Air Force

March 29, 2013

34th WPS participates in T.E. Phase

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman
Identifying the landing zone . . .
A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk identifies the landing zone from green smoke during the terminal employment phase, March 13, at the Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman
Departing for training . . .
Air Force Staff Sgt. Luke Spain, 66th Rescue Squadron aerial gunner, waits to depart for training during the terminal employment phase March 18 at the Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho. Service members from rescue squadrons across Air Combat Command participated to support the phase. The phase is one out of a series of advanced training programs administered at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School located at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman
Hoisting a survivor . . .
An Air Force pararescueman hoists a survivor into an HH-60 Pave Hawk during the terminal employment phase March 13 at the Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho. The hoist is a quick, effective method of recovering survivors in stressful areas. The “T.E.” mission objective is to demonstrate and instruct HH-60 Pave Hawk weapons employment and landing zone options to U.S. Air Force Weapons School students by maximizing weapons proficiency and quickly recover survivors.
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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brett Clashman
Pararescuemen board . . .
Air Force pararescuemen board an HH-60 Pave Hawk during the terminal employment phase March 12 at the Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho. The pararescuemen supported the 34th Weapons Squadron in training scenarios during the phase. The “T.E.” mission objective is to demonstrate and instruct HH-60 Pave Hawk weapons employment and landing zone options to U.S. Air Force Weapons School students by maximizing weapons proficiency and quickly recover survivors. The phase is one out of a series of advanced training programs administered at the USAF Weapons School located at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.




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