FAIRCHILD AFB

SERE candidates face trial by fire at JBSA-Camp Bullis

Story by A1C Dillon Parker on 12/17/2018 Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape, or SERE, candidates must overcome roughly a year's worth of demanding training before calling themselves SERE specialists. Their trails start with the SERE Specialist Training and Orientation Course, or SST-OC. SST-OC is a 15-day course, located at JBSA-Lackland,
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Congressional staffers visit Fairchild

Story by SSgt Mackenzie Mendez on 12/13/2018 Congressional staffers visited Fairchild to learn more about Team Fairchild's impact on the global air refueling mission and the local Spokane community, Oct. 18. Leaders from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, 141st ARW and 336th Training Group shared their missions, highlighted their Airme
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92nd ARW says 'farewell' to the Fairchild Flyer

Story by SSgt Mackenzie Mendez on 12/13/2018 After 70 years of gracing the mailboxes of the 92nd Air Refueling Wing's active duty, civilian and retiree populations, the Fairchild Flyer newspaper will appear on the shelves for one final time, Oct. 26. Since the paper's inception, hundreds of different public affair
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Treats 2 Troops sends holiday spirit abroad

Story by SSgt Mackenzie Mendez on 12/13/2018 During the month of December, more than 40 holiday care packages made their way to Team Fairchild Airmen stationed at Morn Air Base, Spain, as part of KREM 2 News' initiative, Treats 2 Troops. Team Fairchild volunteers partnered with KREM 2 News for
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Naval Hospital Bremerton welcomes Defense Health Agency officials

Story by Douglas Stutz on 11/20/2018 Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) welcomed U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Ronald J. Place, Director, National Capital Medical Directorate, and Mr. Patrick Flanders, Defense Health Agency Deputy Assistant Director for Information Operations and Chief Information Officer, on Nov. 15, 2018, to discuss informatics, and the multiservice
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Home Grown

Story by MSgt Kellen Kroening on 11/16/2018 MILWAUKEE, WISC. There are many different ways to become a pilot in the Air National Guard, but one tried and true path has proven to be the choice for many guardsmen pursuing the esteemed position of pilot: the "home-grown" path. It can be
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Fairchild fuels Global Thunder 2019

Story by A1C Lawrence Sena on 11/07/2018 Fairchild Airmen focused on sustaining mission readiness, rapid response and enhancing total force operations during Exercise Global Thunder Oct. 29 through Nov. 6, 2018. Global Thunder is a U.S. Strategic Command exercise designed to ensure an efficient mission response by testing the ability
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AMC's first Spark Tank competition recognizes Airmen innovation, selects winners to advance to Air Force level

Story by TSgt Jodi Martinez on 10/30/2018 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
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RC-26 supports Washington State fire efforts

Story by TSgt Michael Brown on 10/16/2018 All hands were on deck this summer as fires raged across Washington State. The 141st Air Refueling Wing, Washington Air National Guard was there responding in a multitude of ways, some less visible than others. Condor 26, the 141st ARW piloted RC-26 Metroliner
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Fairchild KC-135s, Airmen support Operation Juniper Micron

Story by A1C Lawrence Sena on 10/04/2018 Fairchild KC-135 Stratotankers, Airmen, and support equipment, deployed to continue partner support to France as part of Operation Juniper Micron in Spain, September 2018. The Air Force has supported French operations in Mali and North Africa since 2013, and plans to continue it
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AFSPC clinches MAJCOM Challenge victory

Story by Halle Thornton on 10/04/2018 U.S. Air Force Space Command finished first among twelve teams representing the Major Command during the 2018 Air Force Marathon, Sept. 15 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Veronica Leddy, former operations engineering chief with the 50th Civil Engineering Squadron, finished the half maratho
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