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  • Hands on the wheel, please

    As a reminder to all base personnel, Fairchild's supplement to AFI 31-204 prohibits the use of cell phones while operating a moving vehicle unless the vehicle operator is using a hands-free device. While using the hands-free device, the driver must be able to hear emergency signals. Emergency responders, commanders and first sergeants responding to
  • Air Force JAG consolidates claims process

    The Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps is consolidating the processing of certain claims --commonly known as personnel claims -- at a single location in Dayton, Ohio. These claims involve loss or damage during shipment of household goods and privately owned vehicles as well as during storage at government expense, and loss or damage to
  • Briefly

    Fairchild chiefs' induction The 2007 Fairchild chief master sergeant induction ceremony will be held March 8 at Club Fairchild. Chief Master Sgt. Joseph Barron, Air Mobility Command command chief, will be the guest speaker. Social hour will start at 6 p.m. with dinner to be served at 7 p.m. Cost is $23 for members and $25 for non-members. The menu
  • Education Corner

    Congratulations These Team Fairchild individuals received a 90 percent or higher on their Career Development Course exam in January. 92nd Air Refueling Squadron Master Sgt. Hildreth Frazer: 90 Staff Sgt. Tiffany Williams: 96 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron Airman 1st Class Anthony Peters: 95 Airman Andrew Morales: 98 92nd Communications Squadron
  • MVP: Senior Airman Clara Alcaide

    Senior Airman Clara Alcaide Squadron 92nd Comptroller Squadron Position Lead Travel/Defense Travel System technician Service she provides to Team Fairchild I provide customer service to Defense Travel System users, processing and paying all temporary duty travel vouchers. Interesting fact My day is not complete without laughter. Hometown Kodiak,
  • Watkins: 'I want to do everything I can to secure our nation'

    In December 1986, Col. Roger Watkins did not have a clear purpose for joining the United States Air Force. He was a teacher who happened to decide that he wanted to do something different with his life. He spoke with a recruiter and joined the service with no particular goal in mind. His purpose became clear years later while he was stationed at
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  • HPV vaccine now available at Fairchild clinic

    It is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the country. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, it currently affects more than 20 million people and an additional 6.2 million people are infected each year. It can cause cervical cancer and genital warts, and up until recently there had been no sort of vaccine