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A civilian climber ascends an ice-wall where a Special Warfare Pararescue (PJ) eight-man team from Kirtland AFB, sprang into action to help rescue a civilian climber injured by falling rocks on January 7, 2021, in Ouray, CO. Air Force Special Warfare (AFSPECWAR) consists of ground combat forces that specialize in airpower application across hostile, denied, or diplomatically or politically sensitive environments. Members of AFSPECWAR are employed to provide global access, precision strike, and personnel recovery capabilities across the spectrum of conflict and the multi-domain battlefield. For more information on AFSPECWAR career fields visit https://www.airforce.com/careers/indemand-careers/special-warfare.
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