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  • 304th Rescue Squadron Supports Search, Rescue of Downed Civilian Aircraft

    The 304th Rescue Squadron sent three Pararescue Specialists  Nov. 18 to assist civilian agencies in locating a downed aircraft near Mt. Hood, Oregon.Just after 6 a.m. on Nov. 16, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office was made aware of a small plane may have crashed in a remote area of the Mt. Hood

  • Heritage Highlight

    On March 30, 1972, North Vietnam launched the Nguyen Hue Campaign. Named the “Easter Offensive” by the U.S. because it began on Good Friday, it was an all-out attempt to knock South Vietnam out of the war. The offensive was entering its second month when President Nixon authorized Operation

  • Preventing Seasonal Flu

    The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. Most infectious disease experts believe that flu viruses spread mainly by droplets made when people with the flu cough, sneeze or talk. These droplets can land in the

  • Voter Awareness

    With the U.S. Presidential Election fast approaching, and early voting already underway, malicious actors have been using voting themes in their phishing campaigns and this trend will likely continue to increase as Election Day nears. These themes are appearing in phishing emails or text messages,

  • Wing partners with USCG Joint Training

    The 301st Rescue Squadron, 920th Rescue Wing, partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard in October to conduct hoist training off of a Florida coast. The HH-60G Pavehawk helicopters hoisted pararescuemen from the mobile U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore.This training requires the entire crew to be in

  • Air Force Recruiting makes goal for FY20

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas -- Despite challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Air Force Recruiting Service had a successful fiscal 2020 making adjusted recruitment goals and achieving new milestones for the year.The regular Air Force accessed 26,268 non-prior service enlisted Airmen, as

  • Understanding Depression

    The National Institute for Mental Health defines depression as a common but serious mood disorder that negatively affects how you feel, think, and handle daily activities such as sleeping, eating, and working.

  • Logistics Readiness Squadron Receives New Commander

    *Editors Note: Last names have been omitted for operational security.Maj. Omar took command of the 920th Logistics Readiness Squadron during an Assumption of Command ceremony inside the base theater Sept. 12 on Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.“I will be your biggest advocate,” Omar said, addressing the

  • 2020 Temporary Deferral of Social Security Taxes

    In order to provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, a Presidential Memorandum was issued on August 8, 2020 and guidance followed by Internal Revenue Service on August 28, 2020, to temporarily defer Social Security (Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI), as seen on the Leave and

  • Patrick Air Force Base Downgrades to HPCON Bravo

    Due to a two-week downward trend in percentage of positive cases, both in the state and in surrounding counties, Patrick Air Force Base is moving from Health Protection Condition Charlie to HPCON Bravo effective at 12:00 p.m. Sept. 8.Current installation mitigation measures will remain in effect,