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  • The nuts and bolts of combat search and rescue

    In NASCAR, the drivers who win races get all the glory, while the team behind them fine tuning their cars for optimal performance, sometimes go unnoticed. It's no different in the 920th Rescue Wing. Behind the pilots is a team that works to ensure its combat search and rescue (CSAR) aircraft perform optimally in a race against the clock to save
  • Future chaplains get pararescue fit to fight

    Being an Airmen in a combat-search-and-rescue wing, there's a high demand for physical, mental, moral and spiritual readiness at a moment's notice.The job demands persistent visits to the gym, while the mental, moral and spiritual aspect may be harder to come by. To meet this need, Air Force Reserve Command spiritual leaders, known as chaplains,
  • Knowledge operators keep the information flowing

    Properly handling a variety of information is an essential key to any successful military unit, and the knowledge operations managers with the 943rd Rescue Group here ensure all of the unit guidance and necessary information products get passed on to all Airmen within the group.The tasking knowledge operators are required to perform within the
  • Former reserve pararescue honors fallen SEAL

    What started off as a silent tribute to Medal of Honor recipient and Navy SEAL, Lt. Michael Murphy, and those who were killed during Operation Redwing six years ago, has turned into an annual nationwide Memorial Day event that involves a demanding workout. Initiated by Special Operations Airman turned flight surgeon with the 943rd Rescue Group
  • Rescue Reservist to be first to represent AFRC as deployed command chief

    Chief Master Sgt. Gerald Delebreau is a busy man. As the command chief for the Air Force Reserve's 920th Rescue Wing here, he dedicates his time to addressing the needs of his Airmen and serving as the wing commander's advisor on the morale, health and welfare of the force. In a wing of nearly 1,500 servicemembers, he faces some challenges in his
  • Rescue Under Fire: Air Force Reserve rescue crew recognized for battlefield heroics

    At a convention center in Central Florida, a collection of blue service uniforms is scattered throughout a banquet hall. A mixture of laughter and light table chatter can be heard above the sound of silverware clattering as servers bring out the main course. Just a few miles away, thousands of families and tourists are taking in all the cartoon