• Rescuegram 2.0: Newsletter transforms into "Rescue E-Gram"

    In a move to streamline news production and save money, the wing's primary communication tool, the Rescuegram, will transition from a print publication to an e-mail newsletter starting January 2010. December's Rescuegram edition is the last print issue.Traditional news media, such as print newspapers, have been hit hard by Internet technologies.
  • Air Guardsmen first to demonstrate digitally aided personnel recovery

    California Air National Guardsmen based here successfully demonstrated coalition personnel recovery operations using net enabled data link capabilities for the first time ever during the U.S. Joint Forces Command exercise, Bold Quest 2009, Oct. 27 to Nov. 5.The 129th Rescue Wing sent 23 Guardsmen and an MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft equipped with
  • November UTA News and Notes

    This is a compiliation of news bits Airmen and families can use to prepare for the upcoming UTA weekend. Welcome new 129th members! Lt. Col. Roin Nance Tech. Sgt. Jilianne Allen Tech. Sgt. Michael DiSanto Staff Sgt. Brian Bachman Staff Sgt. Ian Lord Staff Sgt. Juan Luna Staff Sgt. Marco Rivera Senior Airman David Bautista Senior Airman Grecia
  • November 2009 Portrait of a Professional

    Portrait of a Professional is a monthly profile of an outstanding Staff Sgt. and below. Staff Sgt. Jessica Beall, 129th Maintenance Operations Flight, is featured in this month's Portrait of a Professional. What is your favorite memory in the AF? Meeting my husband, Staff Sgt. Tom Beall. We met at Sheppard AFB, Texas. He did a rap song about the
  • 129th represented in the AFA Air National Guard council

    A 129th Rescue Wing maintainer has been selected to serve as a council member for the Air Force Association's Air National Guard Council. Tech. Sgt. Jessica Jackson, the maintenance group education and training manager for the 129th Maintenance Operations Flight, is trying to reach out and get together with any one who has an interest in voicing
  • Spouses receive awards at Family Day Picnic

    Servicemembers handcuffed and tossed in a mock jail and commanders thrown in the dunk tank, all while the 561st Band of the West Coast serenades family and friends to classic pop tunes. These are all typical scenes at the 129th Rescue Wing's annual Family Day Picnic hosted here. A not-so-typical scene at the Oct. 3 picnic was a special awards
  • C-130 crew wins '09 Rescue Rodeo

    An MC-130P Combat Shadow crew from the 129th Rescue Wing won first place in a combat search and rescue flying competition Sept.13 at Gabreski Airport, N.Y. The Rescue Rodeo was a small-scale version of other Air Force competitions, such as the William Tell air-to-air competition. The rescue event was started by the Gabreski-based 106th Rescue
  • 129th maintainer is top grad at Airman Leadership School

    A member of the 129th Rescue Wing was presented the John L. Levitow award for his accomplishments at Airman Leadership School during the class graduation ceremony at The I.G. Brown Air National Guard Training and Education Center here, Sept. 10. Senior Airman James K. Parmentier, a guidance and control systems avionics technician with the 129th

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