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  • Florida Reserve Airmen fly Texas relief missions

    Within the first few hours of arriving at College Station, Texas from Cocoa Beach, Florida, where a contingent of 95 Air Force Reservists from the 920th Rescue Wing joined forces with several other groups of military rescue assets, they were airborne and exercising their combat rescue training in real-world scenarios over parts in and around Houston underwater.
  • Citizen Airmen saving lives in Texas

    For HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter Pilot, Maj. Jason Tomas, Melbourne, Florida resident who grew up in Houston, rescuing people in his former home state is amazing. “One of the rescues was close to my hometown, within 10 miles. I didn’t’ realize it at the time,” he said, but upon looking at the map after landing he saw the proximity and was thrilled.
  • 920th Rescue Wing deploys for Texas

    A group of 91 Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing deployed to Texas to exercise their hurricane relief capabilities. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency or Air Combat Command gives the order to provide disaster relief following Hurricane Harvey’s devastating effects to the state, the 920th will be ready to help.  “We train constantly
  • NORAD Deputy Commander visits CONR

    Lt. Gen. R. Scott Williams, Commander, Continental U.S. NORAD Region-1st Air Force, (Air Forces Northern), greets Royal Canadian Air Force LGen Pierre St-Amand, Deputy Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command, upon St-Amand’s arrival here August 10. During his visit, the RCAF general held discussions with CONR senior leadership about the
  • U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) Commander Visits Tyndall

    Lt. Gen. R. Scott Williams, Commander, Continental U.S. NORAD Region-1st Air Force (Air Forces Northern), greets Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, Commander, U.S. Army North (Fifth Army), during Buchanan’s visit July 11-12. During his visit, he toured the 601st Air Operations Center, the Killey Center for Homeland Operations and discussed current issues
  • Leadership priority addresses professional development

    A three-part professional development initiative from the CONR-1AF (AFNORTH) Commander focused on energizing professional development and leadership skills throughout the organization’s enlisted community held its final event, “TIME: Tech Sergeants Involved & Mentoring Enlisted Airmen,” June 13 and 14.
  • 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 in
  • Don’t worry, be ready

    During any emergency or natural disaster, one major thing typically is on one’s mind – family. Having a solid plan for family communication can prevent a lot of confusion and worry. Family members who have a good plan in place will be able to reach each other more efficiently and effectively.
  • Inaugural air defense exercise hailed successful

    Participants across the U.S. aerospace-defense enterprise agree – the inaugural Aerospace Control Alert Cross Tell Live Fly Exercise held here May 23-25 was a successful, integrated team effort.