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Senior Airman Co Nguyen, 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron logistics journeyman, teaches a group of Fairchild Airmen about chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear equipment during an exercise, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington Nov. 30, 2017. Emergency management instructors are extensively trained on all CBRN gear using live agents to help them build confidence in their equipment and our methods of detecting and decontaminating contaminants. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Sean Campbell) Mobility Airmen sharpen chemical defense skills
Dozens of Airmen disembarked from the buses, hailing from many of the base offices and shops. The instructors emerged from the tent classrooms to greet the more than 100 trainees for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Ability to Survive and Operate training.
0 12/08
2017
Senior Airman Eli Romesburg, 92nd Operations Support Squadron airfield systems journeyman, discusses waste in the Air Force with his Airman Leadership School classmates Nov. 27, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Discussing ways to reduce waste, care for resources and improve the force are just a few topics ALS instructor cadre discuss with their students. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mackenzie Richardson) Taking a step outside of their AFSC: Airman Leadership School cadre
There is no greater responsibility in the Air Force than training the men and women who raise their right hand to serve their country. As Airmen, professionals and future leaders, trainees' development depends on the mentors they meet and the Professional Military Education they receive throughout their Air Force careers.
0 12/07
2017
Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, kicks off the base town hall meeting at the Red Morgan Center, Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Nov. 29, 2017. The town hall meeting gives base leadership an opportunity to address quality-of-life topics that affect base members and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ryan Lackey) Leaders conduct base town hall meeting
Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, held a town hall meeting alongside fellow leaders from across Team Fairchild to discuss base-wide changes and topics of interest for all who work or live on base at the Red Morgan Center, Nov. 29.
0 12/06
2017
PR Fairchild Airman supports effort in Puerto Rico
Sept. 20, the wind raged between 110 and 155 miles per hour as Hurricane Maria hit the United States territory of Puerto Rico. Power was knocked out across the island, infrastructure collapsed, plants were uprooted from the ground and water flooded across large areas.
0 12/04
2017
ATA Fairchild Airman takes home ATA award
The Airlift/Tanker Association holds a Symposium and Technology Exposition every year to bring together men and women from all over the world including Air Force leaders, industry professionals and mobility Airmen past and present.
0 11/22
2017
In 1953, the 92nd Bombardment Wing's B-36 Peacemakers deployed overseas for Operation BIG STICK for the first of several deployments. Strategic Air Command initiated this operation to test its war plans and help influence Korean War peace negotiations. It was the first time B-36s flew non-stop from the United States to the Far East and the first time SAC rotated a B-36 wing to the Pacific. The 92nd BW earned its first of many Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards for this operation. 92nd ARW celebrates 70 years of heritage and excellence
This year has been chock-full of milestones for the Airmen of Fairchild Air Force Base. Throughout the year, the Air Force celebrated their 70th anniversary, Team Fairchild marked the 75th year of the installation, and today marks the 70th birthday of the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, which began as the 92nd Bombardment Wing.
0 11/21
2017
Marines of P Battery 5/14 fire a high explosive projectile downrange from a M777A2 howitzer weapon system during a live-fire training exercise at the Yakima Training Center, Washington, Oct 14, 2017. USMC artillery units mission is to provide long range fire support to infantry ground forces down-range in a deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ryan Lackey) Fairchild supports Marine Battery P to ‘Fire Mission!’
Marine Battery P commenced their latest exercise October 11-14, 2017, one of four live-fire artillery exercises performed each year, in addition to small-arms marksmanship and machine gun training. This most recent display of skill was a direct result of their dedicated training efforts, aided by the support of Fairchild Air Force Base.
0 11/21
2017
The Fairchild Honor Guard conducts military funeral training Nov. 16, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Honor guard’s mission is unlike any other, spending upward of 60 hours a week together traveling, training and preparing for ceremonies. The Fairchild Honor Guard covers the entire Pacific Northwest community, displaying their precision and excellence in Washington, Montana, Idaho and Oregon. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mackenzie Richardson) Taking a step outside of their AFSC: Honor Guard NCO in charge
With a sharp click of a heel and distinct command, a line of disciplined honor guardsmen begin to fold the American flag with grace, precision and determination. The rendering of military funeral honors for veterans is not only mandated by law, it’s the responsibility and duty of Air Force Honor Guardsmen around the world.
0 11/20
2017
MMA War or the Cage
The day’s pent-up energy reaches a climax, his lime green “autistic kids rock!” t-shirt stands out in the bustling room, a clear sign that Tyler McGuire has entered the cage. Standing across from him is his opponent whose goal is to take him down.The crowd buzzes with excitement as Staff Sgt. Tyler McGuire, 66th Training Squadron operations NCO in
0 11/16
2017
Master Sgt. Lance Hasz, 92nd Force Support Squadron Career Assistance Advisor, talks with Airmen during an Informed Decision Briefing Oct. 27, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Hasz is one of less than 100 CAAs Air Force-wide. His position focuses on three vital aspects: customer service, regulated courses such as FTAC and professional development. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mackenzie Richardson) Taking a step outside of their AFSC: Career Assistance Advisor
Whether arriving at their first duty station or nearing the end of their first enlistment, Airmen are required to receive face-to-face training with some of their base’s leading experts on all things Air Force. These experts meet in forums such as Informed Decision Briefings, First Term Airman Center courses, NCO and senior NCO Professional Enhancement Seminars and various professional development courses that prepare and develop Airmen, young and old, about how to face everyday challenges.
0 11/09
2017
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