usa 129th Rescue Squadron

US Air Force


129th RQS

Part of California National Guard


1956 to present    




129 rescue squadron

129th Rescue Squadron
129th is part of the California Air National Guard. Along the 130 RQS (MC-130P) and 131 RQS (PJs) forms the 129th Rescue Wing.

Between 1955 and 1963 was a Troop Carrier unit.
In 1968 became 129th Special Operations Squadron ( 129 SOS )
In 1975 is redesignated 129th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron ( 129 ARRS ).
In 1989 is redesignated 129th Air Rescue Squadron ( 129 ARS ).
In 1992 is redesignated 129th Rescue Squadron ( 129 RQS )

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News about this Rotary Wing Unit :

California Guards Conducts 1,016th Overwater Rescue, 19-Apr-17 : California Air National Guard 129th Rescue wing equipped with MC-130P Combat Shadow, HH-60G Pave Hawk and Guardian Angel teams (Pararescuemen, Combat Rescue Officers and SERE Specialists)

California Guard Medevacs US Navy Contractor, 15-Nov-16 : California Air National Guard’s 129th Rescue Wing HH-60G Pave Hawks refueled by a MC-130P Combat Shadow evacuated a civilian contractor from the USS Guadalupe (T-AO-200) 560 miles off the coast

Pave Hawks Medevac Crewman from HMCS Calgary, 12-Aug-16 : California Air National Guard Pave Hawks flew 800 miles over Pacific Ocean, air refueling from MC-130P Combat Shadow, to save their 1012 life

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Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1984/nowMoffett Federal AirfieldKNUQ
1956/84HaywardKHWD

Models Login to Edit

YearsModels
1991/nows-70 H-60
1975/91s-61 H-3


Construction Numbers for 129th RQS / 129th ARRS Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
61-535 ch-3c 1965 64-14232 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-535 ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-14232, 10Nov65; conv +
61-556 ch-3c 65-12781 : Aug79 pictured as HH-3E type with 129th ARRS, California Air Guard at NAS +
61-541 ch-3c 1965 65-5690 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-541, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 65-5690, 15Dec65, conv +
61-627 ch-3e 67-14725 : USAF; pictured unk date practices lowering a jungle penetrator; Sep71-Apr+
70-1302 hh-60g 88-26106 : USAF; 129th RQS
70-1304 hh-60g 88-26107 : USAF; 129th RQS
: Jan16 129th RQS./CA
70-1317 hh-60g 88-26115 : USAF; 1993 129th RQS; 2012 still
70-1318 hh-60g 88-26116 : USAF; 129th RQS w/o 29oct92 California Air National Guard
70-1338 hh-60g 88-26118 : USAF; 1993 129th RQS; 07nov02 pictured in original woodland livery trainin+
70-1339 hh-60g 88-26119 : USAF; 1993 129th RQS; 2012 still
: Jan16 129th RQS./CA
: 12aug16 asg 129th RQS pictured d on medevac crewman from HMCS Calgary (FFH+
70-1341 hh-60g 88-26120 : USAF; 1993 129th RQS, CA Air NG; 2012 still
: 12aug16 asg 129th RQS pictured d on medevac crewman from HMCS Calgary (FFH+
11 serials found for 129th RQS / 129th ARRS


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