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  • Officer promotions receive overhaul in 2020

    Team Fairchild hosted an officer’s all-call to address coming officer development policy changes Jan. 28, at the Red Morgan Center.Topics discussed during the all-call included developmental category configuration for different core specialties, promotion zones, promotion recommendation forms and annual officer performance reports.
  • Fairchild’s newest squadron completes first mission

    Team Fairchild’s 97th Air Refueling Squadron successfully completed its first mission by supporting a 97th Air Lift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Jan. 14. The 97th ARS reactivated in October 2019, in order to support 12 additional KC-135 Stratotankers and an estimated 1,000 Airmen and families being transferred to Fairchild.
  • Team Fairchild looks toward future at base all-call

    The 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander and command chief assembled Airmen together to share the accomplishments of the previous year and Fairchild’s current strategic vision going forward during the first “all-call” meeting of the year at the base theater on Jan. 15, 2020.
  • Fairchild completes Exercise Titan Fury

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Zachery Murray, 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, removes a chalk from behind the landing gear of a KC-135 Stratotanker during Exercise Titan Fury at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Dec. 9, 2019. Maintainers work day and night to keep the fleet of KC-135s ready to fly for alert crews, who in turn keep
  • Fairchild showcases CBM+, Theory of Constraints to DoD Maintenance Symposium

    Team Fairchild Airmen are constantly challenged to increase productivity, decrease parts production times, and save the Air Force money while maintaining the service’s biggest fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers.
  • Fairchild awarded AMC nomination for 2019 CINC IEA award….earns “Honorable Mention” at Air Force level

    Air Mobility Command announced Fairchild Air Force Base as their 2020 Commander-in-Chief’s Installation Excellence Award nominee, the first time ever the base has received the nomination.
  • Treats2Troops sends holiday spirit around the world

    Team Fairchild volunteers packed over 400 care packages for deployed military members to receive over the holidays during an event called Treats2Troops, Dec. 3, 2019, here.
  • Fairchild aircrews refuel Oregon ANG partners, complete ‘oceanic’ training

    Team Fairchild aircrew members from the 97th, 93rd and 384th Air Refueling Squadrons conducted an air refueling training mission with Oregon Air National Guard 142nd Fighter Wing F-15C Eagles Nov. 23, over Oregon.
  • Fairchild Military Working Dogs participate in Huey training

    Members of the 92nd Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog section and their four-legged partners participated in UH-1N Huey training with the 36th Rescue Squadron, Nov. 21, here.
  • Fairchild First Sergeants help Airmen and local veterans

    Fairchild First Sergeants hosted the annual Operation Turkey Drop to help Airmen and their families, as well as veterans and Gold Star Families in the local Inland Northwest community Nov. 21.