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  • Puerto Rican Airman helps rebuild his community after Hurricane Fiona

    “I was out with my wife and family celebrating my birthday, and all I could hear on the news and think about was that another hurricane hit Puerto Rico and I felt devastated.”Hurricane Fiona made landfall September 18, 2022, and according to the Associated Press, preliminary investigations show

  • Team Fairchild's AFE Airmen keep aircrew safe, equipment ready

    No one tends to give equipment a second thought but the 92nd Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment Airmen work diligently to ensure aircrew safety and mission readiness by preparing all necessary gear. The 92nd OSS AFE airmen are in charge of ensuring aircraft are equipped with

  • Lifesaving Airman acts out of instinct

    “It was 120 degrees out, super humid, and a woman wrapped up in blankets said she couldn’t breathe. She had blue on her lips. I brought her inside the tent to check her oxygen levels, and she was sitting in the mid-’60s. I had never seen or even heard of that before. I checked to ensure her fingers

  • EM sharpens Team Fairchild’s readiness capabilities

    When most people think of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense, thoughts of donning Mission Oriented Protective Posture gear immediately come to mind, but there’s more to CBRN than sweating in a fogged-up gas mask for hours.“A lot of people know us by CBRN, but our official name is

  • 92nd FSS RAO helps navigate life after retirement

    Whether you are a retiree or retiree beneficiary, the 92nd Force Support Squadron Retiree Activities Office is the point of contact to navigate life after service.The RAO is Fairchild’s one-stop-shop for information about activities and benefits for retirees and their families.

  • Teamwork and tenacity bring repeat offender to justice

    When joint investigations are coupled with dogged perseverance, justice is served. That was the formula and outcome that closed the case on a multiple offender stationed at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, in March, 2021.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

    April is recognized nationally as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Recent surveys found that in 2018, 20,500 servicemembers were sexually assault or raped. While the military works to address this, there is support available to victims of sexual assault.

  • 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