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  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry,

  • Airmen, Family Quality of Life Summit addresses D&I, housing, more

    Fairchild hosted an Airmen and Family Quality of Life Summit with key community leaders to address issues affecting members of Team Fairchild here, May 25, 2021. The summit featured discussions between Fairchild leadership and community members, aimed to improve access to affordable housing,

  • Freedom is Life: Remembering one of Fairchild’s Favored Few

    James Yoshikazu Nagahiro was born in 1932 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He attended Mid-Pacific Institute and after two years at the University of Hawaii, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was selected for the Aviation Cadet Program in 1953. Nagahiro served as B-52 pilot and instructor pilot with the

  • Air Force releases updated fitness test score breakdown

    he Air Force will resume physical fitness testing July 1 with only three components: push-ups, sit-ups and the 1.5-mile run.Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will

  • Warrior Dining Facility closure to affect Airmen on base

    FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. – The Warrior Dining Facility is scheduled to close June 1 and will remain closed until the beginning of January, in order to complete renovations and facility upgrades. Dorm Airmen can expect to receive $773 of monthly Basic Allowance Subsistence II starting as early

  • Team Fairchild tests new Air Battle Management System on KC-135

    Team Fairchild participated in a datalink experiment connecting a KC-135 Stratotanker with commercial satellites to better connect and share data across Joint and Mobility forces. The experimentation effort, known as ‘Global Lightning,’ is run by the Air Force Research Laboratory as a means to put

  • Airman volunteers to fights fires, COVID-19

    Staff Sgt. Tristan Crosswhite, a dental assistant assigned to the 92nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, contemplated joining the Air Force for three years before deciding to take the plunge.

  • Fairchild builds joint partnership with Marines

    Team Fairchild Airmen from the 384th and 93rd Air Refueling Squadrons observed a Marine Corps exercise here, May 3-11, 2021.The observation allowed Team Fairchild the opportunity to create a joint partnership between Airmen and Marines for future exercises.