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  • 18th AF Commander visits Scott Air Force Base mobility wings

    The 18th Air Force commander, Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett, capped off the end of a three-day tour of the Showcase Wing with a commander’s call at the Scott Event Center Oct. 12. During the tour, Barrett and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Petzel, 18th AF command chief, visited Airmen from the 375th AMW, 932nd Airlift Wing and the 126th Air Refueling Wing. “This
  • Fairchild Airman finds error in ICODES, increasing mission efficiency

    Staff Sgt. Daniel Clanton, 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron Air Transportation Operations supervisor, discovered that the “palletized cargo measuring algorithm” within ICODES, which measures the ability for cargo to be loaded onto an aircraft, was incorrect.
  • CRG provides hope to Tyndall after Hurricane Michael wreaks havoc

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- On the afternoon of Oct. 10, Hurricane Michael, a category four hurricane, ripped through Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, and the surrounding area leaving severe damage through its path. Airmen from the 821st Contingency Response Group, Travis Air Force Base, California, received the alert call the next day and
  • AMC provides support in aftermath of Hurricane Michael

    Air Mobility Command is prepared to support victims affected by Hurricane Michael, which hit landfall in parts of Florida, Georgia, and Alabama on Wednesday.
  • Team Travis poised to deliver after Hurricane Michael

    Within hours of Hurricane Michael’s landfall on the Florida Panhandle, a C-17 Globemaster III from the 21st Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California was wheels up to support civil authorities in humanitarian relief operations.
  • 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 refueling connections specifically with the B-52 airframe.
  • Team Fairchild holds planning conference for AMC’s premiere exercise Mobility Guardian

    Team Fairchild hosted the Mobility Guardian 2019 International Planning Conference Sept. 18-20, bringing together Air Mobility Command team members and coalition force representatives from eight partner nations.
  • Abilene community, Dyess leadership conduct memorial park groundbreaking

    Dyess Air Force Base leadership, the Abilene community and family of the fallen Airmen of TORQE 62 came together to conduct a groundbreaking ceremony at the Dyess Memorial Center, Oct. 2, 2018.  The event signified the beginning of the Dyess Memorial Park Expansion to honor the sacrifices of Dyess Airmen who lost their lives in the line of duty.
  • Fairchild KC-135s, Airmen support Operation Juniper Micron

    Fairchild KC-135 Stratotankers, Airmen, and support equipment, deployed to continue partner support to France as part of Operation Juniper Micron in Spain, September 2018.
  • McChord represents USAF in Ample Strike, NATO Days

    Exercise Ample Strike and NATO Days Air Show in the Czech Republic from Sept. 8 to 18 offered an opportunity for 62nd Airlift Wing Airmen from the 4th Airlift Squadron to integrate with NATO forces during a multinational exercise and outreach effort. This combined exercise directly supports 2018 National Defense Strategy Summary elements aimed at