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Senior Airman Jeffery Crump, the units newest Traditional Reservist Electronic Warfare Apprentice, works on safing an explosive cartridge in a rescue hoist during the June training weekend.  The helicopters rescue hoist is a means to lift or lower people and equipment when landing a helicopter is not possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alesia Goosic)

Senior Airman Jeffery Crump, the units newest Traditional Reservist Electronic Warfare Apprentice, works on safing an explosive cartridge in a rescue hoist during the June training weekend. The helicopters rescue hoist is a means to lift or lower people and equipment when landing a helicopter is not possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alesia Goosic)

Mr. Cosimo Cosentino, Helicopter Crew Chief Air Reserve Technician, replaces a rescue hoist cable on a local HH-60 helicopter during the units June training weekend. Mr. Cosentino was a C-130 Crew Chief for 8 years on active duty before he transitioned into the Reserves.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alesia Goosic)

Mr. Cosimo Cosentino, Helicopter Crew Chief Air Reserve Technician, replaces a rescue hoist cable on a local HH-60 helicopter during the units June training weekend. Mr. Cosentino was a C-130 Crew Chief for 8 years on active duty before he transitioned into the Reserves. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alesia Goosic)

Mr. Marvin Voorhees III, Communications and Navigations Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge Air Reserve Technician, instructs Senior Airman Jeffery Crump, an Electronic Warfare Apprentice, on the initial procedures of replacing an HH-60s rescue hoist. Mr. Voorhees has been with the unit since 1990, holds the rank of Master Sgt. when in military status, and has participated in 6 large scale operations from DESERT SHIELD/STORM to ENDURING FREEDOM.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alesia Goosic)

Mr. Marvin Voorhees III, Communications and Navigations Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge Air Reserve Technician, instructs Senior Airman Jeffery Crump, an Electronic Warfare Apprentice, on the initial procedures of replacing an HH-60s rescue hoist. Mr. Voorhees has been with the unit since 1990, holds the rank of Master Sgt. when in military status, and has participated in 6 large scale operations from DESERT SHIELD/STORM to ENDURING FREEDOM. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alesia Goosic)

Mr. Cosimo Cosentino marshals an HH-60G Pavehawk out of its parking spot for a local tactical training flight.  Mr. Cosentino is assigned as a HH-60 Crew Chief in the 943d Maintenance Squadron and has been with the unit since 2003.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alesia Goosic)

Mr. Cosimo Cosentino marshals an HH-60G Pavehawk out of its parking spot for a local tactical training flight. Mr. Cosentino is assigned as a HH-60 Crew Chief in the 943d Maintenance Squadron and has been with the unit since 2003. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alesia Goosic)

Mr. Damian Encinas, 943 MXS Tool Room member, inspects a large tool box returned from the helicopter mechanics on the flightline. Mr. Encinas has been with the unit since 2005 and first joined civil service in January 1969.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alesia Goosic)

Mr. Damian Encinas, 943 MXS Tool Room member, inspects a large tool box returned from the helicopter mechanics on the flightline. Mr. Encinas has been with the unit since 2005 and first joined civil service in January 1969. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alesia Goosic)


Unit:
943rd Maintenance Squadron

Motto/Slogan/Nickname:
We Maintain So That Others May Live

Mission:
Provide organic maintenance of six HH-60G aircraft to primarily support all 305th Rescue Squadron flying operations and contingencies. Supports 943rd Rescue Group's deployment and exercise activities and ensures assigned aircraft, equipment and personnel are ready to deploy to conduct combat rescue operations globally.

Vision Statement:
Building the most effective, well-equipped, highly-trained, proficient, and sought after combat rescue maintenance organization in the Air Force.

Members:
The 943rd Maintenance Squadron has approximately 100 personnel assigned, consisting of 7 civilians, 42 Air Reserve Technicians, and 45 Traditional Reservists.