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  • Education Corner

    Fairchild Spring I classes to begin March 19 General education and computer and math classes will be offered, as well as biology 101 and anatomy and physiology 242 for those who need a lab class. Registrations for on campus classes are also available. Register early to ensure class availability. To schedule an advising appointment with a counselor
  • General Lessel to speak at Fairchild symposium

    Brig. Gen. Erv Lessel III, Air Force director of communication, will be here Feb. 28 to kick off Fairchild's 60th Anniversary Speakers Symposium. Click here for more information about General Lessel.
  • Civilian historian deploys to Southwest Asia

    In 2005, the Air Force began transitioning historian positions from active-duty to civilian servicemembers. The transition ends with this fiscal year, and now that the turnover is almost complete, life for those civilian historians is starting to look more "active" than ever. Dennis Pinner, 336th Training Group historian, found that out in October
  • Col Roger Watkins named vice wing commander

    After two months of serving as special assistant to the 92nd Air Refueling Wing Commander in the absence of Col. Lyle Powell, who is deployed, Col. Roger Watkins was earlier this month officially appointed as the vice wing commander. As vice wing commander, Colonel Watkins has primary responsibility for the wing exercise program, self-assessment,
  • MVP: Senior Master Sgt. Greg McNeill

    Senior Master Sgt. Greg McNeill Squadron 92nd Medical SquadronPosition NCOIC, Laboratory Element Service he provides to Team Fairchild "I provide world-class laboratory services for contingency and in-garrison operations." Favorite Quote "A positive attitude may not solve all of your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the
  • Combining Smart IDEAs

    "We must fundamentally change the culture of our Air Force so that all Airmen understand their individual role in eliminating things that don't add value to the mission," said Gen. T. Michael Moseley, Air Force Chief of Staff. Our Air Force is leaning up and working smarter, experiencing a shift in thought that ultimately seeks to streamline and
  • Fairchild Connection enters Phase II of transformation

    This week's edition of the Fairchild Connection will take readers into Phase II of a three-part transformation from a printed newspaper to an exclusive Web-based delivery system. The 92nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs staff will continue to provide up-to-date and pertinent information to its readers. That will not change. The adjustment,
  • Survival School Search and Rescue team rescues North Idaho man

    A nine-person Search and Rescue team from the United States Air Force Survival School here rescued a man near Kellogg, Idaho, Feb. 9 after a snowmobiling accident in which the man was injured after falling from a 25-foot cliff. The SAR team arrived at the Cemetery Ridge trailhead at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9, where they established contact with the Shoshone
  • Shine like a diamond

    Contrary to popular belief, keeping a uniform sharp isn't expensive and here are a few tips to prove it. First tip is to use heel and sole dressing not only on the sides but also on the top surface stitching of the sole. This is important as it helps boots to look good from above, which is the angle from which people view them. Another inexpensive