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Courtesy photo 'If you can't hear, you must feel'
The 920th Rescue Wing celebrates the wing's heritage during African American History Month through the story of Reserve Citizen Airman Lt. Col. (Dr.) Arnold T. Stocker, who was the first  African American pararescueman to join the 920th Rescue Wing in 1995. Stocker, who holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree and is a Certified Registered
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Senior Airman Davy Brinkmann, 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, special missions aviations specialist, gets sight on a fellow pararescuemen below as they prepare to hoist two stranded victims of Hurricane Harvey Aug. 31, 2017 from Beaumont, Texas. Reserve Citizen Airman named Space Coast Firefighter of the Year
Senior Airman Davey Brinkman, a special mission aviator with the 920th Rescue Wing's 301st Rescue Squadron, was named 2017 Space Coast Fire Chiefs' Association Firefighter of the Year.
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Reserve Citizen Airmen Staff Sgt.Gregg Forshaw, 308th Rescue Squadron pararescuemen, 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, gets a child to safely to his helicopter August 30, 2017, while flying Hurricane Harvey relief missions with his rescue team in and around Port Arthur, Texas (Courtesy photo) Helicopter crew recalls family-of-four Harvey relief mission
Reserve Citizen Airman Staff Sgt. Gregg Forshaw, 308th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, and Senior Airman Davy Brinkmann, 301st Rescue Squadron special mission aviator, 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, were part of a six-person HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter crew that rescued 84 Hurricane Harvey survivors Aug. 30, around Port Arthur,
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Maj. Chris Ferrara, HC-130P/N "King" co-pilot, is part of  concerted rescue effort of approximately 80 wing personnel from the 920th Rescue Wing who rescued two German citizens in distress at sea July 7, 2017 and into July 8. The victim's vessel caught fire approximately 500 nautical miles off the east coast of southern Florida. At the request of the U.S. Coast Guard's Seventh District in Miami, the 920th RQW was alerted by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to assist in the long-range search and rescue. Approximately 80 wing Citizen Airmen and four wing aircraft helped execute the rescue mission to include, maintenance, operations and support personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark Borosch)
Day into night, rescue Airmen save two German citizens at sea on long-range rescue mission
In a concerted effort throughout July 7, and into the early hours of July 8, approximately 80 Citizen Airmen and four aircraft from the 920th Rescue Wing successfully rescued 2 German citizens whose vessel caught fire approximately 500 nautical miles off the east coast of southern Florida. At the request of the U.S. Coast Guard's Seventh District
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Staff Sgt. August O’Niell, (right), pararescueman, and his wingmen, Maj. Paul Carpenter (center), HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter instructor pilot, and Chief Master Sgt. Randolph Wells, special mission aviation superintendent, gave a presentation on resiliency to 45th Space Wing and Air Force Technical Applications Center Airmen May 19 and 22. The three embarked on a 2011 deployment to save lives when O’Niell was shot through both legs during a combat rescue mission in Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo SrA Brandon Kalloo Sanes) Airman shares journey after combat injury takes leg
Difficult and challenging things happen to everyone, but having resiliency is the ability to bounce back after facing diversity, said the 45th Space Wing Interim Command Chief Master Sgt. Alexander Hall as he addressed Airmen during Wingman Day.
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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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