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  • Team effort saves SERE student

    It was 8:38 p.m. when Tech. Sgt. John Pruett waited to board a UH-1N Huey helicopter in the 36th Rescue Squadron hangar for routine training. Meanwhile, in the Tacoma command post, Capt. Kyle Nelson was being notified of a possible medical evacuation. Nelson ran to the hangar and informed Pruett of the impending medical evacuation situation and to
  • The Justice Files

    During the month of March 2018, five Airmen received nonjudicial punishment under Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice, four Airmen were involuntarily separated and two were administratively demoted. Commanders used the following actions as means of punishment, rehabilitation and maintaining good order and discipline.
  • Fairchild Airmen reverse mentor leadership

    Col. Scot Heathman, 92nd Air Refueling Wing vice commander, hosted a reverse mentorship session at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, May 4, 2018.
  • Fairchild’s Personnel & Cargo Deployment Functions test abilities

    Team Fairchild practiced their ability to perform during contingency operations April 30 through May 11.
  • Let Freedom Ring

    Annually, Greater Spokane Incorporated and the Spokane Lilac Festival committee host the Annual Let Freedom Ring event honoring members of the armed forces and first responders.This year marked the 62nd anniversary since the event’s inception. Multiple awards were given out, to include: the Neal Fosseen award, First Responders of the year, active
  • 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.
  • SERE Airmen help prevent flooding

    Over 25 Airmen from the 22nd Training Squadron and 66th Training Squadron, volunteered to help bag 45 tons of sand to help contain a water treatment area, May 19, 2018 in Cusick, Washington.
  • AMC Abilene Trophy presented to Greater Spokane Incorporation

    Fairchild Air Force Base leadership stands proudly with members of Greater Spokane Incorporation as Yvonne Batts presents the Air Mobility Command Abilene Trophy to the Greater Spokane community at GSI, May 21, 2018. Spokane competed with other AMC communities for best community support to their corresponding AMC bases. This is the fourth time
  • LIFT 2017 Team awarded PACE Leadership Impact Award

    The year of 2017 brought many things to Fairchild: an airshow, additional aircraft and the launch of a summit known as “Leaders Inspiring for Tomorrow.” The conference was the first of its kind amongst military audiences, earning its creators a 2017 Profession of Arms Center of Excellence Leadership Impact Award.
  • 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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