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  • Silicon Valley Air National Guardsmen Return from Overseas Deployment

    California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing returned home from a four-month deployment to the Horn of Africa early Saturday morning.Approximately 30 Pararescuemen (PJs) and Combat Rescue Officers (CROs) of the Wing's 131st Rescue Squadron served as the primary personnel recovery force for Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa
  • Two Silicon Valley-based Air National Guardsmen Receive National Recognition

    Two California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing have received national honors from the Air National Guard.Master Sgt. Sally J. Ford, 129th Mission Support Group First Sergeant, has been selected the First Sergeant of the Year for the 2015 Air National Guard.  Technical Sgt. Kevin B. Centinaje, 129th Recruiting Office, has been
  • Silicon Valley-based Air Guardsmen Support Rescue of Saudi Pilots

    Pararescuemen from the California Air National Guard's 129th Rescue Wing were involved in the rescue of two Saudi Arabian airmen from the Gulf of Aden after their two-seater F-15 fighter jet crashed last Thursday.Pararescuemen (PJs) and Combat Rescue Officers (CROs) of the 129th Rescue Wing's 131st Rescue Squadron have been providing personnel
  • Silicon Valley-based Air Guardsmen Deploy to the Horn of Africa

    About 30 California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing deployed from here to the Horn of Africa, Saturday, January 24 in order to provide combat rescue support to ongoing operations there.Pararescuemen (PJs) and Combat Rescue Officers (CROs) of the wing's 131st Rescue Squadron will be the primary personnel recovery force for Combined
  • 129th Rescue Wing Successfully Completes 'Soaring Angel'

    The California Air National Guard's 129th Rescue Wing hosted more than 200 Guard, Reserve and active-duty servicemembers who converged for the aptly named Soaring Angel 2014 personnel recovery exercise here at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View. The collaborative tactical-training exercise, held from Oct. 2-5 provided participants with
  • California Air National Guard completes rescue off coast of Monterey

    Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing completed an overwater rescue mission, saving the life of a 24-year-old male on a commercial fishing vessel approximately 160 nautical miles off the coast of Monterey.At approximately 3 p.m. the 129th RQW accepted a mission tasking from the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center concerning an ill
  • Silicon Valley's 129th Rescue Wing Receives National Recognition for Diversity Initiatives

    The California National Guard's 129th Rescue Wing was recognized today for its commitment to promoting diversity within its ranks as it received the National Guard Bureau Excellence in Diversity award.The Silicon Valley-based 129th was selected because of its wide array of diversity initiatives, which have contributed to a top-notch unit that
  • 129th Rescue Wing Statement on Agreement Between NASA and Planetary Ventures

    Col. Gregory F. Jones, commander of the 129th Rescue Wing, California Air National Guard, issued the following statement on the announcement of an agreement between NASA and Planetary Ventures, LLC, a Google subsidiary:"On behalf of the 129th Rescue Wing, I would like to congratulate NASA Ames and Planetary Ventures on the signing of their historic
  • Wing mourns the loss of its own

    The 129th Rescue Wing is deeply saddened by the loss of one of our wing members Tuesday morning, Nov. 11.  He was swept into the ocean by a rogue wave while fishing at Garrapata State Beach.  His body was recovered Wednesday.  The name of the airman is being withheld until 24 hours after the notification of next of kin."Our thoughts and prayers are
  • Cal Guard and Salesforce Host Special Event at Dreamforce to Spur Veteran Hiring

    Inside of a rescue operations center in the middle of a deployment-simulated tent city, a combat helicopter pilot addressed a room full of executives from Salesforce, RockTech, Tyco, Accenture and Deloitte Consulting - to name a few."Why should a company hire military veterans?" the pilot asked. "Well, I am going to answer that question with a
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