The PJs attempt to help an Afghan soldier with a severed leg, but enemy mines make it unsafe for them to land in the area. Elsewhere, blocked radio communications complicate a rescue involving several U.S. soldiers.
The men of the 38th Rescue Squadron at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia are deployed to Afghanistan. Included: A rookie treats a soldier with a gunshot wound; an expectant father in the war zone waits to receive word on the gender of his child before getting pulled into a rescue mission; two American soldiers are critically injured in an explosion.
United States Air Force pararescuemen help two American soldiers in an active war zone in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in the premiere of this series following the airmen as they work to save lives overseas.