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Fairchild Airman saves two children Fairchild Airman saves two children
Master Sgt. Joshua O’Brien was walking with his family around Medical Lake enjoying a unseasonably-warm Washington winter day. As they made their way toward the waterfront, O’Brien noticed two young girls walking out onto the frozen lake when the girls suddenly fell through the ice into the water below.O’Brien immediately jumped into action, diving
0 4/06
2018
KC-135 aircrew supports Red Flag 18-2 KC-135 aircrew supports Red Flag 18-2
Aircraft from all over the nation flew in and out of the Nevada sky during Red Flag 18-2, an exercise organized at Nellis and hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range. Red Flag gives Airmen an opportunity to experience realistic combat scenarios to prepare and train for future conflicts or war. In support of this, Airmen from
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2018
To bring awareness to sexual assault, each April is designated as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. With this year’s theme, “Protecting Our People, Protects Our Mission,” now is a great time to become informed and educated on how to address sexual assault, and how to direct someone to support services. Contact your local Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevent office to learn about sexual assaults. In addition to local resources; the Department of Defense Safe Helpline offers a variety of options. They can be reached by phone at 877-995-5247, on-line at safehelpline.org, by text message at 55-247, and the self-care app for iOS and android devices. (courtesy photo) Protecting our People Protects our Mission
Sexual assault doesn’t discriminate. It doesn’t discriminate by gender, age, ethnicity or religious affiliation. Sexual assault can happen to anyone. It’s considered to be an unthinkable, heartbreaking act that can never truly be prepared for. Sexual assault is defined as intentional sexual contact characterized by use of force, physical threat, intimidation, abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent. It includes rape, forcible sodomy and unwanted sexual contact or attempts to commit these acts.
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2018
Airman 1st Class Katelynn Williams, 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, poses for a photo March 30, 2018 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Women’s History Month is recognized during the month of March to acknowledge the contributions that women have made throughout the years. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Senior Airman Nick J. Daniello) Women’s History Month, diversity at Fairchild AFB
[Editor’s Note: Women’s History Month is recognized during the month of March. WHM is to acknowledge the contributions that women have made throughout the years and is apparent in all walks of life. The following information is to showcase different women at Fairchild Air Force Base who serve in various career fields]
0 4/03
2018
Non-judicial punishment under Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice, provides commanders with an essential and prompt means of maintaining good order and discipline. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Stratton/Released) The Justice Files: January & February 2018
During the month of January 2018, three Airmen received nonjudicial punishment under Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice and two Airmen were involuntarily separated. Commanders used the following actions as a means of punishment, rehabilitation and maintaining good order and discipline. During the month of February 2018, four airmen received nonjudicial punishment under Article 15, UCMJ, four airmen were involuntarily separated and three airmen were administratively demoted.
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2018
Airmen of Airman Leadership School Class 18 Charlie, who earned top honors, pose for a photo with Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Lee Mills, 92nd Air Refueling Wing command chief, March 29, 2018, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. ALS is a five-week course that focuses on leadership abilities, profession of arms and effective communication in the workplace. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Whitney Laine) ALS honors top graduates
Congratulations to the following Airmen of Airman Leadership School Class 18 Charlie, who earned top honors during their recent ALS graduation ceremony:John L. Levitow Award:SSgt Jacob Zahn, 384th Air Refueling SquadronCommandant Award:SrA Cory Ridenour, 66th Training SquadronAcademic Achievement Award:SrA Jonathan Otte, 92nd Aircraft Maintenance
0 3/30
2018
Ops support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2 Ops support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2
People hear about aircraft and fighter jets accomplishing the mission all the time, whether it be KC-135 Stratotankers refueling or fighter jets fighting the fight, but what many overlook is what happens behind the scenes and what units and agencies are involved to authorize those flights.There are a couple of units that work together to initiate
0 3/28
2018
(from left) Chief Master Sgt. Lee Mills, 92nd Air Refueling Wing command chief, Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd ARW commander, and Col. J. Scot Heathman, 92nd ARW vice commander, make the first donations during the Air Force Assistance Fund kick-off breakfast at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, March 26, 2018. The Air Force Aid Society directs the AFAF and works to support and enhance the U.S. Air Force mission by providing emergency financial assistance, education support and community programs to Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jesenia Landaverde) AFAF Kicks Off
The Air Force Aid Society, the official charity of the U.S. Air Force since 1942, is available to support Airmen in need so they don’t have to face costly life emergencies alone. AFAS works to support and enhance the USAF mission by providing emergency financial assistance, education support and community programs.
0 3/27
2018
Lt. Gen. GI Tuck, 18th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Petzel, 18th AF command chief, speak with Airman Leadership School students during a base tour March 21, 2018, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Tuck and Petzel visited Airmen in their work environments to discuss their goals, priorities and expectations for everyone on the 18th AF team. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sean Campbell) Leaders highlight Fairchild’s flexibility, support to joint operations
Fairchild’s Airmen took the opportunity highlight the base’s role in that mission while hosting a mission immersion for Lt. Gen. GI Tuck, 18th Air Force commander and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Petzel, 18th AF command chief. The duo met with Fairchild Airmen face-to-face in their work environments to discuss goals, priorities and laud Airmen’s efforts first-hand March 19 through 22.
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2018
Maj. Jeramie Castellanos, 141st ARW pilot and his crew chief perform a preflight inspection of a KC-135 Stratotanker during exercise Titan Fury at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, March 9, 2018. The 92nd and 141st Air Refueling Wings teamed up with the 452nd Air Mobility Wing from March Air Reserve Base to focus on their total force partnerships throughout a week of alert-force operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Michala Weller) Fairchild executes Total Force Fury
The 92nd and 141st Air Refueling Wings teamed up with the 452nd Air Mobility Wing from March Air Reserve Base to focus on their total force partnerships throughout a week of alert-force operations during exercise “Titan Fury” here March 2 through 9, 2018.
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2018
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