NEWS

  • Fairchild tankers refuel Marine aircraft

    A KC-135 Stratotanker and Airmen from the 384th Air Refueling Squadron performed aerial refueling with two F/A-18C Hornets from the Marine Aircraft Group 31 while flying over Georgia, Aug. 27, 2019.

  • Airmen from 22d EARS honor Shell 77 legacy

    Airmen from the 22d Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron and the tanker community paused for 77 seconds of synchronized silence to commemorate the legacy of the fallen heroes of “Shell 77” May 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six years ago, the air refueling community lost three of their own

  • Team Fairchild first to train refueling KC-46

    A Team Fairchild KC-135 Stratotanker participated in air refueling training and support to the KC-46 Pegasus over Washington on January 22. This first of its kind event for an AMC KC-135 with an AMC crew enabled completion of the training required to successfully deliver two KC-46s to McConnell AFB

  • 76th AMXG shows Team Fairchild how to ‘Tinker’

    Leaders from Fairchild Air Force Base visited the 76th Aircraft Maintenance Group Nov. 18-20, during a site visit to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.Tinker AFB is made up of 5,500 acres with 460 buildings hosting operational missions for the Air Force, Navy as well as several other Department of

  • Fairchild partners with Kansas ANG Airmen for MITO training

    Team Fairchild instructor pilots trained with aircrews and KC-135 Stratotankers from the Air National Guard 117th Air Refueling Squadron located in Forbes Field, Kansas to practice Minimum Interval Take-Off training Oct. 24 –26. MITO reduces the amount of time between aircraft launches,

  • Fairchild’s Airmen support KC-46A, B-52 training

    Airmen from Fairchild’s 384th Air Refueling Squadron supported a KC-46A Pegasus during a training operation with a B-52 Stratofortress in the Northwest region of the United States, Oct. 3, 2018.The purpose of the training mission was to test the new refueler’s capability to perform inflight

  • MWD training takes flight

    Throughout the month of August, the 92nd Security Forces Squadron MWD section trained with the 36th Rescue Squadron to learn and become familiar with the components of a huey aircraft in preparation for deployment missions.

  • Pacific Northwest Economic Region tours Fairchild

    Members of the Pacific Northwest Economic Region toured Fairchild Air Force Base to learn more about the 92nd Air Refueling Wing’s mission and how it works in tandem with the 141st ARW and 336th Training Group and other tenant units, on, July 25th 2018.

  • Air Mobility Command announces next two KC-135 simulator relocations

    Today the commander of Air Mobility Command selected Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., and MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., as the relocation sites for the next two KC-135 Stratotanker pilot flight simulators.KC-135 pilot flight simulators, also known as Operations Flight Trainers or OFTs, provide

  • Fairchild Airmen perform first test of new chemical defense mask on KC-135

    In the midst of calm or chaos, there lies a potential for aircrews to fight the faceless combatants of chemical and biological agents. U.S. military personnel actively operate within areas that maintain the capability to employ these agents, making individual protective equipment imperative to