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Lt. Gen. GI Tuck, 18th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Petzel, 18th AF command chief, talk with Airman Dorm Council representatives while touring the Airmen dorm campus March 20, 2018, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. The visit familiarized 18th Air Force leadership with the Fairchild mission and the Airmen who make it happen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sean Campbell) Leaders highlight Fairchild’s flexibility, support to joint operations
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. — Fairchild’s Airmen took the opportunity highlight the base’s role in that mission while hosting a mission immersion for Lt. Gen. GI Tuck, 18th Air Force commander and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Petzel, 18th AF command chief. The duo met with Fairchild Airmen face-to-face in their work environments to discuss goals, priorities and laud Airmen’s efforts first-hand March 19 through 22.
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Master Sgt. Gavin Douglas, 92nd Maintenance Group Air Force Repair Enhancement Program manager, tests an iPad mount on the steering column of a KC-135 Stratotanker Oct. 16, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. The AFREP team has developed specialized iPad mounts
that streamline aircrew’s access to checklists, maps, and line of sight for gauges and flight equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ryan Lackey) Team Fairchild modernizes KC-135, saves USAF 200K
Two Airmen from the 92nd Maintenance Group’s Air Force Repair Enhancement Program have saved the Air Force more than $200,000 through cost savings and cost avoidance procedures, streamlining processes and reinvigorating equipment since March.
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armored vehicles on flightline Mobility Guardian Phase Two begins
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WASH. — The second half of Exercise Mobility Guardian began here Aug. 6 and will focus on training aircrew on advanced tactical air operations.
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Thirty Air Mobility Command civic leaders learned how to impact the Rapid Global Mobility mission here during a tour April 10 to 12. During their trip they had breakfast with Airmen, a briefing about how AMC's four core capabilities are executed, a behind the scenes look at the 618th Air Operations Center, and aeromedical evacuation training demo by the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade) AMC civic leaders learn about global reach execution
SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Headquarters Air Mobility Command hosted 30 civic leaders at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, April 10 to 12, to provide an interactive look into what it takes to execute the rapid global mobility mission every day.This is the first time in two years since HQ AMC has hosted civic leaders here. “My role as a civic leader
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Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, U.S. Air Force surgeon general, offers thanks and congratulations for the dedication and efforts of the 92nd Medical Group during a MHS Genesis "go-live" recognition ceremony Feb. 15, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. Fairchild was the pilot base for the development and implementation of the new, Department of Defense wide new health system. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ryan Lackey) Fairchild pilots $4.3 billion DOD electronic health record upgrade
The 92nd Medical Group hosted a “go-live” recognition ceremony Feb. 15, to celebrate the launch of the Defense Department’s new integrated electronic health record system, Medical Health System GENESIS. The 92nd Medical Group was selected as the first DOD medical clinic to launch this $4.3 billion system and has been successfully using the program since Feb. 7. MHS GENESIS is a DOD-wide electronic health record and management system purchased to keep pace with medical advances and innovations in technology.
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The final design of the Rapid Response Distribution Device included an uninterruptible power supply that provides power in the case of a power outage, a patch panel that allows reconfiguration without having to permanently change the box setup and keeps network equipment concealed from customers so switches cannot be modified, resulting in a system that is easy to store and transport when required. The Airmen from the 92nd Communications Squadron have built around five of these devices, enough to support up to 240 computers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nick J. Daniello) New mobile system boosts network capabilities at Fairchild
Technicians at the 92nd Communications Squadron Network Infrastructure shop here have developed a way to rapidly introduce network capabilities to customers who need network access quickly.
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