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U.S. Air Force Cadet Lt. Col. Matthew Entner, a student of Detachment 643 at Cedarville University in Ohio, experiences what it feels like to be in the boom operator bod during a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueling flight June 14, 2018 over the Eastern United States. MacDill flies classroom for ROTC, USAFA cadets
Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and U.S. Air Force Academy cadets flew aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during Operation Air Force as part of a flying classroom June 14, 2018 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
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2018
Capt. Joseph Migliuri, 92nd Medical Group pediatrician, performs a wellness vision exam during a patient’s check-up April 4, 2018, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. The pediatric team has implemented a new concept of operations: rewarding, efficiency, setting priorities and empowering team members, or RESET, to their system of patient care. The integration of RESET in the Military Health System Genesis workflow has improved the clinic’s goals of patient access and care.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Whitney Laine) RESET improves pediatric care
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. — The 92nd Medical Group Pediatric Clinic implemented a new concept of operations: rewarding, efficiency, setting priorities and empowering team members, or RESET, to their system of patient care.
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2018
KC-135 aircrew supports Red Flag 18-2 KC-135 aircrew supports Red Flag 18-2
Aircraft from all over the nation flew in and out of the Nevada sky during Red Flag 18-2, an exercise organized at Nellis AFB and held north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range. Red Flag gives Airmen an opportunity to experience realistic combat scenarios to prepare and train for future conflicts or war. In support of this, Airmen
0 4/04
2018
Ops support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2 Operational support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2
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 authorize those flights. There are a couple of units that work together to initiate
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2018
The all-female crew poses by the static display prior to the Girls Fly Too event March 11-12, at Abbotsford International Airport, Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. While there were many participants at the air show, the 22nd Air Refueling Wing was the only display with an all-female crew. KC-135 crew inspires future aviators at International Women's Day event
An all-female KC-135 crew took to the skies to attend an International Women's Day event used to inspire females and males to discover careers in aviation and other Science, Technology, Engineering and Math-based fields.
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2018
Capt. Michael Pieschel, 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron standards and evaluations flight nurse, assists Master Sgt. Joseph Koch, 509th Weapons Squadron superintendent, move a patient litter during an aeromedical evacuation training at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, March 1, 2018. Practicing when to lift, move, stop and place equipment allows AE teams to maneuver patients with safety and efficiency while in the KC-135. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Whitney Laine) 92nd OG partners with 375th AES, enhance AE knowledge
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. — Airmen from the 92nd Operations Group partnered with the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron to learn how to turn a KC-135 Stratotanker into a mobile hospital during a training session here March 1, 2018.
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2018
AMC, MCCONNELL, KC-135 McConnell KC-135s deploy to Spain, support allies
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.  --  Two KC-135 Stratotankers, along with 33 McConnell Airmen, are deployed to Moron Air Base, Spain, in continued support of Operation Juniper Micron. The U.S. Air Force has been providing air refueling and airlift support to French aircraft conducting operations in Mali and North Africa since 2013. This deployment
0 11/01
2017
61 year-old Stratotanker getting the job done Legacy Stratotanker refuels newest Air Force fighters
Team Fairchild’s KC-135 Stratotanker was hard at work refueling six of the U.S. Air Force’s latest fifth-generation fighters, the F-35A Lightning II, over the Pacific Northwest Oct. 17.
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2017
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Matthew Yaun, a pilot assigned to the 300th Airlift Squadron, conducts aerial operations during a training flight onboard a C-17 Globemaster III near Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Sept. 8, 2014. Training flights are vital to the operational success of Air Force personnel because they help develop the necessary skills for combat and humanitarian missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Barry Loo/released) AMC continues to pursue fuel efficiency initiatives
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill.  -- From electronic flight bags to flight management system modifications, Air Mobility Command Airmen are contributing innovative and cost-saving ways to enhance the command’s fuel efficiency. According to Lt. Col. Vince Zabala, AMC’s fuel efficiency program manager, energy costs for the Air Force total nearly $8
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2017
A KC-135 Stratotanker prepares to depart Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Oct. 30, 2016. The KC-135 provides the core aerial refueling capability for the Air Force, with four turbo fans and mounted under 35-degree wings, the KC-135 is capable of take-offs at gross weights of up to 322,5000 pounds. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Mackenzie Richardson) AF announces Fairchild AFB as preferred location for additional KC-135s
Today, Air Force officials announced Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, as the preferred location for basing 12 KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, and MacDill AFB, Florida, as the reasonable alternative.
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2017
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