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  • Brothers from another.....squadron?

    Pararescuemen, or PJs from Portland, Oregon's snow-capped mountains ventured across country to Florida's vast open water to get a taste of the salty seas that Florida pararescuemen here call home. The Portland PJs are from the 304th Rescue Squadron there and the Florida PJs are from the 308th Rescue

  • Rescue aircraft maintenance officers switch commands

    The men and women of the Air Force Reserve Command's 920th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) and 920th Maintenance Operations Flight (MOF) witnessed their leaders switch command billets March 6 during a joint change of command ceremony held at the Base Theater here.The ceremony, presided over by

  • Reserve Chief, students help Airmen help Haitians

    Thirty days in an earthquake-destroyed Haiti has left some Airmen without basic supplies as they carry on their mission to help the victims of that earthquake. A quick call by the Air Force Reserve's 920th Rescue Wing's top enlisted man, mobilized children in Texas and members of the LeMay Center to

  • An exercise in the cold prepares PJs for combat

    Alaska, known for its cold winters, tall mountains and unforgiving terrain, became the perfect spot for Air Force Reserve Pararescuemen (PJs) from the 920th Rescue Wing here, to practice their winter combat search and rescue training, January 9-18.The training was two-fold: the PJs honed their

  • Pave Hawks give NASA sun study a lift

    The 920th Rescue Wing Reservists supported the successful launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle from Space Launch Complex 41 here at 10:23 a.m. EST Feb. 11.The rocket carried the Solar Dynamics Observatory, a NASA spacecraft, which will study the sun and its

  • 'Twas the season to give

    Air Force Reservists from the 920th Rescue Wing (RQW) Human Resources Development Council's (HRDC) Current and Future Force Working Groups coordinated with the Salvation Army of Melbourne, Fla., during the 2009 holiday season. This is the fourth consecutive year that members from the 920th RQW

  • Rescue Reservists from the 920th Rescue Wing keep launches safe and secure

    The Air Force Reservists from the 920th Rescue Wing work well with others - and it's never more apparent than during the rocket and shuttle launches that make up a portion of a very busy schedule for the Air Force Reserve Command's reservists here.The Reservists that make up the 920th RQW are all

  • The 304th Rescue Squadron in Afghanistan

    "Scramble, Scramble, Scramble!" U.S. Airmen from the 66th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron are in full sprint mode, a controlled chaos that feels like a mad dash at a Black Friday sale where video-game consoles are flying off the shelves for $1. It's a Category-A evacuation, which means a person is in