An airman with the U.S. Air Force was killed during special training outside of Boise, Idaho Tuesday. According to the Ada County Coroner Dotti Owens, 33-year-old Peter Kraines, of North Carolina died at the Black Cliffs rock climbing area just off Highway 21.

According to the Department of Defense, Kraines was a tech sergeant with the Special Tactics pararescueman with the 24th Special Operations Wing. Sgt. Kraines was taking part in training for a mountain rescue technique. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in March of 2011 and began training for the pararescue program.

According to the DOD, the airman was a military static-line jumper, free fall jumper, as well as a certified combat scuba diver. Kraines was assigned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The incident is under investigation.

Sgt. Kraines held a number of medals and awards including the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

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