FAIRCHILD AFB

National Police Week, a week to remember fallen heroes

Story by A1C Whitney Laine on 05/22/2018 Team Fairchild honored fallen heroes by hosting various events and ceremonies during Police Week May 14-18. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day. Currently, tens of thousands of law enforcement officers from
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Togo native made to be an American Airman

Story by Jesenia Landaverde on 04/26/2018 Togo is a country in West Africa that relies heavily on its commercial agriculture. Farmlands, trees and bushes fill the narrow land. Farmers can be seen harvesting cocoa, coffee, cotton and fruit. Forty percent of their exported goods revenue supports much of the Togolese
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MPF innovates new identification process

Story by SrA Ryan Lackey on 04/19/2018 The 92nd Force Support Squadron Military Personnel Flight is a busy place. These few Airmen assist and serve more than 100 individuals during any given work day. Each customer brings specific needs that requires individual attention; it takes a considerable amount of time
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AFRL enhances survival tools for isolated Airmen

Story by Donna Lindner on 04/13/2018 Survival -- it's the first thing an ejected pilot contemplates once safely on the ground. A survival situation could span days and the Air Force is taking advantage of advancements in technology to allow ejected pilots to survive for longer periods of time. Researcher
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Maxwell celebrates 100 years of history

Story by A1C Charles Welty on 04/13/2018 MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. Since it's conception in 1918, Maxwell Air Force Base has played a pivotal role in airpower, providing the Air Force with innovation, education and leadership training. One hundred years have passed and the Maxwell community has grown to
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Volunteer strength coach competes in warrior trials

Story by SrA Sean Campbell on 04/09/2018 During the Warrior Games, U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Australian and British military teams compete against each other in different athletic challenges. This year, the games are being hosted by the Air Force in Colorado Springs, June 2-9. Campfield's road to the
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KC-135 aircrew supports Red Flag 18-2

Story by SrA Janelle Patio on 04/04/2018 Aircraft from all over the nation flew in and out of the Nevada sky during Red Flag 18-2, an exercise organized at Nellis and hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range. Red Flag gives Airmen an opportunity to
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Risk Communication Workshop Cultivates Collaboration with Medical Services of U.S. Armed Forces

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) hosted a three-day public health risk communication and media workshop at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, March 26 - 28. The goal of the workshop was to develop the communications planning and execution skills of military
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New performance clinic offers Airmen second chance

Story by Jesenia Landaverde on 04/02/2018 Enabling Rapid Global Mobility can be a demanding and often grueling mission. Delivering air refueling capabilities around the world is hard work and can take a toll on Airmen's bodies. Team Fairchild's Human Performance Cell is taking a holistic approach to combat chronic injurie
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KC-135s participate in Red Flag 18-2

Story by SrA Janelle Patio on 03/28/2018 Airmen from Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, traveled from Washington to Nevada to participate in a two-week combat scenario exercise called Red Flag 18-2 with units from other bases. Red Flag is an exercise organized at Nellis Air Force Base and hosted north
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Ops support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2

Story by SrA Janelle Patio on 03/28/2018 People hear about aircraft and fighter jets accomplishing the mission all the time, whether it be KC-135 Stratotankers refueling or fighter jets fighting the fight, but what many overlook is what happens behind the scenes and what units and agencies are involved to
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