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  • 563d RQG Airmen rescue injured Mexican sailors

    Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s 563d Rescue Group traveled more than 1700 miles, to save two critically injured Mexican fishermen onboard the Mazatun fishing vessel, July 10, 2019. The fishermen were injured when their vessel’s crane collapsed more than 1300 miles southwest of San Diego in international waters at approximately 8 p.m., July 9. Fishing nets obstructed Mazatun’s propellers during the incident making the boat unable to transit under its own power. The two severely injured fishermen were transferred to Mazatun’s sister ship, Tamara, who began making the three day journey to the nearest land, a Mexican naval outpost on Socorro Island located more than approximately 840 miles away.
  • 48th RQS maintains AIE proficiency

    Pararescuemen assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron took part in alternate insertion/extraction training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., Oct. 18, 2016.  The 48th RQS deploys worldwide in support of national security objectives and homeland defense, providing highly trained experts capable of quickly and effectively executing personnel
  • Welcome home 48th RQS

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Scott, assigned to the 48th Rescue Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., embraces his wife after returning home, on Jun 8, 2016, from Operation Inherent Resolve in Turkey. The purpose of the 4-month deployment was to support national security and homeland defense while providing highly trained personnel who are
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