When planners for the Democratic National Convention called Florent Groberg to ask him if he’d like to speak at the event, and possibly endorse Hillary Clinton on national television, he wondered if they knew anything about him.
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Snyder
It’s not easy to join Pararescue. Over 80% of the men who try out for the Air Force's special operations search and rescue corps don't make it (women will get their chance soon. More on that below). Depending on how you measure, that might be the highest attrition rate of any job in the military.