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  • Reserve Citizen Airmen welcome 920th MSG commander

    Joined by fellow Reserve Citizen Airmen, family and friends, the new 920th Mission Support Group commander took hold of the group’s flag during an assumption of command ceremony, July 14, here. Lt. Col. Adolph Rodriguez previously served as the deputy director of legislative affairs, U.S. Cyber Command, Fort Meade, Maryland, and is now commanding
  • 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
  • Two Air Force Reserve Pararescuemen among 7 Airmen killed in Iraq helicopter crash

    Two Air Force Reserve pararescuemen, Master Sgt. William Posch, 36 and Staff Sgt. Carl Enis, 31, are among the seven Airmen killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq, March 15, 2018.Both men were assigned to the 308th Rescue Squadron at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida. The squadron of elite Guardian Angel Airmen serve as highly trained rescue
  • Top Air Force leaders visit Florida Reserve Airmen to say thanks for hurricane relief efforts

    When the CEO sends top management to visit workers, it’s either because they did something very wrong, or they did something very right. On Sept. 20, 2017, top Air Force leadership visited the Airmen of the 920th Rescue Wing to thank them for their Herculean efforts over the past few weeks providing hurricane relief. On Sept. 20, 2017, the
  • Day into night, rescue Airmen save two German citizens at sea on long-range rescue mission

    In a concerted effort throughout July 7, 2017 and into the early hours of July 8, approximately 80 Citizen Airmen and four aircraft from the 920th Rescue Wing successfully rescued 2 German citizens whose vessel caught fire approximately 500 nautical miles off the east coast of Cape Canaveral, Florida.  At the request of the U.S. Coast Guard's
  • Patrick Air Force Wings solidify partnership in epic way

    Most business agreements are solidified over coffee and a handshake at a boardroom table, but joint mission partners here commemorated signing their host-tenant support agreement in a first-time epic fashion. Host base commander Brig. Gen. Wayne R. Monteith, 45th Space Wing, and tenant unit commander Col. Kurt Matthews, 920th Rescue Wing, agreed to
  • Air Force Reservists return home from Afghanistan and Africa deployments

    Approximately 75 Citizen Airman from the 920th Rescue Wing are expected to return to the U.S. from Afghanistan and Africa where they provided personnel recovery support over the last four months.The majority of the reservists have arrived and the rest should be home by the end of the week.With American flags and colorful signs in hand, a crowd
  • Citizen Airman saves eight people from drowning

    Sometimes spending time at the beach is just what one needs after a long day at work; however, for one Air Force Reserve Airman, his beach time was just what eight others needed. While surf fishing off the beach at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, Tech. Sgt. Shaun Hartman risked his life to save eight others who got caught in rip currents April 14,
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