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  • 92nd MDG introduces Telehealth for the first time

    Team Fairchild, being the first base in the military, introduced a way to provide virtual physical therapy to Airmen while also preventing the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 and improving mission readiness March 24, 2020. The therapy is now demonstrated by 92nd Medical Group doctors and physical therapists through video teleconferencing with the Airmen, allowing them to stay physically fit and socially separated.
  • 92nd MDG on frontlines combating COVID-19

    In response to Coronavirus Disease 2019, Team Fairchild’s 92nd Medical Group has implemented several health protection measures to ensure the safety of Airmen and patients. Precautions taken include a single point of entry into the MDG and a screening process every visitor must go through prior to entering.
  • Fairchild AFB increases Health Protection Condition from Bravo to Charlie

    Fairchild Air Force Base has increased its Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Level from Bravo to Charlie consistent with Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order issued for Washington State on March 23.
  • Fairchild AFB announces COVID-19 case, declares public health emergency

    Fairchild Air Force Base is currently monitoring one positive case of COVID-19 for an active-duty Airman. Samples from the individual were sent to a DoD laboratory where the test was confirmed positive.
  • COVID-19 update: message from 92nd ARW commander

    While COVID-19 transmission risk remains low with no confirmed cases in Spokane County, we are in close coordination with state, regional and local health officials as well as other community partners to ensure our response efforts are coordinated. To safeguard our Total Force Airmen and their families, here are several proactive measures we will take to help prevent the spread of coronavirus and to best protect our base community. Please note this is a rapidly evolving and dynamic situation so expect updates and additions to follow.
  • 92nd MSG, 92nd MXG create maintenance vehicle of the future

    The 92nd Maintenance Group and the 92nd Mission Support Group collaborated to create the Maintenance Vehicle of the Future. Since November 2019, these groups have designed, tested and approved a new innovative maintenance van to better equip 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s Airmen with convenience, safety and efficiency.
  • Fairchild celebrates Alder House community center grand opening

    Team Fairchild celebrated the grand opening of its Alder House community center and restaurant for Airmen and their families to enjoy food, virtual reality video games, indoor sports and a children’s playground March 2. The Alder House is attached to the north side of the Red Morgan Center and houses the largest indoor playground on the west coast. All features and attractions are available to anyone on the installation, including for unit events.
  • A day in the life of Fairchild Airmen

    An F-35 Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, waits to be refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker from Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Feb. 27, 2020, near Hill AFB. Fairchild’s primary mission is to provide responsive air refueling and agile combat support across the full range of military operations to enable global reach. (U.S. Air Force
  • Fairchild refuels Whiteman B-2 aircraft

    Team Fairchild refueled two B-2 Spirit Stealth Bombers from the 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, as part of air refueling qualification training, Feb. 24-28 at Whiteman AFB. Air refueling qualification training ensures that both KC-135 Stratotanker and B-2 aircrews remain prepared to support Air Force missions around the globe. It also gave crews an in-depth look at skills needed to refuel the B-2.
  • Washington State installation commanders come together for first-ever forum at JBLM

    Washington State military installation commanders came together to form the first-ever WA Installation Commanders Forum at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Feb. 18-19. U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy and Coast Guard commanders met to problem-solve topics of mutual interest for WA military personnel. Discussions included challenges regarding spouse licensure reciprocity, housing, childcare and quality education for military children.