That Others May Live, the motto of the Air Force Rescue community, is appropriately chosen, as it is the motivating force of those involved in our mission. Coupled with the 129th Rescue Wing's own motto of: "In Pace et Bello, Noctem et Diem" -
"In Peace and War, During Night and Day". These mottoes serve as the 129th's guidelines and speak of our commitment: to Serve at all times and under all circumstances.
"To be our Nation's premier Air National Guard unit, unmatched in Personnel Recovery mission execution and Airmen development.
Federal: Train, prepare and conduct worldwide combat search and rescue operations, over land or water, in both hostile and permissive environments. The 129th Rescue Wing also provides Agile Combat Support capabilities to Combatant Commanders.
State: Support the Governor's office during state emergencies and contingencies by providing a wide range of capabilities, to include specialized search/rescue and aerial fire-fighting.