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  • 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.
  • Team Fairchild participates in Spokane County School District job fair

    Team Fairchild Airmen manned a booth during the annual NEWTech Skill Center’s job fair in Spokane, April 24, 2019.
  • 2019 LIFT inspires innovation at Fairchild

    Team Fairchild hosted the third annual Leaders Inspiring for Tomorrow summit April 19 at the base theater, with this year’s topic focused on inspiring innovation. This year’s summit consisted of seven speakers ranging from retired military, active duty, business executives, and civilians with ties to the local area. Each speaker shared their stories of innovative success and how to develop a culture of innovation.
  • Fairchild prepped, ready to receive additional KC-135s

    U.S. Air Force officials announced April 9 that Fairchild Air Force Base has been approved as the new home for 12 additional KC-135 Stratotankers, which will begin arriving from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, in fiscal year 2020.
  • Pathway to federal employment

    Team Fairchild is built upon the efforts of all its Airmen, but not all go through basic military training; the vital civilian component is primarily sourced from federal employment programs and listings.
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