The PJA Rodeo

The 2021 PJA Reunion and Rodeo

The 2021 PJA Reunion and Rodeo  scheduled events took place from October 24th - 30th, 2021.  It was the 2021 event to attend!  At this gathering of  eagles, hundreds of PJ’s, CRO’s, and double-digit PJ Competitor Teams attended the 2021 PJA Reunion and PJ Rodeo.     

The 2021 PJA Reunion
October 27th - 30th

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The 2021 PJ Reunion was held in Tucson, Arizona at the JW Marriot Star Pass and Spa, October 27th - 30th, and travel on the 31st.  It was a memorable event for all who attended.


The 2021 PJ Rodeo
October 24th - 29th

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The PJ Rodeo was held in Tucson, Arizona, October 24th - 29th.  With 3 of the Pararescue Units at Davis-Monthan AFB, the pool of competitors made this 2021 PJ Rodeo, the Rodeo of Champions.



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.

The PJ Rodeo and Reunion Chairman and Guest Speakers

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.