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Tech. Sgt. Westley Loignon, 103rd Rescue Squadron pararescueman and jumpmaster, prepares his life support equipment aboard a C-17 Globmaster III from the 204th Airlift Squadron March 4, 2017, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. As a jumpmaster, Loignon’s team depends on his experience and leadership to ensure everyone safely lands in the targeted drop zone. In this training scenario, the Hawaii Air National Guard and New York Air National Guard teamed up to practice the rescue of a downed astronaut crew. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman John Linzmeier
VIRIN: 180304-Z-GR156-002.JPG
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