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  • Fairchild Airman makes his mark on space travel

    Working for NASA can be a life changing experience, but discovering a new syndrome affecting astronauts working in space is out of this world.
  • “Dirt Boyz” get dirty

    The snow slams the windshield as the broom weaves back and forth across the Fairchild airfield. The 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron pavement and construction Airmen are no strangers to late night phone calls, dirt under their fingernails and the unpredictable intense weather that comes with living in the Pacific Northwest. They’re often referred to as “Dirt Boyz” for their constant interaction with more than 100 pieces of filthy heavy construction equipment and hand tools used to repair Fairchild’s roads, airfield, fences and drainage systems.
  • Wrestling with success

    Fairchild Airman makes it onto the United States Air Force Wrestling team in a display of dazzling skill and gritty determination.
  • Some like it hot, HVAC keeps it cool

    Whether snow, wind, rain or sunshine: Fairchild can experience every season within 24 hours and for Airmen working in the unpredictable weather, having a comfortable haven to retreat to, is a must. The 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron heating ventilation air conditioning and refrigeration Airmen contribute to rapid global mobility by ensuring Team Fairchild’s $5.7 billion mechanical infrastructure operates at peak performance.
  • Asset management: keeping mission accountable

    Accountability is essential to all operations in the Air Force. Without proper accountability the entire mission can be impacted in a negative way. With the help of Information Technology Asset Management having accurate accountability is a much easier task. Asset management provides accountability of Air Force assets throughout their technology
  • Fairchild NCO escapes prison of abuse

    Fairchild NCO shares tale of surviving and overcoming an abusive childhood to succeed in the Air Force.
  • Fairchild firefighters train to maintain readiness

    Being responsible for thousands of lives, more than 4,000 acres of land and approximately 35 aircraft, the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron fire department knows the importance of keeping their Airmen “rescue ready.”
  • Fairchild Finest: Tech. Sgt. Manuel Painter

    FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. – Nominee’s Rank and Name: TSgt Manuel Painter Unit of assignment:92 AMDS Nominee’s duty title:NCO In Charge of Dental LaboratoryHome town and state:Madrid, Spain.What do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild AFB?Fabricate dental prostheses.What do you enjoy about your job?Fabricating as many dental prostheses to
  • R4R helping Airmen stay resilient through Outdoor Rec

    Outdoor Recreation “is in the business of making people’s vacations,” but it is also in the business of helping people with resilience, social interaction and experiencing the local area’s great outdoors.Outdoor Recreation offers more than 250 trips a year at a small charge to Airmen and their families because of the “Recharge for Resiliency”
  • Health Promotion Office offers Airman performance upgrades

    The Health Promotion Office functions as a performance enhancing unit, tasked with helping Airmen stay fit to fight via fitness programs and healthy living choices.