Their Finest Hour
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Austen Carroll, 31st Rescue Squadron pararescueman, swims toward a pilot following a crash Sept. 22, 2016, in the Pacific Ocean. Airmen from the 31st and 33rd Rescue Squadrons worked together to ensure the safe retrieval of the pilot. (Courtesy photo)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Benjamin Sutton |  VIRIN: 160922-F-YJ424-002.JPG