Afghanistan: The Rescue Brigade

The Rescue Brigade: Photographer Lynsey Addario traveled to the front lines of Afghanistan to follow one medevac unit as it races to saved another life.
Lynsey Addario / VII Network for TIME

Brief Respite
There are always two medevac teams on duty, "first up" and "second up." Members of the first-up team are on duty for 24 hours and must be ready to leave on a moment's notice. Russell takes a nap while on call.

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