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  • Airman brings CBRN knowledge to Fairchild

    Early in the morning basic trainees are rushed into a large room, they follow in previous Airmen’s footsteps and listen to instructions telling them why they’re on site. Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Chemical gear is handed out one-by-one as trainees begin to inspect every aspect of their equipment and don it properly before the room is flooded with gas.
  • Fairchild's SERE school supports NASA mission

    A team of NASA astronauts, contractors and engineers came to Fairchild Air Force Base to complete the water survival course hosted by the 336th Training Group’s Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists.
  • Fairchild’s Finest: Airman 1st Class Kyle Tidwell

    Airman 1st Class Kyle Tidwell, 92nd Operation Support Squadron airfield systems technician, maintains ground to air communications navigational aids and the weather systems. He was selected as a Fairchild’s Finest. “The support from my shop and my supervisors are what lead me in the right direction to achieve Fairchild’s Finest,” said Tidwell. “My
  • Leaders Inspiring For Tomorrow 2018

    Eight guest speakers provided practical and personal talks about the qualities of leadership when they graced the stage at Fairchild during the second annual Leaders Inspiring For Tomorrow event on Apr 27, 2018.
  • Togo native made to be an American Airman

    Airman 1st Class Kofi Combey Douhadji, 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, along with his wife and four-year-old daughter, participated in the online Diversity Visa Lottery Program. The program provides a limited number of visas each fiscal year to a class of immigrants known as “diversity immigrants” from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the U.S. Douhadji and his family were selected by the program to immigrate to the U.S. with a 10-year visa. Douhadji and his family arrived in El Paso, Texas on September 27, 2016, after a lot of paperwork, a long investigation and many interviews. After only being in the U.S. for six months, Douhadji was inspired to enlist in the United States Air Force in March 2017.
  • DOD continuous evaluation program and you

    After a long week of work, an Airman finds himself at a squadron party at their supervisor’s house. As they search the house for a bathroom, they accidently walk into a bedroom and witness their supervisor, who is married, getting intimate with someone other than their spouse. The person appears to be a foreign national and does not seem to speak English. Surprised by the interruption, the foreign national grabs the supervisor’s wallet and immediately leaves the house. The supervisor begs to the Airman not to tell their spouse. After leaving the party, the Airman ponders on whether they should report the incident.
  • Fairchild Airman goes back to his Haitian roots

    As a child, if Iram Edmond had a crystal ball to see his future, he’d know one day he’d get to ride in one of the planes he’d watch fly over his neighborhood in Haiti. As a young boy, he didn’t understand that the world was much bigger than what he observed outside his front door.
  • Nutrition, Sleep Hygiene and You

    Chocolate chip muffins, candy bars and greasy double-stacked burgers with extra cheese, bacon, large french fries and a soda on the side, while considered delicious by many, may be part of what’s holding people back from reaching their physical goals. Similar to a pyramid, nutrition plays a key role in an Airman’s foundation, keeping them healthy and strong, and let’s face facts: pyramids weren’t built on french-fry fields and burger patties.
  • Volunteer strength coach competes in warrior trials

    Recently Brett Campfield, 336th Training Group volunteer strength coach, competed in the Air Force Warrior Trials, a Wounded Warriors program event for Airmen to compete for a Warrior Games team slot. He was selected for the team to compete in indoor rowing, cycling, archery, track and sitting volleyball.
  • Team Fairchild innovates Cargo Deployment Function

    Airmen shout out ideas as a note taker scribbles them on paper, the efforts of their brainstorming covering each inch of the walls. Discussions about improvement for the cargo deployment function line jump from Airmen to Airmen as they work together to make a better process.