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  • Servant leadership

    Command Chief Master Sgt. Shane Smith bid farewell to the wing during a final flight here February 5 before his departure for a new assignment after 25 years in the 920th Rescue Wing.Chief Smith spent the majority of his 25 years with the wing as a combat rescue loadmaster where he deployed for

  • Mental Health Restoration

    When the New Year comes around, many people look at re-establishing positive aspects of of their life. They declutter their homes, start a new workout routine, work on paying off debt or start a new hobby. Either way, the decisions they make is beneficial to restoring their mental health.If there is

  • The future of lodging

    Wing members have a new tool to make reserving lodging for official travel easier when the Automated Lodging reservation System (ALRS) went live here this month.  The application is a way for members of the 920th Rescue Wing to reserve lodging for the monthly unit training assemblies (UTA).

  • Combat casualty care

    More than 200 members of the 920th Rescue Wing have been trained in the Defense Department’s new Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) course here over the last two months.TCCC is a set of evidence-based, best practice prehospital trauma care guidelines customized for use by all military branches.

  • 943rd Rescue Group conducts maritime training exercise off California coast

    More than 400 members of the 943rd Rescue Group along with other reserve, active duty, and joint components took over the remote San Clemente and San Nicolas Islands to conduct exercise Distant Fury Stallion, a maritime training exercise, last week.The exercise, which took place off the coast of

  • Rescue Wing personnel bolster combat capabilities

    920th Rescue Wing Airmen had the opportunity to participate in combat-skills training here this week.Participants were motivated to partake in the three-day exercise’s activities. They all experienced patrolling with small-team tactics, operating night vision goggles, using different types of

  • A New Era Takes Flight

    A rainy June 2, 2020, was a historic day for the 39th Rescue Squadron as aircrew members flew the first fully operational HC-130J Combat King II training mission.  This first operational flight marks an important milestone for the 39th RQS because the HC-130J replaced the HC-130 P/N as the only Air