Pararescuemen assigned to the 57th Rescue Squadron at RAF Lakenheath, England, recently practiced urban rescue missions at the UK Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh. The five-day training exercise included rescuing personnel from the rubble of destroyed buildings. Thirty participants took part in the exercise, which focused on urban tactics, high-angle rope work, collapsed structure, and confined spaces, mass casualty, and patient management,” pararescueman SSgt. Ryan Onley said in a release. Volunteers played “red teams” during the exercise, using paintball guns to replicate firefights as PJs rescued and treated casualties, also played by volunteers.
Aug. 9, 2022