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  • Maintenance squadron phase and letter checks keep aircraft mission ready

    The aircraft that carry out the 920th Rescue Wing’s mission of rescuing isolated personnel take on various levels of wear and tear and after hundreds of hours flying they require intensive maintenance known as letter checks, or phases, which the 920th Maintenance Squadron provides throughout the

  • Rescue wing honors Khobar Towers fallen during ceremony

    920th Rescue Wing Airmen, Team Patrick, family, and friends gathered here June 21 to honor 19 Airmen killed in a terrorist attack 26 years ago known as the Khobar Towers bombing.The Khobar Towers bombing of 1996 was a terrorist attack on a U.S. Air Force housing complex in the town of Khobar, near

  • Fusion cell shapes wing deliberate planning processes

    While most Air Force wings have a plans and program office for long-term planning the 920th Rescue Wing has enhanced its planning abilities by creating a fusion cell designed to implement exercises based on deliberate, joint planning that modernizes the wing’s agile combat readiness for missions

  • 920th aircraft structural maintenance shop accelerates change

    When a bird struck the leading edge of one of the wing’s C-130J Combat King II aircraft during a flight the 920th Maintenance Squadron’s aircraft structural maintenance shop successfully repaired the damage and returned the aircraft to flying operations within two months; saving the wing more

  • 920th Rescue Wing develops enhanced combat rescue structure

    After two years of assessment and validation the 920th Rescue Wing has developed an enhanced Personnel Recovery Task Force (PRTF) structure along with overhauled tactics, techniques, and procedures with a specific design to deny competitors exploitation of isolated personnel.The structure

  • 920th aircrew flight equipment team outfit flying operations

    When 920th Rescue Wing aircrew take off  they require a specific type of equipment that will keep them safe and allow them to accomplish their missions successfully. To outfit them with the right gear, the 920th Operations Squadron aircrew flight equipment team answers that call to deliver an

  • 920th Rescue Wing flight chief essential to developing new Airmen

    As newly-enlisted Airmen leave for basic military training (BMT) they have many things to prepare for. This includes both mental and physical preparation for the challenging eight weeks they will have ahead of them. Guiding this next generation in preparation for BMT, the 920th Rescue Wing

  • Maintenance squadron support section critical supplier for operations

    For the 920th Rescue Wing to be mission ready, everyone involved must be equipped to achieve success and the combined effort with personnel from the 920th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 720th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron support section’s ability to keep the right maintenance tools in the right