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Kentucky Air Guardsmen test survival skills at Taylorsville Lake

Tech. Sgt. David Clark, an aircrew flight equipment specialist from the Kentucky Air National Guard, pulls Capt. Nick James across Taylorsville Lake in Taylorsville, Ky., using a personal watercraft June 5, 2014, as part of routine survival training. James, a pilot in the 165th Airlift Squadron, is attached to the watercraft by parachute straps and must release the straps to free himself. The exercise is designed to simulate what could happen to aircrew members who’ve parachuted into water when the wind catches their open chutes and drags them across the surface, posing the risk of drowning. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Maj. Dale Greer)

PHOTO BY: Maj. Dale Greer
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