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Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing have earned the Outstanding Unit Award for the 3rd year in a row. Local Rescue Wing wins Outstanding Unit Award 3X
The Air Force Reserve wing here has won the service's outstanding unit award for actions in 2006, the Air Force has announced. The 920th Rescue Wing is a combat search and rescue unit which trains and equips approximately 1200 reserve personnel to search for, locate and recover U.S. Armed Forces personnel during military operations. The unit was
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Tech. Sgt. Kathleen McCool and Stephen Rivera talk about opportunities and careers available at a recruiting event April 4, 2006, at a high school in San Antonio. Mr. Rivera was a senior in high school looking into joining the Air Force after graduation. Sergeant McCool is an Air Force recruiter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Larry A. Simmons) Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service needs recruiters
The Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service is always looking for enthusiastic, qualified people. If you are motivated to excel, perform above the status quo, and are physically and morally fit this could be the career move you've been looking for. As a recruiter you will be the Air Force Reserve in the eyes of people in your community. You
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A contingent of about a dozen of medical professionals from the 920th Rescue Wing Aeromedical Staging Squadron deployed to various locations in Southwest Asia January 11 in support of the Global War on Terrorism. Knock 'em Alive

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As part of in International Search and Rescue Exercise, Air Force Reserve Pararescumen from the 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick Air Force Base train at Cape Canaveral Air Station with Canadian Rescue Forces from the 435th Air Transport and Rescue Squadron based in Winnipeg, Canada.  "Working with the Canadians has given us the opportunity to exchange invaluable procedures and techniques for rescue training and implementation," said Lt. Col. Dan Byers 39th Rescue Squadron HC-130 P/N Navigator and SAREX coordinator.  (U.S. Air Force photo by TSgt. Robert Grande) A mission without borders

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A 301st Rescue Squadron crew led by Lt. Col. Chris Hannon practices percision hovering in a mountain range near Davis-Mounthan Air Force Base, Ariz. This training will help prepare the 301st RQS to deploy in support of Operation Enduring Freedom early next year (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Jonathan Simmons). Rescue Squadron spins up for high-altitude war
There are many ways to die in war and not all of them involve bullets. Reserve Airmen from the 301st Rescue Squadron trained Nov. 9 though 17 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., for the high-altitude rigors and hazards of the South West Asian deployed environment they anticipate for their '07 Air Expeditionary Force participation. The majority
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Pararescueman from the 308th Rescue Squadron row inflatable boats to shore on the Banana River during an exercise at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 17. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Cathleen Snow) Mission Monster Mash builds camaraderie
A pilot who's been shot down and injured during a combat situation relies on the skills of an Air Force pararescueman to save his life and get him to safety. Known as PJs these elite military men are trained to dodge bullets while protecting their precious cargo in any situation. In an exercise held Nov. 17, PJs from the 920th Rescue Wing were cast
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Pararescuemen from the 920th Rescue Wing work as a team to secure a mannequin to a litter on Patrick Air Force Base's beach as part of a team building exercise.  The exercise dubbed "The Monster Mash" was built by various members of the 308th Rescue Squadron to build camaraderie and put the pararescuemen through obstacles that test their strength, endurance, team-building and medical skills as well as other pararescue training.  The Monster Mash is held on a quarterly basis by the squadron. Monster Mash

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Tech. Sgt Paul Schultz typifies the sense of urgency demonstrated by 920th Rescue Wing Airmen during their phase two operational readiness inspection at Patrick Air Force Base Nov. 2 thorugh 4. The Air Force Reserve's 920th RQW has prepared for this inspection for the past year.
The inspection is timely placed and will ensure the wing is ready to launch into Air Expeditionary Force deployments early next year. Urgent ORI action

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2006
Airmen from the Air Force Reserve Command's 920th Rescue Wing flew a rescue mission Oct. 1 and saved five men tossed into the Atlantic Ocean after a boating incident.  Each of the five rescued men, their families and the Reserve crew that was part of their joint rescue team pose for a photo in front of the aircraft that extracted the final survivor from the cold Atlantic waters three weeks earlier. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jonathan Simmons) Survivor says thanks
Floating alone in the open water of the Atlantic Ocean for more than 24 hours without anything more than an orange life vest left Clinton Daughtry nothing but time to think about his life. A life which the 27-year-old now credits to the 920th Rescue Wing. Crews from the 920th RQW were dispatched to help find him Oct. 1 more than 24 hours after he
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Pararescumen trainees from the 342nd Training Squadron on board a 920th Rescue Wing HC-130 wait for the order to jump during the water jump portion of Air Operations training at Patrick Air Forcc Base, Fla., Oct. 13. Twenty trainees and 13 instructors participated in this round of training From Trainees to PJs

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