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May 9, 2014

34th WPS pilots hone skills during USAFWS terminal employment phase

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Tech. Sgt. Jeff Waldrup, 34th Weapons Squadron special mission aviator, loads ammunition to an HH-60 Pave Hawk during the terminal employment course, April 29 at Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho. The goal of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School course is to train students to be tactical experts in their combat specialty while also learning the art of battle-space dominance.

 
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A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., prepares to drop off simulated survivors during the USAF Weapons School terminal employment phase portion of the pilots training April 28 at Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho. The weapons school curriculum teaches graduate-level instructor courses that provide the world’s most advanced training in weapons and tactics employment.

 
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U.S. Air Force pararescuemen assigned to the 347th Rescue Group, Moody Air Force Base, Ga., rescue a simulated survivor during the U.S. Air Force Weapons School, 34th Weapons Squadron terminal employment phase portion of pilot training April 28 at Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho. The U.S. Air Force Weapons School encompasses 18 squadrons, teaching 24 weapons instructor courses and 30 combat specialties at eight locations.

 
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A U.S. Air Force pararescueman prepares to rappel out of an HH-60 Pave Hawk during the U.S. Air Force Weapons School terminal employment phase, April 29 at Orchard Combat Training Range, Idaho. The pararescuemen supported the U.S. Air Force Weapons School, 34th Weapons Squadron in training scenarios during the TE phase.

 
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U.S. Air Force pararescuemen assigned to the 347th Rescue Group, Moody Air Force Base, Ga., participate in the U.S. Air Force Weapons School terminal employment phase portion of pilot training April 28 at Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho. Every six months, the Weapons School graduates approximately 100 weapons officers and enlisted specialists who are tactical system experts, weapons instructors and leaders of Airmen.

 
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A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., prepares to land during the U.S. Air Force Weapons School terminal employment phase portion of pilot training April 28 at Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho. The TE mission objective is to demonstrate and instruct HH-60 Pave Hawk weapons employment and landing zone options to weapons school students by maximizing weapons proficiency and quickly recover survivors.




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