Combat Search & Rescue CSAR, Transferred from AMC to AFSOC, 1Oct03 Special Operations / Pararescue / PJ Ser #020 Air Force Challenge Coin
This coin is 1 3/4 inches in diameter with epoxy on both sides. Serial #020. Combat Search & Rescue transferred from Air Mobility Command to Air Force Special Operations Command on 1 October 2003.
Effective Oct. 1, 2003, AFSOC welcomed the movement of the USAF's continental U.S.-based rescue forces from Air Combat Command (ACC). With this move, the command inherited the 347th Rescue Wing and 563rd Rescue Group, while also gaining oversight responsibilities for the 920th Rescue Wing (AFRC), 106th Rescue Wing (ANG), and the 129th Rescue Wing (ANG).