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920th Rescue Wing receives Power and Vigilance Award

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  • By Maj. Rodney Ellison
  • 10th Air Force Public Affairs
Maj. Gen. Ronald B. "Bruce" Miller, 10th Air Force commander, awarded Col. Kurt Matthews, 920th Rescue Wing commander, with the Power and Vigilance Award May 8, during the Combat Planning Council social at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas.

The Power and Vigilance Award is presented to the 10th Air Force unit which best exhibits the Numbered Air Force's vision as "The premier provider of affordable, integrated, flexible and mission-ready Reserve Citizen Airmen to execute power and vigilance in support of U.S. National Security." The 920th Rescue Wing distinguished themselves by performing two sea rescues each approximately 500 miles out, as well as assisting with rescues during Hurricane Harvey and conducting search and rescue missions after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, among multiple overseas deployments, and many other notable achievements.