• AIRMAN LEAD EFFORT TO RESCUE INJURED AT SEA
  • RESERVE RESCUE TEAM TEAM PULLS 17 FROM FLOODWATERS
  • AIRCREWS RESCUE DOZENS SWAMPED BY IKE
  • HELICOPTER AIRCREWS RESCUE HURRICANE VICTIMS
  • NEWS ARTICLES OF PERRIN AFB RESCUES
  • FAIRCHILD AIRCREW SAVES WOMAN
  • 304TH ARRS SUPPORTS LOCAL DISASTERA
  • MOODY AIRMEN RESCUE CUBAN MIGRANTS FOUND AT SEA
  • 37TH HELICOPTER SQUADRON LAUNCHES INTO ACTION
  • MH-53 PAVE LOW TAIL NUMBER 68-10357/FORMERLY APPLE 01 HEADED FOR THE AIR FORCE MUSEUM
  • 304TH ARRS MOUNT ST. HELENS RESCUE WORK (AIRMAN'S MAGAZINE COURTESY OF FELIX MCLARNEY)
  • BALAD AIRMAN RESCUE U. S. TEACHERS IN IRAQ
  • 943rd RQG DEPLOYS IN SUPPORT OF WAR ON TERROR (COURTESY OF CHUCK RUTH)
  • GETTING SETTLED: 56th RQS READY FOR ACTION
  • EXPEDITIONARY RESCUE HELPS SAVE AFGHAN BOY
  • 38th ARRS TOPS 100th SAVE  (COURTESY OF JIM MARDOCK)
  • FAIRCHILD AIRMEN RESCUE STRANDED HIKER
  • DET 52 EARC HUSKIES FLY A 17,000 FEET IN SOUTH AMERICA (COURTESY OF JOHAN RAGAY)
  • FAIRCHILD HELICOPTER CREW RESCUES FALLEN HIKER
  • FAIRCHILD RESCUE FLIGHT SAVES 3 IN BUSY WEEK
  • 20th SPECIAL OPERATIONS SQUADRON FACT SHEET
  • 129th RESCUE WING TASKED TO SUPPORT FIREFIGHTING OPERATIONS
  • 20th SOS CREWS SHOW GRATITUDE TO EMS FLIGHT CREWS
  • 76th HELICOPTER SQUADRON BATTLES BUELLTON BLAZE
  • AIR, SPACE POWER: 40th HS CC SHARES HISTORY, LEGACY OF FLYING MISSIONS
  • AIR FORCE COPTER CREW ANSWERS CALL TO EVACUATE WOMAN FROM KOREAN ISLAND
  • 40th HS RECORDS SAVE 368
  • 54th HS PROVIDES SUPPORT AND SECURITY FROM THE AIR
  • CAPITAL FLYING--1st HS--AIR FORCE Magazine / January 2001
  • 20th SOS/551st SOS PAVE LOW AIRCRAFT TO DAVIS-MONTHAN PHOTOS
  • 21st SOS FINAL FLIGHT PHOTOS
  • 21st SOS MISSION
  • 36th RESCUE FLIGHT CREW MAKES TOUGHEST SAVE OF CAREERS
  • AIR FORCE HELICOPTER CREW RESCUES MAN INJURED IN WILDERNESS
  • MOODY AIRCRAFT CONDUCT CIVIL SEARCH AND RESCUE; RESCUE ONE INDIVIDUAL
  • 21st  SOS ENDS ITS LEGACY AS A HELICOPTER SPECIAL OPERATIONS UNIT (13 SEPTEMBER 2007)
  • Det 2, 40th ARRW RAF UPPER-HEYFORD
  • THE H-21 ARRIVES AT BOLLING AFB
  • THE LAST H-21 HELICOPTERS DEPARTED EIELSON FOR ELMENDORF.   THE HELICOPTERS HAD BEEN ASSIGNED SINCE 1956 AND WERE A PART OF THE 5040th HELICOPTER SQUADRON. THEY WERE REPLACED BY HH-3s
  • MH-53M PAVE LOW IV PREPARES TO STEP OFF OF THE FLIGHT LINE
  • RESCUE OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND GULF WAR
  • HORNETS STAY "SEMPER PARATUS" FOR PAST 30 YEARS
  • AIR FORCE HELICOPTERS SAVE MORE THAN 4,200 PEOPLE DURING KATRINA
  • 76th HELICOPTER SQUADRON DEACTIVATES
  • 36th RESCUE FLIGHT MAKES 614th RESCUE
  • 606th AIR COMMANDO SQUADRON (ACS) AT NAKHON PHANOM (PILOT INTERVIEW COURTESY OF THE TLCB)
  • 40th HELICOPTER SQUADRON
  • 7th ARS LAJES  FIELD, AZORES
  • 581ST ARC IN KOREA (Ensley Sisk  from Blog)
  • Heritage of the Quiet Professional (AFSOC)
  • In November 1952, the 12th Air Rescue Group stationed the 81st, 82nd and 83rd Air Rescue Squadrons at Bordeaux, providing air/sea rescue service and practicing pilot recoveries at Lake Cazaux near Aracheon. The squadrons flew Sikorsky H-19B "Chickasaw" helicopters and Grumman SA-16 Albatross fixed wing amphibian seaplanes. The 12th ARG departed Bordeaux AB in July, 1953. Air Rescue Service established a tenure at Sembach with the arrival of the 12th ARG and the subordinate 81st ARS on 25 September 1953.  The 12th ARG wound down operations and inactivated on 18 February, followed by the 81st ARS within a month.
  • In November 1952, the 12th Air Rescue Group stationed the 81st, 82nd and 83rd Air Rescue Squadrons at Bordeaux, providing air/sea rescue service and practicing pilot recoveries at Lake Cazaux near Aracheon. The squadrons flew Sikorsky H-19B "Chickasaw" helicopters and Grumman SA-16 Albatross fixed wing amphibian seaplanes. The 12th ARG departed Bordeaux AB in July, 1953. Air Rescue Service established a tenure at Sembach with the arrival of the 12th ARG and the subordinate 81st ARS on 25 September 1953.  The 12th ARG wound down operations and inactivated on 18 February, followed by the 81st ARS within a month.
  • Military Air Transport Service is redesignated Military Airlift Command. Air Rescue Service becomes Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service. Air Photographic and Charting Service is renamed Aerospace Audio-Visual Service.
  • H-5 helicopter aircrews from the 3rd Air Rescue Service recovered 148 paratrooper casualties in the second biggest paradrop of the Korean War. Despite intense mortar and ground fire, the crews flew 77 sorties in two days near Musan, North Korea.
  • Air Rescue Service aircrews flew 198 sorties in SA-16, H-19s, C-45s and C-82s through Feb. 17, to evacuate 161 persons and deliver 32,900 pounds of relief supplies during floods in the Netherlands.
  • 58th SOW HERITAGE DAY
  • 36th RESCUE FLIGHT
  • 58th SOW HISTORY
  • TRAINING MISSION RESULTS IN REAL-LIFE RESCUE
  • PAVE HAWK.COM---A COLLECTION OF PAVE HAWK RESCUES
  • 33rd EXPEDTIONARY RESCUE SQUADRON (ERS) in AFGHANISTAN
  • 66TH EXPEDITONARY RESCUE SQUADRON AT BALAD
  • 40th HELICOPTER SQUADRON RECORDS SAVE #364
  • 5th OMS MINOT AFB ND
  • 3rd AIR RESCUE GROUP/KOREA
  • 943rd RESCUE GROUP (KATRINA EFFORT)
  • 551st SPECIAL OPERATION SQUADRON DEACTIVATES
  • Det 14 42nd ARRS LUKE AFB AZ
  • Det 12 AARC RAF WOODBRIDGE UK

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