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  • Resiliently driving toward victory

    A golfer sets his ball on the starting tee and looks over the meticulously manicured grass toward the goal; the four-inch hole is hundreds of yards away. Each of the 18 starting tees offered another opportunity for the golfer to move up in the rankings toward being selected to compete in the 7th Conseil International du Sport Militaire Military World Games. That achievement was recently accomplished by a Fairchild Airman who competed alongside 33 other U.S. military members during the 2019 Armed Forces Golf Championship.
  • Award-winning MDG renders exceptional care, Genesis pioneers

    Team Fairchild medical providers have been continually working to deliver unparalleled patient care while being the first in the Department of Defense to use and develop the new electronic health record MHS Genesis, released in 2017.
  • Spark Pitch Competition drives innovation for Team Fairchild

    Team Fairchild hosted an Inland Spark Pitch Competition to challenge Airmen's ideas to improve base the base and the Air Force; it also showed Airmen how important innovation is to the Air Force.
  • The art of giving back

    Balancing family life with work, Tech. Sgt. Isaac Denton, 66th Training Squadron Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist, has a passion for art that goes beyond the canvas to his family and community.
  • 18th AF, Fairchild key spouses address education partnerships, license reciprocity

    Moving to a new area presents unique challenges to military families. Spouses often need to look for new jobs, children move to new schools and the support networks families have relied on change with new scenery. Key Spouses are one resource the Air Force calls on to offer support to families throughout arrival, transition and establishment at their new assignments.
  • BTS of hydraulics, their Airmen

    Team Fairchild’s hydraulics shop Airmen have honed their craft, allowing them to safely and rapidly ensure that aircraft are in safe flying condition and prepared for takeoff on-time. Should something require repair prior to takeoff, these Airmen can respond and have the aircraft prepared to fly again within hours.
  • 36th RQS, SERE saves snowmobilers life

    Fairchild Airmen rescued a severely-injured man on the top of Calispell Peak after an accident left him trapped between a tree and his snowmobile with a broken leg and hypothermia.
  • Tech. Sgt. McLean: Overcoming Depression

    McLean is a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist with the 336th Training Group, and is no stranger to stress or difficult situations. However, when the weight of the world piled on him, McLean reached a place that he couldn’t come back from alone.
  • Fairchild Airmen enhance deployment line, save countless man hours

    As the world modernizes around us, a culture of innovation has swept through the Air Force, encouraging Airmen to enhance nearly every part of our mission. That culture is no different at Fairchild, where a dedicated team of Airmen found ways to save both manpower and time. Newly implemented Weigh-In-Motion scales expedite cargo deployment functions with a more accurate and efficient process, as part of Team Fairchild’s Continuous Process Improvement efforts.
  • CMSgt Inmon: leading the Airmen of tomorrow

    Inmon’s grit led her to accomplish many enlisted milestones, including becoming the first female active-duty chief master sergeant boom operator in the Air Force. Only the top one percent of all enlisted personnel reach the highest enlisted rank, and even fewer are female.
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