66th Rescue Squadron saves local hikers

An HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter from the 66th Rescue Squadron lands at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 12, 2020, after conducting a local search and rescue mission in Cedar City, Utah. The 66th RQS partnered with the Washington County Sherriff’s Office to recover six people from the Dixie National Forest.
 
 
 
 

(Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Two HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters from the 66th Rescue Squadron land at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 12, 2020, after conducting a local rescue mission in Cedar City, Utah. During the humanitarian mission, the crew recovered a total of six people which consisted of four hikers and two medical personnel, who conducted the initial response.
 
 
 
 
(Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Two HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters from the 66th Rescue Squadron taxi at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 12, 2020, after conducting a local rescue mission in Cedar City, Utah. The rescue community’s motto ‘These things we do, that other’s may live’ embodies their ability to employ specialized personnel recovery capabilities whether home station or abroad.
 
 
 
 
(Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

An HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter from the 66th Rescue Squadron taxis at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 12, 2020, after conducting a local rescue mission in Cedar City, Utah. The rescue assets consisted of aircrew and pararescuemen, who are trained in the five stages of personnel recovery including: reporting and locating the incident, supporting the incident, recovery and re-integration.
 
 
 
 
(Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

A group of pararescuemen unload their gear at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov. 12, 2020, after conducting a local rescue mission in Cedar City, Utah. The 66th RQS is a geographically separated unit from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., assign to Nellis AFB.
 
 
 

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