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  • Wing Readiness Day

    Fairchild's Wing Readiness Day program, held the first Friday of each month, will make its next appearance March 2. The day is set aside as exercise preparation time, according to Lt. Col. Robert Boquist, chief of wing plans. "The wing has a minimized flying schedule and some services are minimized, so group and squadron commanders can focus on
  • Leaders bring 60th Anniversary message to base

    As part of the events planned here to honor the Air Force's 60th Anniversary, Team Fairchild will welcome an Air Force senior leader this month to kick off the base's 60th Anniversary Speaker's Symposium. Brig. Gen. Erwin F. "Erv" Lessel III, who is the Air Force Director of Communication, will visit Fairchild Wednesday. General Lessel, a former
  • Low prices meet their match at AAFES

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service's "We'll Match It!" initiative has been updated to allow authorized shoppers to compare prices between the exchange and "warehouse clubs." "Previously, AAFES didn't match 'warehouse clubs' as their shelf prices are offset by required membership fees," said the Fairchild Base Exchange's general manager, Bernard
  • Prevent Tooth Decay with Sealants

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, dental decay is the leading transmissible disease in the world today. Some of the leading causes of tooth decay are poor oral hygiene, high sugar intake, and deep pits and fissures on the biting surfaces of the chewing teeth. Improved oral hygiene and modifying one's diet can all be
  • AFSO 21 facilitator training takes off on base

    The first AFSO 21 level one facilitator training class was conducted Feb. 5-8 here. The class consisted of 16 students, both officer and enlisted, with three of the students attending from McChord Air Force Base, Wash. The course functions as a force multiplier for the AFSO 21 program; the trainer trains personnel who can eventually become trainers
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  • Congratulations to Fairchild’s newest NCOA graduates

    15 Fairchild technical sergeants graduated from the Forrest L. Vosler NCO Academy at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Feb. 15. Michael Banner, 92nd Maintenance Squadron David Carney, 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron John Craven Jr., 92nd Communications Squadron Jesus Hernandez Jr., 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron Samantha Johnson, 92nd Air Refueling
  • MVP: Jason M. McCathren

    Jason M. McCathrenSquadron 92nd Services Squadron Position Bowling Center Manager Service he provides to Team Fairchild "Family fun and entertainment at the Family Funspot." Favorite Quote "One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do." Interesting Fact "Before
  • Education Corner

    Study skills class This seminar is designed for those students who are returning to school after a long absence and would like to sharpen their study skills. The primary focus of study skills is to introduce individuals to time management in order to balance the demands of school and working life. Other modules include memory, reading for
  • Briefly

    Chiefs' induction The 2007 Fairchild chief master sergeant induction ceremony will be held March 8 at Club Fairchild. 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 is charbroiled chicken breast topped w/sautéed mushrooms and almond wild rice with steamed vegetables.