Airmen Conduct Rescue Exercise
May 5, 2020
Members of the U.S. Air Force 56th and 57th Rescue Squadrons participate in a rescue exercise at Aviano Air Base, Italy during April 2020.
The 56th Rescue Squadron provides a rapidly-deployable, worldwide combat rescue and reaction force response utilizing HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters. The 56th RQS integrates with the Guardian Angels weapon system and other special forces to support insertion, extraction and recovery of both U.S. and allied combatants.
The 57th Rescue Squadron leads, organizes, trains and equips Guardian Angel weapons system and combat support teams to conduct day and night personnel recovery operations in combat, as well as to provide combatant commanders with options to report, locate, recover and reintegrate isolated personnel.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Air Force photos by Airman Thomas S. Keisler IV
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