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  • PHOTOS: Team Fairchild Air Force Ball

    Airmen, family members and friends attend Fairchild Air Forces Base’s Air Force ball at the Spokane Convention Center, Washington, Sept. 16, 2023. Team Fairchild held the annual Air Force ball to celebrate the Air Force’s 76th birthday. This year’s ball celebrated a legacy of service and featured

  • PHOTOS: 92nd Operations Group Hosts 'boom rodeo'

    The 92nd Operations Group hosted a “boom rodeo” at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 20, 2023. During the rodeo, six air refueling squadrons competed in a forklift loading event, Tactical Combat Casualty Care and a water survival scenario. Scenarios like this enable Airmen to get hands-on

  • PHOTOS: 92nd Operations Group Hosts 'boom rodeo'

    The 92nd Operations Group hosted a “boom rodeo” at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 20, 2023. During the rodeo, six air refueling squadrons competed in a forklift loading event, Tactical Combat Casualty Care and a water survival scenario. Scenarios like this enable Airmen to get hands-on

  • PHOTOS: Airmen participate in 92nd OG Boom Rodeo

    The 92nd Operations Group hosted a "boom rodeo" for six air refueling squadrons. During the rodeo, Airmen competed in a forklift loading event, Tactical Combat Casualty Care and a water survival scenario. Scenarios like this enable Airmen to get hands-on training with tools to which they may not

  • PHOTOS: Airmen from the 93rd ARS Return from Deployment

    Tech Sgt. Andrew Keepers, a KC-135 Stratotanker in-flight refueling specialist assigned to the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, and his family reunite after his return from deployment at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 2, 2023. The 93rd ARS and the 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron deployed

  • Fairchild Airmen win Air Mobility Command Tanker Tactician Awards

    Two Airmen assigned to the 509th Weapons Squadron at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, received awards for outstanding achievements during the 2023 Mobility Air Forces Weapons and Tactics Conference at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Aug. 31, 2023.Maj. Jonathan Weir, a KC-135 weapons officer and

  • PHOTOS: Fairchild holds 9/11 Remembrance Event

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jason Helgeson, a firefighter assigned to the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron, salutes while the national anthem plays during a 9/11 Retreat Ceremony at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 11, 2023. Fairchild holds this ceremony every year to honor the 2,977 who were

  • PHOTOS: Outcome 54 and 55 65th commemoration

    The 92nd Air Refueling Wing leadership team hosted Greg Staples, Dennis Cork and retired Col. Jerry Molstad to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the B-52 Stratofortress collision involving Outcome 54 and Outcome 55 that claimed the lives of 13 Strategic Air Command Airmen.

  • Team Fairchild completes 24-hour ruck march in remembrance of POW/MIA

    Airmen assigned to Fairchild Air Force Base completed a ruck march in honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day. During the ruck march, Airmen from Fairchild Air Force Base kept the Prisoner of War/Missing in Action flag in constant motion for 24 hours. The march began on Sept. 14 at the Vietnam