NEWS

  • Fairchild conducts large-scale readiness exercise

    Fairchild completed a large-scale readiness exercise, allowing Airmen to put Multi-Capable Airmen concepts and Agile Combat Employment tactics to the test, Dec. 6-9, 2021. Key training points in this exercise included hot pit refueling, aircrew servicing aircraft, advanced communication systems, and

  • Fairchild showcases capability in exercise Global Thunder 22

    Fairchild Airmen participated in the U.S. Strategic Command exercise, Global Thunder 22, Nov. 2-10, with the fundamental mission to deter, detect and prevent strategic attack against the United States and its allies. Exercise Global Thunder is an annual command and control exercise designed to train

  • AMC command team visits the favored few

    Airmen from Team Fairchild showcased how they contribute to rapid global mobility through readiness, innovation and improving quality of life to the Air Mobility Command leadership team during a visit here, March 3-4, 2021. Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, AMC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian

  • Fairchild completes Titan Fury 21-1, improves readiness

    Airmen from the 92nd and 141st Air Refueling Wings conducted exercise Titan Fury 21-1, Dec. 7-11, enabling mission success through readiness training. Titan Fury is a total force readiness exercise conducted to validate the training of our crews and ensure Fairchild’s Airmen can provide Rapid Global

  • Fairchild fuels RED FLAG-Alaska 20-3

    Team Fairchild’s KC-135 Stratotankers provided essential air refueling support during field training exercise RED FLAG-Alaska 20-3, August 3-12. RF-A 20-3 is a Pacific Air Forces-directed field training exercise for U.S. and international forces flown under simulated air combat conditions meant to

  • Fairchild refuels Whiteman B-2 aircraft

    Team Fairchild refueled two B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers from the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, as part of air refueling qualification training, Feb. 24-28 at Whiteman AFB. Air refueling qualification training ensures that both KC-135 Stratotanker and B-2 aircrews remain prepared

  • Fairchild KC-135 supports aeromedical evacuation training at Travis

    Team Fairchild provided KC-135 Stratotanker support during aeromedical evacuation training for the 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Feb. 10-11. Training consisted of familiarization of the KC-135 airframe for emergency evacuation procedures, simulated in-flight medical

  • Fairchild’s newest squadron completes first mission

    Team Fairchild’s 97th Air Refueling Squadron successfully completed its first mission by supporting a 97th Air Lift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Jan. 14. The 97th ARS reactivated in October 2019, in order to support 12 additional KC-135 Stratotankers and an estimated