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Base commander explores rescue, 347th OSS capabilities

Col. Jennifer Short, left, 23d Wing commander, participates in close-quarter combat with Airmen from the 347th Operations Support Squadron (OSS) during an immersion tour, July 23, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the immersion, Short visited with Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) and medical specialists from the 347th OSS. The 347th OSS rescue training center houses both independent duty medical technician paramedics and SERE specialists, whose mission is to train and equip Airmen to be able to survive and save lives while in austere environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Col. Jennifer Short, left, 23d Wing commander, participates in close-quarter combat with Airmen from the 347th Operations Support Squadron (OSS) during an immersion tour, July 23, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the immersion, Short visited with Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) and medical specialists from the 347th OSS. The 347th OSS rescue training center houses both independent duty medical technician paramedics and SERE specialists, whose mission is to train and equip Airmen to be able to survive and save lives while in austere environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Staff Sgt. Andrew McIntosh, left, 347th Rescue Group training manager, briefs Col. Jennifer Short, 23d Wing commander, prior to a simulated exercise during an immersion tour, July 23, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the immersion, Short visited with Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) and medical specialists from the 347th Operations Support Squadron (OSS). The 347th OSS rescue training center houses both independent duty medical technician paramedics and SERE specialists, whose mission is to train and equip Airmen to be able to survive and save lives while in austere environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Staff Sgt. Andrew McIntosh, left, 347th Rescue Group training manager, briefs Col. Jennifer Short, 23d Wing commander, prior to a simulated exercise during an immersion tour, July 23, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the immersion, Short visited with Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) and medical specialists from the 347th Operations Support Squadron (OSS). The 347th OSS rescue training center houses both independent duty medical technician paramedics and SERE specialists, whose mission is to train and equip Airmen to be able to survive and save lives while in austere environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Col. Jennifer Short, right, 23d Wing commander, coins Staff Sgt. Michael Triana, 347th Operations Support Squadron (OSS) independent duty medical technician (IDMT) paramedic, during an immersion tour, July 23, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the immersion, Short visited with Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) and medical specialists from the 347th OSS. The 347th OSS rescue training center houses both IDMT paramedics and SERE specialists, whose mission is to train and equip Airmen to be able to survive and save lives while in austere environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Col. Jennifer Short, right, 23d Wing commander, coins Staff Sgt. Michael Triana, 347th Operations Support Squadron (OSS) independent duty medical technician (IDMT) paramedic, during an immersion tour, July 23, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the immersion, Short visited with Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) and medical specialists from the 347th OSS. The 347th OSS rescue training center houses both IDMT paramedics and SERE specialists, whose mission is to train and equip Airmen to be able to survive and save lives while in austere environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Col. Jennifer Short, center, 23d Wing commander, applies a combat application tourniquet on a simulated trauma victim during an immersion tour, July 23, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the immersion, Short visited with Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) and medical specialists from the 347th Operations Support Squadron (OSS). The 347th OSS rescue training center houses both independent duty medical technician paramedics and SERE specialists, whose mission is to train and equip Airmen to be able to survive and save lives while in austere environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Col. Jennifer Short, center, 23d Wing commander, applies a combat application tourniquet on a simulated trauma victim during an immersion tour, July 23, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the immersion, Short visited with Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) and medical specialists from the 347th Operations Support Squadron (OSS). The 347th OSS rescue training center houses both independent duty medical technician paramedics and SERE specialists, whose mission is to train and equip Airmen to be able to survive and save lives while in austere environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Col. Jennifer Short, right, 23d Wing commander, exits Moody’s HC-130J Combat King II simulator during an immersion tour, July 23, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the immersion, Short visited with Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) and medical specialists from the 347th Operations Support Squadron (OSS). The 347th OSS rescue training center houses both independent duty medical technician paramedics and SERE specialists, whose mission is to train and equip Airmen to be able to survive and save lives while in austere environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

Col. Jennifer Short, right, 23d Wing commander, exits Moody’s HC-130J Combat King II simulator during an immersion tour, July 23, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the immersion, Short visited with Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) and medical specialists from the 347th Operations Support Squadron (OSS). The 347th OSS rescue training center houses both independent duty medical technician paramedics and SERE specialists, whose mission is to train and equip Airmen to be able to survive and save lives while in austere environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erick Requadt)

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