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  • Memorial Day rescue by Portland Air Force Reserve Guardian Angels

    The 304th Rescue Squadron combined forces with local authorities and the Oregon National Guard to rescue three climbers who fell on Mount Hood Memorial Day.The motto of the Guardian Angels is “These things we do, that others may live,” and this credo has no limits. Within an hour of notification these Citizen Airmen were at the Squadron, leaving
  • Air Force leaders thank Florida Reserve Airmen for hurricane relief efforts

    Air Force leadership visited the Airmen of the 920th Rescue Wing here Sept. 20, to thank them for their Herculean efforts over the past few weeks providing hurricane relief.
  • Office worker turns rescue hero

    On July 7, approximately 80 Reservists and four aircraft from the 920th Rescue Wing geared up for a long-range rescue of two German citizens whose vessel caught fire approximately 500 nautical miles east of the Florida coastline in the Bermuda Triangle.Those 80 Airmen consisted of four aircraft aircrews as well as maintenance and operations teams
  • Rescue warriors head downrange

    This summer, Guardian Angel Airmen and support personnel from the 304th Rescue Squadron, Portland, Oregon, embarked on the largest deployment in the history of the squadron.Their extended deployment to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia in support of Operation Inherent Resolve is unprecedented for three reasons.First, the 304th RQS is an Air
  • Rescue heroes headline Miami Beach air show

    Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, joined top tier U.S. military assets from around the world in Miami Beach to demonstrate a cumulative show of air power at the National Salute to America’s Heroes Air and Sea Show, May 27-28.Military personnel from active, guard and reserve units performed numerous
  • 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.
  • Citizen Airman saves eight people from drowning

    Sometimes spending time at the beach is just what one needs after a long day at work; however, for one Air Force Reserve Airman, his beach time was just what eight others needed. While surf fishing off the beach at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, Tech. Sgt. Shaun Hartman risked his life to save eight others who got caught in rip currents April 14.
  • Mom, RV adventurer makes Air Force Reserve Rescue history

    Individuals start businesses, build monuments and create beautiful artwork to gain recognition and to kick start their own legacies. However, sometimes people do amazing things that were never a part of their agenda to begin with.Citizen Airman Maj. Jennifer Orton is one of those people. Most days she spends her time caring for her two young
  • 304th RQS partners with federal, civilian emergency responders

    Air Force reservists from the 304th Rescue Squadron at Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., train with Oregon and Kentucky National Guard chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives enhanced force response force package members during the Cascadia Rising exercise at Camp Rilea, Warrenton, Ore., June 8, 2016. Cascadia
  • Rescue reservists partner with emergency responders

    Air Force reservists from the 304th Rescue Squadron at Portland Air National Guard Base, Ore., train with Oregon and Kentucky National Guard chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives enhanced force response force package members during the Cascadia Rising exercise at Camp Rilea, Warrenton, Ore., June 8, 2016. Cascadia
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