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PJ Pics: Haiti

PJ StuffA U.S. Air Force Pararescueman from the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Air Force
Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field , Fla. , and members of various rescue
teams climb a ladder to get to a 25-year-old woman who has been trapped in a
collapsed building for seven days Jan. 19, 2010, in Port-au-Prince , Haiti . U.S.
Department of Defense assets have been deployed to assist in the relief effort under
way after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the city Jan. 12, 2010. (U.S. Air Force
photo by Tech. Sgt. James L. Harper Jr./Released)


A U.S. Air Force Pararescueman from the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Air Force
Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field , Fla. , removes a lock from an access
point as members of Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue, Fairfax , Va. , observe
recovery operations in Port-au-Prince , Haiti , Jan. 17, 2010, following a
magnitude-7 earthquake that hit the city Jan. 12, 2010. U.S. Department of Defense
assets have been deployed to assist in the Haiti relief effort. (U.S. Air Force
photo by Tech. Sgt. James L. Harper Jr./Released)


A U.S. Air Force Combat Controller from the 21st Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Air
Force Base, N.C., assesses a potential drop zone for relief supplies during
Operation Unified Response in Port-au-Prince , Haiti , Jan. 19, 2010. The U.S.
military is conducting humanitarian and disaster relief operations in the area as
part of Operation Unified Response after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the
country Jan. 12, 2010. (DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. Dennis J. Henry Jr., U.S. Air
Force/Released)

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PJ Pics Update

PJ StuffWell, I think I figured out the actual problem for the outsized PJ pics loading time....

Your connections can't keep up with mine! ;)

Anyone who's around me for tech stuff knows that I push my systems hard. I get well-supplied with new technology (at least it sits in my office in boxes; installation is sometimes a different matter) and my current internet connection is well-matched to the hardware.

So the little blip I saw when loading my site today caught my eye.

Here's the deal: the PJ pics will size down eventually. On my system it takes about a second; on yours it might be hogging your system resources for about a minute, depending on what you're running.

But since I know that's a royal pain....

Yes, I'll work to manually size down photos so you don't have such nasty load times. Thanks for being patient; you're better at that than I am! But I'll try to give you progress soon so you can get back to easy regular visiting.
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PJ Pics

PJ StuffMT. HOOD, Ore. - The 304th Rescue Squadron joined other volunteers in the search for two missing hikers atop Mount Hood near Portland Oregon. The 304th has participated in rescue efforts on Mount Hood through its history. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Adam Hoffmann)

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PJ Pics

PJ StuffKey West, Fla. - Air Force Reserve Pararescuemen, or PJs, from the 920th RQW, along with their Canadian counterparts, SARTechs train together during the 2009 Key West SAREX. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff. Sgt. Leslie Kraushaar)

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PSSSTTTTTT

PJ StuffI discovered today that images are not scaling down as they're supposed to for users of Internet Explorer, thus resulting in horrific loading times. As far as I know, Firefox and Safari are handling it just fine.

Sorry!

I'll be working on a fix for the code, but if I can't find one, I'll have to manually resize the images and store them on my own server instead of working with the links from the Air Force site.

I'm assuming this has been going on for days. If you notice a problem on the site, please do let me know so I can fix it promptly! Email me at cat@thewatchcat.net ...Please!
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PJ Pics

PJ StuffPararescuemen provide medical attention to an Afghan who has suffered gunshot injuries, Dec. 08, 2009. The Pararescuemen are able to rescue patients in any situation who need medical attention. The Pararescuemen are assigned to the 66th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron deployed to Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Angelita Lawrence)

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PJ StuffA Pararescueman provides area security while another HH-60G Pave Hawk is picking up a patient Dec. 8, 2009. The members of the 66th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron can respond to medical evacuations in less than seven minutes to pick up patients in need of care. The Pararescueman is assigned to the 66th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Angelita Lawrence)

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PJ Pics

PJ StuffPararescuemen assigned to Kadena Air Base, Japan, prepare for a high-altitude low-opening jump over Ie Shima Island, Japan, Dec. 23, 2009. The jump was part of routine training for the 320th Special Tactics Squadron and the 31st Rescue Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Chad Warren)

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PJ Pics

PJ StuffA 129th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron Pararescueman watches over a patient during a rescue mission in Afghanistan, June 26, 2009. (USAF photo)

A 129th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron Pararescueman monitors a patient's vital signs during a rescue mission in Afghanistan, June 27, 2009.(USAF photo)

Capt. Mary Jennings, an HH-60G Pave Hawk co-pilot with the 129th Rescue Wing, Moffett Federal Airfield, Calif., stands with Tech. Sgt. Aaron Butler, a Pararescueman from the 23rd Wing, Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Sergeant Butler treated Captain Jennings for shrapnel wounds sustained during a July 29, 2009 rescue mission in Afghanistan. (photo courtesy of Capt. Mary Jennings)

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PJ Pics

PJ StuffAn Air Force Pararescueman practices combat insertion and extraction exercise from a Marine CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter in Djibouti, Africa, Jan. 5, 2010. The helicopter is attached to Heavy Marine Helicopter Squadron 464, and the two units are deployed to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Jeremiah Erickson)

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