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240625-Z-HY271-1108

An Alaska Air National Guard combat rescue officer (CRO) assigned to the 212th Rescue Squadron descends over Malemute Drop Zone during a capabilities exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 25, 2024. CROs, pararescuemen, and search, evasion, resistance, and escape specialists of the 212th RQS — known collectively as Guardian Angels — are experts in personnel recovery operations and are trained to infiltrate behind enemy lines to extract isolated U.S. and allied personnel.

PHOTO BY: Alejandro Peña
VIRIN: 240625-Z-HY271-1108.JPG
FULL SIZE: 3.67 MB
Additional Details

CAMERA

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

LENS

EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM

APERTURE

10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/3200

ISO

800

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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