Officials are predicting that the planned increase of US forces into Afghanistan will result in a spike in already challenging rescue operations in that country. Here, an Air Force pararescue jumper with the 38th Rescue Squadron at Moody AFB, Ga., salutes a display case showing the personal effects of SrA. Jason D. Cunningham during the March 4, 2004, renaming ceremony dedicating the SrA. Jason D. Cunningham Airman Leadership School at Moodyin honor of Cunningham, another 38th RS PJ who was killed on March 4, 2002, in Afghanistan while saving the lives of 10 other men participating in Operation Anaconda. The Air Force awarded Cunningham the Air Force Cross posthumously.
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