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  • Team Fairchild Key Spouses provide support to fellow spouses

    Team Fairchild leadership and key spouses came together during the second-annual Key Spouse Conference to brainstorm ideas on how to support Airmen and their families, Oct. 3. The Key Spouse program is designed to support Airmen and their families during deployments, permanent changes of station and temporary duties; during the conference the key spouses played educational games to provide its members a fun approach to broaden their knowledge on the program.
  • Fairchild updates drone policy and procedures

    Fairchild Air Force Base has updated its small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), or drone, policy per direction of the U.S. Secretary of Defense and in conjunction with the Federal Aviation Administration, banning all private use of the devices on base effective immediately.
  • 92nd MDG completes squadron re-designation

    Team Fairchild’s 92nd Medical Group completed the second phase of its squadron reorganization Oct. 1, 2019, in accordance with the Secretary of the Air Force’s new policy designating squadrons to care for service members and beneficiaries separately. The policy mandates that the 92nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron take care of active duty service members, while the 92nd Health Care Operations Squadron provides care for family members and retirees.
  • Fairchild hosts, completes Mobility Guardian exercise

    Fairchild Air Force Base hosted U.S. Airmen, Soldiers, and Marines, along with international partners from around the world, as they worked together to practice joint coalition operations in support of Air Mobility Command’s Mobility Guardian 2019 exercise, in Washington, Sept. 8-28.
  • Mobility Guardian enhances U.S. partnerships, interoperability with Allies

    Air Mobility Command’s premier, large scale exercise designed to validate readiness would not be nearly as robust without participation of partners from the international community.
  • 93rd ARS shows international partners chemical contamination response

    Members of Team Fairchild’s 93rd Air Refueling Squadron participated in an aeromedical evacuation and chemical contamination scenario as part of Air Mobility Command’s Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019.
  • Beyond the Horizon: Team Fairchild supports AWACS World Tour

    A KC-135 Stratotanker and Airmen assigned to Fairchild AFB are providing air refueling support to an E-3 Sentry assigned to the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, in support of the Airborne Warning and Control System World Tour throughout the Pacific area.
  • 36th RQS commemorates save 700

    The 36th Rescue Squadron commemorated the successful completion of its 700th save at a ceremony held Sept. 20 at Fairchild Air Force Base. The ceremony included a Bell UH-1N Iroquois ‘Huey’ helicopter performing a search and rescue demonstration, a helicopter fly-over, and the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the 700th save that took place on Aug. 12.
  • Airmen, U.S. Army participate in Joint Forcible Entry exercise

    Joint Coalition Forces simulated a Joint Forcible Entry maneuver against a simulated enemy-held airbase during Air Mobility Command’s flagship Exercise Mobility Guardian, Sept. 13-14. U.S. Army soldiers from Fort Bragg’s 82nd Airborne Division and U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Liaison Officers from the 621st Mobility Support Operations Squadron preformed a nighttime airborne assault jump out of several C-130 Hercules and C-17 Globemaster IIIs into simulated enemy territory where they simulated seizing control of an airfield and neighboring city to ensure U.S., Canadian and Australian Royal Air Force Airmen could enter and reestablish it as an operating, allied airfield.
  • International medics tackle Tactical Combat Casualty Care

    Nearly two hundred medics from the U.S. Air Force and Army, as well as partner countries Australia, New Zealand and Canada, underwent Tactical Combat Casualty Care training Sept. 12-15 during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019.