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  • AMC bases combine for week-long exercise in Michigan

    More than 450 people from McChord Air Force Base, Wash., and Grand Forks AFB, N.D., have combined here at the Combat Readiness Training Center on this Michigan Air National Guard Base for Exercise Crisis Outlook 2004. The an exercise gives Airman the opportunity to practice ability to survive and operate scenarios.Additionally, Travis AFB, Calif.,
  • Tanker pilots reach significant combat milestone

    (Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Mark Moss)
  • Grand Forks Airman one of the newest Americans

    As night falls over the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, U.S. Army and Air Force personnel wrap up another day in the continuing mission to stabilize the war-torn country. Airman 1st Class Doris Ochoa-Parra calls her mom from the morale tent inside the American fortified enclave in the city. Her conversation is
  • Rescue flight makes second save in nine days

    The 36th Rescue Flight here made its second save in nine days with the rescue of an injured survival student Oct. 11.The student, a lieutenant, was doing night navigation training in the Colville National Forest when he tripped, fell and lost consciousness.The instructors immediately called the Tacoma Command Post, the operations center for their
  • Fairchild environmental programs win governors award

    Fairchilds environmental programs were recognized by the Washington Department of Ecology Oct. 7.The base was one of seven organizations, and the only federal installation, awarded the 2004 Governors Award for Pollution Prevention and Sustainable Practices.The governor of Washington presents the annual award that to organizations and businesses
  • Civilian guards augment Fairchild security forces

    Fairchild recently added a new dimension to its security forces. Starting Oct. 4, Department of Defense civilian guards will be manning base gates here. According to 92nd Security Forces Squadron officials, the civilian guards will augment Fairchild security forces for the next year during increased deployment commitments. Master Sgt. Hollis
  • NCO tagged for softball honors

    A noncommissioned officer here recently got the chance to play for the All Air Force Softball team, was selected for the Armed Forces Softball Team, and was later named second-team All-America by the Amateur Softball Association. Tech. Sgt. Timm Baldwin, adjutant, 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, was first selected to play left-center for the Air
  • Fairchild airfield receives 'thumbs up' from AMC By Master Sgt. Scott King 92nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. (AMCNS) -- An evaluation of Fairchild's air traffic system in September revealed once more what exceptiona

    An evaluation of Fairchild's air traffic system in September revealed once more what exceptional teamwork can accomplish. Inspectors from Air Mobility Command conducted an Air Traffic System Evaluation on the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, noting "exceptional service to host and tenant units" and finding "zero" observations out of more than 500
  • Open Skies treaty team visits McConnell

    McConnell was visited by 26 Russian Federation members and 10 American Defense Threat Reduction Agency members Sept. 21 and 22 as part of an Open Skies international treaty program. Open Skies is designed to enhance mutual understanding and confidence of different participating countries by allowing all treaty members a direct role in observing
  • AMC units, people honored by Air Force Association

    Three Air Mobility Command organizations and two AMC individuals earned Citation of Honor awards during the Air Force Association's 2004 Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition Sept. 13 in Washington, D.C. The Citation of Honor award recognizes the most outstanding contribution by an individual or organization to the development of