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  • Modernized facility increases 308th Rescue Squadron effectiveness

    The 308th Rescue Squadron recently moved into a new $25 million, 62,000-square-foot modernized facility tailored to maximize continuity between home station and deployed locations.When Airmen deploy to austere locations, building and storage makeup is often drastically different than what they’re

  • Exercise Sunshine Rescue

    Exercise Sunshine Rescue trains Airmen on leading edge Combat Search and Rescue capabilities for next generation warfighting. During this exercise, 920th Rescue Wing Pararescuemen and 165th Air Support Operations Squadron Tactical Air Control Party Airmen used advanced communication and command and

  • Beware of fake social media accounts

    As Air Force Reserve Command’s social media manager, Senior Airman Erica Webster is constantly on the lookout for bogus accounts claiming affiliation with AFRC. Unfortunately, she usually doesn’t have to look too hard to find a fake page or two.

  • 306th RQS Change of command

    Maj. Caleb Scherrer took command of the 306th Rescue Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony held at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Jan. 8, 2023.The assumption of command is a long-standing military tradition which uses the passing of a guidon from one commanding officer to

  • 943d RQG assumption of command

    Lt. Col. Christopher Escajeda took command of the 943d Rescue Group during an assumption of command ceremony held at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Jan. 8, 2023.The assumption of command is a long-standing military tradition that allows troops the opportunity to witness a new leader assuming

  • 920th Rescue Wing marks 60th year since activation

    January 15, 2023, marks the 60th anniversary of the birth of the lineage of the 920th Rescue Wing in the United States Air Force Reserve.The wing has a storied history that began in Memphis, Tennessee, as the 920th Troop Carrier Group, Assault, on Jan. 15, 1963. As an independent group of the 445th

  • 39th RQS performs open water rescue training

    Lt. Col. Chris Ferrara, 39th Rescue Squadron pilot, scans the ocean as he maneuvers an HC-130J Combat King II aircraft during open water rescue training near the Florida coast Jan. 8, 2023. The 39th RQS operates the HC-130J, the U.S. Air Force's only dedicated fixed-wing personnel recovery platform.