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  • 66 RQS inactivates June 1

    The 66th Rescue Squadron inactivated during a ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, June 1, 2023 for the second time in the unit’s history.

  • 855th AMXS transitions to COMO model

    The 855th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron deactivated and the 66th Rescue Generation Squadron was activated during a ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 16, 2021. This transition is a part of the Air Combat Command’s Combat Oriented Maintenance Organization model to enhance agility and to

  • 66th RQS remembers fallen Airmen 20 years later

    The 66th Rescue Squadron (RQS) paid their respects to their fallen brothers during a memorial marking the 20th anniversary of their deaths. A total of 12 Airmen were lost when two HH-60G Pavehawk helicopters, call signs Jolly 38 and Jolly 39, assigned to the 66th RQS were involved in a midair

  • Nellis to support Hurricane Irma rescue operations in Florida

    In midafternoon Sept. 8, the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron assigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada received a call from the U.S. Northern Command to ready teams to support FEMA search and rescue efforts in the Florida Keys following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, which

  • 823rd MXS, 66th RQS return from deployment

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. —Approximately 80 Airmen from the 66th Rescue Squadron and 823rd Maintenance Squadron were welcomed home June 3 and 7 after being deployed for approximately four months.

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