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  • FAFB Spokane County begin construction on small-arms range

    Fairchild and community representatives announce the historic construction of the Spokane Regional Indoor Small Arms Range to benefit members of the armed forces and law enforcement in Spokane April 13, 2022.This ceremony marked the beginning of construction on the first-of-its-kind facility between

  • MARE prepares FAFB for SkyFest 2022

    Team Fairchild Airmen and other local agencies conducted a Major Accident Response Exercise on April 12, 2022, in preparation for Fairchild SkyFest Airshow and Open House, May 14 and 15.

  • Advanced training keeps KC-135 weapons squadron Airmen agile

    Tucked away in the middle of Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, resides a small contingent of professional KC-135 pilots, navigators and in-flight refueling specialists responsible for developing advanced tactics training used for the one of the Air Force’s oldest aircraft.

  • Fairchild refueling wing deploys Airmen, KC-135s to Germany

    Approximately 150 personnel from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing here deployed four KC-135 Stratotankers to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.The aircraft arrived at Spangdahlem today to augment existing U.S. forces in theater, improve readiness, enhance NATO's collective defense posture, and further

  • Fairchild Food Pantry celebrates one year of support to the base community

    The process to a permanent change of station with family, especially in the middle of a pandemic, can be an arduous one, including the usual stressors of housing, childcare, and spousal employment. The last thing any family wants to worry about is where their next meal is coming from.“On the heels

  • SERE cadre innovate to overcome class COVID-19 eruption

    Instructors for the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape school were given a new challenge in 2022 -- educate a class where nearly half the students were COVID-19 positive. Approximately 30 students and a handful of cadre tested positive for COVID-19, setting off a flurry of concern on how the