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  • 33rd RQS celebrates HH-60G legacy with formation flight

    Since 1982, the HH-60 “Golf” Pave Hawk has created a valiant legacy of combat search and rescue, disaster relief, casualty evacuation and medivac for the U.S. Air Force. From the hot and dry deserts of the middle east, to the stormy seas of the pacific, rescue operators have felt assurance in this

  • Joint HAAR extends search and rescue capabilities

    A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron conducts helicopter air-to-air refueling with a U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J Super Hercules assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron (VMGR) 152, during a joint search and rescue training mission over the Pacific Ocean,

  • 33rd RQS conducts nighttime deck landing

    A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk with the 33rd Rescue Squadron lands on the deck of a U.S. Coast Guard vessel during nighttime training off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, May 5, 2023. The training allows naval and flying units to coordinate and conduct operations with limited visibility. (U.S. Air

  • Day and Night, rain or shine: DAGREs fast rope into action

    U.S. Air Force 353rd Special Operations Support Squadron Deployed Aircraft Ground Response Element team members conducted fast-rope training with the 33rd Rescue squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 16, 2022. This training started with controlled fast roping operations in a rappel tower,

  • Joint training: safe at sea

    31st Rescue Squadron pararescuemen conduct hoist operations aboard the Landing Craft Utility, Fort McHenry, Nov. 10, 2021. This training consisted of a simulated patient needing to be exfiltrated aboard a vessel at sea, testing the aircraft pilot’s and ship captain’s ability to communicate

  • 33rd RQS conducts hoist training with Marines

    The 33rd Rescue Squadron conducted joint training with the 3rd Marine Reconnaissance battalion at Camp Gonsalves, Japan, Sept. 22, 2021. This joint training allowed both units to increase efficiency for hoist operations in a jungle environment.