56th Rescue Squadron "The Jolly Green" - Banter Ops Photography

Operates 5 Sikorsky HH-60G Pavehawk helicopters.

The 56th Rescue Squadron is a combat-ready search and rescue squadron of HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters capable of executing all-weather search and rescue missions day or night in hostile environments in support of USAFE, USEUCOM, and NATO operations. It employs a state-of-the-art communications and navigation system along with advanced search and rescue equipment. The squadron is capable of deploying to any theater of operations in the world.

The squadron has been based at RAF Lakenheath since 2006