By Stassney Davis
Special to the Free Press 

Squadron conducts threats and tactics training


Last updated 2/16/2023 at 11:25am

FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE --  Airmen in the 509th Weapons Squadron conducted their first KC-135 Stratotanker treats and tactics training Feb. 2.

The goal is to provide the world’s most advanced training in weapons and tactics employments to KC-135 Stratotanker pilots, navigators and enlisted in-flight refueling specialists.

Weapons School graduates are experts in the tactical employment, planning, and execution of integrated air and space power.

Twice a year, six instructor pilots, navigators and three boom operators are hand-selected for the six-month training.

“Students conducted air...

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