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  • Airmen compete for spot on refueling team

    The 628th Logistics Readiness Squadron is home to the only Forward Area Refueling Point team in the Air Mobility Command. FARP is a specialty within the fuels career field where members selected to the FARP team are certified to establish refueling sites and refuel airframes in austere locations.“Our FARP team members are the cream of the crop for
  • Fuels Airmen, flight crews practice night Forward Area Refueling Point procedures

    Special teams of fuels Airmen provide a critical capability for wartime and humanitarian missions as FARP operations expand the role of special operation forces around the world. They provide a means of "hot" refueling from a tanker aircraft to various types of fixed and rotor-wing receiver aircraft. FARP missions are flown at only five bases