NEWS

  • Fairchild refueling wing deploys Airmen, KC-135s to Germany

    Approximately 150 personnel from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing here deployed four KC-135 Stratotankers to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.The aircraft arrived at Spangdahlem today to augment existing U.S. forces in theater, improve readiness, enhance NATO's collective defense posture, and further

  • KC-46A Pegasus arrives on Joint Base MDL

    The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst community celebrated a monumental milestone for the installation as it welcomed its first KC-46A Pegasus to its new home in an arrival ceremony Nov. 9, 2021. The event marked the beginning of new total force aerial refueling operations at the joint base, making

  • 18th AF commander, command chief visit Showcase Wing

    Maj. Gen. Thad Bibb, Jr., 18th Air Force commander and Chief Master Sgt. Chad W. Bickley, his Command Chief, toured the Scott Air Force Bases "Showcase Wing” Jan. 28-29, and shared messages of staying balanced, keeping an eye on “our Wingmen,” keeping high standards, and “accelerating change” as the

  • MacDill honors Tuskegee Airman as distinguished guest

    The historic Tuskegee Airmen boasted approximately 14,000 African-American service members for the U.S. Army Air Forces during and after World War II – their faithless service garnered more than 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses and pushed the envelope in integrating the U.S. military.

  • 18th, 19th AF commanders tour Herk Nation

    For the first time since 2008, the 18th and 19th Air Force commanders, simultaneously toured Herk Nation at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, November 4-6.

  • Jones takes command of 436th AW

    Col. Matthew Jones took command of the 436th Airlift Wing from Col. Joel Safranek during a change of command ceremony at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Jan. 7, 2020.

  • Leaders highlight Fairchild’s flexibility, support to joint operations

    FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. — Fairchild’s Airmen took the opportunity highlight the base’s role in that mission while hosting a mission immersion for Lt. Gen. GI Tuck, 18th Air Force commander and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Petzel, 18th AF command chief. The duo met with Fairchild Airmen