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Had been murdered American sembled MAC at MAC among in the A Jonestown, the eolony of an obscure Crisis Team was Action immediately as- headquarters. Six hours later a C-141 was dis- patched from the 437th Military carrying, Center eongressman and several American eitizens religious cult. at MAC 18, Airlift Wing South Carolina, at others, an aeromedical evacuation Combat Control Team team and a to provide security. After arriving at Cuyana, the nightmare of the massixe suicides that had happened Air Force and Team at at the Jonestown colony was revealed.

The Aerospace was added to Air Rescue's title when space exploration added a new duty to their mission, that of retrieving nose cones, space capsules, and astronauts in support of space missions. When Gemini 8 space flight in 1966, the decision was made NASA manned- to terminate the making an emergency splashdown about 500 miles east of Okinawa, a rescue aircraft crew arrived in time to see the spacecraft hit the water. Three PJs parachuted into the ocean and had flotation equipment attached to the spacecraft within 20 minutes.

Two 32 days after the Belgian Congo (later renamed Zaire) gained its independence in 1960, fighting broke out between out- law rebel forces. Europeans and Americans trapped within the country, as well as Congolese citizens, were savagely killed or taken hostage and threatened with execution. President Lumumba re- quested military aid from the United Nations to restore order. S. Air Forces in become by the end Air Trans- Europe mounted what would of 1960, the largest American military airlift since the Berlin blockade.

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