920th Rescue Wing
  • Rescue warrior battles it out on prime time reality show

    Most people would jump at the chance to be stranded on a tropical island with a beautiful model. But what if it meant living in the jungle; making your own shelter; scavenging for your own food; encountering dangerous creatures, raging rivers, and extreme weather and competing against nine other couples in a physically and mentally draining
  • Rescue Airmen return from Afghanistan deployment

    Approximately 50 reservists from the 920th Rescue Wing returned to Patrick from Afghanistan Feb. 8 after providing personnel recovery support to ongoing operations for the last four months.
  • Teenager gives father gift of life for Christmas

    For one Palm Bay, Florida military family, Christmas came early. The family patriarch had been facing the harsh reality that he may not make it to Christmas Day due to a chronic medical condition that was worsening. His kidneys were functioning at only 12 percent and his hope of finding a viable donor in time was grim. But fate decided he would get the perfect gift this year - life. His 19-year-old daughter, the giver; her gift – a kidney.
  • Team Rescue supports Delta IV military satellite launch

    Team Rescue supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the WGS-8 spacecraft aboard a ULA Delta IV rocket from Space Launch Complex 37 here December 7 at 6:53 p.m. ET.
  • Fallen Rescue hero remembered

    Airmen from throughout the 920th Rescue Wing here remember the legacy of one of their own today, 15 years later. On Dec. 7, 2001, Staff Sgt. Douglas L. Eccleston died while performing his duties rescuing a sailor off the coast of Bermuda. During a mission to save a critically-ill crewman of the 600-foot supertanker Alma Belia, Eccleston's
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Citizen Airman support successful rocket launch of weather satellite

    Against a clear fall night on Florida's Space Coast, Citizen Airmen piloting an Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter, a few miles from Space Launch Complex 41 here, had the best view of an Atlas V rocket as it pierced the sky carrying a Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R spacecraft Nov. 19 at 6:42 p.m. ET.Prior to the launch, the
  • Air Force Reservist leads citizenship ceremony

    As an Immigration Services Officer in Orlando, Air Force Reservist Tech. Sgt. Angela Borders, 920th Force Support Squadron, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, led a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ceremony November 8, 2016, as the Mistress of  Ceremony. As a tribute to her service to the nation, she donned her service dress uniform during
  • 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