Defense

June 4, 2014

Exercise Angel Thunder

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Air Force photograph by TSgt. Bradley Church

SSgt. Christopher Lindsay, a Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape specialist with the 412th Operations Support Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., familiarizes his self with a map during Exercise Angel Thunder, Papago Army Air Field, Phoenix, Ariz., May 8, 2014. Angel Thunder is a multilateral annual exercise that supports the DOD’s training requirements for personnel recovery responsibilities through high-fidelity exercises. AT provides the most realistic PR training environment available to USAF rescue forces as well as their joint, interagency and coalition partners.

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Air Force photograph by TSgt. Bradley Church

SSgt. Christopher Lindsay, a Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape specialist with the 412th Operations Support Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., during Exercise Angel Thunder, near Phoenix, Ariz., May 8, 2014. Angel Thunder is a multilateral annual exercise that supports the DOD’s training requirements for personnel recovery responsibilities through high-fidelity exercises. AT provides the most realistic PR training environment available to USAF rescue forces as well as their joint, interagency and coalition partners.

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Air Force photograph by TSgt. Bradley Church

SSgt. Christopher Lindsay, a Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape specialist with the 412th Operations Support Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., instructs members of the A Company, 2-285th Aviation Helicopter Battalion, Papigo Army Air Field, Phoenix, Ariz, and members of the Tactical Air Control Squadron 22, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va., during Exercise Angel Thunder, near Phoenix, Ariz., May 8, 2014. Angel Thunder is a multilateral annual exercise that supports the DOD’s training requirements for personnel recovery responsibilities through high-fidelity exercises. AT provides the most realistic PR training environment available to USAF rescue forces as well as their joint, interagency and coalition partners.

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Air Force photograph by TSgt. Bradley Church

SSgt. Martin Ruemenapp, a Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) specialist with the 412th Operations Support Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., participates in personnel recovery training during Exercise Angel Thunder, Tucson, Ariz., May 6, 2014. Angel Thunder is a multilateral annual exercise that supports the DOD’s training requirements for personnel recovery responsibilities through high-fidelity exercises. AT provides the most realistic PR training environment available to USAF rescue forces as well as their joint, interagency and coalition partners.

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Air Force photograph by TSgt. Bradley Church

SSgt. Martin Ruemenapp, a Survival, Escape, Resistance, Escape (SERE) specialist with the 412th Operations Support Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., SrA. Josh Sipos, a SERE specialist with the 22nd Training Squadron Fairchild AFB, Wash., and SSgt. Cody Thomas, a SERE specialist with 66th Training Squadron, Fairchild AFB, Wash., participate in personnel recovery training during Exercise Angel Thunder, Tucson, Ariz., May 6, 2014. Angel Thunder is a multilateral annual exercise that supports the DOD’s training requirements for personnel recovery responsibilities through high-fidelity exercises. AT provides the most realistic PR training environment available to USAF rescue forces as well as their joint, interagency and coalition partners.

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Air Force photograph by TSgt. Bradley Church

A Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is flown for personnel recovery training during Exercise Angel Thunder, Tombstone, Ariz., May 15, 2014. Angel Thunder is a multilateral annual exercise that supports the DOD’s training requirements for Personnel Recovery responsibilities through high-fidelity exercises. AT provides the most realistic PR training environment available to USAF Rescue forces as well as their Joint, Interagency and Coalition partners.




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