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(Courtesy photo) Memorial Day rescue by Portland Air Force Reserve Guardian Angels
The 304th Rescue Squadron combined forces with local authorities and the Oregon National Guard to rescue three climbers who fell on Mount Hood this Memorial Day.The motto of the Guardian Angels is “These things we do, that others may live,” and this credo has no limits. Within an hour of notification these Citizen Airmen were at the Squadron,
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Staff Sgt. Carl Enis Final respects paid to pararescueman Staff Sergeant Carl Enis
Loved ones, friends, 308th Rescue Squadron teammates and 920th Rescue Wing members paid their respects as Staff Sgt. Carl Enis was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery Monday, May 21, 2018. Enis, a pararescuemen, was providing combat rescue support for Inherent Resolve, when he, along with six other Airmen, was killed in an HH-60G Pave Hawk
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Rescue Airmen conduct medical evacuation of cruise passenger at sea Citizen Airmen conduct long-range rescue of cruise passenger
Within two hours of the call, Citizen Airmen with 920th Rescue Wing took to the skies bound for a cruise ship roughly 500 miles off the Florida coastline carrying an elderly passenger suffering an acute condition and in need of medical evacuation Nov. 7, 2017.The long-range mission, requiring two HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters, Guardian Angel
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308th RQS welcomes new commander Guardian Angels welcome new commander
The 308th Rescue Squadron Guardian Angel Citizen Airmen welcomed their new commander, Lt. Col. Timothy Hanks, during a change of command ceremony Nov. 4, 2017 at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute.Hanks comes to the 920th Rescue Wing from Special Operations Command Central, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, where he worked as the
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Guardian Angels undergo intensive pre-deployment training Guardian Angels undergo intensive pre-deployment training
A team of 39 Guardian Angels from the 308th Rescue Squadron traveled to Perry, Georgia, Oct. 12, 2017 for an intensive five-day training exercise at the Guardian Centers state-of-the-art urban training facility before gearing up for their upcoming deployment.Supported by two 301st Rescue Squadron HH-60 Pave Hawks and crews, the Guardian Angels
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Air Force Reserve Guardian Angel members from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland, Oregon, combined forces with a U.S. Army Reserve CH-47 Chinook helicopter unit, out of Joint Base Lewis McCord, Washington, to rescue a stranded climber on Mount Rainier June 1, 2017. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo) Guardian Angel team aids in high-altitude rescue in Washington State
Air Force Reserve Guardian Angel members from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland, Oregon, combined forces with a U.S. Army Reserve CH-47 Chinook helicopter unit, out of Joint Base Lewis McCord to rescue a stranded climber June 1, 2017.According to the National Park Service, the experienced mountaineer, who is also a member of Canada’s national
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NFL football hero Herschel Walker visited Patrick Air Force Base, January 24, taking  time to meet with Guardian Angel Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing. These elite warrior Airmen undergo intense physical and mental training to rescue isolated personnel in combat. They toured Walker through their squadron and demonstrated some of their rescue skills. Throughout the visit, Walker held their rapt attention sharing lots of inspirational accounts of his days playing football. Later that afternoon, Walker stood in front of several hundred Patrick AFB employees who came to listen to his personal battled with mental illness. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Cathleen Snow)
NFL football hero visits Guardian Angels, shares personal battle with mental illness
If you ever followed American football in the 1980s, the name Herschel Walker of the Dallas Cowboys was legendary. At six-foot-one, his granite-like physique was built not by lifting weights but through bodyweight exercises — lots of them. On the order of 2,000-3,000 push-ups and sit-ups every day. In his 50s now, he visited with Guardian Angel
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Members of the 308th Rescue Squadron presented Senior Master Sgt. Jon Grant, pararescue superintendent, 920th Operations Group, with a special shadow box for his retirement from the Air Force Reserve January 7, 2017, after 27-year Air Force career as a pararescueman. During the ceremony at Patrick Air Force Base, comrades and commanders filled the room to honor him and his family for their longstanding service to country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brandon Kalloo Sanes) 27-year pararescueman retires
After 27 years serving as an Air Force Pararescueman (PJ), Senior Master Sgt. Jon Grant retired January 7, 2017. He was highly decorated and deployed many times in support of combat operations. Within the 920th Rescue Wing, he served as the 920th Operations Group Pararescue Superintendant and the Guardian Angel Standardization and Evaluations NCO.
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The Florida Pararescue Team will host this year's Pararescue Rodeo and Reunion Sept. 19-24 at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Air Force Pararescue performs combat search and rescue as its primary mission, but also supports civilian search and rescue, humanitarian relief and safety, and security during all Space Coast rocket launches.  (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephany D. Richards)(released) Patrick Guardian Angel Team to host Pararescue Rodeo, Reunion Sept 19-25
The 920th Rescue Wing's Guardian Angel Team from its 308th Rescue Squadron will host the annual Pararescue Rodeo here Sept. 19-23.   The week-long competition will test these elite special operators and many of the skills they employ to serve as first responders on the battlefield – saving the lives of injured soldiers, sailors and Marines. The
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