• The UH-60 Black Hawk pilot and crew search the terrain for the "missing" hiker.

    Honing Rescue Skills

    The UH-60 Black Hawk pilot and crew search the terrain for the "missing" hiker.

  • The terrain is rugged and covered with trees, making the search more difficult.

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    The terrain is rugged and covered with trees, making the search more difficult.

  • Greg Atchley, a North Carolina Emergency Management team leader, shows GPS equipment to Capt. Jerry Rogers, of the Charlotte Fire Department.

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    Greg Atchley, a North Carolina Emergency Management team leader, shows GPS equipment to Capt. Jerry Rogers, of the Charlotte Fire Department.

  • A "nice day" means finding the "lost" hiker and bringing him back safely.

    Honing Rescue Skills

    A "nice day" means finding the "lost" hiker and bringing him back safely.

  • A Soldier gets a better view. Then, he spots the missing hiker.

    Honing Rescue Skills

    A Soldier gets a better view. Then, he spots the missing hiker.

  • A Soldier assists a member of the North Carolina Helo Aquatic Response Team out of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.

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    A Soldier assists a member of the North Carolina Helo Aquatic Response Team out of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.

  • The search pays off. The "lost hiker" is found and a crewmember prepares to hoist him aboard the helicopter.

    Honing Rescue Skills

    The search pays off. The "lost hiker" is found and a crewmember prepares to hoist him aboard the helicopter.

  • The "lost hiker" is hoisted aboard the helicopter.

    Honing Rescue Skills

    The "lost hiker" is hoisted aboard the helicopter.

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