353rd CTS, 210th RQS team up with A-10 pilot for RF-A 16-2 personnel recovery mission
A U.S. Air Force flight engineer gunner assigned to the Alaska Air National Guard's 210th Rescue Squadron (RQS) Detachment (Det) 1 watches for opposing forces as his HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter approaches a pilot waiting for extraction inside the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex as part of a personnel recovery exercise June 14, 2016, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 16-2. The 210th RQS Det 1, based at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, provides a crucial support role for potential alert incidents during RF-A exercises, which can occur in the more than 67,000 square mile area known as the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Karen J. Tomasik)