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U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen from the 48th Rescue Squadron off-load patients from a 55th RQS HH-60G Pavehawk at Cabo San Lucas International Airport, Mexico, May 5, 2014. The Pavehawks extracted two injured sailors and six Guardian Angels from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen from the 48th Rescue Squadron off-load patients from a 55th RQS HH-60G Pavehawk at Cabo San Lucas International Airport, Mexico, May 5, 2014. The Pavehawks extracted two injured sailors and six Guardian Angels from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Chris Young, 48th Rescue Squadron Pararescueman, observes two 55th RQS HH-60G Pavehawks prepare to land at Cabo San Lucas International Airport, Mexico, May 5, 2014. The Pavehawks conducted four hoist operations to extract two injured sailors and six Guardian Angels from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific coast of Mexico. A 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II then transported mission essential personnel to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Chris Young, 48th Rescue Squadron Pararescueman, observes two 55th RQS HH-60G Pavehawks prepare to land at Cabo San Lucas International Airport, Mexico, May 5, 2014. The Pavehawks conducted four hoist operations to extract two injured sailors and six Guardian Angels from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific coast of Mexico. A 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II then transported mission essential personnel to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Chris Young, 48th Rescue Squadron Pararescueman in control of patient transportation operations, prepares to receive injured patients from two 55th RQS HH-60G Pavehawks after they land at Cabo San Lucas International Airport, Mexico, May 5, 2014. The Pavehawks extracted two injured sailors and six Guardian Angels from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Chris Young, 48th Rescue Squadron Pararescueman in control of patient transportation operations, prepares to receive injured patients from two 55th RQS HH-60G Pavehawks after they land at Cabo San Lucas International Airport, Mexico, May 5, 2014. The Pavehawks extracted two injured sailors and six Guardian Angels from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released

U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen from the 48th Rescue Squadron prepare to off-load patients from a 55th RQS HH-60G Pavehawk at Cabo San Lucas International Airport, Mexico, May 5, 2014. The Pavehawks extracted two injured sailors and six Guardian Angels from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

U.S. Air Force Pararescuemen from the 48th Rescue Squadron prepare to off-load patients from a 55th RQS HH-60G Pavehawk at Cabo San Lucas International Airport, Mexico, May 5, 2014. The Pavehawks extracted two injured sailors and six Guardian Angels from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Casey Lutz, 48th Rescue Squadron Pararescueman, inserts an IV into the arm of a sailor rescued 1,100 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, May 5, 2014. The sailor was hoisted from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Casey Lutz, 48th Rescue Squadron Pararescueman, inserts an IV into the arm of a sailor rescued 1,100 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, May 5, 2014. The sailor was hoisted from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Casey Lutz, 48th Rescue Squadron Pararescueman, inserts an IV into the arm of a sailor rescued 1,100 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, May 5, 2014. The sailor was hoisted from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Casey Lutz, 48th Rescue Squadron Pararescueman, inserts an IV into the arm of a sailor rescued 1,100 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, May 5, 2014. The sailor was hoisted from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Russell Gray, 48th Rescue Squadron flight surgeon, checks the breathing of a sailor rescued 1,100 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, May 5, 2014. The sailor was hoisted from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

U.S. Air Force Capt. Russell Gray, 48th Rescue Squadron flight surgeon, checks the breathing of a sailor rescued 1,100 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, May 5, 2014. The sailor was hoisted from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Cameron Hystad, 48th Rescue Squadron Pararescueman, wave’s goodbye to a sailor his team rescued 1,100 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico May 5, 2014. The sailor was hoisted from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Cameron Hystad, 48th Rescue Squadron Pararescueman, wave’s goodbye to a sailor his team rescued 1,100 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico May 5, 2014. The sailor was hoisted from a ship 540 nautical miles off the Pacific Coast of Mexico, then transported by a 79th RQS HC-130J Combat King II to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Adam Grant/Released)

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