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  • 92nd ARW welcomes new Commander

    Team Fairchild Airmen, Washington State government officials, and the Inland Northwest community came together to welcome Col. Derek M. Salmi as he assumed command of the 92nd Air Refueling Wing June 15.
  • Spokane Indians Baseball team visits Fairchild

    Team Fairchild has a lot more in common with the Spokane Indians Baseball team than one may initially think. Both teams train how they fight, pride themselves on teamwork, and both have called the Inland Northwest “home” for quite some time. Not only did the Spokane Indians learn about the importance of teamwork in the military during their base tour June 12, they also had the opportunity to catch a glimpse of how young men and women in another uniform serve their country.
  • OCO funds support the force

    The OCO fund is a separate source of funding operated by the DOD to fund military units with reimbursable overhires. This fund allows commanders to receive additional support to recruit civilian personnel to fill positions left vacant during the time military members are deployed.
  • Lowering risk of mosquitos

    With spring upon the Inland Northwest, more people will be heading out to explore and enjoy the great outdoors. These warmer months and longer days not only bring fun in the sun, but also set up a great environment for the breeding of a nasty pest, mosquitoes.
  • Team effort saves SERE student

    It was 8:38 p.m. when Tech. Sgt. John Pruett waited to board a UH-1N Huey helicopter in the 36th Rescue Squadron hangar for routine training. Meanwhile, in the Tacoma command post, Capt. Kyle Nelson was being notified of a possible medical evacuation. Nelson ran to the hangar and informed Pruett of the impending medical evacuation situation and to
  • The Justice Files

    During the month of March 2018, five Airmen received nonjudicial punishment under Article 15, Uniform Code of Military Justice, four Airmen were involuntarily separated and two were administratively demoted. Commanders used the following actions as means of punishment, rehabilitation and maintaining good order and discipline.
  • Fairchild Airmen reverse mentor leadership

    Col. Scot Heathman, 92nd Air Refueling Wing vice commander, hosted a reverse mentorship session at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, May 4, 2018.
  • Fairchild’s Personnel & Cargo Deployment Functions test abilities

    Team Fairchild practiced their ability to perform during contingency operations April 30 through May 11.
  • Let Freedom Ring

    Annually, Greater Spokane Incorporated and the Spokane Lilac Festival committee host the Annual Let Freedom Ring event honoring members of the armed forces and first responders.This year marked the 62nd anniversary since the event’s inception. Multiple awards were given out, to include: the Neal Fosseen award, First Responders of the year, active
  • National Police Week, a week to remember fallen heroes

    Team Fairchild honored fallen heroes by hosting various events and ceremonies during Police Week May 14-18. National Police Week pays special recognition to law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.