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Photo by: Brennan Linsley

Pararescuemen, or "PJs," of the 58th Rescue Squadron deployed to Afghanistan from Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, left to right, Senior Airman Robert Dieguez, 1st Lt. Matthew Carlisle, and Tech. Sgt. Jeff Hedglin, stabilize an Afghan boy with a gunshot wound to the torso, aboard a Pavehawk CASEVAC helicopter en route to a nearby military hospital in Kandahar province, Tuesday July 27, 2010. The PJs and helicopter aircrews are part of the U.S. Air Force's 451st Air Expeditionary Wing based at Kandahar Air Field, which provides a variety of air assets to the NATO war effort in southern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

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