A man sits in a silver cage in water, listening to instructions before getting plunged.
230803-F-DT423-1124.JPG Photo By: Staff Sgt. Elora J. McCutcheon

MALMSTROM AIR FORCE BASE, Mont. - Senior Airman Chance Carl, 40th Helicopter Squadron flight engineer, listens to instructions from Tech. Sgt. Michael Bilodeau, 582nd Operations Support Squadron noncomissioned officer in charge of SERE operations, before being submerged in the base pool at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, Aug. 3, 2023. Carl was submerged using a shallow water egress trainer chair, which is designed to simulate the cockpit of a helicopter and be used for aircrew water survival training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Elora J. McCutcheon)


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