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Maj. Gen. Ronald B. Miller, 10th Air Force Commander, poses with members of the 920th Rescue Wing after presenting them with the Power and Vigilance award. 920th Rescue Wing awarded Power and Vigilance
Maj. Gen. Ronald B. "Bruce" Miller awarded the 920th Rescue Wing Commander, Col. Kurt Matthews, with the Power and Vigilance Award May 8, during the Combat Planning Council social at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas. The Power and Vigilance Award is presented to the 10th Air Force unit which best exhibits the Numbered Air Force's vision as "The premier provider of affordable, integrated, flexible and mission-ready Reserve Citizen Airmen to execute power and vigilance in support of U.S. National Security." The 920th Rescue Wing distinguished themselves by performing two sea rescues each approximately 500 miles out, as well as assisting with rescues during Hurricane Harvey and conducting search and rescues after Irma and Maria, among multiple overseas deployments, and many other notable achievements.
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Thirty-three 920th Rescue Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen are being honored Saturday, May 5 with the 2017 Jolly Green Association Rescue Mission of the Year Award for their actions July 7, 2017 in saving two German sailors stranded in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 500 miles off Cape Canaveral, Florida. The unique and intricate mission, which involved more than 30 hours of collective flying between the unit’s HH-60 Pave Hawks and HC-130N Kings, eight air refuelings transferring 16,600 pounds of fuel, a precisely executed open-ocean rescue insertion, and a highly technical nighttime shipboard patient exfil resulting in two lives saved, led to it being deemed the most significant rescue mission of the year Reserve Citizen Airmen earn Rescue Mission of the Year award
Thirty-three 920th Rescue Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen were recently honored with the 2017 Jolly Green Association Rescue Mission of the Year award for their actions July 7, 2017 in saving two German sailors stranded in the Atlantic Ocean approximately 500 miles off the coast of Florida.The unique and intricate mission, which involved more than 30
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Mr. Scott Palomino, director of the 301st Fighter Wing Airman and Family Readiness Center, speaks during a Heartlink event for active duty spouses Feb. 15, 2018 at the Lone Star Center on Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas. The Heartlink program helps active duty spouses acclimate to the Air Force and understand their importance to the mission. (U.S. Air Force photos by Melissa Harvey) PTSD: On and off the battlefield, the fight continues
“That image is burned into my head; I can’t ever un-see it,” he said. “I could not feel the bottom half of my body, but I looked down and all I saw was my right leg covered in blood and the lower part of my left leg had been blown off.”
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launching out of Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40), Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, April 18. (Courtesy SpaceX) Reserve Citizen Airmen support planet hunting mission
The 920th Rescue Wing supported a successful SpaceX rocket launch out of Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, April 18. The Air Force Reserve unit, from Patrick Air Force Base, is regularly tasked with clearing the area surrounding the Space Coast launch sites, ensuring safety and security during Space Coast
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On March 15, an Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in western Iraq, killing all seven members on board. All service members were processed through the 387th AEG, prior to being sent home. Ensuring the fallen are sent home with honor
Upon returning from the theater of operations to the United States, a solemn dignified transfer is conducted upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del., when a U.S. Air Force carry team transfers the remains from the aircraft to a transfer vehicle to honor those who have given their lives in service to America. Fallen service members, however, have stops to locations like here along the way before they head home to their family.
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Col. Regina “Torch” Sabric renders her first salute as new commander of the 419th Fighter Wing during a ceremony April 14, 2018, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. 419th welcomes first female commander, F-35 pilot
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – The 419th Fighter Wing welcomed its first female commander during a change of command ceremony here today.   Col. Regina “Torch” Sabric assumed command from Col. David “Shooter” Smith, who has served as commander since November 2015.   Sabric will be the wing’s first female F-35 pilot upon completing flight training in
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70th Air Force Reserve birthday Air Force Reserve celebrates 70 years
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve and Air Force Reserve Command commander, hosted the Air Force Reserve 70th Birthday celebration with a cake-cutting ceremony in Airman’s Hall at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, April 12. The event also featured Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein as a guest speaker.
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Lt. Col. Robyn Caudle accepts the 920th Aerospace Medicine Squadron (AMDS) guidon from Col. Ian Chase, 920th Rescue Wing vice commander during an assumption of command ceremony on Sunday, April 8 at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. 920th AMDS assumption of command
Lt. Col. Robyn Caudle accepts the 920th Aerospace Medicine Squadron (AMDS) guidon from Col. Ian Chase, 920th Rescue Wing vice commander during an assumption of command ceremony on Sunday, April 8 at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. The 920th AMDS is a geographically separate unit that is part of to the 920th Rescue Wing from Patrick Air Force
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Col. Leo J. Kamphaus, Jr., commander of the 920th Maintenance Group and Maj. Catherine Correa both hold the 920th Maintenance Squadron guidon during the 920th MXS assumption of command ceremony. 920th MXS assumption of command
Col. Leo J. Kamphaus, Jr., commander of the 920th Maintenance Group and Maj. Catherine Correa hold the 920th Maintenance Squadron guidon during the 920th MXS assumption of command ceremony. Correa assumed command of the 920th AMXS on Saturday, April 7 during the 920th Rescue Wing’s Unit Training Assembly weekend at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.
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Col. Leo J. Kamphaus, Jr., commander of the 920th Maintenance Group and Maj. Chad P. Fuentes, commander of the 920th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) both hold the 920th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron guidon during the 920th AMXS assumption of command ceremony. 920th AMXS assumption of command
Col. Leo J. Kamphaus, Jr., commander of the 920th Maintenance Group and Maj. Chad P. Fuentes, commander of the 920th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron hold the 920th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron guidon during the 920th AMXS assumption of command ceremony. Fuentes assumed command of the 920th AMXS on Saturday, April 7 during the 920th Rescue Wing’s
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