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  • Fairchild SFS Airman leads the way by completing Ranger school

    Fairchild’s own, Staff Sgt. Joseph Pace, 92nd Security Forces Squadron installation patrolman, completed the grueling 62 day course in April after starting in November 2019. This combat leadership course is divided into three phases that focus on small-unit tactics, realistic fieldwork and sound leadership under stressful conditions, such as fatigue and hunger. Only about 300 Airmen have completed the course.
  • Fairchild Airman keeps family spirts high during pandemic

    Children and families are greatly affected by the stay-at-home orders as they disrupt activities and routines that many rely on to get through each day, so it can take some creativity to stay resilient. For the Edwards’ household, dedicated family time and activities help boost their spirits.
  • Refuel Team Fairchild podcast hits the airwaves

    Team Fairchild’s Education Center is the centerpiece for professional development opportunities that help Airmen achieve their personal and professional goals. In addition to Fairchild University, a flight commander’s course and several other courses and avenues, the Education Center now features a new podcast.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Training so others may live

    If a member of the United States armed or allied forces is isolated behind enemy lines, surrounded by enemy engagement, or captured, it’s the mission of the Air Force’s elite rescue Airmen, to return them home.Air Force Pararescuemen are the only elite, American task force with direct focus and training to provide full-spectrum personnel recovery
  • Through the smoke

    Ash fills the air of southwest Oregon, producing clouds that reach up to 16,000 feet overhead. To the naked eye, it is an opaque mass hiding any view of the burning ground below; to the crew of the RC-26, everything is visible.
  • Supporting victims with Victim Advocates

    The Volunteer Victim Advocate Program for the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office provides emotional support to victims of sexual assault.
  • Shaw, Fairchild Airmen fuel the fight

    A group of F-16CM Fighting Falcons take off from the foggy flightline at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina. They soar above the clouds and into the airspace over the Atlantic Ocean, heading east until they can no longer see the land behind them. Despite the meticulous checklists run on aircraft before they take flight, the jets are running low on fuel after being airborne for less than an hour.
  • Fairchild’s Finest Senior Airman Brandon Johnson

    Rank and Name: Senior Airman Brandon JohnsonUnit of assignment: 92nd Logistics Readiness SquadronDuty title: Materiel handling and equipment journeymanHome town and state: Moreno Valley, CaliforniaWhat do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild AFB?I inspect, maintain and repair vehicles that are vital to base operations at Fairchild. I also bolster
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