USMC ‘Elvis’ provides hoist platform for 82nd ERQS March 7, 2024

U.S. Air Force pararescueman assigned to the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron practiced tactical insertion techniques with U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey counterparts at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, March 13, 2024.

The 82nd ERQS is the primary personnel recovery agency within the 449th Air Expeditionary Group, which serves to support U.S. Africa Command objectives to promote regional security, stability and prosperity.

As the Joint Air Component Coordination Element to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, the 449th AEG regularly partners with joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational teammates to provide theater security cooperation activities in East Africa. (U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Allison Payne)