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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,
  • 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 as the 1918 Spanish Flu claiming the lives of over
  • Memorial Day rescue by Portland Air Force Reserve Guardian Angels

    The 304th Rescue Squadron combined forces with local authorities and the Oregon National Guard to rescue three climbers who fell on Mount Hood this Memorial Day.The motto of the Guardian Angels is “These things we do, that others may live,” and this credo has no limits. Within an hour of notification these Citizen Airmen were at the Squadron,
  • Final respects paid to pararescueman Staff Sergeant Carl Enis

    Loved ones, friends, 308th Rescue Squadron teammates and 920th Rescue Wing members paid their respects as Staff Sgt. Carl Enis was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery Monday, May 21, 2018. Enis, a pararescuemen, was providing combat rescue support for Inherent Resolve, when he, along with six other Airmen, was killed in an HH-60G Pave Hawk
  • Citizen Airmen conduct long-range rescue of cruise passenger

    Within two hours of the call, Citizen Airmen with 920th Rescue Wing took to the skies bound for a cruise ship roughly 500 miles off the Florida coastline carrying an elderly passenger suffering an acute condition and in need of medical evacuation Nov. 7, 2017.The long-range mission, requiring two HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters, Guardian Angel
  • Guardian Angels welcome new commander

    The 308th Rescue Squadron Guardian Angel Citizen Airmen welcomed their new commander, Lt. Col. Timothy Hanks, during a change of command ceremony Nov. 4, 2017 at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute.Hanks comes to the 920th Rescue Wing from Special Operations Command Central, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, where he worked as the
  • Guardian Angels undergo intensive pre-deployment training

    A team of 39 Guardian Angels from the 308th Rescue Squadron traveled to Perry, Georgia, Oct. 12, 2017 for an intensive five-day training exercise at the Guardian Centers state-of-the-art urban training facility before gearing up for their upcoming deployment.Supported by two 301st Rescue Squadron HH-60 Pave Hawks and crews, the Guardian Angels
  • 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
  • NFL football hero visits Guardian Angels, shares personal battle with mental illness

    If you ever followed American football in the 1980s, the name Herschel Walker of the Dallas Cowboys was legendary. At six-foot-one, his granite-like physique was built not by lifting weights but through bodyweight exercises — lots of them. On the order of 2,000-3,000 push-ups and sit-ups every day. In his 50s now, he visited with Guardian Angel
  • 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 Guardian Angel Standardization and Evaluations NCO.
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