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  • Spokane, Team Fairchild celebrates local WWII veteran

    Wing leadership from Fairchild Air Force Base and Spokane city officials gathered to recognize retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Stan Bennet, a WWII veteran, for his great achievements during his military service to his country and local community, March 20, at a local Spokane retirement home. Bennet

  • Fairchild innovates survival training

    Members from Team Fairchild’s innovation cell conducted an event to review current foundational survival training methods and their applicability to tropic, jungle, and coastal conditions by taking three groups of members with varying levels of survival training to Hawaii for a simulated isolation

  • 384th ARS Refuels Marine F/A-18 Hornets in Coronet across Pacific

    A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornet prepares to be refueled by a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from Fairchild Air Force Base over the Pacific, March 9, 2023. Aircrew from the 384th Air Refueling Squadron conducted an air refueling coronet with Marines from the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312,

  • Team Fairchild conducts hot-pit site survey in the Pacific

    Team Fairchild conducted a site survey mission to certify multiple airfields in the Pacific for KC-135 Stratotanker hot-pit refueling, January 2023. “Certifying these sites is important so we can practice distributed logistics and operations,” said Capt. Blake Kidd, 93rd Air Refueling Squadron chief

  • Fairchild Airmen rescue injured person near Schweitzer Mountain

    Airmen from the 36th Rescue Squadron successfully completed the unit’s 708th save on Jan. 3, 2023, near Schweitzer Mountain in Sandpoint, Idaho. The team is credited with saving an injured snowmobiler who spent 18 hours outside in 19-degree weather with little access to food or water.

  • CMSAF JoAnne S. Bass visits Team Fairchild

    Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass visited Team Fairchild, Jan. 18-20, taking the opportunity to learn more about the mission and Airmen of Fairchild AFB. During her visit, Bass met with key leaders from Fairchild and the Spokane community to address challenges Airmen and their

  • Airman 1st Class Samy Tcheuffa

    U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Rollie Enriquez, 92nd Communication Squadron, Fairchild AFB, is detailed as the Summary Courts Officer to secure and make proper disposition of the personal effects of Airman 1st Class Samy Tcheuffa. Anyone having knowledge of money or property due to deceased or has claims