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  • Rigged and ready

    Moving 1,000 pounds is tough, securing it to a parachute to be dropped into a warzone might be tougher – unless you’re a parachute rigger in the 920th Rescue Wing.The 920th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s air transportation specialists, also called riggers, are part of a unit tasked with procuring, managing and transporting supplies for 920th RQW
  • Air Force readdresses women’s hair standard after feedback

    The change addresses feedback received since the previous guidance was originally published. Specifically, women voiced concerns over difficulty related to securing hair in a manner that does not extend beyond the head.
  • Air Force coins official Maintenance Duty Uniform, adds immediate wear of tactical OCP caps

    Air Force commanders of units with aircraft maintenance, industrial and other labor intensive Air Force Specialty Codes will have the option to authorize wear of a standardized, maintenance duty uniform, also referred to as coveralls, which may be worn on a day-to-day basis upon publication of the updated AFI 36-2903 anticipated for August 2021.
  • 920th Maintenance shop propels wing mission

    The 920th Rescue Wing depends on the 920th Maintenance Squadron Propulsion Shop to ensure the engines of both the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter and the HC-130J Combat King II aircraft are maintained with expertise. “This engine shop supports the wing by doing the inspections, build-up and tear-downs of the helicopter and C-130 motors,” said Master
  • Down to the wire

    Three maintainers from the 720th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron worked overnight to ensure an aircraft was ready to perform when an issue arose the day before a performance in the National Salute to America's Heroes Air and Sea Show over Memorial Day weekend.  The 39th and 301st Rescue Squadrons were scheduled to fly one HC-130J Combat King II and
  • Radliff takes the reins

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Chief of the Air Force Reserve and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, transferred command of the Tenth Air Force from Maj. Gen. Brian Borgen to Maj. Gen. Bryan Radliff in a change of command ceremony in the Naval Operations Support Center on Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, June 4, 2021.
  • Dedication to task

    In the minutes it takes the average adult to finish reading this story, 920th Maintenance Squadron deployed crew chiefs and maintainers often have as much time – or less – to prepare a 20,000-pound search and rescue aircraft weapon system for flight.Tech. Sgt. Jody Winnett has routinely tackled the charge to inspect, maintain, and overhaul his
  • AFRC launches Digital Age Resiliency tool on AF Connect

    Reserve Citizen Airmen are now able to access Developing Resilient Leader, or DRL, content on demand on any device from one easy-to-access location on the Air Force Connect app. The DRL Digital Age Learning Content Wall of the Air Force Reserve Command’s AF Connect page was designed to be an easy-to-access and user-friendly hub for DRL-related information, documents and links. The content will provide resiliency material for AFRC’s 74,000 Airmen, with new content added on a scheduled basis for commanders to use and present as needed.
  • Step by step

    A 920th Rescue Wing Airman recently accepted a Filipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal in posthumous recognition of her late grandfather’s military service.Master Sgt. Janet Muñoz,  301st Squadron Medical Element non-commissioned officer in charge, received the award during a March 2021 live stream event in honor of Isabelo Leano
  • 943rd Rescue Group ready for SAR operations in agile combat environment

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 943rd Rescue Group successfully completed training scenarios that incorporated highly mobile, temporary facilities in remote, austere locations while still performing combat search and rescue operations from April 30 through May 3.Exercise Northern Assessment was hosted by the Arizona Army National Guard Base at Camp
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