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February 5, 2016
 

Pararescuemen train doing activites they enjoy

(U.S. Air Force photos by Carolyn Herrick)

U.S. Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Matt Gaddy, 306th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, lands on a private skydiving field in Eloy, Ariz., Jan 13. Skydiving is an off-duty hobby he learned to love when he began to perform military jumps as part of his job. He now holds a Class C license.

U.S. Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Matt Gaddy, 306th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, packs his parachute after a free diving jump in Eloy, Ariz., Jan 13. Skydiving is an off-duty hobby he learned to love when he began to perform military jumps as part of his job. He now holds a Class C license

U.S. Air Force Reserve Senior Airman Paul Cooper, 306th Rescue Squadron pararescuemen, hoists a live litter patient out of a canyon during training at Mt. Lemmon, Ariz., Jan. 12. As a pararescuemen, he may be required to perform high-angle rescues in the greater Arizona area or while deployed.

U.S. Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Matt Gaddy, 306th Rescue Squadron pararescuemen, rappels off a rock while a fellow pararescuemen spots him during training at Mt. Lemmon, Ariz., Jan. 12. Rope work and climbing are hobbies and areas of specialty for Gaddy, and he often provides additional training to other pararescuemen in his unit, who may be required to perform high-angle rescues in the greater Arizona area or while deployed.

U.S. Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Matt Gaddy, 306th Rescue Squadron pararescuemen, hoists two fellow pararescuemen up a rock during training at Mt. Lemmon, Ariz., Jan. 12. Rope work and climbing are hobbies and areas of specialty for him, and he often provides additional training to other pararescuemen in his unit, who may be required to perform high-angle rescues in the greater Arizona area or while deployed.

U.S. Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Matt Gaddy, 306th Rescue Squadron pararescuemen, rappels off a rock during training at Mt. Lemmon, Ariz., Jan. 12. Rope work and climbing are hobbies and areas of specialty for him, and he often provides additional training to other pararescuemen in his unit, who may be required to perform high-angle rescues in the greater Arizona area or while deployed.

U.S. Air Force Reserve Staff Sgt. Matt Gaddy, 306th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, gathers up his parachute after skydiving in Eloy, Ariz., Jan 13. Skydiving is an off-duty hobby he learned to love when he began to perform military jumps as part of his job. He now holds a Class C license.




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