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  • Fairchild Food Pantry celebrates one year of support to the base community

    The process to a permanent change of station with family, especially in the middle of a pandemic, can be an arduous one, including the usual stressors of housing, childcare, and spousal employment. The last thing any family wants to worry about is where their next meal is coming from.“On the heels

  • SERE cadre innovate to overcome class COVID-19 eruption

    Instructors for the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape school were given a new challenge in 2022 -- educate a class where nearly half the students were COVID-19 positive. Approximately 30 students and a handful of cadre tested positive for COVID-19, setting off a flurry of concern on how the

  • Military Child Care Fee Assistance Expands to Washington

    Beginning Feb. 7, the Defense Department will partner with the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) to expand the military child care fee assistance program, Military Child Care in Your Neighborhood (MCCYN). The Defense Department and DCYF know how important access to

  • Fairchild welcomes AMC leadership team, showcases innovations

    Team Fairchild welcomed Air Mobility Command’s leadership team, Jan. 6, 2022, showcasing Fairchild’s mission and innovations.During the visit, Gen. Mike Minihan, AMC commander and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, received an inside look at the innovations Team Fairchild has

  • SERE reaches new milestone with largest graduating class

    The 336th Training Group held a graduation ceremony for its largest Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Specialist Apprentice Course December 18, 2021 with an all-time high of 44 graduates. Before becoming SERE specialists, candidates go through a strenuous six-month training pipeline where

  • Fairchild conducts large-scale readiness exercise

    Fairchild completed a large-scale readiness exercise, allowing Airmen to put Multi-Capable Airmen concepts and Agile Combat Employment tactics to the test, Dec. 6-9, 2021. Key training points in this exercise included hot pit refueling, aircrew servicing aircraft, advanced communication systems, and