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An Airman visits the Airman & Family Readiness Center at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, March 14, 2018. The AFRC has multiple different core programs readily available to Airmen and their Families. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Whitney Laine) Airmen helping Airmen: AFRC
Climbing the stairs feels like a challenge in itself. The snow crunches underfoot, adding to his anxiety of the decision to look for help. His shoulders grow heavy with the weight of unpaid bills, as self-loathing thoughts slip in and out of his mind. He pulls the door open to the Airman & Family Readiness Center and steps into the warm room. Searching for hope, this may be the place he would find it. Unemployment, depression, financial hardship or deployment stressors are just a few examples of what AFRC counselors provide resources for.
0 3/19
2018
KC-135s participate in Red Flag 18-2 KC-135s participate in Red Flag 18-2
Airmen from Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, traveled from Washington to Nevada to participate in a two-week combat scenario exercise called Red Flag 18-2 with units from other bases.Red Flag is an exercise organized at Nellis Air Force Base and hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range, the U.S. Air Force’s premier
0 3/16
2018
Construction on the $1.7 million 92nd Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog kennel project is now complete, increasing the overall square footage of the complex by more than 2,000 square feet. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mackenzie Richardson) Completed kennels welcome home MWDs
Construction on the $1.7 million 92nd Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog kennel project is now complete, increasing the overall square footage of the complex by more than 2,000 square feet.
0 3/15
2018
Airmen from the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron transport a patient litter onto a KC-135 Stratotanker during an aeromedical evacuation training at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, March 1, 2018. Practicing when to lift, move, stop and place equipment allows AE teams to maneuver patients with safety and efficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Whitney Laine) 92nd OG partners with 375th AES Airmen, expand KC-135 capabilities
Airmen from the 92nd Operations Group partnered with the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron to learn how to turn a KC-135 Stratotanker into a mobile hospital at Fairchild Air Force Base March 1.
0 3/08
2018
WA Congresswoman speaks with military spouses WA Congresswoman speaks with military spouses
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers met with base leaders and military spouses during a visit, Feb. 22, to Fairchild to discuss current base issues and the upcoming Congressional Military Family Summit.Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and Col. Johan Deutscher, 141st ARW commander, provided McMorris Rodgers and her staff a
0 2/22
2018
Maintence repair Fairchild Airmen combat corrosion
Sparks fly as metal is ground down to remove corrosion before placement of the repair part onto the KC-135 Stratotanker. The Airmen of the 92nd Maintenance Squadron Aircraft Structural Maintenance shop keep the tanker fleet flying by crafting and restoring aged plane parts. Recently, the sheet metal shop had to repair a KC-135 that was heavily
0 2/21
2018
The U.S. Congress enacted a federal statute that states a member of the armed forces can’t be required to serve on a state or local jury if the secretary of the service involved determines that jury service would unreasonably interfere with the performance of the member’s duties or would adversely affect the readiness of the unit, command or activity to which the member is assigned. (Courtesy Photo) Legal Advice: Civilian jury duty as a military member
The U.S. Congress enacted a federal statute that states a member of the armed forces can’t be required to serve on a state or local jury if the secretary of the service involved determines that jury service would unreasonably interfere with the performance of the member’s duties or would adversely affect the readiness of the unit, command or activity to which the member is assigned.
0 2/20
2018
Team Fairchild leaders visit and thank veteran patients Team Fairchild leaders visit and thank veteran patients

0 2/16
2018
STEM Communications Airmen show career field to students
The 92nd Communications Squadron recently held a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math event, the first of its kind, here where they partnered with Greater Spokane Incorporated to bring different Spokane area high school students to come visit February 8th, 2018.This STEM event aimed to give local Spokane area students a better insight of the
0 2/16
2018
Refueling Refueling keeps Red Flag flying
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. –The Red Flag Tanker Task Force, with air mobility assets from three bases, descended on the Las Vegas skies three weeks ago in support the international training exercise, Red Flag-Nellis 18-1.The RFTTF consists of personnel, aircraft and equipment from McConnell Air Force Base, Fairchild AFB, and Royal Air Force
0 2/15
2018
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