Armed, ready for action
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Zachary Hough and Staff Sgt. Ryan Anderson, 33rd Helicopter Maintenance Unit weapons section weapons load technicians, load a GAU-18 50-caliber machine gun onto an HH-60 Pave Hawk from the 33rd Rescue Squadron July 26, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 33rd RQS plays a vital part in maintaining peace and stability in the Pacific Region by providing forward power projection as well as search, rescue and recovery mission capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)