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  • Fairchild AFB airpark: Maintaining a rich history

    Team Fairchild’s airpark is a staple in the base community, with featured aircraft including the first B-52 Stratofortress to ever shoot down two MiG-21 jets, and the last railcar aircraft simulator in the Air Force.In addition to showcasing the past mission capabilities of the Air Force to the base

  • Fairchild EOD supports FBI, ATF investigations

    Team Fairchild’s 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight successfully supported the Federal Bureau of Investigations and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), in the identification and removal of potentially hazardous ordnances. Both investigations

  • Movember and Men’s Health

    November is upon us, and with the changing of the leaves and college football kicking into high gear, we also begin to see a rise in mustaches. “Movember”, as it is known, is a campaign seeking to raise awareness for various men’s health issues, specifically certain cancers, by, well… growing

  • Lt. Col. Kirschman: Playing the beautiful game

    As the smell of fresh cut grass fills the air, a young boy races across the field, eyes darting from side-to-side looking all around him. He digs his cleats into the ground kicking up dirt, and begins weaving in between defenders toward the goal. He jukes, lines up his shot…Score! Admiring his work,

  • Snow barn clears way for year-round readiness

    The 92nd Civil Engineering Squadron’s snow barn is a widely used resource on Team Fairchild during the winter, but during the spring, they continue in full action to ensure the safety of Airmen and their families on base. The snow barn takes part in several different construction projects to prepare

  • So That others may live, 36th RQS

    Training is an essential tool that helps ensure the success of every mission in the Air Force. In fact, there are squadrons dedicated to training Airmen, preparing them to perform their missions around the world, while simultaneously performing their own. The 36th Rescue Squadron at Fairchild Air

  • MQTP innovates classes, propels refueling mission forward

    Keeping Fairchild’s KC-135 Stratotankers mission capable and safe is not an easy job and requires an immense amount of training. While the Air Force puts maintenance Airmen through a generalized technical school, the brunt of training comes from a specialized program here. The 92nd Maintenance Group

  • Fairchild simulators ensure proficient aircrews across AMC

    Team Fairchild’s KC-135 flight simulator and Boom Operator Weapons System Trainer, ensures the proficiency of Fairchild’s pilots and boom operators conducting the Rapid Global Mobility mission. The simulator and BOWST are used by all aircrew Airmen on Fairchild as an efficient training tool to

  • EOD works ‘round the clock, ensuring Fairchild’s safety

    A loud boom echoes across the range with debris flying in every direction. As an enormous cloud of gray smoke emerges from the blast and begins to clear, a group of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen admires the chaos of successfully disposing another potential threat to the Airmen, families and

  • New logistics commander opens door, heart to Airmen

    An adage older than the Air Force itself: take care of your people and they will take care of you. Every day there is an air mission and along with it are U.S. Air Force Airmen to complete it; Airmen who are trained, capable, ready and determined to ensure mission success. As the Airmen complete the