missile Museum in Green Valley to conduct high angle and confined space rescue training April 17.

 A pararescueman from the 48th Rescue Squadron guards an area of the Titan Missile Museum during a simulated rescue exercise. The 48th RQS conducted the rescue training in the missile silo portion of the museum. 

A 48th Rescue Squadron pararescueman signals he is ready to be hoisted up during training at the Titan Missile Museum. The training was conducted throughout eight levels of the missile silo area of the museum. 

A 48th Rescue Squadron pararescueman guides a simulated casualty as he is being hoisted up through a confined space during the training exercise. The training required a pararescueman to be lowered into a confined space and extract another pararescueman who was acting as an incapacitated casualty. 




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