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The squadron started out in 1941 as the 92nd Reconnaissance Squadron which operated out of March Field, California. In September 1957, the 92nd was moved to its current location at the Fairchild. (U.S. Air Force/Courtesy Photo) 92nd ARS celebrates 59th birthday
The 92nd Air Refueling Squadron celebrated their 59th birthday along with members of the 93rd ARS Sept. 13. The event consisted of a toast to honor fallen 92nd ARS members, a trip down memory lane and the history of the 92nd ARS, a cookout and a live video chat with deployed members of the squadron.
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Charlie Jansen, a decontamination instructor, walks Fairchild Airmen through what they will be doing for the decontamination training exercise Sept. 16, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. The Air Force contracts instructors to come and teach bases biannually making sure that Airmen have the best training possible. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sean Campbell) Medical Airmen conduct decontamination training
The 92nd Medical Group conducted a 16-hour decontamination training exercise here September 15, 2016,
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A KC-135 Stratotanker refuels an F-15 Eagle midflight. The Stratotanker was originally used to support bombers of the Strategic Air Command. The midair refueling capabilities allowed fighter missions to spend hours on the front lines, rather than a few minutes, which was usually due to the limited size of fuel tanks in the fighters. (Courtesy Photo) Air Force celebrates 60 years of the KC-135
On Aug. 31 of this year, the Air Force celebrates the 60th birthday of the KC-135 Stratotanker. The first aircraft flew in August of 1956 and was later delivered to the Air Force in June 1957.
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Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, discusses the important role education plays in the Air Force during the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Bellevue University Aug. 25, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base. Bellevue University is one of four schools the base education center offers. Bellevue is a private, regionally accredited, non-profit school nationally recognized as a military-friendly institution. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Mackenzie Richardson) Education center welcomes new university
Team Fairchild welcomed Bellevue University as the fourth school to join the Fairchild Education Center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 25. Bellevue University is a private, regionally accredited, non-profit school nationally recognized as a military-friendly institution. Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, was joined by Dr. Mary Hawkins, Bellevue University president, during the ribbon cutting.
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Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, discusses the importance of Fairchild Air Force Base’s relationship with the community with Dr. Mary Cullinan, Eastern Washington University president, during the monthly West Plains Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Aug. 17, 2016, in Cheney, Wash. This month’s breakfast was held at EWU’s Roos Field to kick off the Eagles’ upcoming football season. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Mackenzie Richardson) Fairchild leadership attends West Plains Chamber of Commerce event

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The Fairchild Air Force Base Honor Guard presented the colors during the Senior NCO Recognition Ceremony at the Red Morgan Center July 29. The Senior NCO Recognition Ceremony is held annually to recognize those technical sergeants selected for promotion into the senior NCO tier. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Mackenzie Richardson) Promotees celebrate during Senior NCO Recognition Ceremony
Team Fairchild, family and friends joined in celebration during the annual Senior NCO Recognition Ceremony to recognize thirty-eight technical sergeants selected for promotion July 29 at the Red Morgan Center.Chief Master Sgt. Todd Petzel, 18th Air Force command chief, spoke at the event, congratulating Fairchild’s newest promotees selected to
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A KC-46 Pegasus took to the skies for its first flight at Paine Field in Everett, Wa., Sept. 25, 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jet Fabara)

Team Fairchild welcomes KC-46A Site Survey Team
The Secretary of the Air Force announced candidate bases for the next active duty KC-46A basing action June 23. To support the next phase of the Air Force Strategic Basing Process, narrowing the candidates to preferred and reasonable alternatives, a site survey is being conducted at Fairchild AFB July 31 through August 6.
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A KC-46 Pegasus refuels an A-10 Thunderbolt II with 1,500 pounds of fuel July 15, 2016. The mission was the last of all flight tests required for the tanker’s Milestone C production decision. (Boeing photo/John D. Parker) KC-46 completes required flight tests
The KC-46 Pegasus program completed all flight tests required for the Milestone C production decision July 15 by offloading 1,500 pounds of fuel to an A-10 Thunderbolt II.The successful A-10 mission was the last of six in-flight refueling demonstrations required before the tanker program can request approval from Frank Kendall, the under secretary
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Airmen of Airman Leadership School Class 16 Echo, who earned top honors, pose for a photo with Col. Brian McDaniel, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Christian Pugh, 92nd ARW command chief, June 23, 2016, 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 Sean Campbell) ALS distinguished graduates
Congratulations to the following Airmen of Airman Leadership School Class 16 Echo, who earned top honors during their recent ALS graduation ceremony:John L. Levitow Award:Senior Airman Micah Gillette, 66th Training SquadronCommandant Award:Senior Airman Jesse Liethen, 66th TRS Academic Achievement Award:Senior Airman Christopher Rivera, 92nd
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The Fairchild Air Force Base First Sergeant Council was awarded the Air Mobility Command’s First Sergeant Council of the Year Award for the year of 2015. The Fairchild First Sergeant Council is comprised of 22 active duty members, numerous Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Samuel Fogleman) Fairchild First Sergeant Council named AMC Council of the Year
Every year, Air Mobility Command recognizes outstanding Airmen across the command in an annual ceremony. Earlier this year, the Fairchild Air Force Base First Sergeant Council was recognized as the First Sergeant Council of the Year.Airmen recognized in the annual ceremony include AMC’s Outstanding Airman of the Year, First Sergeant of the Year
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