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210th RQS :

1990 to present    


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210th Rescue Squadron
The Second 10th, part of 176th Wing (176 WG) along with the 211th RQS (HC-130 Hercules) and 212 RQS ( Parajumpers Air Force, PJs ). Their linage:

1946 - 10th Air Rescue Squadron ( 10 ARS )
1952/1960 - 71st Air Rescue Squadron ( 71 ARS )
1970/1987 - 71 ARS

1990 - 210th Air Rescue Squadron ( 210 ARS ), Alaska Air National Guard
            1994 - Det.1 to Eielson AFB
1995 - 210th Rescue Squadron ( 210 RQS )

The 210th became the first US-based rescue unit to receive the new MH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter when its first one arrived in June 1990. They would be redesignated HH-60Gs in 1992.

On night of 30/31 Mar 2013, an HH-60G from 210th RQS was involved in the search for Alaska State Trooper AS350 Squirrel N911AA which had crashed.

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Alaska Rescue Squadron Gets First OLR Pave Hawk, 08-Aug-19 : #PaveHawkOLR USAF’ 210th Rescue Squadron (RQS) based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, received the first Operational Loss Replacement (OLR) HH-60G Pave Hawk

National Guard Pave Hawk in Hurricane Florence Relief, 20-Sep-18 : #HurricaneFlorence Alaska and New York Air National Guard HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters rescued 19 residents in North Carolina' Sampson and Clinton Counties during Hurricane Florence relief operations

USAF Received First of 21 UH-60L OLR, 28-Jun-16 : The U.S. Air Force acquired 21 ex US Army UH-60L as Operational Loss Replacement (OLR) helicopters and convert them into the Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) standard HH-60G

Alaska Air National Guard Pave Hawks in Nevada Desert, 18-Feb-16 : Alaska Air National Guard HH-60G Pave Hawks from 210th Rescue Squadron flew to Nellis Air Force Base in the Nevada desert for Red Flag 16-1

Red Flag Alaska 15-3, 12-Aug-15 : USAF 210th (Pave Hawks), 211th (HC-130 Hercules) and 212th (PJs) rescue squadrons are participating in Flag-Alaska 15-3

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2011/    Elmendorf AFBPAED
1994/    Eielson AFBPAEI
1990/11Anchorage International AirportPANC
1970/87Elmendorf AFBPAED
1952/60Elmendorf AFBPAED
1946Elmendorf AFBPAED


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1990/    S-70 H-60
1970/87S-61 H-3

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