PMEL prolongs equipment effectiveness

by Staff Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton 92nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs 11/7/2013 – FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. — There’s no margin of error when lives are on the line making the Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory here such an integral part of Fairchild Air Force Base’s mission. “PMEL is responsible for calibrating equipment used in virtually every phaseContinue reading “PMEL prolongs equipment effectiveness”

Airmen arming deployed defenders

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 8/29/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — The basic goal of a security forces specialist is to protect U.S. Air Force people, property and resources. While defenders have hand-to-hand combat training, their effectiveness is only enhanced by the weapons they carry and without the 379th ExpeditionaryContinue reading “Airmen arming deployed defenders”

Consolidated tool kit enables deployed maintainers, aircraft

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 8/14/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — There is no acceptable margin of error when it comes to launching aircraft in a safe, secure and reliable manner. In order for jets deployed at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing to get off the ground, they require highlyContinue reading “Consolidated tool kit enables deployed maintainers, aircraft”

Running like a ninja, not like a t-rex

If dinosaurs were better runners, they might not be extinct today. Evidence suggests some dinosaurs ran by planting their heel first and springing off their toes. Many people run this way today. Those who run that way couldn’t possibly get out of the way of a meteor fast enough. But you know who might? AContinue reading “Running like a ninja, not like a t-rex”