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Annually, Greater Spokane Incorporated and the Spokane Lilac Festival committee host the Annual Let Freedom Ring event honoring members of the armed forces and first responders.This year marked the 62nd anniversary since the event’s inception. Multiple awards were given out, to include: the Neal Fosseen award, First Responders of the year, active
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The 92nd Medical Group is now allowing some TRICARE beneficiaries the choice to switch to an off base civilian primary care manager. The MDG is sending out mailers to eligible beneficiaries titled “The Choice is Yours,” but patients don’t have to wait until they receive a letter in order to make the change. Eligible beneficiaries are those non-active duty patients enrolled in Family Health or Flight Medicine. For TRICARE Prime active-duty family members, there will not be any out-of-pocket costs. For retirees and their family members, be aware that there may be applicable fees, depending on an individual’s TRICARE plan. For more information on fees, visit To change your PCM, online visit, call Health Net at 1-844-866-9378 or visit the Patient Administration Office on the first floor of the Fairchild AFB clinic. (courtesy photo) Fairchild clinic needs volunteers to switch to downtown providers
The 92nd Medical Group is now allowing some TRICARE beneficiaries the choice to switch to an off base civilian primary care manager.
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Tracy Finck, Fairchild’s first Gold Star Family member, stands with Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, Aug. 3, 2017 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. The GSF program is for family members of Airmen who were killed in action during international terrorist attacks against the U.S., in a friendly foreign nation, or during military operations while serving outside the U.S. (Courtesy Photo) Fairchild welcomes first Gold Star Family member
75 minutes. That’s about how long Airmen tried to resuscitate their wingman on a Forward Operating Base in Syria. The result being a fallen Airman and a mother who lost her son.
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The only agency who grants security clearances is the Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility. In 2016, the DODCAF announced the agency will be monitoring social media sites to include; Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, eHarmony, and many other websites. (Courtesy Photo) Social media can affect security clearances
In today’s world, almost everyone has some form of social media platform. In the military we’re briefed on different occasions to put our social media profiles on private and to keep the amount of information we put out to a minimum. But why?
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Default Air Force Logo Fairchild continues support of private well owners after Airway Heights water advisory lifted
City of Airway Heights officials announced this afternoon that a 24-day long advisory not to consume tap water from the city’s municipal water system has been lifted. The Air Force will discontinue delivery of bottled water to affected residents of the city of Airway Heights at 10:00 p.m. tonight.
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Fire fighters from the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron spray water onto a simulated fire June 5, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Fairchild and local emergency personnel responded to simulated airplane crashes in preparation for Fairchild’s upcoming 2017 SkyFest Air Show. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Ryan Lackey) Fairchild prepares for 2017 SkyFest
Fairchild prepared for the upcoming 2017 Inland Northwest SkyFest Air Show and open house by conducting a Major Accident Response Exercise June 5 and 6.
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President Barack H. Obama issued a proclamation declaring June as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pride Month. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Senior Airman Michael Smith/Released) Fairchild LGBT Pride Month events
In recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, Fairchild’s LGBT committee is hosting several events.
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Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, speaks during a public meeting concerning water contamination at Medical Lake High School, Medical Lake, Wash. May 23, 2017. Fairchild Air Force Base leaders worked with community partners, health authorities and environmental scientists to present local residents with information on groundwater contamination.
(U.S. Air Force photo / Airman 1st Class Ryan Lackey) Base addresses community concerns about contaminated water
Fairchild Air Force Base officials held a public meeting to address community concerns about well water testing on and off base for Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and/or Perfluorooctanoic acids (PFOA) at Medical Lake High School, Medical Lake, Washington, May 23, 2017.
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Curtsey Photo. Fairchild Airmen pushes for base blood drive
In anticipation of holiday demand, the Inland Northwest Blood Center is scheduled to host a base-wide blood drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 16, at the base chapel here.
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Master Sgt. Dustin Garneau shows Brig. Gen. Stacey Hawkins part of a KC-135 Stratotanker that had been brought in for repair Nov. 7, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. Hawkins is the Air Mobility Command director of logistics, engineering and force protection, his visit included a tour of the hydraulics shop from Garneau, who is the 92nd Maintenance Squadron NCO in charge of aircraft hydraulics. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Taylor Shelton) AMC logistics director visits Fairchild
Brig. Gen. Stacey Hawkins, Air Mobility Command director of logistics, engineering and force protection, traveled to Fairchild Nov. 7, 2016, in order to identify what manner of support the only air refueling wing in the Pacific Northwest is needed to continue its 24/7 mission.
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