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  • 39th conducts FARP familiarization training

    920th Rescue Wing Airmen partnered with Forward Area Refueling Point (FARP) specialists from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, last month to conduct FARP training for the first time here.FARP provides the fuel necessary for helicopter and fixed-wing operations to continue their mission while reducing the vulnerability of forward deployed forces by
  • Hangar renovation provides wing with maintenance space for operations

    As the result of a $15.1 million project, the refurbishment of a 920th maintenance hangar completed this month has given a new tool to the 920th Maintenance Group for upkeep on the wing’s aircraft.The hangar allows for elemental protection for maintenance personnel to accomplish their work more effectively as well as provide important corrosion
  • Rally in the Rockies 2021: Day 1

    Personnel conducted a high altitude, low opening jump during Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise, Sept. 13, 2021, Guernsey, Wyo. HALO jumps are typically employed when stealth is necessary to infiltrate enemy territory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)
  • Air Force Reserve demonstrates strategic depth of combat airlift on Wyoming highway during training exercise

    Air Force Reserve Command kicked off a week-long exercise, Rally in the Rockies 2021, by landing a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on the highway near Rawlins, Wyoming, Sept. 13. The highway closed early in the morning to ensure the aircrew could safely practice recovering personnel without access to a runway within simulated enemy territory.
  • Department of the Air Force releases reports on Racial Disparity Review update, second disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released a progress update on the Inspector General Independent Racial Disparity Review and a second disparity review report Sept. 9.
  • DAF announces mandatory COVID vaccine implementation guidelines for Airmen, Guardians

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall has released a service implementation plan that requires Airmen and Guardians to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the following dates, unless seeking an exemption.
  • Monoclonal antibody treatment can help some COVID-19-positive patients

    Brooke Army Medical Center doctors at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston are working with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council to help COVID-19 patients receive the monoclonal antibody treatment and potentially lessen the severity of the illness.Some early evidence suggests monoclonal antibody treatment can reduce the amount of the
  • 720th Security Forces defender instructs new Integrated Defense Leadership Course

    720th Security Forces Squad Leader Technical Sgt. John Colby was selected to be part of Air Force Reserve Command’s new Integrated Defense Leadership Course. The concept is to teach critical Security Forces training and the new mindset of future battles under an Agile Combat Environment.After successfully graduating the initial beta class, Tech.
  • Wing exercise focuses tactics on contested maritime and jungle environments

    In less than 24 hours, 920th RQW personnel mobilized, maneuvered across 4,700 miles, established a forward operating base, and postured to conduct rescue raid events as a self-sustained encampment for seven days. The Rescue Force - Light package is a combined arms team of ground and air combatants. The wing also projects heavy and medium packages designed for assaults on defended points of incident.
  • Air Force releases additional dress and appearance changes

    New dress and appearance updates will soon be released following feedback, testing from Airmen and reviews conducted as a part of the 2020 Air Force Uniform Board.
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