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Rare boat-to-boat transfer executed on the high seas
Capt. Paul A. Karsten III, (in rescue boat with blue helmet), prepares to transfer from the rescue boat to the USNS Invincible to take command of the mission aboard the radar vessel. Karsten, a member the 22nd Surveillance Squadron at the Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, was rapidly deployed to replace the acting mission commander due to a family emergency. Boat-to-boat transfers are rare for AFTAC mission commanders. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard)

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Photo by: Susan A. Romano |  VIRIN: 190306-F-SR919-003.JPG