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  • Airmen support replaces “just another number”

    Air Force Reservists who travel far and near to attend drill training weekends throughout the country have to accomplish a month's worth of work in two days. Good customer service is vital throughout the Air Force Reserve due to limited time on duty. Customer service is an essential piece of a

  • From storm to snow – awards richly deserved

    Thirteen 308th Rescue Squadron members of the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick AFB, Fla. were recognized in an awards ceremony Aug. 8 for their varied and valiant actions over the past few years in areas of the world ranging from Texas to Iraq to Afghanistan.During the 308 RQS Commander' s Call, the

  • Local heroes share their rescue adventures on Facebook

    The Air Force Reserve Combat search and rescue Airmen are used to going to work in the most extreme conditions. Now you can be a part of the action by joining their new Facebook site.In addition to rescuing downed pilots and other Special Forces troops in war zones, their day at the office looks

  • Portland PJs continue the search for a missing hiker

    Seven Air Force Reserve pararescuemen (PJs) from the 920th Rescue Wing's geographically separated unit in Portland, Ore., the 304th Rescue Squadron, are continuing the search for a 57 year-old hiker.The missing hiker was reported to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Department July 25th by his brother,

  • Portland PJs are on the search for a missing hiker

    Seven Air Force Reserve pararescuemen (PJs) from the 920th Rescue Wing's geographically separated unit in Portland, Ore., the 304th Rescue Squadron, are currently searching for a missing hiker south of Mt. Hood.The 57 year-old Oregon man was reported missing to the Clackamas County Sheriff's

  • 920th Rescue Wing deploys for Naval exercise

    As the Rim of the Pacific exercise enters its final two weeks, more Air Force Reservists have winged their way to Hawaii to participate.Two HC-130s Hercules aircraft and three HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters from the 920th Rescue Wing arrived July 17. The HH-60s mid-air refueling capability provides

  • Never Forgotten

    As family, friends and fellow Airmen gathered to pay their respects for the fallen Airmen of the Khobar Towers, the sunny Florida skies shined above - a contrast, for some, of what they were feeling inside.June 25th marks the day, 14 years ago, when five Airmen from the "Rescue" community here made

  • A 920th rescue helicopter is a game opener

    Air Force Reservists from the 920th Rescue Wing here provided an interesting start to an otherwise ordinary baseball game, Saturday, June 12.The combat rescue crews flew their HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter over a crowded stadium of more than 4,500 during the opening ceremonies of the Florida State

  • Helicopter pilot takes command of the 308th Rescue Squadron

    Lt. Colonel Kurt A. Matthews assumed command of the 308th Rescue Squadron June 5, 2010 here. The 308th RQS falls under the 920th Rescue Wing which is an Air Force Reserve combat search and rescue unit dedicated to rescuing downed servicemembers behind enemy lines as well as providing rescue support

  • Air Force Reservists supports inaugural flight of SpaceX Falcon 9

    The inaugural flight of Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket was successful with the help of Air Force Reservists from the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.The test launch of the rocket, from Space Launch Complex 40 here June 4, 2010 at 2:45 p.m. EDT, was the first