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Training Day

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- A Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape, or SERE, specialist assigned to the 353rd Operations Support Squadron and a member of the 320th Special Tactics Squadron prepare to drop four airmen playing survivors of a simulated aircraft accident into the water during a training exercise here Dec. 2. Pararescuemen and combat controllers from the 320th STS jumped from a MC-130H Combat Talon II to search for, and recover, the survivors. The event was part of a 353rd Special Operations Group training exercise testing the group?s ability to conduct search and rescue operations from start to finish. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)

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