Civic leader tour offers insight into 920th Rescue Wing pararesc

Members of the Honorary Commander’s Association program visit the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., March 25-26. During the first day, member’s learn about the Pararescue mission and what it takes to be a pararescuemen, otherwise known as PJ. Pararescuemen are among the most highly trained emergency trauma specialists in the U.S. military. They must maintain an emergency medical technician-paramedic qualification throughout their careers. The HCA is comprised of the 911th Airlift Wing, Air Force Reserve; 171st Air Refueling Wing, Pennsylvania Air National Guard; 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Army Reserve; and the Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce.

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