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  • Trail Blazers deploy, have more family time

    Airmen from the 39th Airlift Squadron, 317th Maintenance Group and 7th Bomb Wing deployed to Bagram, Afghanistan, and Djibouti, Africa, from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 9, as part of the first full squadron deployment for C-130J Super Hercules Airmen in over a decade.“Having the whole squadron deploy at once is amazing because with how the
  • 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.
  • MacDill Trains local TSA

    In an effort to assist local Transportation Security Administration officers with explosives identification, the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight hosted an inter-agency training exercise, Sept. 11, 2019, at MacDill Air Force Base.
  • 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 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.
  • New maintenance program to save Fairchild, Air Force millions

    Air Mobility Command recently adopted a new maintenance mindset, switching from reactive to proactive part replacement through Condition Based Maintenance plus, or CBM+.
  • New maintenance program to save Fairchild, Air Force millions

    Air Mobility Command recently adopted a new maintenance mindset, switching from reactive to proactive part replacement through Condition Based Maintenance plus, or CBM+.
  • Generation to generation: Carrying on C-130 legacy

    U.S. Air Force Capt. John Rebolledo, 62nd Airlift Squadron C-130J instructor pilot, feels great pride in achieving his childhood dream of becoming a C-130 pilot.
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