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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jose Diaz de Leon, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, looks out the gunner’s window aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The HH-60G Pave Hawk, or Precision Avionics Vectoring Equipment, has a hoist that can lift up to 600 pounds during personnel recovery operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cynthia Belío)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jose Diaz de Leon, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, looks out the gunner’s window aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The HH-60G Pave Hawk, or Precision Avionics Vectoring Equipment, has a hoist that can lift up to 600 pounds during personnel recovery operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cynthia Belío)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jack Peterson, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, performs pre-flight checks aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, on Kadena Air Base, Japan. The HH-60G Pave Hawk, or Precision Avionics Vectoring Equipment, has a hoist that can lift up to 600 pounds during personnel recovery operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cynthia Belío)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jack Peterson, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, performs pre-flight checks aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, on Kadena Air Base, Japan. The HH-60G Pave Hawk, or Precision Avionics Vectoring Equipment, has a hoist that can lift up to 600 pounds during personnel recovery operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cynthia Belío)

An HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 33rd Rescue Squadron flies during a training exercise, July 31, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 33rd RQS’s motto is, ‘These things we do that others may live.’ (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Seefeldt)

An HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 33rd Rescue Squadron flies during a training exercise, July 31, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 33rd RQS’s motto is, ‘These things we do that others may live.’ (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Seefeldt)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Keon Miller, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, looks out the gunner’s window aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 33rd RQS has performed search, rescue, and recovery missions since 1952. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Seefeldt)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Keon Miller, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, looks out the gunner’s window aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 33rd RQS has performed search, rescue, and recovery missions since 1952. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Seefeldt)

An HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 33rd Rescue Squadron sits on a taxiway, July 31, 2019, on Kadena Air Base, Japan. The HH-60G Pave Hawk’s primary function is to recover personnel in hostile conditions day and night, no matter the weather. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cynthia Belío)

An HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 33rd Rescue Squadron sits on a taxiway, July 31, 2019, on Kadena Air Base, Japan. The HH-60G Pave Hawk’s primary function is to recover personnel in hostile conditions day and night, no matter the weather. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cynthia Belío)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Keon Miller, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, fires a GAU-18 machine gun aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The HH-60G Pave Hawk’s core mission is recovery of personnel under hostile conditions, including combat search and rescue. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Seefeldt)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Keon Miller, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, fires a GAU-18 machine gun aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The HH-60G Pave Hawk’s core mission is recovery of personnel under hostile conditions, including combat search and rescue. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Seefeldt)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jose Diaz de Leon, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, fires a GAU-18 machine gun aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The HH-60G Pave Hawk’s primary function is to recover personnel in hostile conditions day and night, no matter the weather. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cynthia Belío)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jose Diaz de Leon, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, fires a GAU-18 machine gun aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The HH-60G Pave Hawk’s primary function is to recover personnel in hostile conditions day and night, no matter the weather. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cynthia Belío)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Keon Miller, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, looks out the gunner’s window aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The HH-60G Pave Hawk is capable of performing peacetime operations such as civil search and rescue, emergency aeromedical evacuation, disaster relief, international aid and counter-drug activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Seefeldt)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Keon Miller, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, looks out the gunner’s window aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The HH-60G Pave Hawk is capable of performing peacetime operations such as civil search and rescue, emergency aeromedical evacuation, disaster relief, international aid and counter-drug activities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Seefeldt)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jose Diaz de Leon, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, looks out the gunner’s window aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, out of Kadena Air Base, Japan. The HH-60G Pave Hawk, or Precision Avionics Vectoring Equipment, has a hoist that can lift up to 600 pounds during personnel recovery operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cynthia Belío)