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Angel of Mercy

RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- An Air Force Reserve pararescueman assigned the 331st Air Expeditionary Group here scans the ravaged Texas landscape for signs of life in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. Deployed from the 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick AFB, Fla., the pararescuemen, along with two aircrews, two HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters and two HC-130P/N refueling aircraft, saved 17 people from the tiny Texas town of Nederland Sept. 13. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Paul Flipse)

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