The 2021 PJA Reunion and Rodeo

Get ready to Rummmble!

The 2021 PJA Reunion and Rodeo is on the calendar, and scheduled events are taking place from October 24th - 30th, 2021.  This is is the 2021 event to attend!  At this gathering of  eagles, there are hundreds of PJ’s, CRO’s, and double-digit PJ Competitor Teams attending the 2021 PJA Reunion and PJ Rodeo.     

The 2021 PJA Reunion
October 27th - 30th

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The 2021 PJ Reunion will be held in Tucson, Arizona at the JW Marriot Star Pass and Spa, October 27th - 30th, and travel on the 31st.  Room reservations and event registration, are underway now.


The 2021 PJ Rodeo
October 24th - 29th

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The PJ Rodeo will be held in Tucson, Arizona, October 24th - 29th.  With 3 Pararescue Units at Davis-Monthan AFB, the pool of competitors makes this 2021 PJ Rodeo, the Rodeo of Champions, and one not to miss.


Reserve a Room!

The 2021 PJ Reunion will be held in Tucson, Arizona at the JW Marriot Star Pass and Spa.   Room reservations are underway, and booking on-line is best...   but to reserve by phone, call 520-792-3500, #1, and use passkey ‘Pararescue 2021’.

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Register for Events!

The PJA Rodeo and Reunion Event Schedule is shaping up to be one of the best ever, with Rodeo and Reunion Events to interest. entertain and keep everyone connected during this multi-day daylight to midnight activity list.

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Register to Compete!

The Bi-annual PJ Rodeo and Reunion brings together PJ’s and others from the USAF and Canadian Special Tactics community to compete in a friendly, but tough competition to honor past and future generations of Pararescuemen.  

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Meet Our Industry Leading Sponsors

Sponsors from the rescheduled 2020 PJ Rodeo generously agreed to extended their agreements, and new sponsors have registered for this Gathering of Eagles that brings together PJ’s, USAF and Canadian Special Tactics airmen, in a friendly, but tough competition.

With this 2021 PJ Rodeo and PJA Reunion event, we honor past and future generations of Pararescuemen, and all Special Warfare Airmen and Operators.  Sponsorship opportunities are snapped-up early so, sign-up, pay-up and show-up.

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Heritage Banquet Co-Sponsors

The PJ Heritage Banquet is a premier multi-sponsor event that concludes the entire week of competition and camaraderie across generations of active duty, retired, and former rescue and special operators,  from Vietnam to those serving in the fight against terror, war-fighting and humanitarian campaigns.

SunWest Mortgage Company, is the 2021 PJ Rodeo premier Heritage Banquet Sponsor, and a repeat PJ Rodeo Banquet sponsor.

Serving customers in the United States, Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc. is a premier mortgage finance services, offering purchase, refinance, reverse mortgage, and multi-family and wholesale lending products.

Illira Group is an Australian Company, and is a new 2021 PJ Rodeo Heritage Banquet Sponsor

The Illira Group was founded to develop better public safety practices for individuals, organizations and government.  Specializing in partnerships, we develop sustainable solutions to ensure that strategic goals and expectations are preserved.

PJ Warrior Events Co-Sponsors

The PJ Warrior Sponsorship recognizes and honors all rescue and special operations competitor teams from rescue squadrons, special tactics units and training squadrons. This morale and Espirit de Corps event provides these fierce competitors a break from the action with an event to remember!

SWORD InternationalInnovators in Cutting Edge Small Arms Manufacturing and Reliability




Unique Fitness Equipment and
Turnkey Training Facilities

World Innovators for Tactical Rescue
Medical Equipment and Supplies

Find | Fix | Finish | Exploit | Analyze
Supporting the War Fighter


The PJ Rodeo Sponsor Spotlight

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SunWest Mortgage Company Heritage_Banquet_Sponsor
Illira Group Heritage_Banquet_Sponsor
F3EA PJ_Warrior_Events_CoSponsor
SWORD PJ_Warrior_Events_CoSponsor
North American Rescue, Inc PJ_Warrior_Event_Co-Sponsor
Beaver Fit PJ_Warrior_Events_CoSponsor
Fusion Cell Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
Paradoc’s Health Innovations  Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
Paradoc’s Health Innovations Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
TribalCo Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
Safeguard Medical Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
Chinook Medical Gear, Inc. Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
Haley Strategic Partners Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
Polaris Government & Defense Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
Zodiac MilPro Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
S.E.I. The Valiant Dare Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
Pararescue (PJ) Foundation Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
Drip Drop ORS Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
ROCO Rescue – Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
Dillon Aero Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
Team Wendy Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
PACE-X Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
goTenna Platinum_Medallion_Sponsor
Galvion – PJ Rodeo Gold_Medallion_Sponsor
MASSIF, Inc Gold_ Medallion_Sponsor
The Peak, Inc. Gold_Medallion_Sponsor
Darley Defense, Inc Gold_Medallion_Sponsor
OpsCore – Gentex Corporation Gold_Medallion_Sponsor
S & S Precision Gold_Medallion_Sponsor
NISGA’A TEK Gold_Medallion_Sponsor
Trijicon, Inc. Gold_Medallion_Sponsor
American Leak Detection Gold_Medallion_Sponsor
Complete Parachute Solutions Silver_Medallion_Sponsor
Airborne Systems Silver_Medallion_Sponsor
First Command Financial Silver_Medallion_Sponsor
Integrated Vision Solutions Silver_Medallion_Sponsor
VFW Post 5350 Silver_Medallion_Sponsor
Oakley Standard Issue (M&P) Silver_Medallion_Sponsor
Drager Bronze_Medallion_Sponsor
Trellisware Technologies Bronze_Medallion_Sponsor
Wild Things Gear, Inc. Silver_Medallion_Sponsor
Sig Sauer Bronze_Medallion_Sponsor
Quantico Tactical Bronze_Medallion_Sponsor
Pro Re Nata  Bronze_Medallion_Sponsor
Pro Re Nata Bronze_Medallion_Sponsor
Kelty Tactical, Inc. Bronze_Medallion_Sponsor
Wolfe Tactical Tech Bronze_Medallion_Sponsor
FN America, LLC Bronze_Medallion_Sponsor-
ESCAPE International Bronze_Medallion_Sponsor
GLOCK Bronze_Medallion_Sponsor
TYR Tactical
Beyond Clothing Bronze_Medallion_Sponsor

2021 Chairman and Guest Speakers - The PJ Rodeo and Reunion

The Chairman

The 2021 PJ Rodeo and Reunion

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USAF CMSgt (Ret.)
Christopher F. Tellsworth

CMSgt. Tellsworth is a Retired Pararescue Special Warfare Operator Airman and former Chief Enlisted Manager for the 306th Rescue Squadron.

He now He now advises F3EA leadership, and associates on matters affecting 'high risk' Special Warfare Personnel Recovery Mission, utilization, budget, facilities, manpower, discipline, morale, welfare and quality of life.

The Keynote Speaker

The 2021 PJ Rodeo and Reunion

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USAF MSgt (Ret.)
Scott Gearen

MSgt Gearen is a Retired Pararescue Special Warfare Operator.  With storied military and post military careers, he has provided direct support to U.S. Defense Contractors, and  the U.S. State Department.

In 2015, he joined the Department of Homeland Security as a Chemical Security Inspector for the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Program.

The PJ Rodeo Awards Speaker

The 2021 PJ Rodeo and Reunion

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USAF Major (Ret.)
Arthur Neil Black
Pararescue SWO/Air Operations Officer

Neil Black enlisted in the U.S. Air Force January 16, 1963, and trained as a USAF Pararescueman.  In Vietnam on a TDY assignment, his helicopter was shot down over North Vietnam, and he was taken Prisoner of War September 20, 1965.  Released during Operation Homecoming on February 12, 1973, he is one of three enlisted POWs to receive a Presidential Commission.

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PJA Mission and Membership

As an IRS Designated 501c-19 organization, the PJ Association recognizes and promotes the values established in the Pararescue Creed ‘That Others May Live’.  As a private non-profit organization, your association needs your continued support, to fund world-class events for our membership!  

We are mission central for Pararescuemen, Association members and PJA sponsored events such as biannual Reunions and Rodeos.  We fund events and memorials commemorating the valorous, humanitarian and combat actions of Pararescuemen serving the globe.

We celebrate, respect and honor the past and the present, and we prepare for the future with the contributions and support of our association membership, from our active duty, retired and former Pararescuemen, and from the families and friends of Pararescuemen.

About the PJA

The PJ Association is founded on the distinctive relationship among men in the Pararescue career.

Our members share the bond and spirit of the Pararescue brotherhood.

The Association provides the initiative and resources to promote special events and activity, and to document the history, heritage and legacy of USAF Pararescuemen.

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Join the PJA

Membership in the PJ Association is open to active, retired and former Pararescuemen, to friends, family and individuals who support, or have supported USAF Pararescue.

Join the PJ Association, get active, sign up for the newsletter, stay informed and participate.  Memberships include Life, PJA Member, Associate, Honorary, Legacy, Gold, Star and Widows of PJ's lost in action or training.

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With active engagement and participation from members, we remember those who came before us.  We demonstrate respect and recognition for those at the tip of the spear in global missions of humanitarian aid and the war against terror, as we help to shape the future of Pararescue with our collective and experienced vision.

It is to this mission and fraternity that we have organized the PJ Association.

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