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Taking risks to save others

Durango native rescues wounded men in Afghanistan
Maj. Parkin Bryson, 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron HH-60 Pave Hawk pilot, helped complete a high-risk rescue of two wounded Afghan National Army personnel during a mission Sept. 11, 2011. Two HH-60G Pave Hawks had to fly over 12,000-foot mountains and perform an aerial refueling. Bryson, who is from Durango, is seen with his helicopter Sept. 26, 2011, at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.
An HH-60G Pave Hawk with the 55th Rescue Squadron maneuvers into position over Arizona to refuel from an HC-130P/N with the 79th Rescue Squadron.
The quick response of the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron airmen saved the lives of two wounded Afghan National Police in Kapisa province, Afghanistan. The 83rd pararescue airmen are deployed from the 31st Rescue Squadron at Kadena Air Base; the aircrew is deployed from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, also at Kadena Air Base.

Taking risks to save others

Maj. Parkin Bryson, 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron HH-60 Pave Hawk pilot, helped complete a high-risk rescue of two wounded Afghan National Army personnel during a mission Sept. 11, 2011. Two HH-60G Pave Hawks had to fly over 12,000-foot mountains and perform an aerial refueling. Bryson, who is from Durango, is seen with his helicopter Sept. 26, 2011, at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.
An HH-60G Pave Hawk with the 55th Rescue Squadron maneuvers into position over Arizona to refuel from an HC-130P/N with the 79th Rescue Squadron.
The quick response of the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron airmen saved the lives of two wounded Afghan National Police in Kapisa province, Afghanistan. The 83rd pararescue airmen are deployed from the 31st Rescue Squadron at Kadena Air Base; the aircrew is deployed from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, also at Kadena Air Base.
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