WELCOME TO mission central for

The Pararescue
'PJ' Association

Preserving the Heritage, History and Brotherhood of Pararescue

The Pararescue Association

An IRS Designated 501c-19 organization, the Pararescue 'PJ' Association respects the Pararescue Creed ‘That Others May Live’. We are mission central for Pararescuemen, Members, and Pararescue 'PJ' Association Sponsored Events such as Bi-Annual Reunions and Rodeos. We fund events, memorials and respect the valorous, humanitarian and combat actions of Pararescuemen around the globe.
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About the PJA

The Pararescue 'PJ' Association is founded on the distinctive relationship among men in the career. Our members share the bond and spirit of the Pararescue brotherhood to honor the history, heritage and legacy of USAF Pararescuemen.

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



With active engagement and participation from members, we remember those who came before us, and we respect those at the tip of the spear in global missions of humanitarian aid and defending our homeland in the war against terror.

Bill and Missy


We provide the initiative and resources to promote special events and activities, and to document the history, heritage and legacy of USAF Pararescuemen. Through member engagement, we shape the future Pararescue 'PJ' Association.

The 2023 

ReUnion & PJ Rodeo

A Record Breaking Year for Attendance, Sponsors and Memories…
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The 2023 Rodeo Host
The 123rd Special Tactics Squadron

The 2023 PJ Rodeo and PJA Reunion was hosted by the 123rd Special Tactics Squadron, of the Kentucky Air National Guard Airlift Wing located in Legendary Louisville, KY.  The 123rd assembled all of their resources and made this Rodeo Reunion one of the best ever..  Spectacular!

The PJ Rodeo was hosted by the 123rd STS, at the Kentucky ANG in Louisville, Kentucky.  The 123rd STS provides tactical air and ground integration as the special operations force for personnel recovery operations and battlefield medicine.


In the carousel above, eight Airmen from the 123rd STS present a trophy honoring TSgt. Travis Brown, a Pararescueman from the 123rd STS.  More than 150 Airmen, friends and family attended to pay their respects. (ANG TSgt. J. Horton)