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Patrick Space Force’s 920th Airmen Conduct Week-Long Mass-Casualty Rescue Exercise

The 920th Rescue Wing conducted a week-long validation exercise designed to refine mass-casualty emergency response procedures. During the course of the exercise, pararescuemen conducted live-fire infantry action drills and small-unit tactics while maneuvering with patients, called in emergency close air support from HH-60s and F-15E Strike Eagles, and triaged and treated mass casualty patients. […]

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920th Rescue Wing Aircraft Departs From Patrick Space Force Base in Anticipation of Hurricane Ian

The 920th Rescue Wing aircraft departed Patrick Space Force Base on Wednesday in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Ian. This movement was the equivalent to rapid deployment of the wing’s Personnel Recovery Task Force-Heavy, which utilizes multi-capable Airmen from across the wing to mobilize rapidly for rescue operations around the world. […]

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Patrick Space Force Base Maintenance Shop Repairs C-130J Combat King II, Saves 10,000 Hours in Labor

When a bird struck the leading edge of one of the wing’s C-130J Combat King II aircraft during a flight the 920th Maintenance Squadron’s aircraft structural maintenance shop successfully repaired the damage and returned the aircraft to flying operations within two months; saving the wing more than 10,000 hours in maintenance and showcasing the maintenance group’s ability to accelerate change within the wing. […]