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  • Guardian Angels Rescue Lost Father, Daughter Near Mt. Hood

    On September 3, a 34-year-old male, his seven-year-old daughter, and their dog were rescued after being reported missing for two days in the Mt. Hood wilderness area.At the time of notification, the lost personnel were believed to be in a steep canyon. Clackamas County Sheriffs took the lead and requested assistance from the 304th Rescue Squadron,
  • Pararescue Command Chief Leaves Legacy of Resilent Leadership

    Attaining the rank of Chief Master Sergeant, the Air Force’s highest enlisted rank, is usually the pinnacle of an Airman’s career, but for Command Chief Master Sgt. Douglas C. Isaacks, a 20-year pararescueman, his career has been a daisy chain of successes leading to his rise to the top in the most-deployed, and only Reserve Rescue wing in the
  • Combat-search-and-rescue Airmen press pause to tackle Hurricane Florence aftermath

    Reserve and active duty pararescuemen were undergoing dive and jump training on Sept. 11, in Key West, Florida, when they were recalled back to their home units to immediately begin the process of pre-positioning for Hurricane Florence search-and-rescue operations.Reserve Citizen Airmen within the 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick Air Force Base,
  • Air Force Reserve pararescueman laid to rest in Florida

    Loved ones and fellow Reserve Citizen Airmen paid respects as Master Sgt. William Posch, 36, of Indialantic, Florida, was laid to rest with full military honors at Florida Memorial Gardens, Rockledge, Florida, Thursday, June 21.   A seasoned combat veteran, Sergeant Posch served as a pararescuemen assigned to the 308th Rescue Squadron providing
  • Shared tears and triumphs define Memorial Day for 920th Rescue Wing commander

    A year-and-a-half into commanding the 920th Rescue Wing and Col. Kurt A. Matthews is getting ready to attend his fourth burial.   Tragedies of the past year brought Memorial Day into perspective for 2,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen that serve with the 920th Rescue Wing, along with Matthews, who has seen the scars left by Vietnam in his own family.
  • Patrick Air Force Base community welcomes home fallen hero

    The Patrick Air Force Base community came out in full force to honor Master Sgt. William Posch who was brought home April 4. He died in a helicopter crash in Iraq last month.  Both civilian and military personnel stood shoulder-to-shoulder lining the streets during Posch's dignified transfer to honor an American hero and his family for their
  • African American Reservist realizes many dreams

    In celebration of our wing heritage during African American History Month, meet Reserve Citizen Airman Lt. Col. (Dr.) Arnold T. Stocker who holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree and is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Stocker has more than 40 years serving in the U.S. military and was the first African American pararescueman to join
  • Guardian Angel team aids in high-altitude rescue in Washington State

    Air Force Reserve Guardian Angel members from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland, Oregon, combined forces with a U.S. Army Reserve CH-47 Chinook helicopter unit, out of Joint Base Lewis McCord to rescue a stranded climber June 1, 2017.According to the National Park Service, the experienced mountaineer, who is also a member of Canada’s national
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