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  • Air Force Reservists support NASA's Ares I-X Test Rocket

    Air Force Reservists from the 920th Rescue Wing here supported the successful launch of the test rocket, Ares I-X at 11:30 a.m. (EDT) from Kennedy Space Center today. Wing helicopter crews were responsible for clearing the Eastern Range, the roughly 10-mile-wide by 70-mile-long strip of Atlantic

  • Rescue Reservists Assist in Search for Missing F-16 Pilot

    Air Force Reserve Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing here are on the scene searching for an Air Force F-16 Fighter Jet pilot who ejected from his aircraft two days ago Thursday, Oct. 15 approximately 30-miles northeast of Charleston.Missing is Air Force Capt. Nicholas Giglio from the 20th Fighter

  • Air Force Reservists honor fallen soldier

    A small beachside community wept and waved flags and a ribbon of hundreds of uniformed Airmen from here stood shoulder-to-shoulder with them along a two-mile stretch of road leading to a funeral home nearby Oct. 8. They came to welcome home a 24-year-old fallen soldier, Army Sgt. Roberto Sanchez as

  • Rescue Reservists Participate in New Pararescue Ad Campaign

    More than 50 personnel from the 920th Rescue Wing participated this past weekend in a new recruiting commercial produced by Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command's Advertising Agency, Blaine Warren Advertising. The video footage garnered this past weekend will be integrated into two new Air Force

  • Operation Air Show Success

    Cocoa Beach is known for being the home of white sand beaches, surf shops, sunshine and, now, the Cocoa Beach Air Show. The inaugural event was held Oct. 3-4 and featured many high-powered, high-speed aeronautical performances. The 920th Rescue Wing here was one of the main performances that drew a

  • Crew Chiefs Crank it up in Canada

    Nearly two dozen Air Force Reserve combat rescue crew chiefs are cranking up their efforts to prepare two 920th Rescue Wing Aircraft for flight in  Canada Search and Rescue Exercise 09 staging out of the Canadian air force's 9 Wing here.  The exercise commenced the first day of Autumn through Sept.

  • Rescue demonstration highlights 9/11 military salute

    A dozen pararescuemen, or PJs, from the Air Force Reserve's 920th Rescue Wing parachuted from an HC-130P/N Hercules aircraft into the Atlantic Ocean off Cocoa Beach Sept. 11 just after 6 p.m. demonstrating how they get to work to save mariners who are in distress or lost at sea. The jump highlighted

  • Shiny and New

    After more than a year of refurbishment at Excell Coatings Inc. at Port Canaveral, the 9,000-pound Apollo "Boilerplate, Command Module, Apollo, #1206 command module" as it is referred to in the Smithsonian's web database, returned to its home at the 920th Rescue Wing here.The Apollo Capsule

  • Midnight Madness

    As Space Shuttle Discovery caught the red-eye from NASA's Kennedy Space Center to the International Space Station Aug. 28, Air Force Reservists from the 920th Rescue Wing here were prepared to commence a large-scale rescue at an infinitesimal sign of any danger to the crew members of Space Transport