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Airmen from Fairchild Air Force Base go white water rafting during a Base Chapel resilience trip April 16, 2016, Spokane, Wash. The chapel is one resource Airmen can use, regardless of their religious background. Many of the programs or trips focus on resilience and the Air Force’s wellness pillars. (Courtesy Photo) Fostering an environment of trust
The Fairchild chapel team's mission is to "refuel the spirit of those who refuel the flight." They accomplish that mission by offering many programs that aid in the spiritual growth of Airmen.One of the opportunities Airmen regularly take part in is the chapel's resilience program.The program takes Airmen on trips to participate in activities such
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2016
Staff Sgt. Gerard Brady 92nd Communications Squadron cyber operations supervisor, works on a server June 1, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. On a daily bases Brady administers 91 Windows 2008 to 2012 servers and ensure vulnerability patching for 4,500 client systems. His leadership selected him as one of Fairchild’s Finest, a weekly recognition program that highlights top-performing Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sean Campbell) Fairchild's Finest: Staff Sgt. Gerard Brady
Nominee's Rank /Name:  Staff Sgt. Gerard BradyUnit of assignment: 92nd Communications SquadronDuty title: Cyber Operations SupervisorHome town and state: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin IslandsWhat do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild AFB?I administer 91 Windows '08/'12 servers and ensure vulnerability patching for 4,500 client systems.What do you enjoy
0 6/02
2016
Airman 1st Class Jin Chang, 92nd force Support Squadron storeroom technician, checks the Warrior Dining Facility storeroom inventory May 16, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. Chang is responsible for the ordering and receiving of all food products as well as ensuring the quality of the items. His leadership selected him as one of Fairchild’s Finest, a weekly recognition program that highlights top-performing Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sean Campbell) Fairchild's Finest: Airman 1st Class Jin Chang
Rank / Name: Airman 1st Class Jin Chang Unit of assignment: 92nd Force Support Squadron Duty title: Storeroom TechnicianHome town and state: Charlotte, North CarolinaWhat do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild AFB?I work at the Warrior Mission Essential Feeding Facility as the storeroom technician.  I am responsible for the ordering and receiving
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2016
Various upgrades have been conducted on building 2050 in the recent years, to include new weather stripping on the large hangar doors and the painting the floor epoxy white. These upgrades are allowing a historical and important structure in Fairchild Air Force Base’s history to remain current, safe, cost effective and environmentally friendly.(U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Mackenzie Richardson) Building 2050; the present
Fairchild Air Force Base's building 2050 is an icon. Fairchild's mission, "Global Reach for America" is unmistakably cast across the top so there's no doubt what happens here. The 12-acre, $65 million structure is the first thing people see when approaching the base from the west.Home to the 92nd and 141st Maintenance Squadrons and the
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2016
Senior Airman Shane Johnson, 92nd Maintenance Squadron metals technician, preps the DMG NLX-2500/700 SY for use April 18, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. After one side of a part is finished the new machine, can spin and work on the other side without having to manually reposition the part, saving time and improving the accuracy of the process. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sean Campbell) Metals technology Airmen improve process to reverse engineer KC-135 parts
Maintenance Airmen here are using new equipment to create hard-to-find KC-135 Stratotanker parts more quickly and accurately. This not only benefits Fairchild, but all bases that fly the airframe.Metals technicians with the 92nd Maintenance Squadron machine shop upgraded from a single spindle lathe, to a dual spindle lathe. A lathe is a machine
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2016
Senior Airman Amanda Sampson, 336th Training Support Squadron broadcast journalist, conducts a video interview April 29, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. Sampson directly supports Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape training and education by putting together videos that add to the students’ learning experiences. Her leadership selected her as one of Fairchild’s Finest, a weekly recognition program that highlights top-performing Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sean Campbell) Fairchild's Finest: Senior Airman Amanda Sampson
Nominee's Rank /Name: Senior Airman Amanda SampsonUnit of assignment: 336th Training Support SquadronNominee's duty title:  Broadcast JournalistHometown and state: Virginia Beach, VAWhat do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild AFB? My day-to-day routine varies. I'm fairly new to the mission here, but I directly support Survival, Evasion, Resistance
0 4/29
2016
Mosquitoes can be carriers of the West Nile Virus. (Courtesy graphic) How to avoid mosquitos, ticks
With spring upon the Inland Northwest and summer right around the corner, more people will be heading out to explore and enjoy outdoor activities. These warmer months and longer days not only bring fun in the sun, but set up a great environment for the breeding of nasty pests.Mosquitos are the most deadly insect in the world, annually killing over
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2016
Staff Sgt. Freddie Kight, 22nd Training Squadron NCO in charge of parachute training, completes a Jump Master Parachute Inspection April 18, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. Working in parachute training, Kight conducts emergency parachute training, morning and afternoon hoist training for S-V80-A students and many other tasks. His leadership selected him as one of Fairchild’s Finest, a weekly recognition program that highlights top-performing Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sean Campbell) Fairchild's Finest: Staff Sgt. Freddie Kight
Nominee's Rank/Name:  Staff Sgt. Freddie KightUnit of assignment: 22nd Training Squadron Nominee's duty title:  NCO in charge, Parachute TrainingHome town and state: Prosper, TexasWhat do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild AFB?On Mondays and Thursdays, I conduct emergency parachute training followed by a demonstration jump and upgrade training
0 4/20
2016
The maintenance division’s primary mission was to repair B-17 Flying Fortress engines during World War II. In October 1942, workers repaired 50 engines and tripled the number of successfully repaired engines by November 1942. The workers continuously increased the amount of overhauled engines and by June 1944, the desired goal was approximately 550 engines a month. The unit broke all records for air depots in the United States for the amount of time required to overhaul B-17 engines. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Mackenzie Richardson) Building 2050; the past
The history of Fairchild Air Force Base's building 2050, is long and rich. It has been one of the sole reasons for Fairchild's success and continues to thrive nearly 75 years after its original construction.It began in 1935 when a congressional party set out to determine the most logical location for the next Army Air Corps supply and maintenance
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160318-F-GP610-004Fairchild air traffic control airmen perform their duties in the ATC tower March 18, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. Having a close working relationship allows Spokane International Airport to have a major role in supporting Fairchild. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Sean Campbell) A tale of two towers
It seems counterintuitive for Air Force air traffic controllers to not have full jurisdiction of the airspace surrounding an Air Force base, but for Fairchild, that's exactly the case.The Spokane International Airport, or GEG, controls all of the airspace surrounding Fairchild, and it takes both control towers to carry out the mission. For inbound
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