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Yellow Ribbon reveres military children
Dominick Lopez and Kyera Rowe, both children of military parents who recently deployed, participate in a dance-off contest during a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event in Chicago, April 21, 2018. The children also were awarded certificates of accomplishment as part of the Month of the Military Child program celebrated annually during the month of April. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Mota)
Miller Testifies on AFR Budget
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, speaks with Gen. Joseph Lengyel, chief of National Guard Bureau, before the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington D.C., April 17, 2018. Miller met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Air Force Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Miller Testifies on AFR Budget
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, testifies with fellow Guard and Reserve component chiefs during the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington D.C., April 17, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Miller Testifies on AFR Budget
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, testifies with fellow Guard and Reserve component chiefs during the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington D.C., April 17, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Miller Testifies on AFR Budget
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, chief of Air Force Reserve, and commander, Air Force Reserve Command, testifies with fellow Guard and Reserve component chiefs during the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington D.C., April 17, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Miller Highlights AF Reserve Issues at Caucus Breakfast
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, speaks to the audience at the House National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus Breakfast at the Rayburn Building, Washington D.C., April 13, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col Denise Kerr)
Miller Highlights AF Reserve Issues at Caucus Breakfast
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, speaks with Ohio Congressman Brad Wenstrup (R-2nd) at the House National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus Breakfast at the Rayburn Building, Washington D.C., April 13, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col Denise Kerr)
Miller Highlights AF Reserve Issues at Caucus Breakfast
Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, speaks with Maryland Congressman Anthony Brown (D-4th) at the House National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus Breakfast at the Rayburn Building, Washington, D.C., April13, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col Denise Kerr)
Lt. Gen. Miller Testifies before House Appropriations Committee
U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Gen. Maryanne Miller, Chief of Air Force Reserve, and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, speaks with Lt. Gen. Charles D. Luckey, Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, United States Army Reserve Command, prior to meeting with the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee at the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington D.C., April 12, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
Lt. Gen. Miller Testifies before House Appropriations Committee
Component chiefs for the Guard and Reserve prepare to be seated prior to meeting with the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee at the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington D.C., April 12, 2018. The chiefs met with the committee to discuss fiscal year 2019 budgeting for the Guard and Reserve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kat Justen)
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Staff Sgt. Carl Enis 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.
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(Left to Right) U.S. Air Force Reservists, Master Sgt. John Herrick, 39, who has completed three other marathons; Staff Sgt. Tyrone Hawkins, 47, an avid cyclist; 2nd Lt. Amber Schoenberger, a direct descendent of a Bataan Death March survivor; Tech. Sgt. Delbert Templeton, 36, a prior Marine; and Tech. Sgt. Trevor Petersma, 39, who completed the Air Force half marathon while deployed in Iraq in 2008, all members of the 610th Command and Control Squadron, pose behind their unit guidon after completing the Bataan Memorial Death March Marathon March 19 at White Sands Missile Range, NM. (Courtesy photo) Bataan survivor’s descendant leads unit in grueling marathon
Thirty years ago, she was dancing on her granddaddy’s feet; this month, she marched 26.2 miles through deep desert sand and over mountains carrying a 50-pound ruck sack with four comrades in arms, in his honor.
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Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, support a SpaceX launch from Kennedy Space Center (Courtesy photo) Citizen Airmen support milestone recycled rocket launch
SpaceX made history March 30 with the successful launch of a reused Falcon 9 rocket, marking the first time a commercial company has been able to send a previously-launched rocket into space a second time.   SpaceX launched SES-10 from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 6:27 p.m. EDT. One hour prior to the
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The U.S. Air Force’s 45th Space Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the WGS-9 spacecraft aboard a ULA Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37 at 8:18 p.m. ET March 18, 2017, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The Air Force has been breaking barriers since 1947 and the successful WGS-9 launch marks an important occasion for the Wideband constellation as it is a major milestone in a 20-year multilateral partnership. (Courtesy photo/ULA) Reserve Airmen support successful Delta IV launch
The U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 920th Rescue Wing in partnership with the 45th Space Wing, supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the WGS-9 spacecraft aboard a ULA Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37 here March 18.
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Senior Airman Liam Miner, 720th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron dedicated crew chief, stands by ready to marshall King 52, the first HC-130 configured for Air Force rescue, down the Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, taxiway for the last time March 6, 2017. King 52 will retire at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, with more than 50 years of service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lindsey Maurice) Air Force's first HC-130 takes final flight to retirement
After more than 50 years of faithful service and rescue missions spanning the globe, King 52, the first HC-130 configured for Air Force rescue in 1964, retires March 6, 2017.
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Col. Kurt Matthews (center) assumed command of the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 3 in a change of command ceremony officiated by Maj. Gen. Richard W. Scobee, 10th Air Force commander, Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas (left). Matthews replaced Col. Jeffrey L. Macrander (right) who served as the 920th RQW commander from August 2011 to December 2016. Approximately 400 civilian and military guests attended. (U.S. Air Force photo./1st Lt. Anna-Marie Wyant) Air Commando assumes command of 920th Rescue Wing
Col. Kurt Matthews assumed command of the 920th Rescue Wing here Dec. 3 in a change of command ceremony officiated by Maj. Gen. Richard Scobee, 10th Air Force, Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas.
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Aaron Farrior, former pararesuceman who served during the Vietnam War, takes a seat during the 2016 Pararescue Reunion in Melbourne, Florida, September 22, 2016. Farrior is the recipient of a Sliver Star and four Distinguished Flying Crosses for his actions and service during the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Dana White) Pararescuemen gather for rodeo, reunion
“That others may live.” To a pararecueman, this is the motto, creed and essence of what it means to be part of the Air Force’s guardian angel community. Through every war or conflict, this creed has created a brotherhood bonded through legacy - one continuing to be written. At the 2016 Pararescue Reunion in Melbourne, Florida, active duty, Guard
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2016
Air Force Reserve Pararescuemen or PJs from Portland’s 304th Rescue Squadron assisted in recovering a hiker who was declared missing October 25, 2016. Early October 26, 2016, a team of four PJs scoured steep rocky terrain near the Oregon-Washington border until nightfall with the assistance of volunteers, civil search and rescue teams, AT&T and Apple. Information was obtained to pinpoint the GPS coordinates for the victim, 31-year-old Melvin Burtch's, cell phone allowing searchers to navigate to the cell phone location. They found Burtch’s body within 50 yards of the location of the phone. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Maj. Chris Bernard)
Portland PJs recover missing hiker
Living by the words of their motto, these things we do that others may live, Air Force Reserve Pararescuemen, known as PJs, from Portland’s 304th Rescue Squadron assisted in recovering a hiker who was declared missing October 25. When 31-year-old Melvin Burtch didn’t return home that evening, Skamania County Sherriff initiated search efforts
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Patrick Air Force Base and Sea World personnel team up to help a  sick whale Sept. 7, which led Air Force Reservist Tech. Sgt. Bridget Gayden, 920th Rescue Wing Security Forces Airman, to become a Sea World volunteer to help sick animals.(U.S. Air Force photo Master Sgt. Paul Flipse) Beached whale encounter leads Airman to Sea World volunteerism
As an Air Force Reserve security forces Airman, Tech. Sgt. Bridget Gayden never imagined she’d be responding to help a sick mammal, however on Sept. 7, Gayden and fellow 920th Rescue Wing SF Airmen were called to help a 10-foot whale stranded on Patrick Air Force Base’s beach.“It was an unforgettable experience,” said Gayden which led her to
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2016
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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