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  • Fairchild commander, Honor Guard visit Capitol

    Last week four Fairchild Honor Guard members accompanied the wing commander and command chief to the nation's Capitol in Washington, D.C. Col. Scott Hanson, 92nd ARW commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Mark Luzader, 92nd ARW command chief, traveled to the Capitol to visit key legislative members and their staffs. The Honor Guard members were selected
  • Fairchild prepares for Skyfest 2006

    Skyfest 2006, Fairchild’s air show and open house, is only six weeks away. The annual free event, scheduled for July 29-30, is expected to draw over 100,000 people from all over the Pacific Northwest. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the Air Force’s premier flight demonstration team, is slated to be the main act, said Maj. Carol Gering, 92nd Air
  • Air Attaches visit base, community

    Seventy-five members of an air attaché group visited base and community facilities and leaders June 8-10. The attachés are touring the United States to get exposure to military and civilian industry and culture. “They are on a public relations visit to get a feel for the various missions in the Air Force, and see how bases operate and interface
  • AFSO 21: MXG reevaluates procedures, finds ways to boost efficiency

    Members of the 92nd Maintenance Group were thinking smarter when they introduced a new procedure on the Fairchild flightline this month, cutting the KC-135’s ground time between flights nearly in half. “The normal practice for the KC-135 community, for the past several decades, has been a four-hour turnaround between sorties,” said Maj. Dave
  • Legislators receive medical technology demo at clinic

    A legislative delegation visited the 92nd Medical Group June 2 to learn more about the electronic medical records system used in Fairchild’s medical facility. Congresswoman Cathy McMorris and Congressman Adam Smith, both representatives from Washington state, were briefed on AHLTA, the military’s electronic health record system, by Lt. Col. (Dr.)
  • Recent deployers share experiences with members of congress

    U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris met with Airmen at Club Fairchild June 2 to talk about their experiences on recent deployments. During the round-table discussion, also attended by Col. Scott Hanson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, members of the 92nd Communications Squadron presented Rep. McMorris a United States flag that flew onboard a
  • Team Fairchild host to ROTC Rising Sophomore cadets for summer program

    A group of 38 Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets arrived at Fairchild Sunday to participate in Air Force ROTC’s Rising Sophomore Program. They are among the three groups which the base will host throughout this summer. Each team will spend three weeks observing and training with non-commissioned officers and commissioned officers. The cadets
  • Motorcycle riders required to take safety course, wear proper protective gear

    As summer nears, the weather warms up, and gas prices near $3 a gallon, some Fairchild airmen may be thinking about a motorcycle. Airmen riding motorcycles is becoming a hot topic in the Air Force, said Roshied White, ground safety NCO at the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, due to the dangers of riding and increased awareness of the need for proper
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