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  • Active shooter exercise puts Team Fairchild to the test

    Team Fairchild executed an active shooter exercise Jan. 16, 2019. The exercise provided response training to nearly every member of the base. For responders from the 92nd Security Forces Squadron, 92nd Medical Group and 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron, training was put to the test with scenarios aimed at enhancing emergency response.
  • Team Fairchild goes ‘Green in 19’

    Team Fairchild is kicking off the new year by going “Green in 19” and proactively promoting a cleaner and more energy-efficient community by continuing to mirror the Inland Northwest’s “green footprint” by promoting energy conservation practices not only throughout the Department of Defense, but also the Greater Spokane community.
  • Treats 2 Troops sends holiday spirit abroad

    During the month of December, more than 40 holiday care packages made their way to Team Fairchild Airmen stationed at Morón Air Base, Spain, as part of KREM 2 News’ initiative, Treats 2 Troops.
  • The Justice Files: September and October 2018

    During the months of September and October 2018, seven Airmen received nonjudicial punishment under Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice. Commanders used the following actions as means of punishment, rehabilitation and maintaining good order and discipline.
  • 76th AMXG shows Team Fairchild how to ‘Tinker’

    Leaders from Fairchild Air Force Base visited the 76th Aircraft Maintenance Group Nov. 18-20, during a site visit to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Tinker AFB is made up of 5,500 acres with 460 buildings hosting operational missions for the Air Force, Navy as well as several other Department of Defense agencies.
  • Fairchild, Spokane regional emergency responders work together

    Representatives of multiple emergency response services from Spokane and nearby areas met with their Team Fairchild counterparts here for a local emergency planning meeting Nov. 7, 2018.
  • SERE Combatives enhancing self-defense

    The combatives class trains in advanced projectile, striking, clenching and grappling self-defense techniques for SERE specialist Airmen.
  • Fast acting Medical Airmen save a life

    Two 92nd Medical Group Airmen, along with Fairchild Fire and Emergency Services, acted quickly in response to a shopper experiencing respiratory distress Nov. 2 at the Fairchild Air Force Base Commissary. Upon arrival, Fire and Emergency teams found Senior Airman Kayla Peña and Senior Airman Julie Fink, 92nd Medical Operations Squadron medical technicians, performing first-aid on the unconscious shopper.
  • Fairchild fuels Global Thunder 2019

    Fairchild Airmen focused on sustaining mission readiness, rapid response and enhancing total force operations during Exercise Global Thunder 2019. Global Thunder is a U.S. Strategic Command exercise designed to ensure an efficient mission response by testing the ability for Airmen to execute command, control and operational procedures during simulated conflict scenarios. The exercise provided training opportunities and exercise scenarios for all U.S. Strategic Command mission areas, with a specific focus on nuclear readiness.
  • Fairchild partners with Kansas ANG Airmen for MITO training

    Team Fairchild instructor pilots trained with aircrews and KC-135 Stratotankers from the Air National Guard 117th Air Refueling Squadron located in Forbes Field, Kansas to practice Minimum Interval Take-Off training Oct. 24 –26. MITO reduces the amount of time between aircraft launches, automatically positioning the jets in a standard group formation once airborne.
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