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  • 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.
  • Fast acting Medical Airmen save a life

    Two 92nd Medical Group Airmen, along with Fairchild Fire and Emergency Services, acted quickly in response to a shopper experiencing respiratory distress Nov. 2 at the Fairchild Air Force Base Commissary. Upon arrival, Fire and Emergency teams found Senior Airman Kayla Peña and Senior Airman Julie Fink, 92nd Medical Operations Squadron medical technicians, performing first-aid on the unconscious shopper.
  • Fairchild fuels Global Thunder 2019

    Fairchild Airmen focused on sustaining mission readiness, rapid response and enhancing total force operations during Exercise Global Thunder 2019. Global Thunder is a U.S. Strategic Command exercise designed to ensure an efficient mission response by testing the ability for Airmen to execute command, control and operational procedures during simulated conflict scenarios. The exercise provided training opportunities and exercise scenarios for all U.S. Strategic Command mission areas, with a specific focus on nuclear readiness.
  • Spokane media outlets witness rapid global mobility first-hand

    One of Air Mobility Command’s strategic objectives to ‘Deliver airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and air mobility support where and when needed to support the Air Force, joint and collation operations’ was met Thursday as several Spokane-area media outlets witnessed first-hand the capabilities of the KC-135 Stratotanker.
  • It takes two to tanker

    October 1, 2007, a ceremony was held to reveal the nose art on a Fairchild’s KC-135 Stratotanker, a representation of the new classic association between the active duty 92nd Air Refueling Wing and the Washington Air National Guard 141st ARW.
  • AMC leadership conference stresses full spectrum readiness

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Wing commanders, command chiefs and spouses representing Air Mobility Command gathered here for the fall Phoenix Rally conference Sept. 26 - 28. Throughout the conference, AMC leaders regularly discussed ways to grow and professionally develop Mobility Airmen.“Every single day you put Airmen to the test, take care of
  • 18th AF commander visits Fairchild AFB leadership

    Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck, 18th Air Force commander, visited 92nd Air Refueling Wing and 141st ARW leadership June 7, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Tuck spoke with leadership about his priorities and expectations going forward as the 18th Air Force commander. Tuck leads Air Mobility Command’s operational mission as Air Forces Transportation, the air component of U.S. Transportation Command. He assumed command of the 18th AF June 1, 2017. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Nick J. Daniello)
  • AF announces Fairchild AFB as preferred location for additional KC-135s

    Today, Air Force officials announced Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, as the preferred location for basing 12 KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, and MacDill AFB, Florida, as the reasonable alternative.
  • JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Travis AFB named next KC-46A locations

    Air Force officials selected Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey, and Travis Air Force Base, California, as the preferred locations for the next two active-duty-led KC-46A Pegasus bases.
  • Team Fairchild tests base capabilities during emergency management exercise

    Team Fairchild conducted an emergency management exercise to demonstrate the capabilities of the base during an emergency situation Sept. 27.
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