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  • Rescue aircrews undergo SERE training

    Survival, evasion, resistance and escape instructors with the 308th Rescue Squadron along with aircrew flight equipment specialists with the 920th Operations Support Squadron conducted a two-day SERE training session for 18 aircrew members Nov. 5-6, 2017.The Citizen Airmen, with the 39th and 301st Rescue Squadron, spent the first day in the
  • Citizen Airmen support Navy SEAL muster

    Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing flew two HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters in support of the Navy SEAL Museum’s 32nd Annual Muster and Music Festival, during a Navy SEAL demonstration in Fort Pierce, Florida, Nov. 4 2017.Navy SEALs fast roped from the 920th RQW aircraft during the rescue demonstration for approximately 2,000 spectators.“We do
  • 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
  • Rescue Citizen Airmen redeploy to Portland

    After a roughly four-and-a-half month deployment, 89 Citizen Airmen with the 304th Rescue Squadron were welcomed home by family, friends and co-workers Oct. 7-16 in Portland, Oregon.The Airmen, who deployed to Iraq and an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, returned home in waves by commercial and military airlift.“This deployment was twice as
  • Command Chief's Challenge

    As we enter the November UTA, I want to challenge everyone to take a look at their readiness and make sure they are taking care of everything within their control to accomplish the Tenth Air Force Mission to organize, train and equip mission-ready Tenth Air Force Reserve Citizen Airmen to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace. In order to
  • Wing hosts Air Rescue Association reunion

    The 920th Rescue Wing hosted 70 members of the Air Rescue Association Oct. 20, 2017 in conjunction with the organization's 42nd annual reunion.During their visit, the attendees, which included retired rescue military members and their families, climbed aboard the HC-130N King aerial refueler and the HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter, dined with rescue
  • Citizen Airman aids Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico

    Having just experienced the wrath of Hurricane Irma as it tore through his hometown of Melbourne, Florida, early September 2017, Master Sgt. Gerardo Ramos was on pins and needles as he watched the next Category 5 hurricane, Maria, ravage Puerto Rico, the island where he spent the first 21 years of his life and where his parents, brothers and
  • USecAF talks modernization during aviation week symposium

    Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan discussed the importance of rapid modernization and innovation during the 2017 Aviation Week Program Excellence Symposium in Washington, D.C., Oct. 23, 2017.
  • 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
  • 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
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