Pararescue Jumper

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Pararescue jumper are among the most highly trained forces in the military. As the military's only rescue specialists, they serve an important role. They enter into the middle of dangerous combat situations and natural disasters for the sole purpose of saving a life. Look inside to learn more about what it is be part of Pararescue.

The Coal Military Careers series introduces readers to interesting and important military careers for the 21st ...

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Overview

Pararescue jumper are among the most highly trained forces in the military. As the military's only rescue specialists, they serve an important role. They enter into the middle of dangerous combat situations and natural disasters for the sole purpose of saving a life. Look inside to learn more about what it is be part of Pararescue.

The Coal Military Careers series introduces readers to interesting and important military careers for the 21st century. Read all the titles in the series:

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What is a Pararescue Jumper? 4

Chapter 2 Becoming a Pararescue Jumper 10

Chapter 3 Planning, Practicing, and Performing Rescues 20

Chapter 4 Jumping into the Future 26

Glossary 30

For More Information 31

Index 32

About the Author 32

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