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Air National Guard jumps from Coast Guard HC-130 hercules airplane during training

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - An Alaska Air National Guard pararescuemen looks back into a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak-based HC-130 Hercules airplane while he and three other rescuemen jump out of the back of the plane during a joint rescue deployment exercise held north of Anchorage June 23, 2011. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley.

Deck Watch takes to the skies this week as Lt. Israel Young, an Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules pilot, talks about the joint operation with Alaska Air National Guard pararescuemen held out of Elmendorf Air Force Base June 23.  The Coast Guard and Air National Guard conducted the exercise for an upcoming search and rescue exercise to be held in Barrow in July. 

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