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  • Boxes, bubble wrap, a new school

    A school liaison provides support for military families transitioning in and out of Fairchild and acts as the “middle man” between the base, military families and the local community.
  • Healthy Disciplinary Practices for Parents

    We often joke about how when our children are born they don’t come with an owner’s manual; after a long, stressful day we might wish there was a rule book to help us engage with our children when they are being just that---children. We might reach our limits with our child and after talking, yelling, warnings, or threats, we might lose our cool and control. For some, we might wonder about the rules around physical discipline toward our children.
  • Fairchild firefighters lead training for ANG, community partners

    Kingsley Field Air National Guard Base firefighters lacked adequate training facilities and civil engineer officers from various locations across the country required fire marshal certifications, so they seized the opportunity to develop a week-long joint training effort with Team Fairchild.
  • AFRC, Gonzaga partner to educate

    The Comprehensive School Counselor Program began in 2014, the result of the partnership between Fairchild’s Airman & Family Readiness Center and Gonzaga University’s School of Counseling. The goal of the program is to provide information on military families, military education and military life to future educators, administrators and counselors.
  • RESET improves pediatric care

    The 92nd Medical Group Pediatric Clinic implemented a new concept of operations: rewarding, efficiency, setting priorities and empowering team members, or RESET, to their system of patient care.
  • Fairchild Airman saves two children

    Master Sgt. Joshua O’Brien was walking with his family around Medical Lake enjoying a unseasonably-warm Washington winter day. As they made their way toward the waterfront, O’Brien noticed two young girls walking out onto the frozen lake when the girls suddenly fell through the ice into the water below.O’Brien immediately jumped into action, diving
  • KC-135 aircrew supports Red Flag 18-2

    Aircraft from all over the nation flew in and out of the Nevada sky during Red Flag 18-2, an exercise organized at Nellis and hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range. Red Flag gives Airmen an opportunity to experience realistic combat scenarios to prepare and train for future conflicts or war. In support of this, Airmen from
  • Protecting our People Protects our Mission

    Sexual assault doesn’t discriminate. It doesn’t discriminate by gender, age, ethnicity or religious affiliation. Sexual assault can happen to anyone. It’s considered to be an unthinkable, heartbreaking act that can never truly be prepared for. Sexual assault is defined as intentional sexual contact characterized by use of force, physical threat, intimidation, abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent. It includes rape, forcible sodomy and unwanted sexual contact or attempts to commit these acts.
  • Women’s History Month, diversity at Fairchild AFB

    [Editor’s Note: Women’s History Month is recognized during the month of March. WHM is to acknowledge the contributions that women have made throughout the years and is apparent in all walks of life. The following information is to showcase different women at Fairchild Air Force Base who serve in various career fields]
  • The Justice Files: January & February 2018

    During the month of January 2018, three Airmen received nonjudicial punishment under Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice and two Airmen were involuntarily separated. Commanders used the following actions as a means of punishment, rehabilitation and maintaining good order and discipline. During the month of February 2018, four airmen received nonjudicial punishment under Article 15, UCMJ, four airmen were involuntarily separated and three airmen were administratively demoted.