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A heartwarming moment depicting the profession of Air Force pararescue which had a prominent role in rescuing victims from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina 11 years ago. The little girl in a pink shirt and pigtails flung her arms around the neck of Master Sgt. Mike Maroney, pararescueman, who hoisted her from the flooded ruins of her family's New Orleans home. The photo was a positive iconic memento during a dark time, for not only the hurricane victims, but for Maroney who had just returned from an overseas deployment to Afghanistan, before being sent to respond to hurricane victims. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Veronica Pierce) A memorable squeeze
Eleven years ago this month, this hug between rescuer and rescuee went viral. In September 2005, Master Sgt. Mike Maroney, pararescueman, was caught on camera by an Air Force photographer hugging this adorable 3-year-old girl with pigtails just after he rescued her, along with her family, from the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Last
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More than 20 local Space Coast clergy members pose for a photograph during Clergy Appreciation Day Aug. 29, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The guests were provided with a spiritual seminar hosted by the 45th Space Wing and the 920th Rescue Wing where they learned more about both missions and the Airmen who carry them out. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) Clergy Appreciation Day lifts spirits
More than 20 local Space Coast clergy members pose for a photograph during Clergy Appreciation Day Aug. 29, 2016, at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. The guests were provided with a spiritual seminar hosted by the 45th Space Wing and the 920th Rescue Wing where they learned more about both missions and the Airmen who carry them out. (U.S. Air Force
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The Florida Pararescue Team will host this year's Pararescue Rodeo and Reunion Sept. 19-24 at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Air Force Pararescue performs combat search and rescue as its primary mission, but also supports civilian search and rescue, humanitarian relief and safety, and security during all Space Coast rocket launches.  (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephany D. Richards)(released) Patrick to host pararescue rodeo, reunion Sept 19-25
The 920th Rescue Wing's Pararescue Team from its 308th Rescue Squadron will host the annual Pararescue Rodeo and Reunion here Sept. 19-25.
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Tech. Sgt. Isaac Shapiro packs a parachute at the 306th Rescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 14. He's an Air Force Reserve aircrew flight equipment specialist for the Guardian Angel squadron here, which is part of the 943rd Rescue Group. Shapiro transitioned to the Reserve six years ago after six years of active duty service to expand his breadth of experience and be part of the unique combat-search-and-rescue mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Carolyn Herrick) Rigger trades active-duty career for Guardian Angel mission
Before a pararescueman jumps out the back of a cargo plane, the last thing on his mind should be whether or not his parachute will deploy. He shouldn’t wonder, before he jumps into a black abyss of water, if the jet ski package will be intact after its descent. His focus should be on saving a life. In order to focus on a search and rescue mission,
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Individual Ready Reserve Muster attendees gather in the base theater to process through required stations here at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., May 6, 2016. The stations the attendees process through include medical, Air Force Reserve recruiting, Veteran's Assistance benefits, and military identification. (U.S. Air Force photo/Benjamin Thacker) (Released) Patrick hosts annual Individual Ready Reserve muster
The 45th Force Support Squadron in coordination with the 45th Medical Group, 45th Civil Engineer Squadron, 45th Security Forces Squadron, 920th Rescue Wing, 333rd Recruiting Squadron, and Veterans Administration, held their Annual Individual Ready Reserve Muster here May 6.The 45th Space Wing was selected to host the muster, which brought in more
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Master Sgt. Chris Seinkner, 308th Rescue Squadron, Patrick AFB, Fla., teams up with Staff Sgt. Eli Reynolds, of the 88th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Nellis AFB, Nev., to install the stabilization collar on the Orion Capsule during a recent exercise at NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab in Houston, Texas. The Air Force and NASA work together to prepare for contingency landing site support, payload security, medical support, coordination of airlift/sealift for contingency operations, as well as other support services required in the event of a spacecraft emergency. The 45th Operations Group’s Detachment 3, located at Patrick AFB, was chartered in 1959 by the Secretary of Defense as the DoD Mercury Support Office [later renamed DoD Manned Space Flight Support Office], its express purpose is providing DoD support to our nation's human space flight programs, putting people into space and returning them safely to Earth. (Courtesy photo/NASA)
Air Force, NASA team up to ready for America's return to human spaceflight
Air Force Guardian Angel Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing here and astronauts practiced aspects of safe rescue operations recently when they completed rehearsals at NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Lab in Houston, Texas, and at Langley Research Center, Virginia.NASA recently released news that its Commercial Crew Program is set to perform human spaceflight
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Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody lights the chief candle with retired Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Pannitto (left) during the Space Coast Chief Master Sergeant Recognition Ceremony March 5, 2016, in Cocoa Beach, Florida. The candle symbolizes the achievement and honor of earning the highest Air Force enlisted rank. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Michael Means) Space Coast honors newest chiefs
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Cody made a special visit to the Space Coast to welcome nine Airmen to the rank of chief master sergeant at a ceremony in Cocoa Beach, March 6."When you look at your stripes be proud of them. Becoming a chief doesn't happen overnight," Cody said. "You are here because of the support of your loved ones
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An HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter and a CH-149 Cormorant helicopter park in the Florida Keys during a U.S.-Canada search-and-rescue exercise March 5, 2016. Rescue Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., have been working alongside Canadian search-and-rescue technicians annually for more than a decade. (courtesy photo) Rescue Reservists train with Royal Canadian Air Force
More than 100 Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing here trained with Royal Canadian Air Force search-and-rescue personnel during an annual exercise in Key West, Florida, March 2-6.During the search-and-rescue exercise, or SAREX, the Reserve Airmen and their counterparts practiced land and water rescue operations on the island just 90 miles from Cuba.
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Default Air Force Logo Rescue Reservists clear range for rocket launch
Wing reservists provided range-clearance and contingency support for the successful launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Feb. 5 at 8:38 a.m.Onboard the Atlas was the final in a block of 12 GPS IIF satellites. The Boeing-built GPS IIF satellites provides improved
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The 304th Rescue Squadron pararescue team from Portland, Ore., inserted onto Mount Hood via a Snowcat at 8,000-foot to begin the search and rescue effort to locate a lost skier at sunrise on Feb. 2, 2016. With the help of local SAR organization they found the skier at 11 a.m. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Chris Bernard) 
Portland pararescuers recover lost skier on Mount Hood
Air Force Reservists from the 304th Rescue Squadron joined forces with local volunteer search and rescue organizations to rescue a lost skier who called 911 after getting lost on Mount Hood, a popular wilderness recreation area 40 miles east of Portland.The call for assistance came in the early evening from the Clackamas County Sherriff's office
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