Raymond T. Conway ©Stars and StripesHohenfels, Germany, April, 2004: Pararescuemen Tech. Sgt. Doug Isaacks, left, Staff Sgt. Ron Ellis, center, and Tech. Sgt. Brian Tharp have a litter lowered from an MH-60 helicopter during an exercise simulating an urban rescue mission in which crewmembers from a downed Army helicopter are hoisted from the roof of a building.

RELATED MATERIAL: Stars and Stripes' 2004 story about the exercise.

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