• Warrior Dining Facility closure to affect Airmen on base

    FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. – The Warrior Dining Facility is scheduled to close June 1 and will remain closed until the beginning of January, in order to complete renovations and facility upgrades. Dorm Airmen can expect to receive $773 of monthly Basic Allowance Subsistence II starting as early

  • Team Fairchild tests new Air Battle Management System on KC-135

    Team Fairchild participated in a datalink experiment connecting a KC-135 Stratotanker with commercial satellites to better connect and share data across Joint and Mobility forces. The experimentation effort, known as ‘Global Lightning,’ is run by the Air Force Research Laboratory as a means to put

  • Airman volunteers to fights fires, COVID-19

    Staff Sgt. Tristan Crosswhite, a dental assistant assigned to the 92nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, contemplated joining the Air Force for three years before deciding to take the plunge.

  • Fairchild builds joint partnership with Marines

    Team Fairchild Airmen from the 384th and 93rd Air Refueling Squadrons observed a Marine Corps exercise here, May 3-11, 2021.The observation allowed Team Fairchild the opportunity to create a joint partnership between Airmen and Marines for future exercises.

  • Lt. Col. Street: Overcoming cancer through connectedness, resiliency

    Lt. Col. Michael Street, 92nd Operations Group deputy group commander, began his journey fighting stage four rectal cancer after being diagnosed in April 2016. Street was only 38 years old at the time of his cancer diagnosis with a survival rate of 12% within the first five years of being diagnosed.

  • Fairchild brings hot pit refueling for the first time to CONUS

    Team Fairchild successfully completed the Air Force’s first-ever stateside Hot Pit refueling on the KC-135 Stratotanker on March. 25, 2021.Hot pit refueling occurs when an aircraft is fueled immediately after landing, while the aircraft keeps one engine running.

  • 92nd LRS boosts cargo mission with ‘Dawgbone’ innovation

    Airmen from the 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron distribution flight have innovated a way to boost efficiency and safety in performing cargo loading missions. A device called the “Dawgbone” is an assistive tool that can be placed on the bed of any trailer or cargo loading vehicle, allowing Airmen