PJRodeo

The 2023 PJA Reunion and PJ Rodeo

The 2023 PJA Reunion and Rodeo will be held in Louisville, Kentucky, and hosted by the 123rd RQS.   At this gathering of  eagles, PJ’s, CRO’s, PJ Competitor Teams, Honored Guests, Family and Friends of the PJA will converge to honor and celebrate the history and heritage of Pararescue.     

The 2023 PJA Reunion
September 6th - 9th, 2023

The 2023 PJ Reunion will be held at the historic Galt House, located in the business district of Louisville, Kentucky September 6 - 9, checking-out the 10th. 

It is the place to be in September 2023... Start your Engines!

 

The 2023 PJ Rodeo
September 3rd - 9th, 2023

The 2023 PJ Rodeo will be held in Louisville, Kentucky, September 3 - 9, 2023, checking out the 10th.  This event is to be hosted by the 123rd RQS.

Get your PJ Rodeo fix in Louisville with your friends and colleagues.

 

With this 2023 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 2021 PJ Rodeo and Reunion Chairman and Guest Speakers

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The Chairman

The 2021 PJ Rodeo and Reunion

USAF CMSgt (Ret.)
Christopher F. Tellsworth
Pararescue/SWO

CMSgt. Tellsworth is a Retired Pararescue Special Warfare Operator Airman.

He was formerly the Chief Enlisted Manager for the 306th Rescue Squadron.

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
Pararescue/SWO

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.