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  • Skyfest 2019 takes flight over Fairchild

    Team Fairchild hosted the Inland Northwest Skyfest 2019 Open House and Airshow for more than 70,000 members of the Inland Northwest community at Fairchild Air Force Base on June 22, 2019. Skyfest 2019 had the largest amount of visitors the base has seen in a decade. The event featured more than 13 aerial acts, 16 static display aircraft, and offered interactive experiences to showcase Pacific Northwest Airpower, including a performance by Team Fairchild’s Air Refueling Demo Team, the only demo team of its kind in Air Mobility Command.
  • Fairchild’s Skyfest 2019 ready for Inland Northwest

    Inland Northwest SkyFest Airshow and Open House, scheduled to be held at Fairchild June 22, has added additional aerial acts, static displays and other exhibits to an already spectacular line-up.
  • 18th AF highlights Fairchild’s future, role in worldwide mission

    Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett, 18th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Chris Simpson, command chief, spent May 20-23 at Fairchild immersing with the Airmen who run the world’s largest air refueling wing. They highlighted where 2019 and beyond will take Team Fairchild.
  • Honoring courage, saluting sacrifice

    Team Fairchild’s 92nd Security Forces Squadron hosted various events and ceremonies in observance of National Police Week May 13-17. The law enforcement community is honored annually with numerous events after President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation in 1962 to designate May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week as National Police Week.
  • MARE educates Team Fairchild Airmen, Spokane Community

    Team Fairchild Airmen and 18 local and other government agencies responded to a Major Accident Response Exercise in preparation for the base’s Inland Northwest SkyFest Open House.
  • 92nd MDG stands up Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee

    The 92nd Medical Group recently stood up an Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee to promote proper use of antibiotics.
  • Fairchild members participate in golf tournament

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Chris Snyder, 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron productions superintendent, swings at a golf ball, at the Qualchan Golf Course in Spokane, Washington, May 3, 2019. The Spokane Lilac Festival Armed Forces Appreciation Golf Tournament had an action raffle at the end of the tournament where participants will have the chance
  • Team Fairchild pays tribute to Shell 77 Airmen

    Larry and Michelle Castro, parents of U.S. Air Force Capt. Victoria “Tory” Pickney, and Senior Airman Samuel Roberts, 92nd Air Refueling Wing Honor Guardsman, lay a wreath during a Shell 77 memorial ceremony at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, May 3, 2019. Fairchild pays tribute every year to the Shell 77 aircrew, Capt. Mark “Tyler” Voss,
  • Airmen from 22d EARS honor Shell 77 legacy

    Airmen from the 22d Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron and the tanker community paused for 77 seconds of synchronized silence to commemorate the legacy of the fallen heroes of “Shell 77” May 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Six years ago, the air refueling community lost three of their own when a KC-135R crashed in Chaldovar, Kyrgyz Republic, after departing to conduct a combat mission. The aircrew members who died were Capt. Mark T. Voss; Capt. Victoria A. Pinckney; and Tech Sgt. Herman “Tre” Mackey III., who were deployed to the 22d EARS in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Team Fairchild revamps Family Advocacy Program

    Team Fairchild’s Family Advocacy Program is scheduled to implement changes July 1, 2019 that better accommodate Airmen and their family’s needs. The Family Advocacy Program will add in-home visits and family counseling to their list of specialties, allowing them to provide more support to family, individual, marital and parental counseling.
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