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  • 920th Rescue Wing marks 60th year since activation

    January 15, 2023, marks the 60th anniversary of the birth of the lineage of the 920th Rescue Wing in the United States Air Force Reserve.The wing has a storied history that began in Memphis, Tennessee, as the 920th Troop Carrier Group, Assault, on Jan. 15, 1963. As an independent group of the 445th

  • 39th RQS performs open water rescue training

    Lt. Col. Chris Ferrara, 39th Rescue Squadron pilot, scans the ocean as he maneuvers an HC-130J Combat King II aircraft during open water rescue training near the Florida coast Jan. 8, 2023. The 39th RQS operates the HC-130J, the U.S. Air Force's only dedicated fixed-wing personnel recovery platform.

  • 920th Rescue Wing hosts change of command ceremony

    Col. Jesse Hamilton took command of the 920th Rescue Wing from Col. John Dobbin in a change of command ceremony held here September 11.Maj. Gen. Bryan Radliff, 10th Air Force commander, presided over the ceremony and highlighted the importance of the rescue wing’s mission to the success of combat

  • Wing exercise validates combat rescue sustainment functions

    More than 140 sustainment and operations Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing established a temporary contingency location (TCL) in less than 24 hours here Aug. 1-10, 2022 to conduct the wing’s Distant Horizon exercise, which validated the multi-capable sustainment abilities of a Personnel Recovery

  • 305th Rescue Squadron holds change of command ceremony

    Lt. Col. Brough McDonald took command of the 305th Rescue Squadron at a ceremony held here August 5.The change of command is a military tradition that formally signifies the transfer of responsibility from one commanding officer to another; symbolized through the passing of a guidon.“Going forward,

  • 308th Rescue Squadron holds change of command ceremony

    The 308th Rescue Squadron held a change of command ceremony here July 12 where Lt. Col. Dan Turpin passed on command to Lt. Col. Koaalii Bailey.The mission of the 308th RQS is to train and maintain the Air Force’s only dedicated rescue capability for Department of Defense personnel in support of

  • 920th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron holds change of command ceremony

    The 920th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron held a change of command ceremony here July 9.Maj. Steve Miller passed on command to Maj. Jonathan Crocker, formerly the 720th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s maintenance operations officer. The 920th AMXS oversees maintenance for the wing’s 10 HH-60G Pave