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The Ross Mission Essential Feeding Facility underwent a renovation project led by the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron, saving the Air Force $83,000 in paper goods and construction materials. (Courtesy photo) 92nd CES renovates the Ross
In March 2017, the Ross Mission Essential Feeding Facility underwent a renovation project led by the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron, saving the Air Force approximately $83,000 in paper goods and construction materials.The month-long project focused on the kitchen area; replacing, repairing and refabricating duct work, seasonal waterlines, water
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2017
The Air Force Assistance Fund campaign is an annual, on-the-job fundraising event conducted among Air Force personnel for the benefit of Air Force personnel. (Courtesy photo) AFAF kicks off
Team Fairchild kicked-off the Air Force Assistance Fund campaign Mar. 27, with a base goal of $41,293
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Fairchild leadership and Retired Lt. Col. Barry Bridger, a survivor of the “Hanoi Hilton” prison camp in Vietnam, pose for a photo with the newly selected Chief Master Sgts. Chad Madore and Shane Sweeney during the Chief Recognition Ceremony Mar. 25, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. The ceremony consisted of a medallion and a candle lighting ceremony where they lit nine candles that represented each enlisted grade in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Janelle Patiño) Newest chiefs recognized during Ceremony
Two chief master sergeant selects, Chad Madore and Shane Sweeney, were recognized during Fairchild’s Chief Recognition Ceremony Mar. 25, at the Red Morgan Center. The ceremony has been held annually since 1958 to provide recognition to those who have been selected for promotion to the highest enlisted grade in the Air Force. The tradition highlights the added responsibilities and the importance of being part of the top one percent of the enlisted armed forces.
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Senior Airman Samantha Acevedo, 92nd Force Support Squadron services journeyman, creates a custom pizza at CIAO Pizzeria Mar. 27, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base. Fairchild's Warrior and Ross Mission Essential Feeding Facilities are the third base feeding facilities in the Air Force to expand on the standard Food Transformation Initiative. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mackenzie Richardson) MEFF upgrades launch
Fairchild’s Warrior and Ross Mission Essential Feeding Facilities launched their healthier, made-to-order options Mar. 27. The options are an expansion on the standard Food Transformation Initiative operation, making Fairchild the third base in the Air Force to incorporate the healthier and cost saving Super Sonic Subs, CIAO Pizza and Big City Grill.
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Lt. Col. Sean McClune assumes command of the 384th Air Refueling Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony Mar. 23, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Col. Todd Cargle, 92nd Operations Group commander, officiated the ceremony and presented McClune with his first commander’s badge. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mackenzie Richardson) 384th ARS joins Fairchild’s flying force
Lt. Col. Sean McClune assumed command of the 384th Air Refueling Squadron during an Assumption of Command ceremony Mar. 23, at Fairchild Air Force Base.
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Firefighters sift through debris at a home in Medical Lake after a woman was found dead in the one-story structure that burned early Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Firefighters were called to the home near 703 E. Barker at 12:45 a.m., said Spokane County Sheriffs Deputy Mark Gregory. When they arrived on scene, firefighters saw large amounts of fire and smoke coming from the home. They were hampered by a large amount of clutter inside and out, Gregory said. While fighting the fire, they learned that a woman might still be inside, Gregory said. But firefighters were unable to enter the structure. Fire Departments from Medical Lake, Airway Heights, Spokane, Fairchild Air Force Base and Spokane County fire districts 3, 9 and 10 arrived at the scene. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review) Fairchild firefighters help extinguish local fire
Firefighters from the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron along with firefighters from Medical Lake, Airway Heights, Spokane and Spokane County Districts 3, 9 and 10 responded to a house fire near Barker Street in Medical Lake, early Mar. 14. The Fairchild Emergency Communication Center dispatched the information to the base fire department at 12:45 a.m. Fairchild Airmen were the third to arrive on the scene.
0 3/22
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The 92nd and 141st Maintenance Squadrons and the 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and work on the last Periodic Inspection of the year Dec. 9, 2015, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. During the initial phase of PE, panels are removed from the jet and Airmen look for discrepancies. Approximately 1,200 maintenance actions are found and completed throughout every PE. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Mackenzie Richardson) Periodic inspection gets revamped
The Periodic Inspection is a beast; the largest and most in-depth inspection Fairchild maintainers conduct on the seasoned KC-135 Stratotanker.
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92nd Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen remodeled a 6,400 square feet building to provide a more spacious working environment for the 92nd Operations Support Squadron. The building now gives 13 new offices for the 92nd OSS to work in. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Janelle Patiño/Released) 92nd CES develops space for expanding missions
Airmen from the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron remodeled a 6,400 square feet building to provide a more spacious working environment for the 92nd Operations Support Squadron. The remodeling started in November 2016 and ended in February 2017.The 92nd CES welcomed the fiscal year with this big project, which took a total of 99 days to complete. The
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The 384th Air Refueling Squadron joins the 92nd Air Refueling Wing Mar. 23, the 73rd anniversary of the 384th’s first combat mission in World War II. Globally known as the “Squarepatchers,” the 384th ARS comes to Fairchild after calling McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, home for more than 43 years. In September 2016, they were directed to relocate after McConnell was designated as the next KC-46 Pegasus base. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Senior Airman Mackenzie Richardson)
Team Fairchild welcomes the 'Squarepatchers'
The 384th Air Refueling Squadron joins the 92nd Air Refueling Wing Mar. 23, the 73rd anniversary of the 384th’s first combat mission in World War II.Globally known as the “Squarepatchers,” the 384th ARS comes to Fairchild after calling McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, home for more than 43 years. In September 2016, they were directed to relocate
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Col. Daniel Swain, 141st Air Refueling Wing commander, presents "Pilot for a Day" candidate Gabe Tesch with his pilot completion certificate Mar. 1, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Gabe spent the day visiting several work centers throughout the base receiving hands on instruction and briefings on what it takes to be a KC-135 Stratotanker pilot. The "Pilot for a Day" program provides disadvantaged or seriously ill children a chance to spend the day with members of the Washington Air National Guard training as an honorary pilot. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Michael Stewart/Released) 141st hosts "Pilot for a Day"
Members of the 141st Air Refueling Wing hosted "Pilot for a Day" candidate Gabe Tesch for a tour of Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Gabe spent the day visiting several work centers throughout the base receiving hands on instruction and briefings on what it takes to be a KC-135 Stratotanker pilot. The "Pilot for a Day" program provides
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