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  • Fallen rescue pilot to receive full military honors

    Friends and family of retired Col. Christopher “Sunshine” Hannon are invited to attend his funeral service at noon Feb. 23 at the South Patrick Air Force Base Chapel, followed by his burial with full military honors at 2:30 p.m. at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery, Florida.The former Reserve Citizen Airmen rescue pilot was fatally struck by a car
  • Air Force Vice Chief of Staff to Congress: help us win any fight at any time

    Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen Wilson testified before the Readiness and Management Senate Subcommittee concerning the Air Force’s current readiness Feb. 14, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
  • Air Force Fiscal Year 2019 budget addresses great power competition

    The Air Force budget request of $156.3 billion for fiscal year 2019 builds on the progress made in 2018 to restore the readiness of the force, increase lethality, and cost-effectively modernize.
  • African American Reservist realizes many dreams

    In celebration of our wing heritage during African American History Month, meet Reserve Citizen Airman Lt. Col. (Dr.) Arnold T. Stocker who holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree and is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Stocker has more than 40 years serving in the U.S. military and was the first African American pararescueman to join
  • Reserve Citizen Airman support successful SpaceX Falcon Heavy milestone launch

    Reserve Citizen Airmen are used to supporting milestone rocket launches, and have supported manned spaceflight launches through the years; however, they have never supported a rocket toting a car.SpaceX’s CEO Elon Musk’s cherry red Roadster from Tesla, his electric car company, was the payload on the Falcon Heavy demonstration mission from Launch
  • A-10 squadron train with HH-60 aircrew to hone CSAR capabilities

    PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Florida—Airmen from the 107th Fighter Squadron out of Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., joined 920th Rescue Wing Airmen during two-week exercise, Operation Space Coast, here Jan. 22 – Feb. 2, 2018.   A major component of the exercise involved multi-airframe combat search and rescue training between aircrew flying the
  • Security Forces Reserve Citizen Airmen deploy to Southwest Asia

    A group of Airmen from the 920th Security Forces Squadron listen to a briefing during a deployment line, days before heading overseas to an undisclosed location in Southeast Asia Jan. 6, 2018, at Patrick Air Force Base Florida. Deployment lines give Airmen an opportunity to ensure all their necessary documents, readiness items and overall wellbeing
  • New vice wing commander brings combat-tested leadership to the 920th Rescue Wing

     With 7 deployments, 14 assignments and 4,200 flight hours under his belt since the 1990s, Col. Ian V. Chase, takes on another challenge as the 920th Rescue Wing’s newest vice commander. Chase, who joined the 920th Rescue Wing August 5, 2017, brings with him a working knowledge of special operations and more than 400 flight hours of experience in
  • Reserve wing receives prestigious German Maritime Search and Rescue award

    For the first time in 20 years, the German Maritime Search and Rescue Service awarded the Medal of Honor on Ribbon for Rescue Missions at Sea in Gold in a special ceremony to the 920th Rescue Wing Jan. 26, 2018 at the German Martime Museum.The wing, based out of Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, was honored for its rescue of two German citizens
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen helicopter crews train with military working dogs

    Beta, a military working dog with the 45th Space Wing Security Force Squadron, is trained to smell anything from money to explosives and can even recognize hostile actions. He added a new skill Jan. 23 with the help of Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing who familiarized the K9 with riding in helicopters.Beta, a Belgian Malinois, and