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  • MacDill wing commander inspires future leaders

    During a visit with 158th CW cadets, Col. Steve Snelson, the 6th Air Refueling Wing commander, spoke about his experiences as an ROTC cadet and what it takes to be an effective commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force.
  • Testing strengths: 19th AW demonstrates distributed operations

    Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing flew to Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, Nov. 15 through 17, 2019, to demonstrate distributed operations as a part of ROCKI 20-01, the wing’s semiannual full spectrum readiness exercise.
  • Bioenvironmental paves way for radiological operations

    The 19th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron Bioenvironmental Flight led the way during November’s ROCKI 20-01, a multiple-phase full spectrum readiness exercise, by providing essential information to commanders about the effects chemical and radiological hazards have on Airmen.
  • ROCKI 20-01, insider’s perspective: The chaplain

    Beginning on Nov. 4, 2019, more than 500 Airmen from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, tackled a full spectrum readiness exercise to ensure Airmen are prepared to perform the necessary tasks in a highly contested environment.
  • MacDill broadens global strike

    When carrying out the nation’s top mission, there is no room for failure. The nation relies on the capabilities of its armed forces to ensure that freedoms endure. Strategic deterrence is the responsibility of Airmen from each of the Air Force’s major commands and Air Mobility Command’s role is to deliver rapid global mobility. Mobility Airmen step up every day to contribute to the high-end fight. Through precise training, the Airmen of the 6th and the 927th Air Refueling Wings, stationed at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, remain ready to deter near peer adversaries.
  • ROCKI 20-01 rolls into phase II

    Airmen form the 19th Airlift Wing began phase II of ROCKI 20-01 at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 12, 2019. Phase II is divided into two sub-phases: phase IIa stresses Airmen’s ability to survive and operate in a simulated chemical environment; phase IIb stresses their ability to survive and operate in a simulated radiological environment.
  • Innovation funds propel 92nd LRS, save AF money

    The 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron was recently awarded innovation funds to pursue a state-of-the-art oil analyzer to improve vehicle maintenance flight operations and save the Air Force approximately $35,000 per year. The idea was first presented at Team Fairchild’s Inland Spark Pitch competition June 2019, and although it wasn’t one of the winning ideas, the squadron still received funds due to the product’s features and potential savings.
  • Success follows Fort Sill joint training exercise

    Airmen with the 6th Airlift Squadron assigned to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey and Soldiers with the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment assigned to Fort Sill, Oklahoma conducted an air-ground joint training exercise on Fort Sill Nov. 5.
  • 19 AW kicks off ROCKI 20-01, prepares Ready Warriors

    The 19th Airlift Wing kicked off their biannual wing-wide exercise at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Nov. 4, 2019.
  • Team Fairchild participates in Global Thunder 2019

    Team Fairchild Airmen practiced rapid response, mission readiness and enhancing total force operations during Exercise Global Thunder 20 from Oct. 21 to 24, here.
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