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  • HC-130J Provides NASCAR Flyover

    The 920th Rescue Wing's 39th Rescue Squadron performed two flyover events for the Daytona 400 NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway in August with their HC-130J Combat King II aircraft.Flyovers are a way for the U.S. Air Force to showcase the capabilities of aircraft while at the same time inspiring a future generations to serve their
  • Incident Response Training

    The 920th Security Forces Squadron conducted incident response training inside an abandoned facility on Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 20.This is annual training requirement plays an integral role in preparing our highly trained Defenders to handle high stress and chaotic situations. This year’s training focused on active shooter response with
  • DOD Crowdsources Efforts to Promote Diversity, Inclusion

    The Defense Department is crowdsourcing to find better ways to promote diversity and inclusion.
  • Deployment in the Time of COVID

    It’s 2 a.m. on a hot and muggy morning. In an empty parking lot, minivans and SUV’s are gathering together. People of all ages are gathering around a sidewalk, holding signs with barely visible names. A 5-year-old girl sits on the curb, hands holding her face, waiting, waiting, waiting…At the beginning of 2020, the 304th Rescue Squadron, 305th
  • Air Force update for COVID-19

    In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made:
  • Jolly Green II continues tests, completes first aerial refueling

    The connection marked the start of two weeks of developmental testing of the aircraft’s aerial refueling abilities by 413th Flight Test Squadron testers and their mission partners.
  • NASCAR, Driver Salute New Air Force Reservist

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- When LaToya Freeman got a call July 22 saying her name was going to be painted on Jimmie Johnson’s car as part of NASCAR Salutes for the Super Start Batteries 400 race at the Kansas Speedway, she was in disbelief.Freeman, who recently enlisted in the Air Force Reserve but has yet to attend Basic Military Training, was
  • To the Rescue

    A hospital within a hospital, a first of its kind, was the response needed to combat a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans and was rapidly affecting New York, the country and world.This strain of coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is proving to be as devastating as the 1918 Spanish Flu claiming the lives of over
  • 920th Welcomes New Force Support Squadron Commander

    The 920th Force Support Squadron welcomed Lt. Col. Kathleen as their new commander during an Assumption of Command ceremony held inside the base theater, July 11.“To the Airmen of the Force Support Squadron, I am proud to be your leader,” she said.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the wing provided a Facebook live-stream of the entire event in an
  • Returning Home to Take Command

    Maj. Charles “Dan” assumed command of the 308th Rescue Squadron during a Change of Command Ceremony at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., July 11, 2020.The 308th RQS, a unit within the 920th Rescue Wing, consists of CRO’s, PJ’s and their support team. The CRO’s conduct strategic, operational and tactical level planning, provide battle staff expertise,
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