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U.S. Air Force Arctic Survival Training students practice vectoring an aircraft during a recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Arctic Survival Training students practice vectoring an aircraft during a recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to train students and rescue personnel on hoist recovery procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Samuel Ley, a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist assigned to the Arctic Survival Training School, lights up an MK-124 smoke and illumination flare during a recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Samuel Ley, a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist assigned to the Arctic Survival Training School, lights up an MK-124 smoke and illumination flare during a recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to train students and rescue personnel on hoist recovery procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

A U.S. Air Force Arctic Survival Training student hands a pile of firewood to a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist assigned to the Arctic Survival Training School during a recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021.

A U.S. Air Force Arctic Survival Training student hands a pile of firewood to a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist assigned to the Arctic Survival Training School during a recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to train students and rescue personnel on hoist recovery procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pavehawk helicopter assigned to the Alaska National Guard hovers over Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska during a recovery exercise, Nov. 18, 2021.

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pavehawk helicopter assigned to the Alaska National Guard hovers over Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska during a recovery exercise, Nov. 18, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to train students and rescue personnel on hoist recovery procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pavehawk helicopter assigned to the Alaska National Guard hovers over Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska during a recovery exercise, Nov. 18, 2021.

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pavehawk helicopter assigned to the Alaska National Guard hovers over Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska during a recovery exercise, Nov. 18, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to train students and rescue personnel on hoist recovery procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

U.S. Air Force Arctic Survival Training students experience a rotor wash during a helicopter recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Arctic Survival Training students experience a rotor wash during a helicopter recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to train students and rescue personnel on hoist recovery procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

U.S. Air Force Arctic Survival Training students experience a rotor wash during a helicopter recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021.

U.S. Air Force Arctic Survival Training students experience a rotor wash during a helicopter recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to train students and rescue personnel on hoist recovery procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman assigned to the 210th Rescue Squadron gets hoisted during a recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021.

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman assigned to the 210th Rescue Squadron gets hoisted during a recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to train students and rescue personnel on hoist recovery procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pavehawk helicopter assigned to the Alaska National Guard hovers over Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska during a recovery exercise, Nov. 18, 2021.

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pavehawk helicopter assigned to the Alaska National Guard hovers over Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska during a recovery exercise, Nov. 18, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to train students and rescue personnel on hoist recovery procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- U.S. Air Force Arctic Survival Training students practice vectoring an aircraft during a recovery exercise on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Nov. 18, 2021. The purpose of the exercise was to train students and rescue personnel on hoist recovery procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jose Miguel T. Tamondong)