The Air Force Space Command and Joint Force Space Component Commander Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, presented two bronze star medals, including one with valor, to a Reserve Citizen Airman from the 308th Rescue Squadron on June 14, 2019.
Not even the king of Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffet, could compete with a two-star general when a tropical rock band halted its set to pay tribute to Maj. Gen. Ronald B. “Bruce” Miller with the Air Force song–island style, when he showed up in a Florida beach town with 15 Texans.
Asan Bui was born at sea forty-four years ago this month. Adrift in the ocean, aboard a wooden boat, Bui’s father and expectant mother found themselves pitted against all odds along with their 5 children, ages 2 to 11.
Following the February Unit Training Assembly, the 920th Rescue Wing partnered with the 45th Space Wing to conduct an emergency response exercise.
Attaining the rank of Chief Master Sergeant, the Air Force’s highest enlisted rank, is usually the pinnacle of an Airman’s career, but for Command Chief Master Sgt. Douglas C. Isaacks, a 20-year pararescueman, his career has been a daisy chain of successes leading to his rise to the top in the most-deployed, and only Reserve Rescue wing in the nation.
In an unmarked grave 20 miles north of Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, lay the remains of a Tuskegee Airman. Despite his legacy, he was buried in 2009 without proper military honors.
Has your employer’s support made it easier for you to serve in the National Guard or Reserve? If so, you should nominate your civilian employer for the 2019 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. Nominations are open through Dec. 31.
A total of 71 Air Force Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing received their Associate of Applied Science degrees from the Community College of the Air Force.
Air Force Reservists with the 920th Rescue Wing started preparing to launch search-and-rescue missions in response to Hurricane Michae.
The car battery died; the air conditioner just quit working; the dog needs to be walked; the kids need help with homework; your dentist called for appointments; dinner hasn’t been cooked; the dishes aren’t clean; the grass is too tall; and the laundry hasn’t been started. This is day two of your spouse being gone on an overseas combat deployment.
A team of five Reserve Citizen pararescue Airmen partnered with the Oregon Army National Guard on a successful rescue of a climber who called for help atop Mount Hood in the midst of a suicide attempt July 13.
Joined by fellow Reserve Citizen Airmen, family and friends, the new 920th Mission Support Group commander took hold of the group’s flag during an assumption of command ceremony, July 14, here.
Air Force veteran Stacey Pavenski, 46, of Palm Bay, Florida, has Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, but she didn’t get it from serving in combat. It came from her husband’s combat struggles that drove him to take his own life in their bedroom, Sept. 18, 2017, while she was in the kitchen. He was 45.