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  • Rescue Wing personnel bolster combat capabilities

    920th Rescue Wing Airmen had the opportunity to participate in combat-skills training here this week.Participants were motivated to partake in the three-day exercise’s activities. They all experienced patrolling with small-team tactics, operating night vision goggles, using different types of tactical radios, building expedient bivouac sites,
  • 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
  • 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
  • A New Era Takes Flight

    A rainy June 2, 2020, was a historic day for the 39th Rescue Squadron as aircrew members flew the first fully operational HC-130J Combat King II training mission.  This first operational flight marks an important milestone for the 39th RQS because the HC-130J replaced the HC-130 P/N as the only Air Force dedicated fixed-wing personnel recovery
  • Aiming higher: Airmen contribute to human spaceflight from Apollo to tomorrow

    From Air Force Col. Nick Hague, who is currently aboard the International Space Station, all the way back to Buzz Aldrin, who was a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot in the Korean War, Airmen are among the more than 60% of astronauts who came from the uniformed service.
  • Top 5 ways not to hear “I’m bored” this summer and encourage learning

    School may be out for the summer but that does not mean learning needs to stop. Continuing to engage in fun learning activities helps students retain information they learned during the past school year, and parents can enjoy getting involved in the learning process as well. Here are a few ideas for individual and family activities: Encourage 20
  • U.S. Air Force Reserve commander born at sea after parents fled Vietnam pays it forward through service

    U.S. Air Force Reserve commander born at sea after parents fled Vietnam pays it forward by serving
  • Reserve Citizen Airman Takes First in Cycling at 2019 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials

    More than 120 wounded warriors from the Air Force and Army gathered March 1 to officially open the sixth annual Air Force Trials at Nellis Air Force Base.
  • 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
  • A Somber Mission: Air Force Reserve Guardian Angels Team Up For Recovery On Mt. Hood

    Wednesday morning the 304th Rescue Squadron supported a rescue operation on Mt. Hood after a downed aircraft was spotted earlier this week.Twelve personnel from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Air Force Reserve, participated in the rescue efforts. During the course of the operation it was discovered that there were no survivors and they would be
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