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  • A just 'cause

    In June of this year, Dr. Thomas Majcher (pronounced like "major"), was one of approximately 30 Air Force Reservists processing through the "newcomers" orientation here. He was unassuming, polite and engaging - no one ever would have suspected he was a recruiting coupe that demanded Congressional

  • Remembrance reinforces mission

    To know that there are men and women who will put their lives on the line to bring you back at any cost when you go to war is the best insurance policy, said Tech. Sgt. Scott Anderson, a gunner with the 920th Rescue Wing's 301st Rescue Squadron here. "That's our position," he said. "And that's the

  • With Patriot Day comes a new beginning

    Members of the 920th Rescue Wing's Aeromedical Staging Squadron received a fresh smile when they welcomed its new commander here Sept. 11 during a change of command ceremony held in the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute auditorium.Col. Richard A. Huot, a member of the Air Force Reserve

  • Same job, many skills

    Rescue Reservists from the Air Force Reserve's 920th Rescue Wing here have a new campaign to showcase their life-saving skills for two upcoming Air Force events; Air Force Week, October 26-29, 2010 and the Cocoa Beach Air Show, October 30-31, 2010.The information campaign is kicking off the start of

  • Rescue crew chiefs leave no stone unturned

    Air Force Reserve rescue crew chiefs at the 920th Maintenance Squadron performed pre-flight inspections here on an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter prior to a training mission Sept. 15. An integral component of every mission, these crew chiefs leave no stone unturned when inspecting the aircraft and

  • Rescue Reservists help prepare Uruguayan armed forces

    Ten members of the Uruguayan armed forces visited the 920th Rescue Wing here Aug 29 - Sept 2, 2010 to get hands rescue orientation and training.The Uruguayan team was made up of pilots, a loadmaster and jumpers which are the equivalent to U.S. Air Force pararescuemen (PJs). They came to the 920th by

  • Veterans encouraged to submit claims for retroactive stop loss

    In working closely with the Office of the Secretary of Defense staff on a congressional action involving veterans submitting claims for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay, major command and wing level officials are working to inform veterans who were affected by stop loss. Eligible Airmen include

  • Florida Airmen leave sandy beaches for dusty duty in Horn of Africa

    As the Florida sun peaked through the wispy clouds of an August morning here, it found the men and women of the 920th Rescue Wing here busy packing up two HC-130P/N Hercules aircraft for a deployment overseas.The roar of the propeller-driven aircraft cut through the Florida humidity with 60

  • Mouse house makes moments for deployed Air Force Reservists

    Amid the splendor and chaos that can be Walt Disney World here, the Air Force Reserve created a weekend here that was relaxing, informative and family-friendly.While Mickey was busy entertaining kids next door at the Magic Kingdom, the Air Force Reserve set up shop at Shades of Green, the Armed