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  • 27-year pararescueman retires

    After 27 years serving as an Air Force Pararescueman (PJ), Senior Master Sgt. Jon Grant retired January 7, 2017. He was highly decorated and deployed many times in support of combat operations. Within the 920th Rescue Wing, he served as the 920th Operations Group Pararescue Superintendant and the

  • Three years later: Epic Rooster 73 Flight remembered

    In the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum, in the same exhibit hall with Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis and the Wright Brothers' 1903 flyer, under a case of protective glass, stands a massive silver cup, lined in gold, atop a three-tiered mahogany pedestal.The pedestal

  • Not a typical day at the beach; Pararescue Rodeo tests battlefield Airmen

    The 920th Rescue Wing hosted the 2016 Pararescue Rodeo in and around Florida's Space Coast Sept. 19-23. The Guardian Angel Team from the 308th Rescue Squadron here put 46 battlefield Airmen through the rigors of battle-ready drills to save lives in combat, amongst Florida’s tropical environment. Far

  • Patrick Guardian Angel Team to host Pararescue Rodeo, Reunion Sept 19-25

    The 920th Rescue Wing's Guardian Angel Team from its 308th Rescue Squadron will host the annual Pararescue Rodeo here Sept. 19-23.   The week-long competition will test these elite special operators and many of the skills they employ to serve as first responders on the battlefield – saving the lives

  • Rescue wing supports successful rocket launch, national defense mission

    The 920th Rescue Wing provided range clearance and contingency support for the successful launch of an NROL-61 spacecraft aboard an Atlas V rocket from Launch Complex 41 at nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station July 28, 2016, at 8:37 a.m. ET. The ULA Atlas V rocket was carrying a national security