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  • 141st MXG commander retires after more than 30 years in service

    Col. David Dixon, former 141st Maintenance Group commander, watches as his wife, Cathy, places his retirement pin on his lapel during his retirement ceremony January 7, 2018 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. Col. Dixon served more than 30 years in the Air Force, with nearly 19 of those years in the Washington Air National Guard. (U.S. Air National
  • Washington Air National Guard commander visits Fairchild

    Brig. Gen. Jeremy Horn, commander, Washington Air National Guard, greets Staff Sgt. David Stefaniak from the 141st Medical Group before an Airmen’s call January 6, 2018 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. Brig. Gen. Horn visited Fairchild to tour facilities and to meet with leadership and Airmen from the 141st and 92nd Air Refueling Wing. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Rose M. Lust/Released)
  • 141st FSS trains at Farragut State Park

    Airmen from the 141st Force Support Squadron from Fairchild Air Force Base executed a deployment exercise at Farragut State Park, Idaho July 11-13, 2017. The Airmen spent three days at Farragut for field training in a simulated deployed environment. The purpose of the training was to practice set up and tear down procedures for bare base operations as well as participate team-building exercises.
  • Air National Guardsmen keeps Aviano, AB F-16's flying

    Washington Air National Guardsmen from the 141st Aerial Refueling Wing out of Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. flew to Aviano Air Base, Italy to support the 31st Fighter Wing in aerial refueling training Nov. 8 to Nov. 18, 2017. The KC-135 Stratotanker and its crew planned on providing a week of aerial refueling operations with the 31st FW’s F-16 Fighting Falcons and although maintenance issues with the KC-135 prevented the full spectrum of training originally planned, the hard work of the 141st ARW maintainers still provided valuable training for the Aviano, AB crews.
  • Fairchild rocks Global Thunder

    Several Fairchild KC-135 Stratotankers stand ready near the alert facility in the gloom of a frosty November morning; the airfield is tense, yet quiet. A klaxon abruptly sounds; proceeding, dozens of aircrew and maintainers charged out onto the flightline within seconds, beelining to the waiting aircraft.
  • Flying above the flames

    Sixteen thousand feet above the ground, an RC-26 aircraft from the 141st Air Refueling Wing maps out the perimeter of a nearly 200,000 acre wildfire with an infrared camera over southern Oregon.
  • 141st SFS trains for jungle warfare in Hawaii

    A fire team of eight security forces specialists quietly make their way through the knee high grass and brush at “Base X” training site on Hickam Air Force Base… silently signaling to one another for their next movement. Suddenly, the silence is cut by the piercing sound of gunfire in the distance that immediately sets off a chain of events.
  • 141st Airmen train with Finnish air force for Operation Sentry Lynx

    More than 40 maintainers, boom operators, pilots, and personnel from the 141st Air Refueling Wing took to the skies of central Finland to take part in Operation Sentry Lynx in May 2016, at Kuopio-Rissala Air Base, Finland.
  • MXG Airmen enhance mobility partnerships

    Maintenance Airmen from the 92nd and 141st Air Refueling Wings gathered together for the 2017 Fall Maintenance Olympics to compete in games that focused on skills, teamwork, camaraderie and communication Oct. 13.
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