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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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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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Airmen from the 92nd Maintenance Squadron hydraulics shop prepare a refueling boom to be attached to a KC-135 Stratotanker Dec. 16, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. This spring, Airmen from the 92nd Maintenance Squadron hydraulics shop were called to fix a KC-135 with an improperly installed boom ruddervator torque tube, which secures the ruddervators to the tanker’s refueling boom. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Sean Campbell) Hydraulics Airmen correct 60-year-old KC-135 maintenance flaw
Team Fairchild Airmen may have saved all 396 KC-135 Stratotankers in the Air Force.
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