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Guardian Angels undergo intensive pre-deployment training Reserve Citizen Airmen undergo intensive pre-deployment training
A team of 39 Reserve Citizen Airman Guardian Angels from the 308th Rescue Squadron traveled to Perry, Georgia, Oct. 12, 2017 for an intensive five-day training exercise at the Guardian Centers state-of-the-art urban training facility before gearing up for their upcoming deployment.Supported by two 301st Rescue Squadron HH-60 Pave Hawks and crews,
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Rescue teams from the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, rescue stranded victims trapped by flooding from Hurricane Harvey Aug. 31, 2017 in Beaumont, Texas. The 920th RQW deployed roughly 90 Citizen Airmen, three Pave Hawks and two HC-130Ns in support of Air Force Northern’s search and rescue mission for FEMA disaster relief efforts. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lindsey Maurice) Florida Reserve Airmen fly Texas relief missions
A contingent of 95 Air Force Reservists from the 920th Rescue Wing, Cocoa Beach, Florida, joined forces with several other groups of military rescue assets and were airborne within the first few hours of arriving here, exercising their combat rescue skills over and around Houston.
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Three 920th Rescue Wing pararescuemen were part of the most challenging mission of 2013 which led to them being awarded the Mackay Trophy. (From left to right) Staff Sgt. Lee Von Hack-Prestinary, Tech. Sgt. Dan Warren and Tech. Sgt. Jason Broline earned the award for their heroic efforts to safely evacuate American citizens and provide medical care to the passengers who were critically injured when their CV-22 Osprey came under heavy enemy fire during the mission December 21, 2013. (Courtesy photo) Three years later: Epic Rooster 73 Flight remembered
In the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum, in the same exhibit hall with Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis and the Wright Brothers' 1903 flyer, under a case of protective glass, stands a massive silver cup, lined in gold, atop a three-tiered mahogany pedestal.The pedestal is adorned with dozens of small, silver medallions
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Defense Secretary Ash Carter announces his Women in Service Review during a press brief at the Pentagon, Dec. 3, 2015. DoD photo by Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Adrian Cadiz Carter opens all military occupations, positions to women
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced today that beginning in January 2016, all military occupations and positions will be open to women, without exception.For the first time in U.S. military history, as long as they qualify and meet specific standards, the secretary said women will be able to contribute to the Defense Department mission with no
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