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106th Rescue Wing

Fact Sheets 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.
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.

hh-60 pave hawk

The primary mission of the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter is to conduct day or night combat search and rescue, or CSAR, operations into hostile environments to recover downed aircrew or other isolated personnel during war. Because of its versatility, the HH-60G is also tasked to perform military operations other than war. These tasks include civil search and rescue, emergency aeromedical evacuation, disaster relief, international aid, counterdrug activities and NASA space shuttle support.
Read more about the HH-60 here.

hc-130 combat king

The HC-130's mission is to rapidly deploy to execute combatant commander directed recovery operations to austere airfields and denied territory for expeditionary, all weather personnel recovery operations to include airdrop, airland, helicopter air-to-air refueling, and forward area ground refueling missions. When tasked, the aircraft also conducts humanitarian assistance operations, disaster response, security cooperation/aviation advisory, emergency aeromedical evacuation, and noncombatant evacuation operations.
  Read more about the HC-130 here. 

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  • 106th Rescue Wing Environmental Management

    The Environmental Management Office is responsible for planning, programming, and implementing the Installations environmental protection programs in support of the Wing. The environmental objectives of the 106th Rescue Wing are underpinned by the three pillars of Compliance, Conservation and Pollution Prevention. To meet these objectives the 106th
  • Guardian Angel

    MissionGuardian Angel is uniquely designed and dedicated to conduct Personnel Recovery across the full range of military operations and during all phases of joint, coalition, and combined operations. Its most fundamental mission tasks are: 1) to prepare personnel who may be isolated or become missing while participating in U.S. government
  • HC-130P/N

    Mission The HC-130P/N is an extended-range, combat search and rescue version of the C-130 Hercules transport. Its mission is to extend the range of combat search and rescue helicopters by providing air refueling in hostile or contested airspace if required. Secondary mission capabilities include performing tactical delivery via airdrop or airland
  • HH-60 Pave Hawk

    MissionThe primary mission of the HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter is to conduct day or night personnel recovery operations into hostile environments to recover isolated personnel during war. The HH-60 is also tasked to perform military operations other than war, including civil search and rescue, medical evacuation, disaster response, humanitarian
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guardian angel

Guardian Angel is uniquely designed and dedicated to conduct Personnel Recovery across the full range of military operations and during all phases of joint, coalition, and combined operations. Its most fundamental mission tasks are: 1) to prepare personnel who may be isolated or become missing while participating in U.S. government sanctioned military activities (or missions in uncertain or hostile environments), 2) to conduct recovery operations during peacetime and war, and 3) to lead reintegration operations after a recovery.  

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combat rescue officer

Air Force Combat Rescue Officers (CROs) lead the Department of Defense's (DoD) only elite ground combat force specifically organized, trained, equipped, and postured to conduct full spectrum Personnel Recovery (PR) to include both conventional and unconventional combat rescue operations. 
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sere specialist

Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) Specialists are the only DoD specialty specifically trained, equipped, organized, and employed to conduct SERE operations for the duration of their career. They are the DoD's subject matter experts to prepare and support personnel designated as High Risk of Isolation. 

Read more about the SERE Specialist here: