Davis-Monthan 563rd Rescue Group practices rescue tactics

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  • By 1st Lt. Sarah Ruckriegle
  • 355th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
The 563rd Operations Support Squadron supports all aspects of the training and employment of the 563rd Rescue Group's seven combat-ready HC-130, HH-60, pararescue and maintenance squadrons totaling 1,125 military and civilian personnel. It provides all operational support functions including weapons and tactics, current operations, intelligence, training, life support, mobility and flying hour program management. As a worldwide deployable unit, it also is responsible for implementing contingency and theater war plans.