USAF Pararescue save bear victim

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  1. Sgt127

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    Oh, sorry. Thought it read “Beer Victim.” Man, we’ve all been there.

    Seriously: Hand Salute - Air Force.
     
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    If anyone should have body cameras, it should be these guys!
     
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    PJ are awesome!
    Good job guys!
     
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    I wonder what bear gun they carried. Smokey could see them floating down.
     
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    I wouldn't be surprised if they were unarmed, but if they had guns it would most likely be M4s.
     
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    Trench Sweeper On the day of your birth death began stalking you

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    True silent professionals. PJs are definitely some of the best of the best.
    PJs because even SEALS, Delta, Green Berets, Rangers, and MARSOC have to call 911.
     
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    If I were taking a guess it would be non issued revolvers.

    We picked the guy up from the 130 and hauled him to the hospital. Quite a few moving pieces to coordinate because of the timeline. He was in bad shape and everything had to happen quickly.
     
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    Those guys are hardcore. Unsung heroes for sure.
     
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    cheygriz God Bless Trump

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    These guys are true commandos, and often jump in with Specops troops. They are the best of the best.
     
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    PJ's are cuties. BF's surfing buddy is a PJ.
     
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    150 miles from any road.. how did the victim contact emergency services and relayed his condition? Maybe something like a SPOT?
     
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    Buddy of mine was a fighter pilot. F-86 through F-4.

    He said as long as there was a pilot around, a PJ never paid for a meal or a drink.
     
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    If I remember correctly, his partner had a sat phone.
     
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    Recall reading somewhere that PJ fail rate exceeds SEAL fail rate...
     
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    Cops have ' badge bunnies'. What do PJs have, 'jammys'?
     
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    Every school likes to say they have the highest attrition rate.
     
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