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Iram Edmon Fairchild Airman goes back to his Haitian roots
As a child, if Iram Edmond had a crystal ball to see his future, he’d know one day he’d get to ride in one of the planes he’d watch fly over his neighborhood in Haiti. As a young boy, he didn’t understand that the world was much bigger than what he observed outside his front door.
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Airman 1st Ruby Bennett, 92nd Force Support Squadron Military Personnel Flight force management technician, hands a military dependent a new identification card at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, April 5, 2018. The 92nd MPF has deployed a new online dependent ID card registration website that allows military sponsors to submit paperwork ahead of physically picking up a new ID card, saving considerable time. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ryan Lackey) MPF innovates new identification process
MPF Airmen took up the challenge to find a new method to streamline their processes and reduce the stresses on both them and their customers, which led them to automate some services to online platforms.
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A simple message to keep in mind when it comes to nutrition is to choose foods that are in their least-processed form, such as vegetables, nuts, fruits and seeds. These types of foods are considered to be key for the foundation of a healthy lifestyle. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Senior Airman Nick J. Daniello) Nutrition, Sleep Hygiene and You
Chocolate chip muffins, candy bars and greasy double-stacked burgers with extra cheese, bacon, large french fries and a soda on the side, while considered delicious by many, may be part of what’s holding people back from reaching their physical goals. Similar to a pyramid, nutrition plays a key role in an Airman’s foundation, keeping them healthy and strong, and let’s face facts: pyramids weren’t built on french-fry fields and burger patties.
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Brett Campfield Volunteer strength coach competes in warrior trials
Recently Brett Campfield, 336th Training Group volunteer strength coach, competed in the Air Force Warrior Trials, a Wounded Warriors program event for Airmen to compete for a Warrior Games team slot. He was selected for the team to compete in indoor rowing, cycling, archery, track and sitting volleyball.
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Lt Discusses steps during CPI meeting Team Fairchild innovates Cargo Deployment Function
Airmen shout out ideas as a note taker scribbles them on paper, the efforts of their brainstorming covering each inch of the walls. Discussions about improvement for the cargo deployment function line jump from Airmen to Airmen as they work together to make a better process.
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Master Sgt. Shawn Merritt, 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Human Performance Cell patient, performs inverted rows on rings at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Feb. 26, 2018. In January, the 92nd Medical Group started HPC to aid in the full-spectrum of Airmen readiness. HPC is a multi-disciplinary medical specialist team designed to deliver one-on-one, personalized care to address specific physical demands that Airmen may face using a proactive approach. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jesenia Landaverde) New performance clinic offers Airmen second chance
The 92nd Medical Group started an innovative program in January to support full-spectrum readiness. HPC is composed of a multitude of medical specialists to deliver one-on-one, personalized care to address specific physical demands, and to change the culture of each group within the 92nd Air Refueling Wing using a proactive approach.
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Staff Sgt. Gerardo Salas, 92nd Medical Group Bioenvironmental engineer, helps Dustin Ylitalo, Deer Park Middle School student, with a M50 gas mask at an informational booth during the  Eastern Washington Regional Science and Engineering Fair at the Spokane Washington State University campus, Washington, March 15, 2018. Members of Team Fairchild attended the fair to provide visiting students with information about the science, technology, engineering and math related fields that the U.S. Air Force offers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ryan Lackey) Team Fairchild participates in WSU STEM fair
The U.S. Air Force’s greatest asset is its people, so it is essential to attract the best minds and talent to accomplish the complex missions required to fly, fight and win. Team Fairchild recently reached out to young innovators at a Washington State University event to inspire the Air Force leaders of tomorrow.
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SERE training Teaching Air Force wilderness survival
Regardless of weather, be it in the heat of the sun or the cold of the winter, Airmen can be found training in the woods, preparing for different isolated survival situations they might face in their careers. Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists work around the clock to train Airmen to survive and return with honor. “We fail our
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AFE Airmen provide tools to survive AFE Airmen provide tools to survive
Soaring through the air thousands of feet up can be scary especially if the parachute doesn’t deploy properly. Part of the flight preparation checklist is making sure the aircrew is equipped with supplies for any situation that may arise. Aircrew Flight Equipment Airmen are the ones who ensure the safety of every flyer by providing them essential survival gear.
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Airman 1st Class Nathan Hopkins trains Airman Britney Hogue how to defuel a KC-135 Stratotanker using an R-12 fuel truck. POL Airmen are responsible for providing optimal refueling support on and off the flight line. Both Hopkins and Hogue are 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operators. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Janelle Patiño) POL Airmen keep tankers flying
Fairchild is renowned for its aerial refueling capabilities for the United States Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps and allied nation aircraft. The KC-135 Stratotanker has been called a “flying fuel depot,” but what many overlook is the Airmen who supply the gas it needs to accomplish its global reach mission.Airmen from the 92nd Logistics
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