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California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing, Moffett Air National Guard Base, Calif., prepare to board a C-130J aircraft from the 146th Airlift Wing, Channel Island Air National Guard Station, Calif., in support of Hurricane Harvey, August 28, 2017. Silicon Valley Air National Guard Unit Ready to Support Texas for Hurricance Harvey
California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing are preparing to provide search and rescue support for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Silicon Valley-Based Air National Guard Unit Responds to a Search and Rescue Mission
California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing departed this morning around 7am to conduct an overwater rescue mission on the Pacific Ocean in response to a seriously ill 70 year-old American male on board a 52ft sailing vessel, Sin Duda, 1000 miles west of Los Angeles, California.The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center requested the
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2017
A U.S. Air National Guard HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter with the 129th Rescue Wing, Moffett Air National Guard Base, Calif., hovers over a commercial fishing vessel, GUTSY LADY 4 during an over water rescue mission to save the life of a seriously injured 30 yr old, about 600 miles off the coast of San Francisco, Calif. (Courtesy photo by Master Sgt. Eric Valdez/released) Silicon Valley Air National Guard Unit Conducts Overwater Rescue for 1,016th Life Saved
On Tuesday the California Air National Guard’s 129th Rescue Wing (RQW) rescued a seriously injured 30-year-old male on board a commercial fishing vessel, the GUTSY LADY 4.
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A Guardian Angel pararescueman from the 131st Rescue Squadron, guide a litter carrying a civilian patient onto an HH-60G Pave Hawk  helicopter during an over water rescue mission, Jan. 17, 2017.  California Air National guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing performed a personnel recovery mission of the seriously ill 14-year-old boy on board a cruise liner, the STAR PRINCESS, approximately 450 miles off the coast of San Diego, California.  (Courtesy photo by Lt. Col Kathryn Hodge/released) 1015th Save for Silicon Valley-Based Air National Guard Unit
On Tuesday the California Air National Guard's 129th Rescue Wing saved the life of a seriously ill 14-year-old boy on board a cruise liner, the STAR PRINCESS, approximately 450 miles off the coast of San Diego, California.Early Tuesday morning, with the U.S. Coast Guard and Air Force Rescue Coordination Center assistance (AFRCC) coordination, the
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An HH-60G Pavehawk rescue helicopter and it's crew, 129th Rescue Wing, California Air National Guard, hovers over a Japanese bulk carrier vessel, Noble Salute during a long distance rescue over the Pacific Ocean, Nov. 19, 2016.  The mission was to save the life of a seriously ill 29-year-old Filipino man on board Noble Salute.  (Courtesy photo by Maj. Nathan Nowaski/released) Silicon Valley Air National Guard Unit Performs Second Rescue in Past Week
After saving the life of a 63-year-old civilian contractor aboard a U.S. naval ship just seven days ago, the California Air National Guard's 129th Rescue Wing (RQW) conducted its 1,014th life-saving mission Saturday evening, completing a long-distance rescue over the Pacific Ocean. This latest mission saved the life of a seriously ill 29-year-old
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2016
The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200) sends fuel to the dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) during a replenishment at sea. Comstock, part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit are returning to homeport San Diego following a seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific and the U.S. Central Command areas of operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lenny LaCrosse/Released) Bay Area Air National Guard Unit Rescues U.S. Navy Contractor over Pacific Ocean
Late Saturday evening the California Air National Guard's 129th Rescue Wing (RQW) completed its 1,013th save since 1977, conducting a long-distance rescue mission over the Pacific Ocean. The mission resulted in saving the life of a seriously ill 63-year-old civilian contractor on board the USS Guadalupe, a U.S. Navy vessel."The 129th Rescue Wing's
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2016
An HH60G Pave Hawk helicopter assigned with the 129th Rescue Wing, Moffett Federal Airfield, prepares for take-off, August 12, 2016.   California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing conducts an overwater rescue mission on the Pacific Ocean in response to a seriously ill 37-year-old crewman on board the HMCS Calgary, a Canadian naval frigate, 800 miles off shore from San Francisco. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Ray Aquino/released) California Air National Guard Completes Life-saving Mission on Pacific Ocean
California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing completed an overwater rescue mission on the Pacific Ocean, saving the life of a seriously ill 37-year-old crewman on board the HMCS Calgary, a Canadian naval frigate."The 129th Rescue Wing's federal mission is to conduct combat rescue.  But as California Guardsmen, we have a
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2016
Default Air Force Logo 129th Rescue Wing Signs Facilities Exchange Agreement with Google's Planetary Ventures
Planetary Ventures LLC, a wholly owned division of Google, signed a facilities exchange agreement that provides new state-of-the-art facilities for the 129th Rescue Wing based here."This marks a significant milestone that will allow the 129th Rescue Wing to continue a longterm relationship with our new neighbors," said Col. Gregory F. Jones,
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2016
A team of four Guardian Angel pararescuemen from the 129th Rescue Wing, Moffett Federal Airfield, Calif. parachutes to the Green Ridge container ship during an over water rescue mission to save the life of a U.S. citizen, Aug. 18, 2015. 129th Rescue Wing Statement regarding the Passing of a Green Ridge Crew Member
The following is a statement released by the 129th Rescue Wing, California Air National Guard, regarding the passing of a sick crew member onboard a container ship, the Green Ridge on behalf of Col Gregory F. Jones, 129th Rescue Wing Commander:"As you know, a four-man Guardian Angel Team on an MC-130P Combat Shadow departed from Moffett Federal
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2015
California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Communications Flight, 144th Communications Flight, 146th Communications Flight, 147th Combat Communications Squadron, 149th Combat Communications Squadron and 222nd Communications Maintenance Squadron, participate in a one-week temporary duty assignment in support of their active-duty counterparts from the 65th Communications Squadron, Lajes Air Base ,Portugal, July 17, 2015. The guardsmen decommission one of three obsolete antenna towers. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Brian Jarvis) "Comm folks" take down antenna towers
Just as one upgrades to a new cell phone, the military often has to upgrade its communications systems. Only in this case, "upgrading" antenna towers as high as 120 feet is a considerably greater chore.For this purpose, the California Air National Guard journeyed to Lajes Air Base in the Azores, Portugal, tasked to remove three antenna towers and
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