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  • Fairchild completes historic 72-Hour KC-135 endurance mission

    Two KC-135 Stratotankers simultaneously conducted 72-hour single-aircraft endurance missions, demonstrating multi-day tanker mission generation capabilities, October 4-7, 2022. The endurance mission covered over 36,000 miles and included total force operational support from numerous units across the

  • Fairchild hosts PACAF deputy Lt. Gen. James Jacobson

    Team Fairchild hosted Lt. Gen. James Jacobson, Pacific Air Forces deputy commander, for a base visit Sep. 23-24.During Jacobson’s visit, leaders across the 92nd Air Refueling Wing showcased the KC-135 Stratotanker mission and capabilities and hosted him as a keynote speaker during Fairchild’s 75th

  • Brush Fire on Fairchild Air Force Base

    First responders responded to a brush fire that started around 12:45 p.m. near Fairchild Perimeter Rd, approximately.The brush fire was contained at approximately 3:00 p.m., there was no damage to the structures on the base. At this time, the cause of the fire is unknown.More information will be

  • Fairchild renames base housing to Lilac Village, Willow Loop

    The 92nd Air Refueling Wing renamed its residential neighborhood, Ft. Wright Village, and street, Ft. Wright Oval, to Lilac Village and Willow Loop. This change is the result of long consideration by Fairchild leadership, in accordance with an Air Force directive to evaluate historically divisive

  • Military Family Summit Caucus Q&A

    Fairchild Air Force Base hosted a Military Family Summit Caucus August 17, 2022. The summit included topics such as spouse employment and licensure, child care, health, education and housing. Below are some of the questions the Fairchild community.

  • MTQP enhances training with new aircraft pushback simulator

    The 92nd Maintenance Group Maintenance Qualification Training Program, used virtual reality and implemented a new aircraft pushback simulator to enhance training for new maintenance Airmen. The simulator uses virtual reality technology, creating a low-risk, hands-on environment for Airmen to

  • Team Fairchild Utilizes New Outreach Program, AIM

    The 92nd Air Refueling Wing hosted JROTC students from Wellpinit High School for an Aviation Inspiration Mentorship (AIM) Wing event at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, June 6, 2022. The AIM program is focused on informing, influencing and inspiring the next generation of Air Force aviators

  • Fairchild Skyfest 2022 soars over the Inland Northwest

    Team Fairchild hosted the Fairchild Skyfest 2022 airshow May 14 and 15 to thank the local community for their support and partnerships. The airshow included the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, West Coast Rhino F/A-18 Superhornet Demo team, U.S. Air Force Academy Wings of Blue, and 13 other aerial acts.