Posts Tagged ‘Angel Thunder’

Davis-Monthan Hosts 9th Angel Thunder

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is once again hosting the Angel Thunder exercise. Angel Thunder is the largest and most realistic joint service, multinational, interagency combat search and rescue exercise…


Preparations Underway for Angel Thunder ‘14

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Preparations are already underway for the 2014 Angel Thunder exercise that will be conducted from May 4 to May 17. Angel Thunder is a joint service, multinational, interagency combat search and rescue exercise designed to provide training for personnel recovery…


Davis-Monthan Hosts IA Personnel Recovery Exercise

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base recently hosted the world’s largest personnel recovery exercise, with various training scenarios located in California, Arizona, and New Mexico…


Angel Thunder Exercise Prepares Agencies for Rescue Operations

Friday, October 14th, 2011

The annual Angel Thunder exercise is sponsored by the Air Force’s Air Combat Command, and is the largest federal interagency exercise for personnel rescue and recovery.  Angel Thunder was founded in 2005 by former Air Force Rescue helicopter pilot Brett Hartnett, who describes the exercise as the “biggest bang for the buck in training dollars.”  The focus of Angel Thunder is saving lives…