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Default Air Force Logo Congratulations captain selects
Congratulations to the following Fairchild first lieutenants for being selected to the rank of captain:92nd Comptroller Squadron Joshua Cherkinsky 92nd Operations Support Squadron Mary Hoffman 92nd Air Refueling Squadron Juan Amaya Jeffrey Ballenski Russell Healy Rodger Malmgren Toby Pellenz David Rachal Matthew Ritenour David Schuster Ian Slazinik
0 1/11
2007
Default Air Force Logo Know the difference between unattended and suspicious packages
Many people wonder why a change in force protection conditions on Fairchild results in a flood of reports of suspicious packages with mandatory building evacuations. Confusion between an unattended package and a suspicious package is generally the reason this happens. A heightened security posture requires building occupants to look for and report
0 1/11
2007
Katherine Cannata, wife of now Master Sgt.  George Cannata, tacks on her husband?s new stripes along with Senior Master Sgt. Daniel North, 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant. Sergeant Cannata, 92nd AMXS maintenance operations exec, was STEP promoted to the rank of master sergeant Dec. 15.
Steppin' on up

0 1/11
2007
Default Air Force Logo Income tax filing assistance available to military
Now that the holiday season is over, income tax season is right around the corner. The 92nd Air Refueling Wing Legal Office, with the assistance of volunteer income tax assistance representatives, will again provide free tax help, to include electronic filing, for active duty members, family members and retirees. Unit VITA representatives will
0 1/11
2007
Default Air Force Logo New A&FRC director has love for helping families
After spending more than 19 years stationed overseas, the new Airman and Family Readiness Center director returned to the States. Linda Miles, a civil servant with 30 years of service, recently arrived from Royal Air Force Alconbury, England, to join Team Fairchild and lead the Readiness Center. Ms. Miles, a mother of two and grandmother of two
0 12/14
2006
Col. Scott Hanson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and his wife, Rhonda (3rd from left,) U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, and Jennifer Lavoie, spouse of Senior Master Sgt. Brian Lavoie, 92nd Operations Support Squadron, along with other spouses of Airmen met Monday to discuss issues faced by military families. This coffee session was hosted by the Fairchild Airman and Family Readiness Center. 
Sen. Patty Murray visits Fairchild families

0 12/14
2006
Chief Master Sgt. William Welch, deployed from 336th Training Group, and RP2 Greg Bennett, chaplain assistant, work with an all boys-orphanage in Djibouti, Africa. Chief Welch coordinated a drive to send clothing and supplies from Fairchild to the orphanage. SERE command chief organizes Djibouti Orphanage aid
Chief Master Sgt. William Welch, the 336th Training Group command chief, recently deployed to Djibouti, Africa. While there he recognized a need and took the initiative to make a difference. He worked with an orphanage short of everything from clothes to sporting goods to toothbrushes. The chief contacted his home unit and the 336th TRG picked up
0 12/14
2006
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. -- Tech. Sgt. Jesus Hernandez and Senior Airman Amos Smith of the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal team show off a 3.5 inch Korean War era practice bazooka rocket Tuesday. Sergeant Hernandez received a Bronze star and Airman Smith received an Army Commendation Medal with valor device. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jessica Fuentez) Fairchild Airmen awarded Bronze Star and Army Commendation Medal for heroism
Whether it is a meth lab in Spokane, Wash., booby trapped with grenades or an Improvised Explosive Device in Baghdad, every day brings something new for an Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician. On the morning of Dec. 7, two of Fairchild's EOD technicians were awarded decorations for heroism in a ceremony at the 92nd Civil Engineering Squadron's
0 12/08
2006
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. -- George Maupin, Matt Rodgers, and Dave Cotton from KHQ TV Channel 6 join Fairchild members as they support “celebrity night” Nov. 18 at a live auction held in order to raise money for operating funds for the Officer’s Spouse’s Club and its scholarships. This event is held yearly at Club Fairchild.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jessica Fuentez) OSC hosts Hollywood auction

0 11/28
2006
Default Air Force Logo AMC Mission Support commanders visit base
Nine Air Mobility Command Mission Support Group commanders toured Fairchild Nov. 16 in hopes of finding something they can incorporate into their groups at their home bases. The program, called the Excellent Installation Orientation program, gives other AMC mission support group commanders a chance to see initiatives at installations across the
0 11/28
2006
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