Individual Talents and Abilities

Former Air Force Pararescueman Doug Kechijian talks about the talents and abilities required by the job and how they play out in training and in a mission environment.   For the uninitiated, the role of Air Force PJs is unusual within the military and special operations, as their primary role has been to rescue downed pilots behind the lines (denied areas).  The role has broadened in the modern spectrum and requires that PJs be well-rounded in their ability to extract service membe...