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  • 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.
  • Ops never stops! Fairchild provides Global Reach from March ARB

    Twelve Fairchild Air Force Base KC-135 Stratotankers have relocated to March Air Reserve Base to continue their Global Reach mission during Air Mobility Command’s premier exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 in September. Fairchild AFB is partnering with March ARB to continue training crews and executing global taskings while U.S. and international partners exercise MG ’19 at home station.
  • Fairchild KC-135s support Operation Juniper Micron

    Team Fairchild deployed KC-135 Stratotankers, Airmen and support equipment to continue anti-insurgent support to France as part of Operation Juniper Micron in Spain, September 2019.
  • MG ‘19 Airmen fill fuel bladder in U.S. for the first time

    A handful of 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen employed a Fuels Operational Readiness Capability Equipment system during Mobility Guardian 2019, marking the first time the mobile fuel bladders have been used stateside in an uncontested environment, Sept. 11, 2019. “We use the FORCE to help sustain bare bases and allow for fuel distribution anywhere around the world at a moment’s notice,” said U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Daniel Rey, 92nd LRS fuels information service center section chief. “The bladder can hold up to 50,000 gallons of fuel, which can help service a wide range of friendly aircraft.”
  • Mobility Guardian 2019 flies over Fairchild

    Mulitple U.S. Air Force, Joint and Coalition C-130Js and KC-130Js prepare to take off during exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 12, 2019. More than 4,000 personnel participated in or observed exercise Mobility Guardian, including Total Force Airmen, Joint, Combat Air Forces, and International Partners.
  • Fairchild SAPR launches CATCH program

    Team Fairchild’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response team implemented a new Department of Defense-wide, confidential sexual assault reporting program Aug. 5, for victims of sexual assault to provide information about their incident. The Catch a Serial Offender program, or CATCH, allows sexual assault victims who file a restricted report to confidentially provide information about the suspect and incident to military criminal investigators to identify individuals suspected of multiple sexual assault incidents.
  • Mobility Guardian 2019 kicks-off at Fairchild

    Mobility Guardian 2019, Air Mobility Command’s premier exercise hosted by the 92nd and 141st Air Refueling Wings, kicked-off at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 8.
  • Mobility Guardian Q&A

    Mobility Guardian is now underway. Read below for a few FAQs about Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base.
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