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  • Airmen, families learn about education opportunities at 2018 Education Fair

    Fairchild’s Education Center hosted the 2018 Fairchild Air Force Base Education Fair Oct. 18, allowing Airmen to meet with representatives from multiple colleges and universities. The Education Fair is an annual event that enables Airmen to ask questions and learn about the variety of educational opportunities available, admission processes, financial aid and military education benefits.
  • Congressional staffers visit Fairchild

    Congressional staffers visited Fairchild to learn more about Team Fairchild’s impact on the global air refueling mission and the local Spokane community, Oct. 18.
  • Fairchild Airman finds error in ICODES, increasing mission efficiency

    Staff Sgt. Daniel Clanton, 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron Air Transportation Operations supervisor, discovered that the “palletized cargo measuring algorithm” within ICODES, which measures the ability for cargo to be loaded onto an aircraft, was incorrect.
  • Fairchild grants wish, makes child ‘pilot for a day’

    The 384th Air Refueling Squadron worked with the Spokane Shriners Hospital for Children to bring Isaiah Watkins, a second grader at North Idaho Christian School, to Fairchild to experience a day in the life as a KC-135 pilot.
  • Planning Mobility Guardian II

    Team Fairchild hosted the Mobility Guardian 2019 International Planning Conference Sept. 18-20, bringing together Air Mobility Command team members and coalition force representatives from eight partner nations.
  • Look, Listen, Learn about Fire Safety Week

    Team Fairchild firefighters are bringing fun and free activities to base residents to promote fire prevention awareness during Fire Prevention Week happening nationwide from Oct. 7 through 13, 2018.
  • Fairchild’s Airmen support KC-46A, B-52 training

    Airmen from Fairchild’s 384th Air Refueling Squadron supported a KC-46A Pegasus during a training operation with a B-52 Stratofortress in the Northwest region of the United States, Oct. 3, 2018. The purpose of the training mission was to test the new refueler’s capability to perform inflight refueling connections specifically with the B-52 airframe.
  • Fairchild KC-135s, Airmen support Operation Juniper Micron

    Fairchild KC-135 Stratotankers, Airmen, and support equipment, deployed to continue partner support to France as part of Operation Juniper Micron in Spain, September 2018.
  • Dependents and retirees can now renew ID online

    Active duty dependents and retirees are now able to renew their identification cards online as of March 2018. Family members of active duty Airmen and retirees are only allowed to use the application to begin their renewal.
  • Changes to TRICARE Retiree Dental Program

    The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program ends on Dec. 31, 2018. Beginning in 2019, dental and vision plans will be available through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program.
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