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  • 920th RQW enhance tactics for combat in contested environments

    The 920th Rescue Wing assessed and validated combat applications developed over the past two years during their annual FURY HORIZON 22 exercise here Feb. 5.In a scenario replicating Indo-Pacific region major combat operations, 300 military personnel were isolated on a remote island used for agile

  • 920th RQW answers call to conduct civilian medical airlift

    The 920th Rescue Wing conducted a multi-person medical airlift in support of a critically-injured person aboard a cruise ship 600 nautical miles off the coast of Florida Feb. 15.The 920th RQW launched two of its HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters, two HC-130J Combat King II aircraft and a team of

  • Air Force Reserve medics mobilized a second time for COVID response

    As COVID-19 continues to impact the U.S. healthcare system in pockets of the country, the Air Force Reserve is once again mobilizing approximately 40 ground medical personnel to assist civilian hospitals in New York and California at the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

  • 39th RQS assumption of command

    The 39th Rescue Squadron held an assumption of command ceremony here, Feb. 6.The new 39th Rescue Squadron commander explained how impressed he is with the unit’s cohesion and abilities.“So far I’ve seen a great group of people who are continuing to hack the mission. We will, I’m certain, be ready

  • 920th LRS assumption of command

    The 920th Logistics Readiness Squadron held an assumption of command ceremony here, Feb. 6.The new commander explained how much he has already seen and is impressed with the work of the squadron.“You already have the skills and knowledge on how to get the mission done and you have shown me that day

  • 920th MSG assumption of command

    The 920th Mission Support Group held an assumption of command ceremony here, Feb. 6.Formerly the 920th Rescue Wing Logistics Readiness Squadron Commander, the new 920th Mission Support Group Commander explained how proud she is to become the new commander.“People ask me how we are going to put the

  • 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

  • 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

  • To the Rescue

    A hospital within a hospital, a first of its kind, was the response needed to combat a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans and was rapidly affecting New York, the country and world.This strain of coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is proving to be as devastating

  • 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