• 92nd Maintenance Group Olympics

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Givenchy Caudio, 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics technician, throws a tire chock during the Maintenance Olympics event at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 20, 2021. Members from the 92nd Maintenance Squadron, 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and the

  • Fairchild Town Hall Q&As

    Fairchild AFB leaders held town hall briefings Aug. 19, 2021, here. The briefings included topics such as housing, child care, education and more. Listed below are some of the questions the Fairchild community posed.

  • AETC commander takes closer look at SERE training

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, visited the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape School here Aug. 11, 2021. Webb’s visit included immersions at the 336th Training Group’s SERE School, water survival training, 36th Rescue Squadron and recognition of Air Force

  • Fairchild ALS dedicates schoolhouse to Shell 77 fallen crew member

    The 92nd Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School dedicated their schoolhouse to Tech. Sgt. Herman ‘Tre’ Mackey III Aug. 6, 2021, who lost his life during the KC-135 Stratotanker crash, call sign Shell 77.“Most of you know Sgt. Mackey and it’s no surprise to those of us that knew him that

  • 912th ARS keeps global reach mission flying from March ARB

    In an Air Force, where squadrons are separated by functions, one self-sustaining squadron soars above the rest to break the mold. The 912th Air Refueling Squadron is an active duty squadron that is a tenant unit of Fairchild Air Force Base’s 92nd Operations Group and is located at March Air Reserve

  • 36th RQS celebrates 50th anniversary

    The 36th Rescue Squadron celebrated 50 years of operations, here, July 15, 2021. The 36th RQS’ primary mission is to support the United States Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape School training through hands-on helicopter operations for over 4,000 students per year; however they also

  • Fairchild Airmen support NORAD exercise Amalgam Dart 21-01

    Fairchild Air Force Base KC-135 Stratotanker aircrews participated in the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s Arctic air defense exercise, Amalgam Dart 21-01, here, June 12-19, 2021.The exercise featured a variety of military aircraft from the Royal Canadian Air Force and U.S. Air Force,

  • Fairchild AFB, community firefighters train together, boost partnership

    The 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department hosted West Plains Recruit Academy for a fire training exercise here, June 12, 2021.“The purpose of the training is to increase our community partnership,” said Tech Sgt. Alexander Spears, 92nd CES firefighter. “We showed them around base, walked them

  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry,