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  • AMC command team visits the favored few

    Airmen from Team Fairchild showcased how they contribute to rapid global mobility through readiness, innovation and improving quality of life to the Air Mobility Command leadership team during a visit here, March 3-4, 2021. Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, AMC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, started off the visit by meeting with Airmen who lead the ONE Fairchild initiative, which aims to enhance the well-being of all personnel by taking steps to improve resilience. The ONE Fairchild committee is comprised of mental health providers, members of the Chaplain corps., and the base’s Driving Under the Influence Task Force.
  • Fairchild completes Titan Fury 21-1, improves readiness

    Airmen from the 92nd and 141st Air Refueling Wings conducted exercise Titan Fury 21-1, Dec. 7-11, enabling mission success through readiness training. Titan Fury is a total force readiness exercise conducted to validate the training of our crews and ensure Fairchild’s Airmen can provide Rapid Global Mobility at a moment’s notice.
  • Global Thunder 21 flies through Fairchild

    Fairchild Airmen participated in the U.S. Strategic Command’s exercise, Global Thunder 21, Oct. 19-23, focused on training Airmen to communicate on a global scale, providing global reach and enabling strategic deterrence. Global Thunder allows Fairchild and other bases supporting the strategic deterrence mission to communicate and assess operational readiness in a joint environment.
  • Fairchild paves way for project ‘Tesseract,’ improves aircraft availability

    Airmen and leaders from the 92nd Maintenance Group, 92nd Mission Support Group and 92nd Operations Group came together as part of an Air Force Headquarters Continuous Process of Improvement project focused on unit synchronization and improving mission efficiency.
  • Fairchild fuels RED FLAG-Alaska 20-3

    Team Fairchild’s KC-135 Stratotankers provided essential air refueling support during field training exercise RED FLAG-Alaska 20-3, August 3-12. RF-A 20-3 is a Pacific Air Forces-directed field training exercise for U.S. and international forces flown under simulated air combat conditions meant to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment.
  • Fairchild Chapel hosts virtual VBS

    The Fairchild Air Force Base Chapel virtually hosted their annual Vacation Bible School for Airmen and their families on base to participate within their homes June 22-26. VBS is an annual event hosted by the base chapel, full of activities and games for Fairchild youth to learn more about the stories of the bible; this year’s theme builds spiritual resiliency through the “Power of Jesus”.
  • Fairchild Airmen create protective facemasks amid COVID19

    Team Fairchild’s Air Force Repair Enhancement Program flight and Aircrew Flight Equipment unit have worked to create hundreds of protective facemasks for Fairchild Airmen to wear amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This effort comes after the secretary of defense released a policy stating that all individuals, including military personnel, civilian employees, family members and contractors on Department of Defense property, installations and facilities, must wear cloth face coverings where physical distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
  • Fairchild refuels Whiteman B-2 aircraft

    Team Fairchild refueled two B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers from the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, as part of air refueling qualification training, Feb. 24-28 at Whiteman AFB. Air refueling qualification training ensures that both KC-135 Stratotanker and B-2 aircrews remain prepared to support Air Force missions around the globe. It also gave crews an in-depth look at skills needed to refuel the B-2.
  • Washington State installation commanders come together for first-ever forum at JBLM

    Washington State military installation commanders came together to form the first-ever WA Installation Commanders Forum at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Feb. 18-19. U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy and Coast Guard commanders met to problem-solve topics of mutual interest for WA military personnel. Discussions included challenges regarding spouse licensure reciprocity, housing, childcare and quality education for military children.
  • Fairchild KC-135 supports aeromedical evacuation training at Travis

    Team Fairchild provided KC-135 Stratotanker support during aeromedical evacuation training for the 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Feb. 10-11. Training consisted of familiarization of the KC-135 airframe for emergency evacuation procedures, simulated in-flight medical emergencies, aircraft emergency simulations and medical equipment for both Fairchild and Travis Airmen in order to qualify for semi-annual requirements.
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