By Kristina Wong - 04/18/14 02:09 PM EDT
Sen. Jeff FlakeJeff FlakeMcConnell quashes Senate effort on guns Bipartisan gun measure survives test vote Senate Republicans may defy NRA on guns MORE (R-Ariz.) is probably having a cooler day than you.
The Arizona Republican tweeted a picture of himself in a flight suit standing with his brother next to a rescue helicopter Friday afternoon.
The 943rd Rescue Group is an Air Force rescue unit based at the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona.
The unit's pilots fly HH-60 Pavehawk helicopters, and its members have served in Afghanistan in 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2012.
Just trying to be like Mike. With my brother CMSgt Mike Flake, 943rd Rescue Group, Davis-Monthan AFB. Great tour. pic.twitter.com/vlCyKR2MFF— Jeff Flake (@JeffFlake) April 18, 2014