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Tech. Sgt. Matthew Lewis, 92nd Air Refueling Wing Command Post emergency actions controller, poses for a photo, Feb. 22, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. As part of his duties Lewis handles flight following, emergency action message processing and provides notifications to base leadership of all significant events on the installation. His leadership selected him as one of Fairchild’s Finest, a weekly recognition program that highlights top-performing Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sean Campbell) Fairchild's Finest: Tech. Sgt. Matthew Lewis
Rank /Name:  Tech. Sgt. Matthew LewisUnit of assignment: 92nd Air Refueling Wing Command PostDuty title:  Emergency Actions ControllerHome town and State: Port Orchard, Washington.What do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild AFB?Flight following, emergency action message processing, and I provide notifications to base leadership of all significant
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Senior Airman Adeola Adeboyejo, 92nd Force Support Squadron career development technician, rides a gondola to the peak of Silver Mountain Resort, Feb. 13, 2016, Silver Mountain Resort, Idaho. The total coast for each Airman that partook in the skiing trip was 10 dollars. Included in that ten dollars was everything needed, transportation to and from the mountain, a lift ticket and rental equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sean Campbell) Recharging resilience through the great outdoors
There are not many regions in the United States where someone can take an adventure in a deciduous or rain forest, desert or arctic region, canyons, mountains or coastlands all within a few hours' drive, but Washington State is one of them.Airmen at Fairchild AFB not only have the opportunity to enjoy all the recreational options this diverse
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Airman 1st Class Savaun Carter, 92nd Maintenance Squadron, Munitions Storage Crew Chief, transports munitions Feb. 11, 2016,  at Fairchild air Force Base, Wash. As part of his duties Carter maintains the security of the munitions storage area and provides mission support and training to various organizations.  His leadership selected him as one of Fairchild’s Finest, a weekly recognition program that highlights top-performing Airmen. 
(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sean Campbell)
Fairchild's Finest: Airman 1st Class Savaun Carter
Rank /Name:  Airman 1st Class Savaun CarterUnit of assignment: 92nd Maintenance SquadronDuty title:  Munitions Storage crew chiefHome town and State: Brook Park, OhioWhat do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild AFB?I maintain the security of the munitions storage area and provide mission support and training to various organizations.What do you
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Airman 1st Class Kristina Kovch, 92nd Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, works on her strength prior to competing in NBC's American Ninja Warrior show. From working desk duties at a fitness center to becoming a personal trainer and competing in NBC's American Ninja Warrior show, Kovch now leads a physical training program for Fairchild to help Airmen be fit and improve on, or pass their physical fitness test. (Courtesy photo) American Ninja Warrior to Air Force Warrior
From working desk duties at a fitness center in Virginia, to becoming a personal trainer and competing in NBC's American Ninja Warrior reality TV show, Airman 1st Class Kristina Kovch, 92nd Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, now leads a physical training program to help her fellow Airmen stay fit and improve or pass their
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Staff Sgt. Mary Boerger, 373rd Training Squadron, Detachment 13 KC-135 Stratotanker instrument and flight control systems instructor, teaches a class Jan. 25, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. Her leadership selected her as one of Fairchild’s Finest, a weekly recognition program that highlights top-performing Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Janelle Patiño) Fairchild's Finest: Staff Sgt. Mary Boerger
Rank/Name: Staff Sgt. Mary BoergerUnit of assignment: 373rd Training Squadron, Detachment 13Duty title: KC-135 Stratotanker instrument and flight control systems instructorHometown and State: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.What do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild Air Force Base?Our detachment provides technical training and training support to the 92nd
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Airman 1st Class Auston R. Reeves and Airman Tucker Gerdes, both 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, vehicle operations journeyman, pose for a photo Jan. 10, 2015, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash Being in vehicle operations Reeves completes a variety of tasks including transporting flight crew, cargo and conducting wrecker runs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sean Campbell) Behind the wheel with vehicle operations
The sound of jingling keys fills the warehouse and echoing footsteps bounce off the walls. A vehicle operator hoists himself into the cab of the predetermined truck.A key is turned and the engine rumbles to life. The exhaust can be seen in the cold January air.The primary goal of the 92nd Vehicle Operations deployment and distribution flight is to
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Tech. Sgt John Maher, Joint Personnel Recovery Agency NCO in charge of Urban Evasion posses for a photo in Zion National park, Utah. Maher works at the White Bluff facility where he helps others develop the skills they need to protect Americans all over the world. His leadership selected him as one of Fairchild’s Finest, a weekly recognition program that highlights top-performing Airmen. (Courtesy Photo) Fairchild's Finest: Tech. Sgt John Maher
Rank/Name: Tech. Sgt. John MaherUnit of assignment: Joint Personnel Recovery AgencyDuty title: NCO in charge of Urban EvasionHometown and State: Brooklyn, MichiganWhat do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild Air Force Base?I have the good fortune to work at the White Bluff, Washington facility where we help others develop the skills they need to
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The 92nd and 141st Maintenance Squadrons and the 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and work on the last Periodic Inspection of the year Dec. 9, 2015, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. During the initial phase of PE, panels are removed from the jet and Airmen look for discrepancies. Approximately 1,200 maintenance actions are found and completed throughout every PE. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Mackenzie Richardson) Behind the KC-135 periodic inspection
The hangar smells of oil while the sound of Kenny Loggin's "Danger Zone" echoes through the rafters of the hangar. The KC-135 Stratotanker is torn apart, panels removed, screws extracted and the pilot's chair is sitting on a table. The 92nd and 141st Maintenance Squadrons are in the "look phase" of the last periodic inspection of the year. PEs are
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Tech. Sgt. William Taylor, 92nd Maintenance Group communication and navigation systems instructor, shows a regional airline the ins and outs of the deicing simulator Dec. 16, 2105, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. The deicing simulator has saved the Air Force millions of dollars in deicing fluid, potential aircraft damages and deicing equipment repairs. It has also drastically reduced the number of late takeoffs. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Mackenzie Richardson) Deicing simulator improves training, saves AF millions of dollars
When the nights gets colder and the days begins to shorten, winter is on its way. With the winter season comes the arrival of snow, ice, frost, negative wind chills and aircraft deicing.Aircraft deicing involves a team of 20 to 40 Airmen operating deicing trucks on the flightline removing snow, frost and ice from aircraft in order to make the
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Senior Airman Erica Mann, 92nd Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, controls the boom of a KC-135 Stratotanker, while in flight, Oct. 2015. Along with being a boom operator, Mann is also the squadron historian, Defense Travel System approving official, and assists with individuals' Government Travel Cards. Her leadership selected her as one of Fairchild’s Finest, a weekly recognition program that highlights top-performing Airmen. (Courtesy Photo) Headline Fairchild's Finest Senior Airman Erica Mann
Rank/Name: Senior Airman Erica MannUnit of assignment: 92nd Air Refueling SquadronDuty title: KC-135 Stratotanker Boom OperatorHometown and State: Navarre, FloridaWhat do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild AFB?Since crewmembers don't fly every day of the week, I'm also assigned jobs within the squadron. I'm the squadron Historian, Defense Travel
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