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  • Fairchild commemorates B-52 crash

    A B-52 Stratofortress memorial was unveiled during a dedication ceremony at Fairchild Memorial Park here Sept. 8. Outcome 54 and Outcome 55 were two B-52 bombers that crashed east of the base while preforming readiness exercises on Sept. 8, 1958. Surviving family members banded together and worked alongside base leadership to help commemorate the 59th anniversary of the tragedy with a monument to those fallen Airmen.
  • Take charge of finances before you lose your clearance

    Did you know your security clearance could be affected if you get into financial trouble?
  • Run, hide, fight – Fairchild conducts active shooter exercise

    Team Fairchild conducted an active shooter exercise to test the installation’s preparedness and safety by assessing Security Forces, Fire Department and Emergency Medical Responder’s ability to respond and recover from a potential incident here Aug. 30.
  • Wildfire Smoke Health Tips

    Wildfires impact health in many ways. Below are a few FAQs about staying healthy.
  • The Wall That Heals visits Spokane Valley

    The Wall That Heals, a 250-foot-long half-scale replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington was in Spokane Valley at Mirabeau Meadows Park Aug. 23-27.More than 25 Airmen from nine units around base including the 336th Training Support Squadron, 22nd Training Squadron, 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron, 66th TRS, 92nd Maintenance Squadron, 92nd
  • Fairchild takes home Omaha Trophy two years in a row

    For the second year in a row, U.S. Strategic Command presented Team Fairchild the 2016 Omaha Trophy for the Strategic Aircraft category during a ceremony here Sept. 1.
  • DoD Award given to outstanding civilian employee

    Hiromi Allen, Fairchild Base Exchange supervisor, was presented with the 2016 Department of Defense Outstanding Employee with a Disability Award here Aug. 31, 2017.
  • Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle

    September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is a tragedy, and that is why
  • A week in history Aug. 27 – Sept. 2

    Aug. 27, 1990 Fairchild Air Force Base held a ceremony to celebrate the arrival of its first Boeing KC-135R model, nicknamed the “Lilac Princess.”
  • New vet tech for pets

    Fairchild’s Veterinary Treatment Facility, is scheduled to receive their first full body and dental x-ray machines this fall, providing a more comprehensive care plan for Military Working Dogs and family pets.