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  • The aftermath of Hurricane Michael

    From Hurricane Andrew to Hurricane Katrina, the Airmen of the 920th Rescue Wing are no strangers to helping fellow Americans affected by Mother Nature’s wrath. Nearly a month after being called to respond to Hurricane Florence search-and-rescue operations, Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing were activated as the 334th Air
  • Tyndall AFB evacuee support

    Airmen and families displaced from Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, who evacuated to the surrounding Patrick AFB region can receive help at Patrick AFB. Assistance includes support from all base organizations including administrative, medical, chaplain services, counseling and much more.The Airman and Family Readiness is hosting a Modified
  • Flu Shot Season

    As the 2018-2019 influenza vaccination campaign approaches, senior leadership reminds all members that if they have not yet received a vaccination, to expect to receive one during the November drill weekend.As a reminder, vaccinations may be administered by a civilian provider, but complete documentation must be provided to the 920th Aeromedical
  • Operations Support Squadron welcomes new commander

    Change of command ceremonies are part of military tradition, which signify the transfer of leadership from one commander to the next. The 920th Operations Support Squadron hailed their new commander as they sent off Lt. Col. Scott Nichols to the 301st Rescue Squadron. The 920th Operations Group commander, Col. Michael LoForti, passed the unit’s
  • Air Force to finalize review process for non-deployable Airmen

    The Air Force is finalizing details on how it will implement Department of Defense Instruction 1332.45, Retention Determination for Non-Deployable Service Members.Until the updated policy guidance is complete in late 2018, Airmen who have been non-deployable for 12 consecutive months and their commanders will continue to follow existing
  • Air Force Reserve accepting Mandatory Separation Date and High Year of Tenure extension requests

    Air Force Reserve announced a temporary initiative for Reserve Citizen Airmen to request to serve beyond their Mandatory Separation or High Year of Tenure Date.“The extension requests are part of Human Capital Management initiatives being instituted by the command to address anticipated growth, recruiting challenges and to meet Air Force Reserve
  • Rescue Wing Pararescuemen train UF Men's Swim Team

     Pararescue Airmen from the 308th Rescue Squadron spent several hours with the University of Florida Men’s Swim Team, Sept. 28, giving them a taste of what it takes to become one of the Air Force Reserve’s elite Guardian Angel Airmen.The Guardian Angel is a human weapons system made up of a three Air Force specialties that serve as the only
  • Scobee assumes command of AFRC

    A graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Lt. Gen. Richard W. Scobee joined the Air Force in 1986. He is a command pilot with more than 3,800 flying hours in the F-16 Fighting Falcon, including 248 combat hours. Prior to his current assignment as the deputy commander of Air Force Reserve Command, he was the commander of the Air Force Reserve’s 10th
  • 'PJ Rodeo’ Tests for the 'Best PJ'

    SAN ANTONIO — More than 400 current and former pararescuemen, or PJs, and spectators gathered Sept. 17 to 21 for the 10th biennial PJ Rodeo, a chance for active-duty, Reserve and retired PJs to gather and compete in two-man teams for the title of “Best PJ,” here.  “It’s a competition that everyone takes seriously, but more importantly it’s about
  • Combat-search-and-rescue Airmen press pause to tackle Hurricane Florence aftermath

    Reserve and active duty pararescuemen were undergoing dive and jump training on Sept. 11, in Key West, Florida, when they were recalled back to their home units to immediately begin the process of pre-positioning for Hurricane Florence search-and-rescue operations.Reserve Citizen Airmen within the 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick Air Force Base,