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The mission of the 306th Rescue Squadron (Air Force Reserve), a unit assigned to the 943rd Rescue Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, a geographically separated unit within the 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick Space Force Base, Florida, is to develop and maintain a warrior culture where fitness, education and combat skills are practiced every day and to forge a team by sharing knowledge, experience and travel as well as to be a full partner in the 943rd RQG; the rescue team of choice to recover isolated personnel anytime, anywhere. 

Air Force Pararescuemen, also known as PJs, are the only Department of Defense elite combat forces specifically organized, trained, equipped and postured to conduct full spectrum Personnel Recovery to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. These battlefield Airmen are the most highly trained and versatile personnel recovery specialists in the world. Pararescue is the nation's force of choice to execute the most perilous, demanding and extreme rescue missions anytime, anywhere across the globe.


If you're interested in becoming an Air Force Reserve Pararescumen, contact one of the following recruiters:

304th Rescue Squadron

Portland, OR 97266
Commercial: (503) 772-8070

306th Rescue Squadron
Tucson, AZ 85712
Commercial: (520) 298-2322

308th Rescue Squadron
Patrick Space Force Base, Fla. 32925
Commercial: (321) 494-1962