From AIRMAN Magazine: So Others May Live

“Airmen must complete 62-weeks of training before receiving the title, Air Force Pararescueman. Airmen receive initial indoctrination training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, the Gateway to the Air Force and for becoming a pararescueman.

At Lackland, pararescuemen endure extreme physical conditioning and mental preparation during a 9-week indoctrination course. The program includes physiological training, obstacle course events, marches, dive physics, dive tables, metric manipulations, medical terminology, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, weapons qualifications and history lessons, as well as leadership reaction course challenges…”

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