305th Rescue Squadron


Mission: Trained and equipped to conduct combat search and rescue missions worldwide utilizing the HH-60G “Pavehawk” helicopter. Our primary mission is to penetrate enemy territory, to recover downed aircrew and return them to friendly forces. Additionally, we fly life-and-death search and rescue missions to help locate and recover injured people within the land and coastal boundaries of the United States.

Vision: To be prepared to conduct CSAR missions anywhere in the world at any time.

Members: This is a Reserve unit that has 46 authorized positions, of which there are 12 full-time personnel and 34 part-time traditional reservists.

Slogan: “These things we do, that others may live”