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106th Rescue Wing

Our mission is to provide worldwide Personnel Recovery, Combat Search and Rescue Capability, Expeditionary Combat Support, and Civil Search and Rescue Support to Federal and State authorities. We provide Personnel Recovery to the state of New York and deployed operations that we are tasked to support.   

The 106th Rescue Wing deploys worldwide to provide combat search and rescue coverage for U.S. and allied forces. We are a World-Class Team of diverse, adaptable personnel recovery focused war fighters.

"That Others May Live"

Federal Mission
Provide trained and equipped personnel, capable of  augmenting active duty forces in time of war, national emergencies and increased national security.

State Mission
Assist the State of New York in disaster relief and other state emergencies as directed by the governor.

USAF  Diversity Vision
A highly capable, credible workforce whose strength is rooted in its diversity

ANG Federal Mission

The Air National Guard's federal mission is to maintain well-trained, well-equipped units available for prompt mobilization during war and provide assistance during national emergencies (such as natural disasters or civil disturbances). During peacetime, the combat-ready units and support units are assigned to most Air Force major commands to carry out missions compatible with training, mobilization readiness, humanitarian and contingency operations such as Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

ANG state mission

When Air National Guard units are not mobilized or under federal control, they report to the governor of their respective state, territory (Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands) or the commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard. Each of the 54 National Guard organizations is supervised by the adjutant general of the state or territory. Under state law, the Air National Guard provides protection of life, property and preserves peace, order and public safety. These missions are accomplished through emergency relief support during natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes and forest fires; search and rescue operations; support to civil defense authorities; maintenance of vital public services and counter drug operations.


150 Old Riverhead Rd. 
Westhampton Beach, N.Y. 11978

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Just a reminder to the 106th Rescue Wing members, if your civilian employer has been supportive of your military career, nominate your boss for a boss lift. The deadline is this Friday. Also, don't forget about the Yellow Ribbon event on August 3rd for our deployed member family and friends. There will be lots of activities for everyone!
Just in case you missed it...a piece about the 106th Rescue Wing played during the recent golf tournament at Shinnecock Hills. #NYAirnationalguard #Airnationalguard #NYANG https://www.foxsports.com/golf/usga/video/1257782339525
We will never forget. "That others may Live"
For a recap and more pictures of yesterday's 40th Memorial Anniversary of Jolly 85 follow this link. https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/jolly85
Tune in to the Jolly85 Memorial live stream from the VFW 1505 on June 13 at 845 a.m. https://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/15700
FRANCIS S. GABRESKI ANGB, New York - Team Rescue TV News provides monthly news updates for the 106th Rescue Wing members, family and community. Published June 1, 2018.
Colonel Bank and Command Chief Hewson would like to thank the Chief, Top III and Enlisted Councils for their support today. They would also like to thank the Human Resource Advisor, instructors and all volunteers that helped and participated in the E1 - E4 mentoring course. Special thanks goes out to New York State Command Chief Dooley for her opening remarks.
Remembering our fallen this Memorial Day weekend. 🇺🇸
Today, we remember our brothers and sisters who have given their lives for our freedom. Thank you.
Congratulations also to newly promoted Chief Master Sergeant Joseph Perno of the Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Chief Master Sergeant Matt Morgan of Security Forces and Chief Master Sergeant Joseph Spadavecchia of the 103rd Rescue Squadron.
Congratulation to Lt. Col Charles Killian, the new Mission Support Group Commander, May 5, 2018.
Please understand that every Airman in this room is critical to our Wing's mission of saving lives. Gathered here are difference makers from Team Rescue New York. We lead making decisions that are repeatable and defendable and checking emotion at the door! These things we do that others may live! -106th Command Chief, CMSgt Michael Hewson.
FRANCIS S. GABRESKI ANGB, New York - Team Rescue TV News provides monthly news updates for the 106th Rescue Wing members, family and community. Published May 3, 2018.
Col Nicholas Broccoli, 106th Rescue Wing Vice Commander assigned to the New York Air National Guard, took his last flight, also known as fini-flight, in an HH-60 Pave Hawk, at the 106th Rescue Wing, Westhampton Beach N.Y, April 30. Col Broccoli is retiring after 30 years of military service to his country.
Dignity, Honor and Respect.
That Others May Live Foundation
FRANCIS S. GABRESKI ANGB, New York - Team Rescue TV News provides monthly news updates for the 106th Rescue Wing members, family and community. Published April 7, 2018.