Take me up

Staff Sgt. Jake Bonniwell Aircrew Flight Equipment journeyman, 109th Airlift Squadron demonstrates a forest penetrator, which is used to rescue Airmen in a forest or in the water when a helicopter cannot land Afton State Park, Hasting Minn. June 11, 2011. Sixty-two members of the 133rd Airlift Wing, Minnesota Air National Guard are taking part in their annual survival training at Afton State Park, Hastings Minn. including survival equipment, lift raft familiarization, parachute disentanglement and rescue techniques. U.S. Air Force Photo by Tech. Sgt. Erik Gudmundson (released)