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  • Fairchild stages Washington National Guard Blackhawks to fight wildfires

    In the wake of Washington State Governor Jay Inslee declaring a wildfire state of emergency last night, two Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters launched from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, to Fairchild AFB today to fight the wildfire dubbed “The Sheep Creek Fire,” which has consumed more than 20-acres of land so far.
  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
  • Travis AFB supports FEMA in California wildfire mission

    At the request of the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency, Travis Air Force Base was designated an installation support base during the response to the Atlas Fire, which has spread across Northern California since Oct. 8, 2017.
  • Ramstein Airman douses flames, saves lives

    There are probably few people who aren’t first responders who would run into a burning building for a stranger, but that’s exactly what one Airman assigned to the 721st Aerial Port Squadron did.
  • Scott Fire Department earns prestigious accreditation

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill.  -- The Scott Fire Department recently earned the prestigious title of Accredited Agency; this level of recognition showcases their overall excellence in managing programs and resources, as well as their commitment to Continuous Process Improvements. During the past two years, the Scott Fire Department worked diligently
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