• Fairchild Airmen win Air Mobility Command Tanker Tactician Awards

    Two Airmen assigned to the 509th Weapons Squadron at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, received awards for outstanding achievements during the 2023 Mobility Air Forces Weapons and Tactics Conference at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Aug. 31, 2023.Maj. Jonathan Weir, a KC-135 weapons officer and

  • PHOTOS: Fairchild holds 9/11 Remembrance Event

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jason Helgeson, a firefighter assigned to the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron, salutes while the national anthem plays during a 9/11 Retreat Ceremony at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 11, 2023. Fairchild holds this ceremony every year to honor the 2,977 who were

  • PHOTOS: Outcome 54 and 55 65th commemoration

    The 92nd Air Refueling Wing leadership team hosted Greg Staples, Dennis Cork and retired Col. Jerry Molstad to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the B-52 Stratofortress collision involving Outcome 54 and Outcome 55 that claimed the lives of 13 Strategic Air Command Airmen.

  • Team Fairchild completes 24-hour ruck march in remembrance of POW/MIA

    Airmen assigned to Fairchild Air Force Base completed a ruck march in honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day. During the ruck march, Airmen from Fairchild Air Force Base kept the Prisoner of War/Missing in Action flag in constant motion for 24 hours. The march began on Sept. 14 at the Vietnam

  • 509th Weapons Squadron creates KC-46 Weapons Instructor Course

    Airmen assigned to the 509th Weapons Squadron welcomed the addition of KC-46 Pegasus pilots responsible for creating the new KC-46 Weapons Instructor Course at Fairchild Air Force Base in May of 2023. The 509th WPS recruited six KC-46 instructor pilots from around the Air Force to build a syllabus

  • Darwin XAB showcases integrated ally and partner interoperability

    Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin, Australia, participated in Air Mobility Command’s Mobility Guardian 23 as an expeditionary hub for eight U.S. aircraft assigned to the 22nd and 92nd Air Refueling Wings conducting extensive endurance missions throughout the exercise. MG23 is a multi-national

  • Team Fairchild conducts Pride Flight

    Airmen participated in a Pride flight that honors the diverse backgrounds and strengths that the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, plus Airmen bring to the Fairchild mission.

  • Team Fairchild Leads 100 Years of Aerial Refueling Celebration

    Airmen assigned the 92nd Air Refueling Wing and 141st Air Refueling Wing celebrated Operation Centennial Contact by demonstrating their capabilities over multiple states on June 27, 2023. The U.S. Air Force initiated OCC by tasking all tanker units to demonstrate their air refueling operations