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Rescue Airmen participate in Razors Edge

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman from the 48th Rescue Squadron provides overwatch during a mass casualty exercise at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. During the exercise, pararescuemen were expected to triage, treat and evacuate casualties, and to eliminate any presence of simulated opposing forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman from the 48th Rescue Squadron provides overwatch during a mass casualty exercise, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. During the exercise, pararescuemen were expected to triage, treat and evacuate casualties, and to eliminate any presence of simulated opposing forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

An Air Force pararescueman, assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron, provides overwatch during a mass casualty exercise at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. During the exercise, pararescuemen were expected to triage, treat and evacuate casualties, and eliminate any presence of simulated opposing forces. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman, assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron, provides overwatch during a mass casualty exercise, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. During the exercise, pararescuemen were expected to triage, treat and evacuate casualties, and eliminate any presence of simulated opposing forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron secures his landing site after parachuting from an HC-130J Combat King II at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. Pararescuemen from the 48th RQS participated in a mass casualty exercise that involved a simulated plane crash resulting in 14 survivors in need of medical treatment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron secures his landing site after parachuting from an HC-130J Combat King II, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. Pararescuemen from the 48th RQS participated in a mass casualty exercise that involved a simulated plane crash resulting in 14 survivors in need of medical treatment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

U.S. Air Force pararescuemen assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron secure a drop zone during a mass casualty exercise at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. During the exercise, pararescuemen were expected to triage, treat and evacuate casualties, and to eliminate any presence of simulated opposing forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

U.S. Air Force pararescuemen assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron secure a drop zone during a mass casualty exercise, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. During the exercise, pararescuemen were expected to triage, treat and evacuate casualties, and to eliminate any presence of simulated opposing forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

U.S. Air Force pararescuemen assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron load simulated casualties onto an HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to the 55th Rescue Squadron during a mass casualty exercise at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. Pararescuemen were air dropped into the site of a simulated plane crash, where they triaged casualties and had them airlifted from the site. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

U.S. Air Force pararescuemen assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron load exercise casualties onto an HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to the 55th Rescue Squadron during a mass casualty exercise, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. Pararescuemen were air dropped into the site of a simulated plane crash, where they triaged casualties and had them airlifted from the site. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman from the 48th Rescue Squadron provides overwatch during a mass casualty exercise at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. Pararescuemen were air dropped into the site of a simulated plane crash, where they triaged casualties and had them airlifted from the site. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman from the 48th Rescue Squadron provides overwatch during a mass casualty exercise, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. Pararescuemen were air dropped into the site of a simulated plane crash, where they triaged casualties and had them airlifted from the site. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman from the 48th Rescue Squadron fires a blank round toward simulated opposing forces during a mass casualty exercise at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. During the exercise, pararescuemen were expected to triage, treat and evacuate casualties, and to eliminate any presence of simulated opposing forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman from the 48th Rescue Squadron fires a blank round toward simulated opposing forces during a mass casualty exercise, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. During the exercise, pararescuemen were expected to triage, treat and evacuate casualties, and to eliminate any presence of simulated opposing forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron assists patients to a casualty collection point during a mass casualty exercise at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. Pararescuemen were dispatched and air dropped over the site of a simulated plane crash, where they sifted through the wreckage and treated survivors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron assists patients to a casualty collection point during a mass casualty exercise, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. Pararescuemen were dispatched and air dropped over the site of a simulated plane crash, where they sifted through the wreckage and treated survivors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron observes an HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to the 55th Rescue Squadron during a mass casualty exercise at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. Pararescuemen were air dropped into a simulated plane crash site, where they triaged casualties and evacuated them from the site via the HH-60s. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

A U.S. Air Force pararescueman assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron observes an HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to the 55th Rescue Squadron during a mass casualty exercise, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. Pararescuemen were air dropped into a simulated plane crash site, where they triaged casualties and evacuated them from the site via the HH-60s. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Betty R. Chevalier)

An airman scans his sector while providing security during a mass casualty exercise as part of Razor’s Edge 2016 at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby
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A U.S. Air Force Airman scans his sector while providing security during a mass casualty exercise as part of Razor’s Edge 2016, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016 .During Razor Edge, a mass casualty exercise, pararescuemen were expected to triage, treat and evacuate casualties, and to eliminate any presence of simulated opposing forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby)

An airman provides security during a mass casualty exercise as part of Razor’s Edge 2016 at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby
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A U.S. Air Force Airman provides security during a mass casualty exercise as part of Razor’s Edge 2016, Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2016. During Razor Edge, a mass casualty exercise, pararescuemen were expected to triage, treat and evacuate casualties, and to eliminate any presence of simulated opposing forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mya M. Crosby)

HUACHUCA, Ariz. --

Members of the 563rd Rescue Group, a geographically separated unit of the 23d Wing, recently participated in Razor Edge 2016 at Fort Huachuca, Ariz.

During Razor Edge, a mass casualty exercise, pararescuemen were expected to triage, treat and evacuate casualties, and to eliminate any presence of simulated opposing forces.