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  • 618th AOC enables Team Fairchild tanker operations

    Fragments of pulverized rocks, minerals and volcanic glass filled the air over the Aleutian Islands, just off the coast of Alaska and directly in the flight path of a Team Fairchild KC-135 Stratotanker as it was about to fly out of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
  • Keys to the jet: Journey toward becoming aircraft commander

    A driver’s license can be a rite of passage, a reflection of higher responsibility and a symbol of freedom to independently operate and command a vehicle. To military aviators, the achievement of a flight license isn’t the ultimate achievement—being certified as an aircraft commander is the next distinction that can take the responsibility of a licensed driver to a whole new level.
  • Red Cross volunteers bolster 92nd MDG

    Team Fairchild’s 92nd Medical Group has partnered with the American Red Cross to improve processes within the base clinic in order to ensure that all dependents receive care and that Airmen are mission ready.
  • Refuel Team Fairchild podcast hits the airwaves

    Team Fairchild’s Education Center is the centerpiece for professional development opportunities that help Airmen achieve their personal and professional goals. In addition to Fairchild University, a flight commander’s course and several other courses and avenues, the Education Center now features a new podcast.
  • Tanker in the air? Maintenance put it there

    Members from Team Fairchild’s 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron supported Team Fairchild’s KC-135 during a training mission with B-1B Lancers August 13-16 at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.
  • Honoring Lt. Col. Huston’s legacy: an untold story

    Lt. Col. Kenneth Huston, along with Col. Robert Wolff, Lt. Col. Arthur Holland and Lt. Col. Mark McGeehan, lost their lives in a B-52 Stratofortress crash while practicing for an airshow on June 24, 1994.
  • DEOCS provides feedback for base leadership

    The Defense Equal Opportunity Climate Survey is available for Team Fairchild Airmen from Aug. 5-26, 2019. Airmen are able to provide feedback through the survey for commanders to evaluate and find ways to boost Airmen morale and productivity within their career fields.
  • 92nd LRS training supports unmatched air power

    Air Mobility Command’s responsibility is to provide Rapid Global Mobility for America through airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and air mobility support across the globe. With the world’s largest fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers, Fairchild has an integral part in fulfilling AMC’s mission. Aside from the primary mission of air refueling, another tasking the KC-135 is commonly given is moving cargo. Team Fairchild’s Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen practice quick cargo deployment often to execute air mobility support.
  • Operation KUDOS educates kids, prepares parents

    Team Fairchild Airmen showed 140 children from the base community what it was like to deploy through Operation Kids Understanding Deployment Operations, or KUDOS, at the Airman and Family Readiness Center on Fairchild Air Force Base, July 19, 2019.
  • Resiliently driving toward victory

    A golfer sets his ball on the starting tee and looks over the meticulously manicured grass toward the goal; the four-inch hole is hundreds of yards away. Each of the 18 starting tees offered another opportunity for the golfer to move up in the rankings toward being selected to compete in the 7th Conseil International du Sport Militaire Military World Games. That achievement was recently accomplished by a Fairchild Airman who competed alongside 33 other U.S. military members during the 2019 Armed Forces Golf Championship.
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