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  • Blended Retirement System: Comparison Calculator

    What does the DoD BRS Comparison Calculator provide service members?The BRS Comparison Calculator will allow service members to compare estimated benefits under both retirement plans prior to making a decision. The comparison calculator walks service members through key information needed to make an effective comparison. Users can adjust 12 data
  • Col. Meg Carey farewells

    After 26 years of service to the United States, there is so much more I would like to say, but I will stop here. On your travels, if you ever see Curt and I traveling around in our RV, hanging at the beach, fishing off the pier or whacking the white ball on the golf course, please come by and say hello. We will miss you all, God Bless You and God Bless America.
  • LGBT Pride Month: Silent Service

    I was 18 years old when I enlisted in the Air Force. I knew I was gay, but I had yet to begin accepting that part of myself. All I cared about was getting out of my hometown and forging my own path. At the time, I was unable to even care about my sexuality.
  • MHS Genesis and you

    June marks the four month point for the 92nd Medical Group’s transition to the new electronic health record, MHS GENESIS. We are the first in the DoD to bring on this new cutting edge system as we strive to provide the safest, most efficient health care that we can.
  • LGBT Month: Personal Courage

    Personal Courage. It’s one of the seven Army values and one that I’ve aligned several aspects of my life with…except one.
  • Commissary brands to hit store shelves soon

    In a matter of weeks, commissary brands will debut on store shelves, ushering the Defense Commissary Agency into a new era of patron savings, said DeCA Director and CEO Joseph H. Jeu.
  • From the Commander: Groundwater and transparency

    Because we care about both our on and off-base communities, we began sampling water on and off base in the past couple months. All sources used by Fairchild have been tested and are either non-detect or below the EPA's lifetime “Health Advisory” levels. However, sampling of some private wells near the base showed elevated levels of PFOS/PFOAs. Those affected were notified immediately and provided bottled water until a long-term solution can be put in place.
  • National Nurses Week Celebration

    It’s that time of year again! The American Nurse Association has designated 2017 as the “Year of the Healthy Nurse”. Join Fairchild’s nurses, technicians and teams as we celebrate their contributions to our great nation, during National Nurses Week, May 6-12.
  • The power of making a connection

    The year was 1984, Ronald Regan had just won the presidential election, the LA Raiders beat the Washington Redskins in the Super Bowl that year, and Friday the 13th (Part 3) grossed a record $9.4 million at the box office.
  • April is Child Abuse Awareness Month

    For more than 30 years, America has acknowledged April as Child Abuse Awareness Month. Sweeping legislation throughout the 70s and 80s gave rise to the needed public awareness campaign. Despite these efforts, in 2014, the Center for Disease Control estimated over 1,500 children died from abuse and neglect in the United States.
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