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Fairchild's Finest Fairchild’s Finest: A1C Adriana Anguiano
Airman 1st Class Adriana Anguiano, 93rd Air Refueling Squadron administration journeyman, was recognized as Fairchild’s Finest by Col. Ryan Samuelson, former 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Lee Mills, 92nd ARW command chief. “I received this recognition because of my incredible leadership who challenges me to do my best
0 7/20
2018
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Samantha Ferguson-Oliver, 92 Air Refueling Wing Religious Affairs superintendent, mentors Airman Olivia Simione, 92nd ARW Religious Affairs apprentice at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, July 2, 2018. Religious Affairs Airmen and Chaplains continuously develop and grow their skills to offer quality support to Airmen and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Whitney Laine) Airmen helping Airmen: Chaplain Corps
In the midst of Airmen’s permanent change of station moves, deployments and growth in the military community, the Chaplain Corps offers a safe haven for individuals experiencing life’s victories and defeats. The Chaplain Corps’ mission is to provide spiritual care and ensure all Airmen have opportunities to exercise their religious beliefs.
0 7/12
2018
Warrior Games It’s all about being a part of the team
Brett Campfield, 336th Training Group volunteer strength coach, was selected for the Air Force Warrior Games Team back in February when he competed in the Warrior Games Trials and competed in the Department of Defense Warrior Games June 2-9. Campfield was selected back in February to compete with the Air Force team in the Warrior Games. He competed
0 7/03
2018
Pararescue Training so others may live
If a member of the United States armed or allied forces is isolated behind enemy lines, surrounded by enemy engagement, or captured, it’s the mission of the Air Force’s elite rescue Airmen, to return them home.Air Force Pararescuemen are the only elite, American task force with direct focus and training to provide full-spectrum personnel recovery
0 6/29
2018
U.S. Army Col. Thomas Frank, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense Casualty Care Division chief, demonstrates the proper use of a Nerve Agent Antidote Kit during a Chemical Agent Casualty Discussion at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, June 21, 2018. The 92nd Medical Group partnered with the USAMRICD to train and educate Fairchild’s medical providers, technicians, first responders and emergency management specialists on the medical management of casualties resulting from chemical or biological weapons. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jesenia Landaverde) Soldiers educate Airmen on chemical casualty treatment
The 92nd Medical Group partnered with the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense Casualty Care Division June 20 to 21 to train and educate Fairchild’s medical providers, technicians, first responders and emergency management specialists on medical management of chemical and biological casualties.
0 6/25
2018
Col. Marc Van Wert, 92nd Air Refueling Wing vice commander, leads the color guard as they prepare to present the colors at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Aug. 8, 2012. The change of command is a tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility for a unit from one commander to the next. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan Zeski) Former Fairchild vice wing commander retires
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash.—Former 92nd Air Refueling Wing vice commander, Col. Marc Van Wert, could have held his retirement ceremony anywhere, like in Florida, his last duty station. Instead, he chose to return to Fairchild to wrap up his 28 year career.
0 6/08
2018
A KC-135 Stratotanker from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. refuels B-52 Stratofortress. The refueling operation took place during Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd ARW/CC's final flight (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sean Campbell) Fairchild groups support one thing – Contact
It’s a bright sky above the cloud deck; the outside temperature is minus 10 degrees, altitude is 22,000 feet with cruising speed of the vintage, KC-135 Stratotanker a steady 450 mph. The closing speed of the chasing C-17 Globemaster III is a steady 455 mph, and the countdown to contact begins: 50, 40, 30, 20, 10…contact!
0 6/04
2018
Master Sgt. Maggie Trujillo, 92nd Security Forces Squadron first sergeant, assists Staff Sgt. Thomas Newman, 92nd SFS Military Working Dog handler, with a K9 demonstration. First sergeants engage with Airmen outside of their office to build rapport and engage in the units. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Whitney Laine) Airmen helping Airmen: first sergeants
The Airman could see the neon lights in the distance, growing as she neared the gas station. She knew there was an ample amount of alcohol inside; enough to re-stock her vacant liquor cabinet. Each day she willed herself to drive forward to her recovery class. Her alcohol addiction roared in her head, willing her hands to turn the car into the gas station parking lot. She wouldn’t this time, the next time or the time after. Fighting the craving, she pulled over and called her first sergeant to find counsel and relief.
0 5/30
2018
Senior Airman Matthew Ronnfeldt, 384th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, starts a fire to stay warm in Pine Creek Canyon at Zion National Park, Utah, March 17, 2018. Due to a snow storm, Ronnfeldt and 1st Lt. Marclauren Galera (not pictured), 384th ARS pilot, were forced to stay the night in a cave after helping park rangers rescue six climbers. (Courtesy photo) Fairchild Airmen and Zion National Park Rangers rescue stranded climbers
In the evening hours on March 17, two Airmen were hiking through the trails of a national park, when they came across another group of hikers who heard calls for help.
0 5/24
2018
CBRNE CCA Airman brings CBRN knowledge to Fairchild
Early in the morning basic trainees are rushed into a large room, they follow in previous Airmen’s footsteps and listen to instructions telling them why they’re on site. Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Chemical gear is handed out one-by-one as trainees begin to inspect every aspect of their equipment and don it properly before the room is flooded with gas.
0 5/24
2018
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