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  • 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.
  • AMC commander priorities highlight Airlift Tanker Association Symposium

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Illinois -- The commander of Air Mobility Command announced six priorities designed to steer the mobility enterprise toward advancing Rapid Global Mobility and power projection in support of the Air Force and combatant commanders worldwide. In delivering the 2018 Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium closing address Oct. 27 in Grapevine, Texas, Gen. Maryanne Miller, touched on ways the command is guided by and supports the National Defense Strategy.
  • AMC’s first Spark Tank competition recognizes Airmen innovation, selects winners to advance to Air Force level

    GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Air Mobility Command held its first-ever Phoenix Spark Tank competition at the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium in Grapevine, Texas, where four finalists proposed their innovation ideas to top Air Force leaders and the president of VOX Space on Oct. 26.The competition, which is part of Secretary of the Air Force Heather
  • Air Force leadership talks retention and readiness at the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium

    The 50th annual Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium brought top Air Force leadership to Grapevine, Texas, Oct. 25-27,  to address issues of interest to the mobility force and the Air Force as a whole. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein highlighted the way the Air Force is retaining and developing Airmen to be prepared to compete in
  • Keep it moving: JB Charleston facilitates passenger movement

    Two hundred and forty-two deploying service members processed through the Joint Base Charleston Passenger Terminal enroute to their deployed locations Oct. 15 and 17, 2018, in support of the Naval Station Norfolk air terminal while their airfield undergoes scheduled maintenance.  Members of the 437th Aerial Port Squadron worked with U.S.
  • Team Fairchild hosts 2018 Congressional Family Summit

    Team Fairchild hosted government and military officials during the ninth annual Congressional Military Family Summit, Oct. 17, at Fairchild Air Force Base.
  • Air Force extends high year of tenure for E-4s through E-6s

    The Air Force is extending the high year of tenure for senior airmen through technical sergeants beginning Feb. 1, 2019. The memo, signed Oct. 18, 2018, extends the high year of tenure from eight to 10 years for senior airmen, from 15 to 20 years for staff sergeants and from 20 to 22 years for technical sergeants.
  • 18th AF Commander visits Showcase Wing

    The 18th Air Force commander, Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett, capped off the end of a three-day tour of the Showcase Wing with a commander’s call at the Scott Event Center Oct. 12. During the tour, Barrett and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Petzel, 18th AF command chief, visited Airmen from the 375th AMW, 932nd Airlift Wing and the 126th Air Refueling Wing. “This
  • Team Travis poised to deliver after Hurricane Michael

    Within hours of Hurricane Michael’s landfall on the Florida Panhandle, a Travis Air Force Base, California, C-17 Globemaster III with a crew from the 21st Airlift Squadron and the 860th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was wheels up to support civil authorities in humanitarian relief operations.
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