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  • Congress representative visit Fairchild AFB

    Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers of Washington visits the 92nd Medical Group to learn about the Military Health System GENESIS program at Fairchild Air Force Base, Nov. 17, 2017. MHS GENESIS integrates inpatient and outpatient solutions that connect medical and dental information electronically across the continuum of care, from point of injury to the
  • Global Thunder keeps Airmen ready for anything

    Team Fairchild participated in a United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) exercise, Global Thunder 18, to enhance joint mobility operations with Air National Guard partners and to execute and sustain mission readiness.
  • Good mental health critical to readiness

    Mental health is a critical part of every Airman’s medical readiness. Although many service members worry that seeking mental health care will negatively effect their career, the opposite is usually true. With early identification and the right treatment by a medical professional, most mental health issues get better quickly without any negative career impact.
  • WA Secretary of State visits Fairchild AFB

    Colonel Scot Heathman, 92nd Air Refueling Wing vice commander, gives a mission brief to Kim Wyman, Washington Secretary of State, during a base visit at Fairchild AFB, Washington, Nov. 15, 2017. Wyman spoke with base leadership about the importance of voting and received information about Fairchild’s voting program. For more information on voting,
  • First Stop Initiative improves access to mental and behavioral health care

    Navigating a complex healthcare system and seeking out a mental health specialist can be overwhelming and time consuming. As a result, many are reluctant to address treatable mental health concerns. To make it easier for patients, the Air Force has implemented a program called First Stop Initiative, making the primary care clinic the first stop for all mental and behavioral health concerns.
  • Take command: Enroll now for 2018 TRICARE coverage

    On Jan. 1, 2018, there are a number of changes coming to your TRICARE benefit. This includes a change to the current TRICARE regions. The current three regions (North, South and West) will become two regions (East and West). There will be new regional contractors for the new East and West regions.
  • Air Force, Airway Heights strike water agreement

    The Air Force has agreed to cover the cost to purchase drinking water for the City of Airway Heights under an agreement effective Nov. 1.
  • 92nd CS Airman innovates process, aids DEOCS

    An Airman from Team Fairchild has developed an innovative procedure to better disseminate an organizational climate survey, ultimately saving hundreds of man-hours through utilizing the base SharePoint tool kit.
  • The Justice Files - Nonjudicial Punishment

    During the month of September 2017, three Airmen received nonjudicial punishment under Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice, five Airmen were involuntarily separated, and two Airmen were administratively demoted. Commanders used the following actions as means of punishment, rehabilitation and maintaining good order and discipline.
  • Team Fairchild receives Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    Team Fairchild prides itself on its legacy as the Air Refueling Center of Excellence, a legacy that was reiterated when it received the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award Oct. 26, 2017. Fairchild was selected for the AFOUA for its performance of exceptionally meritorious service. The award-period for the AFOUA was from Sept 1, 2015, to Aug. 31, 2017. During this period, Team Fairchild was busy making air refueling, airlift and aeromedical evacuation missions happen to defend the United States, allied forces and Combatant Commanders around the globe.