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  • Insider Exclusive: 920th Rescue Wing, shielding the skies – serving the nation

    Jason RhianMay 7th, 2016

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For those who attend or cover the launches at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, the Pave Hawk HH-60G helicopters are a familiar sight buzzing around the Cape and adjacent Kennedy Space Center. In an effort to gain a better understanding of what the 920th Rescue Wing / 301st Rescue Squadron does to support missions to and from orbit, SpaceFlight Insider's Senior Photographer Michael Howard spoke with the 301st's Lt. Col. Robert Haston.

  • Patrick AFB hangar fire suppression system activated

    Britt RawcliffeSeptember 16th, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — At 10 a.m. EDT (14:00 GMT) this morning, the fire suppression system activated in one of the hangars belonging to the 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida. All personnel were evacuated immediately and no one was injured during the incident.

  • WISE Symposium rallies women in aerospace, science, engineering

    Rae Botsford EndSeptember 15th, 2014

    PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla – The Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC ) at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida hosted their first Women In Science and Engineering (WISE) Symposium Sept. 10-11. The event was created to help encourage diversity not just in the general world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) but in AFTAC […]