Pararescue Support to NASA

  Members of the 103rd Rescue Squadron of the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing participated in a Sentry Aloha exercise together with the 204th Airlift Squadron of the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 154th Wing. The training provided an opportunity to fold in training with NASA’s ground support equipment to be used in future human space flight missions, under the supervision of the 88th Test and Evaluation Squadron coordinated by Detatchment 3 of the 45th Space Wing’s 45th Ops Group, Human Space Flight Support Office. //ENDS// For more Battlefield Airmen videos, click HERE.

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PJs team up with Army Chinooks

Members of the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron explain the importance of the U.S. Army CH-47F Chinook to the mission at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan during March, 2018. Airmen flying missions every day or coalition forces going outside the wire on patrols, can fight a little harder and rest a little easier knowing there is a group of highly trained and motivated pararescuemen willing to put their lives on the line to save them. For the first time in Afghanistan, these pararescuemen of the 83rd ERQS do this working hand-in-hand with the U.S. Army CH-47 Chinooks.   For more vids like these on Specialtactics.com, visit HERE.

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The Key to the Eggbeater

From the PJ Pool Wizard Series.  How to improve your eggbeater technique The Egg Beater can be a difficult skill to master.  For some guys, this technique can come quickly.  For others, it takes months and months of practice for your legs to finally get the motion down.  It boils down to flexibility, technique, glute strength and persistence.  Eventually it will come together.  Don’t give up.

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Fin Swimming Common Mistakes

From the PJ Pool Wizard Series, here’s a good run through of finning.  I’ve seen guys neglect this portion in the pool and they suffer for it when going to selection.  Don’t neglect the fins!  On top of strengthening your legs, you need to get your feet and ankles used to the general uncomfortable-ness you will experience from longer distance fin swims.

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