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  • 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.
  • Commissary’s birthday & new shopping savings

    Today is the Defense Commissary Agency’s birthday and the launch day for the new customer portal, MyCommissary, which lays the foundation for more ways to shop and offers patrons online-access to their commissary’s biweekly sales flyer and reward card coupons.
  • Fairchild’s EOD Airmen respond to suspected UXO

    Airmen from the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Team responded to a call regarding possible unexploded ordnance in Moscow, Idaho, Sept. 27, 2018.
  • Fairchild Airman innovates KC-135 nose gear maintenance operations

    An Airman from the 92nd Maintenance Group used his innovative ideas to potentially save the KC-135 Stratotanker fleet more than $1 million in parts and man-hours by creating a unique piece of equipment. Tech. Sgt. Shawn Roberge, 92nd MXG aircraft structural maintenance section chief, had the idea of creating a nose landing gear door lock. This part will alleviate damage to areas surrounding the underbelly of the Stratotanker.
  • Fairchild hosts CMSAF Binnicker 9K Memorial Run

    Airmen and civilian members participated in the CMSAF Binnicker 9K Memorial Run benefitting the Air Force Enlisted Village at Miller Park here Sept. 22, 2018. The Air Force Sergeant’s Association hosted the event in honor of Chief Master Sgt. James Binncker, who served as the ninth Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, was the CEO of the Air Force Enlisted Village from 2000 through 2015 and is credited for building the foundation of what the AFEV stands for.
  • USTRANSCOM commander visits Fairchild

    U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Lyons, U.S. Transportation Command commander, visited Fairchild Air Force Base Sept. 19, 2018. Lyons visited to discuss mission-readiness, engage with Airmen and learn about the KC-135 Stratotanker.
  • 92nd ARW leaders visit March ARB

    Leaders from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing visited the 912th Air Refueling Squadron during a March Air Reserve Base site visit Sept. 4-5, in Riverside County, California.
  • 36th RQS helps leukemia patient live in the Now

    Jimmy “LJ” Now was just another two-year-old boy before he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. He played outside, spent time with his family and became fascinated with planes and helicopters after receiving a military soldiers toy kit for Christmas.
  • Fairchild key spouses seek to improve military life

    The Fairchild Key Spouse Program hosted a conference for unit leadership and key spouses to share military family support service resources and to build partnerships within the military community Aug. 30.