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  • Citizen Airmen support two successful rocket launches

    Members of the 920th Rescue Wing assisted in two successful rocket launches Oct. 11 and 15 from Cape Canaveral, Florida.Aircrew aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter worked attentively to clear the Eastern Test Range and ensure the Atlantic coastline beneath the rockets’ paths was clear of vessels and people beforehand.The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket
  • Wing hosts October commander's call

    Wing commander, Col. Kurt Matthews, 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, held a commander's call during the October drill weekend. Approximately 1,000 Airmen assembled at the Base Theater. Many rescue Airmen were recognized throughout the wing for their outstanding efforts following a successful Capstone Inspection Event; a
  • Commander's Corner

    I’ve been in the seat as Tenth Air Force commander for almost five months and the Reserve Citizen Airmen of this diverse unit have been extremely busy. In July, Master Sgt. Johann, a sensor operator from the 926th Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, was named one of the Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Johann personifies the “Global Vigilance”
  • AFRC leadership thanks Citizen Airmen for hurricane rescue efforts

    Air Force Reserve Command leadership spent the day visiting with 920th Rescue Wing Citizen Airmen Oct. 2, 2017 to personally thank them for their hard work during and after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, Maj. Gen. Kenneth D. Lewis Jr., director of Air Force Reserve Command Air, Space and Information
  • Rescue team saves hundreds from Hurricane Harvey

    One of the biggest natural disasters in U.S. history, Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 storm, devastated Texas in a matter of hours on Aug. 25, 2017. With flood waters surging and families and pets trapped in homes, buildings, and vehicles, the 920th Rescue Wing was called into action.“We carry a lot of unique skillsets and experience that made our
  • Top Air Force leaders visit Florida Reserve Airmen to say thanks for hurricane relief efforts

    When the CEO sends top management to visit workers, it’s either because they did something very wrong, or they did something very right. On Sept. 20, 2017, top Air Force leadership visited the Airmen of the 920th Rescue Wing to thank them for their Herculean efforts over the past few weeks providing hurricane relief. On Sept. 20, 2017, the
  • During Hurricane Irma, a dinner table was ground zero for Air Force Reserve rescue ops

    When it comes to a military command and control facility, many conjure up visions of sophisticated technology with dozens of high-ranking officials furiously coordinating activities.  For 920th Rescue Wing operations leadership and an encroaching Hurricane Irma, controlling and managing the Air Force Reserve’s rescue operations response to the
  • Florida Reserve wing relocates aircraft; stands ready to rescue in response to Irma

    After returning Sunday from flying weeklong relief efforts in Texas due to the effects of Hurricane Harvey, 920th Rescue Wing reservists have turned around and relocated its helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft September 7 , 2017 in response to Hurricane Irma’s projected path, and are pre-positioned for rescue efforts after the storm hits if they are
  • Helicopter crew recalls family-of-four Harvey relief mission

    Reserve Citizen Airman Staff Sgt. Gregg Forshaw, 308th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, and Senior Airman Davy Brinkmann, 301st Rescue Squadron special mission aviator, 920th Rescue Wing, were part of a six-person HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter crew that rescued 84 Hurricane Harvey victims Aug. 30, 2017 around Port Arthur, Texas after Hurricane Harvey
  • Florida Reserve Airmen fly Texas relief missions

    Within the first few hours of arriving at College Station, Texas from Cocoa Beach, Florida, where a contingent of 95 Air Force Reservists from the 920th Rescue Wing joined forces with several other groups of military rescue assets, they were airborne and exercising their combat rescue training in real-world scenarios over parts in and around
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