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The Spokane Indians Baseball team observe a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape hand-to-hand combat demonstration at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash. June 12, 2018. The Air Force combatives program develops an Airman’s individual strength, confidence, resilience and lethality, while simultaneously imparting a strong warrior ethos. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sean Campbell) Spokane Indians Baseball team visits Fairchild
Team Fairchild has a lot more in common with the Spokane Indians Baseball team than one may initially think. Both teams train how they fight, pride themselves on teamwork, and both have called the Inland Northwest “home” for quite some time. Not only did the Spokane Indians learn about the importance of teamwork in the military during their base tour June 12, they also had the opportunity to catch a glimpse of how young men and women in another uniform serve their country.
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Col. Johan Deutscher, 141st Air Refueling Wing commander, renders a salute to the colors presented by members of the Fairchild Air Force Base Honor Guard and a law enforcement officer during a National Police Week Memorial Retreat Ceremony at Fairchild AFB, Washington, May 16, 2018. A retreat ceremony was held in remembrance of fallen law enforcement members with the U.S. flag being retired. National Police Week, a week to remember fallen heroes
Team Fairchild honored fallen heroes by hosting various events and ceremonies during Police Week May 14-18. National Police Week pays special recognition to law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.
0 5/22
2018
The main inlet fuel coupling is an essential part of the multi-point refueling system, creating a seamless flow of fuel from the fuel line into the MPRS pod. As the first aircraft metals technology Airmen to ever attempt to reverse engineer the part, it took Staff Sgt. Steven Doucette, 92nd Maintenance Squadron aircraft metals technology shift lead, and Staff Sgt. Steven Bultemeier, 92nd MXS aircraft metals technology craftsman, three weeks to have a finished product. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sean Campbell) MXS Airmen get innovative, save AF dollars
Fairchild Airmen use early generation equipment and aircraft every day to support the global air refueling mission; most of it built and manufactured over 50 years ago. This equipment requires precious care, expert craftsmanship and innovative maintenance to stay mission capable. The 92nd Maintenance Squadron Hydraulics Flight and Fabrication Flight are two maintenance back shops who specialize in keeping early generation equipment and aircraft delivering effective warfighter capabilities at the right place at the right time.
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Gonzaga’s School of Counseling tours Michael Anderson Elementary at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, April 17, 2018. The group visited the base education center, received a mission brief and had a tour at the elementary school to get an inside look at the resources available to military children. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Mackenzie Richardson) AFRC, Gonzaga partner to educate
The Comprehensive School Counselor Program began in 2014, the result of the partnership between Fairchild’s Airman & Family Readiness Center and Gonzaga University’s School of Counseling. The goal of the program is to provide information on military families, military education and military life to future educators, administrators and counselors.
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(from left) Capt. Joseph Migliuri, 92nd Medical Group pediatrician, Capt. Neal Alexander, 92nd MDG maternal child flight nurse manager, and Airman 1st Class Levi Brown, 92nd MDG aerospace medical technician, review patient medical records prior to an appointment April 4, 2018, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. The pediatric team has implemented a new concept of operations: rewarding, efficiency, setting priorities and empowering team members, or RESET, to their system of patient care. Virtual appointments are offered to allow patients to receive the care they need from doctors without having to visit the clinic and has also allowed doctors to have more time to see more patients per day (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Whitney Laine) RESET improves pediatric care
The 92nd Medical Group Pediatric Clinic implemented a new concept of operations: rewarding, efficiency, setting priorities and empowering team members, or RESET, to their system of patient care.
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2018
Fairchild Airman saves two children Fairchild Airman saves two children
Master Sgt. Joshua O’Brien was walking with his family around Medical Lake enjoying a unseasonably-warm Washington winter day. As they made their way toward the waterfront, O’Brien noticed two young girls walking out onto the frozen lake when the girls suddenly fell through the ice into the water below.O’Brien immediately jumped into action, diving
0 4/06
2018
KC-135 aircrew supports Red Flag 18-2 KC-135 aircrew supports Red Flag 18-2
Aircraft from all over the nation flew in and out of the Nevada sky during Red Flag 18-2, an exercise organized at Nellis and hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range. Red Flag gives Airmen an opportunity to experience realistic combat scenarios to prepare and train for future conflicts or war. In support of this, Airmen from
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2018
Airmen of Airman Leadership School Class 18 Charlie, who earned top honors, pose for a photo with Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Lee Mills, 92nd Air Refueling Wing command chief, March 29, 2018, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. ALS is a five-week course that focuses on leadership abilities, profession of arms and effective communication in the workplace. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Whitney Laine) ALS honors top graduates
Congratulations to the following Airmen of Airman Leadership School Class 18 Charlie, who earned top honors during their recent ALS graduation ceremony:John L. Levitow Award:SSgt Jacob Zahn, 384th Air Refueling SquadronCommandant Award:SrA Cory Ridenour, 66th Training SquadronAcademic Achievement Award:SrA Jonathan Otte, 92nd Aircraft Maintenance
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Ops support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2 Ops support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2
People hear about aircraft and fighter jets accomplishing the mission all the time, whether it be KC-135 Stratotankers refueling or fighter jets fighting the fight, but what many overlook is what happens behind the scenes and what units and agencies are involved to authorize those flights.There are a couple of units that work together to initiate
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An Airman visits the Airman & Family Readiness Center at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, March 14, 2018. The AFRC has multiple different core programs readily available to Airmen and their Families. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Whitney Laine) Airmen helping Airmen: AFRC
Climbing the stairs feels like a challenge in itself. The snow crunches underfoot, adding to his anxiety of the decision to look for help. His shoulders grow heavy with the weight of unpaid bills, as self-loathing thoughts slip in and out of his mind. He pulls the door open to the Airman & Family Readiness Center and steps into the warm room. Searching for hope, this may be the place he would find it. Unemployment, depression, financial hardship or deployment stressors are just a few examples of what AFRC counselors provide resources for.
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