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Fairchild Air Force Base is home to a wide variety of units and missions, the most prominent is the air refueling mission. Fairchild has two wings, the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, and the 141st ARW. Other units include the Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape school, medical detachments, a weapons squadron and the Joint Personnel Recovery Agency. Watch the Team Fairchild Mission Video 2016 here.




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In the midst of #TeamFairchild Airmen’s PCS moves, deployments and growth in the military community, the Fairchild AFB Chapel offers a safe haven for individuals experiencing life’s victories and defeats. Learn more about #spiritualresilience, religious programs and support services offered at the chapel here: https://go.usa.gov/xUKMJ Air Force Chaplain Corps
#ThrowbackThursday to some KC-135 Heritage, fueling the fight for Operation Desert Storm! How did you contribute to mission success? #TankerThirst #TankerThursday #RapidGlobalMobility
Congratulations to Col. Russell Davis on becoming the new 92nd Operations Group commander! #TeamFairchild!
Peter O'Rouke, acting Secretary of #VeteransAffairs, and staffers met with Team Fairchild to discuss progress of the Military Health System Genesis program. #MHSGenesis #ExcellenceInAllWeDo AFMS-Fairchild AFB-92d Medical Group U.S. Air Force Medical Service - AFMS
#TeamFairchild families from the 336th Training Group teamed together to transform unkept plots, overgrown by weeds, into the foundation of the SERE Kids' Garden Club. Learn more about their team work and progress here: https://go.usa.gov/xUZMR USAF SERE Air Mobility Command 18th Air Force United States Air Force
#ICYMI, KREM 2 News showcased the AFMS-Fairchild AFB-92d Medical Group Human Performance Cell that takes a multi-disciplinary approach to get injured Airmen back in fighting shape! #Airmen #innovation United States Air Force Air Mobility Command 18th Air Force Air Force Times
#TeamFairchild Airmen from the 92d Civil Engineer Squadron and 92nd Air Refueling Wing Staff Judge Advocate Office got together to participate in a mock trial. Read more here: https://go.usa.gov/xUZWT
"There is no shame in getting help ... I did." Heisman Trophy winner, NFL All-Pro Honors, and MMA Fighter Herschel Walker will be visiting #TeamFairchild #Airmen to speak about Mental Health and resiliency. Don't miss out! He's scheduled to speak July 18, 9 a.m. at the Base Theater.
Congratulations to Lt. Col. Kevin Parsons on becoming the new 93rd Air Refueling Squadron commander! #TeamFairchild
Congratulations to Lt. Col. Daniel Hatcher on becoming the new 92nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron commander. Welcome to #TeamFairchild!
Happening Now Col. Derek Salmi, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander speaks at a July 4th event in downtown Spokane Washington. More than 3000 people were in attendance.
Happy Independence Day Team Fairchild! #AirForce #AirPower #SoundOfFreedom
#ICYMI Several Pararescue Airmen trained at Fairchild with the 36th Rescue Squadron. These Airmen trained to enhance their skillsets in recovering personnel who are isolated behind enemy lines or captured by adversaries, and to return them home. Read more about it here: https://go.usa.gov/xUYyS Air Mobility Command Air Education and Training Command United States Air Force
Brett Campfield was selected for the Air Force Warrior Games Team back in February when he competed in the Warrior Games Trials. He competed in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games June 2-9. Learn more about his experience here: https://go.usa.gov/xUT3N #TeamFairchild #DODWarriorGames2018 #Teamwork
Congratulations to Lt. Col. Michael McCarthy on becoming the new #TeamFairchild 92nd Medical Operations Squadron commander. #Medical #Airmen #Leader
Congratulations to Fairchild's newest promotees!
The usually quiet halls of the Fairchild AFB Chapel were transformed this past week with the extra laughter of dozens of children and volunteers enjoying their time at the "Shipwrecked" themed, Vacation Bible School! Read more about how the kids learned to deal with challenges and stressors through various Bible-based lessons, here: https://go.usa.gov/xUYVc #Resilient #TeamFairchild #VBS #ResiliencyThroughReligion
If a member of the United States armed or allied forces is isolated behind enemy lines, surrounded by enemy engagement, or captured, it’s the mission of the Air Force’s elite rescue Airmen, to return them home. Several Pararescue Airmen recently trained at Fairchild with the 36th Rescue Squadron to better prepare them for the field. Read more here:https://go.usa.gov/xUYyS
Congratulations to Maj. Brandon Greenawalt on becoming the new #TeamFairchild 92nd Maintenance Squadron commander. #Maintenance #Airmen #Leader
Today marks the 61st anniversary of the mighty KC-135 Stratotanker being delivered to the United States Air Force! The Stratotanker was delivered to the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, then assigned to Castle Air Force Base, California. The 93rd ARS went on to establish two official world records: distance in a straight line without refueling, 10,229.3 miles, from Tokyo, Japan to Lajes, Azores; and a speed record of 492.262 miles per hour from Tokyo to Washington D.C. in 13 hours, 45 minutes and 46.5 seconds. Air Mobility Command 18th Air Force #ThrowbackThursday #TankerThursday #Fairchild #Boeing
RT @DeptofDefense: Airmen on the scene! @WANationalGuard #airmen from @TeamFairchild perform clean up and containment of the #SheepCreekFir
#TeamFairchild #Airmen learned about @DrGaryChapman and "The 5 Love Languages" https://t.co/uXrqeX7uw6… https://t.co/xwlXTViN08
RT @WANationalGuard: .@WANationalGuard members from the 141st Air Refueling Wing grab equipment & load up trucks before heading to the #She
@USArmy #BlackHawk helicopters just landed at #TeamFairchild to aid in wildfire-fighting efforts at Sheep Creek.… https://t.co/Hz7JOufSKI
We’re waiting in great anticipation for @USArmy Black Hawk Helicopters to land here from @JBLM_PAO! The helicopters… https://t.co/rCN5r98QTm
#TeamFairchild first sergeants hosted the 24th Annual Operation Warmheart Golf Tournament to raise money for… https://t.co/P6fi70Mjk2
The Pacific Northwest Economic Region visited us to learn about our mission and how our growth contributes to the e… https://t.co/ma4YqI5Yh4
"There is no shame in getting help, I did" Herschel Walker #HeismanTrophy winner #NFL #AllProHonors spoke with… https://t.co/usUQfhHLQD
RT @AirMobilityCmd: You spoke and AMC listened. Read more about how @usairforce pilots can apply to new aviation-only program https://t.co…
#TeamFairchild aircrew stays #missionready by performing the #first in-field use and test of a new chemical defense… https://t.co/csjPg1dlQv
Looking for a way to get outdoors? Check out Fairchild Outdoor Rec to see how! https://go.usa.gove/xUXhz… https://t.co/MN4Q2QbUJn
RT @usairforce: The 121st Air Refueling Wing dedicated a #KC135s to the Women #Airforce Service Pilots in a ceremony at Rickenbacker Air Na…
Congrats to SSgt McGuire! He’s not only an #MMA winner; he’s a #SERE instructor who teaches operators how to return… https://t.co/HQvH0S4iHy
#TeamFairchild #SERE families teamed together to transform unkept plots, overgrown by weeds, into the SERE Kids' Ga… https://t.co/lquvFWRIpT
#ICYMI check out how #Pararescueman train to provide full-spectrum personnel recovery operations in conventional &… https://t.co/kNSZe3dzIH
#Pararescue #Airmen trained at #Fairchild with the 36th Rescue Squadron to better prepare them for real world… https://t.co/UWqgM3I2r7
#TeamFairchild is hosting the Inland Northwest Blood Center for a blood drive today until 2:00 p.m. Come to the Bas… https://t.co/62tGBHsrOF
#HappeningNow: Col. Derek Salmi is about to assume command of the 92nd Air Refueling Wing. Welcome to… https://t.co/YizxEJJm6Q