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A modified U.S. C-130 aircraft, assigned to the 910th Airlift Wing, sprays water simulating a pesticide solution during a field exercise as part of the Department of Defense Aerial Spray Certification Course, Jan. 13, 2016. The 910th Airlift Wing has been tasked with providing its unique aerial spray capability to assist with recovery efforts in eastern Texas, following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. Youngstown Air Reserve Station's 910th Airlift Wing is home to DoD’s only aerial spray mission. Earth Wind and Fire: Reservists own the skies
For the first time in the nearly 70-year history of the Air Force Reserve, all three special mission units have been called to action simultaneously due to a series of catastrophic events that have affected wide swaths of the U.S. Reserve Citizen Airmen from across the country are conducting weather reconnaissance, aerial spray and airborne
0 9/11
2017
Members of the 304th Rescue Squadron drive all-terrain vehicles onto a C-5 Galaxy in preparation for the unit’s largest deployment in its 60-year history, May 27, 2017, Portland, Oregon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Schaeffer Bonner) Rescue warriors head downrange
This summer, Guardian Angel Airmen and support personnel from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland, Oregon, embarked on the largest deployment in the history of the squadron.Their extended deployment to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia in support of Operation Inherent Resolve is unprecedented for three reasons.First, the 304th RQS is an Air
0 7/08
2017
The first stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket returns for a successful landing June 3, 2017, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. 

Photo courtesy of SpaceX Citizen Airmen support milestone rocket launch
Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing cleared the range June 3 for a SpaceX mission which marked the 100th launch from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Florida.Flying HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters, reservists from the wing routinely clear the coastline of marine vessels as a safety precaution before launches.According to
0 6/06
2017
A Pararescueman from the 920th Rescue Wing out of Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., enters the water from an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter during the National Salute to America’s Heroes Air and Sea Show, May 27, 2017, at Miami Beach, Fla. Top tier U.S. military assets assembled in Miami to showcase air superiority while honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice during the Memorial Day weekend. The 920th Rescue Wing, the Air Force Reserve’s only rescue wing, headlined the airshow, demonstrating combat-search-and-rescue capabilities, by teaming up with a HC-130P/N Combat King and four A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Brandon Kalloo Sanes) Rescue heroes headline Miami Beach air show
Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, joined top tier U.S. military assets from around the world in Miami Beach to demonstrate a cumulative show of air power at the National Salute to America’s Heroes Air and Sea Show, May 27-28.Military personnel from active, guard and reserve units performed numerous
0 5/28
2017
Maj. Jennifer Orton, a combat search and rescue (CSAR) pilot with the 39th Rescue Squadron here, flies the HC-130P/N King fixed-wing aerial refueling aircraft on missions for the 920th Rescue Wing. Orton recently discovered that according to the 39th RSQ she holds the title of being their first female Air Force Reserve fixed-wing CSAR pilot. (U.S. Photo by Senior Airman Brandon Kalloo Sanes) Mom, RV adventurer makes Air Force Reserve Rescue history
Individuals start businesses, build monuments and create beautiful artwork to gain recognition and to kick start their own legacies. However, sometimes people do amazing things that were never a part of their agenda to begin with.Citizen Airman Maj. Jennifer Orton is one of those people. Most days she spends her time caring for her two young
0 1/08
2017
Twenty-one Air Force Reserve Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, received their Associate of Applied Science degrees from the Community College of the Air Force Dec. 4 during a ceremony at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute here. 
During the ceremony, Col. Brett Howard, the 920th RQW vice wing commander, presented the diplomas while 920th RQW Command Chief Timothy Bianchi presented special coins to each graduate.
Citizen Airmen from Patrick earn CCAF degrees
Twenty-one Reserve Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing here received their Associate of Applied Science degrees from the Community College of the Air Force Dec. 4 during a ceremony at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute here.
0 12/05
2016
Colonel Michael J. Underkofler is the Chief of Staff for the Air Force Reserve Command's 22nd Air Force Dobbins ARB, GA assisting with the supervision of the Reserve's air mobility operations and other vital mission sets to include undergraduate pilot training, flight test operations and a highly mobile civil engineering response force. A Contagion Spreads: Air Force Kudzu
The zealous desire by some Airmen to acquire then boastfully use post-nominals is as noxious and invasive in the Air Force as the destructive weed kudzu is in the American countryside. It detracts from the study of the profession of arms, hampers the delivery of required services, and delays individual mastery of core career field competencies.
0 9/29
2016
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