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  • Air Force Guardian Angels test Orion spacecraft rescue support equipment

    When NASA’s Orion spacecraft returns from its missions beyond the moon, the crew module will splash down in the ocean just like the Apollo capsules that took men to the moon and back in the 1970s.The space agency needs to make sure the rescue support equipment for the Orion crew module is practical,

  • Portland PJs recover missing hiker

    Living by the words of their motto, these things we do that others may live, Air Force Reserve Pararescuemen, known as PJs, from Portland’s 304th Rescue Squadron assisted in recovering a hiker who was declared missing October 25. When 31-year-old Melvin Burtch didn’t return home that evening,

  • Beached whale encounter leads Airman to Sea World volunteerism

    As an Air Force Reserve security forces Airman, Tech. Sgt. Bridget Gayden never imagined she’d be responding to help a sick mammal, however on Sept. 7, Gayden and fellow 920th Rescue Wing SF Airmen were called to help a 10-foot whale stranded on Patrick Air Force Base’s beach.“It was an

  • 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 Airmen support successful Delta IV rocket launch

    The U.S. Air Force Reserve's 920th Rescue Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the third and fourth Orbital ATK-built Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program satellites aboard a Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37B hereat 12:52  a.m. EDT.Maintenance