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Kadena rescue squadron deploys to Afghanistan

Airmen from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, push one of two HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters into a C-17 GlobeMaster July 30 in preparation for deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan. This is the second time since January the squadron has deployed to Afghanistan. A group of squadron Airmen returned in May from a 4-month deployment to Kandahar, where this second group will conduct combat search and rescue and medical rescue missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Reynaldo Ramon)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Airmen from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, push one of two HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters into a C-17 GlobeMaster July 30 in preparation for deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan. This is the second time since January the squadron has deployed to Afghanistan. A group of squadron Airmen returned in May from a 4-month deployment to Kandahar, where this second group will conduct combat search and rescue and medical rescue missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Reynaldo Ramon)

Senior Airman James P. Morin from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, supervises the loading of an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter onto a C-17 GlobeMaster July 30 in preparation for deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan. This is the second time since January the squadron has deployed to Afghanistan. A group of squadron Airmen returned in May from a 4-month deployment to Kandahar, where this second group will conduct combat search and rescue and medical rescue missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Reynaldo Ramon)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Senior Airman James P. Morin from the 33rd Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, supervises the loading of an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter onto a C-17 GlobeMaster July 30 in preparation for deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan. This is the second time since January the squadron has deployed to Afghanistan. A group of squadron Airmen returned in May from a 4-month deployment to Kandahar, where this second group will conduct combat search and rescue and medical rescue missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Reynaldo Ramon)