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(U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. J.G. Buzanowski) Spokane media witnesses rapid global mobility
One of Air Mobility Command’s strategic objectives to ‘Deliver airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and air mobility support where and when needed to support the Air Force, joint and collation operations’ was met Thursday as several Spokane-area media outlets witnessed first-hand the capabilities of the KC-135 Stratotanker.
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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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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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