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Default Air Force Logo Justice Files: November 2017
During the month of November 2017, three Airmen received nonjudicial punishment under Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice, three Airmen were involuntarily separated and one Airman was administratively demoted. Commanders used the following actions as means of punishment, rehabilitation and maintaining good order and discipline.
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On Feb. 1, 2018, copayments for prescription drugs at TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery and retail pharmacies will increase. These changes are required by law and affect TRICARE beneficiaries who are not active duty service members. To see the new TRICARE pharmacy copayments, visit www.tricare.mil/pharmacycosts. To learn more about the TRICARE Pharmacy Program, or move your prescriptions to home delivery, visit www.tricare.mil/pharmacy. (courtesy photo) Increases to TRICARE pharmacy copayments coming Feb. 1, 2018
On Feb. 1, 2018, copayments for prescription drugs at TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery and retail pharmacies will increase. These changes are required by law and affect TRICARE beneficiaries who are not active duty service members.
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One of the most wide-reaching and significant changes to military pay and benefits over the last 70 years went into effect Jan. 1, 2018, with the implementation of the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System, known as BRS. (courtesy photo) Blended Military Retirement System took effect Jan. 1
One of the most wide-reaching and significant changes to military pay and benefits over the last 70 years went into effect Jan. 1, 2018, with the implementation of the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System, known as BRS
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Air Force saves Airmen time, no longer requires first year evaluations
Air Force officials announced Jan. 4, 2018, Enlisted Performance Reports are no longer required for regular Air Force Airmen in the grade of airman first class and below with less than 36 months’ Time-In-Service or Air Reserve Component Airmen below the grade of senior airman.
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A member of the Fairchild Air Force Base Honor Guard plays taps during an annual wreath laying ceremony at Fort George Wright Cemetery, Washington, Dec. 16, 2017. The playing of Taps began during the American Civil War, where dissatisfied with the standard bugle call, General Daniel Butterfield reworked the melody to the 24-note version still in use today. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ryan Lackey) Fairchild honors fallen veterans
The grounds were wrapped in a gentle blanket of fresh snow, with the scent of pine and a somber moment of silence in the air as dozens of military and civilian attendees took part in an annual wreath laying ceremony to honor fallen service members at the Fort George Wright Cemetery, Washington, Dec. 16, 2017.
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Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, speaks at the Operation Spokane Heroes presentation Dec. 12, 2017, at Northern Quest Resort and Casino, Spokane, Washington. Operation Spokane Heroes in partnership with the Kalispel Tribe of Indians presented Fairchild and other U.S. military units from the local community with gift cards for service members to enjoy this holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Janelle Patiño) Operation Spokane Heroes donates to Fairchild Airmen
Operation Spokane Heroes, in partnership with the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, presented Fairchild and other U.S. military units from the local community with gift cards for service members as part of Operation Spokane Heroes and Northern Quest Casino and Resort’s contribution to military families in the Spokane-area, Dec. 12.“Our military members do
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2017
The Officers’ Spouses’ Club partner with the Enlisted Spouses’ Club for the annual Operation Cookie Drop at the base chapel Dec. 11, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Officer and enlisted spouses provided dozens of homemade cookies, filling over 600 bags for Airmen living in the dorms. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Whitney Laine) Fairchild spouses spread cookies, candy, cheer
The Officers’ Spouses’ Club partnered with the Enlisted Spouses’ Club for the annual Operation Cookie Drop at the base chapel Dec. 11. The clubs’ members came together in hopes of easing the homesickness Airmen feel when they are unable to travel home for the holidays.
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Military Working Dog Oxigen receives a certificate of Meritorious Service Nov. 30, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Oxigen retired after eight years of dedicated military service as a patrol explosive detection dog. She devoted more than 207 hours conducting explosive sweeps, U.S. Secret Service support and Department of State coverage for multiple dignitaries. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Whitney Laine) K9 honored for years dedicated to service
Military Working Dog Oxigen retired after eight years of service during a ceremony at the Red Morgan Center, Nov. 30. The 92nd Security Forces Squadron recognized MWD Oxigen for distinguishing herself as a patrol explosive detection dog at Fairchild from June 2012 to November 2017.
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Team Fairchild gathers in front of the base chapel for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 1, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Santa Claus joined Team Fairchild and their families at the chapel for caroling, cookies, hot chocolate and the lighting of the holiday tree. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman Whitney Laine) Team Fairchild celebrates holiday season
Team Fairchild was joined by Santa Claus for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at the base chapel Dec. 1. The ceremony has been enjoyed by Fairchild members and their families for more than 35 years. Attendees enjoyed caroling, hot chocolate, cookies, the holiday tree lighting and sitting on Santa’s lap.
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Laura Papetti, KREM 2 News anchor, does a live broadcast of the Treats 2 Troops effort Nov. 29, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Treats 2 Troops contributions are not only distributed to Air Force members from Fairchild; our sister services, including the Army, Navy and Marines, also receive packages from the Inland Northwest community.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mackenzie Richardson) Treats 2 Troops, Spokane gives back to deployed Airmen
Team Fairchild volunteers packed more than 400 care packages for deployed military members as part of KREM 2 News’ initiative, Treats 2 Troops, Nov. 29.
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