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  • Fairchild Airman helps stop violent crime

    Oct. 16, 2016, began as a normal day for Senior Airman Logan Lingren, unaware that his actions in a local restaurant restroom would make the evening news.“I was doing my laundry at a laundromat in the Shadle area,” said Lingren, 92nd Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance technician. “While my clothes were in the washer, I walked over
  • Instructor pilot awarded AF Col. Joe Jackson Award

    Capt. Deborah Gaddis is the 509th Weapons Squadron training flight commander, a Weapons Instructor Course instructor and a certified KC-135 Stratotanker instructor pilot. She has been at Fairchild Air Force Base since 2010; first as a pilot with the 92nd Operations Group and in 2015 she became an instructor with the 509th Weapons Squadron.
  • LRS prepares for first snowfall

    Washington winters can cause issues for vehicles on the roadways and in the skies. At Fairchild, the 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Maintenance shop begins preparing for the unpredictable winter months and the weather they bring, eight months prior to the anticipated first snowfall.
  • MFLCs integrate into units

    When you break a bone, you are rushed to the nearest hospital where you’re poked, prodded and wrapped in a cast by doctors and specialists who will ensure your broken bones heal properly. When experiencing troubles or stress in an individual’s personal or work life, the Military Family Life Counselors are here to help ensure Airmen and their families heal properly and are fit to fight.
  • Fairchild youth’s wish granted

    On the outside, Caitlin Butcher is just a normal 11-year-old girl with a passion for reading and acting in Christian Youth Theater classes. However on the inside, Caitlin is battling a condition no doctor or specialist has been able to identify.
  • Fairchild’s Finest: Airman 1st Class Megan Hatch

    Rank and name: Airman 1st Class Megan HatchUnit of assignment: 93rd Air Refueling SquadronNominee’s duty title: Boom operatorHome town and state: Orlando, FloridaWhat do you do on a daily basis at Fairchild AFB?Prior to deploying, I was mainly just learning my job and completing mission certification training. I’m excited to hopefully get placed in
  • Food is fuel, Fairchild’s flight kitchen

    If you have been to the Warrior Dining Facility, chances are you’ve walked past what is called the flight kitchen, but only a fraction of team Fairchild members have ever entered it.
  • Fairchild Airmen serve as first responders for the community

    As members of the United States Air Force, Fairchild Airmen are held to a higher standard to serve their country and give back to their local community. For some Airmen, utilizing their military skills to work alongside Spokane County Fire District firefighters has provided them a way to give back and discover a new passion.“Fairchild Airmen
  • Fueling around with the mission

    Adorned with training computer terminals and dark leather couches, the staging area for the fuels distribution team has the tense air of any waiting room. Refueling equipment operators can be seen pouring over the latest training materials, going over safety checklists and reviewing daily schedules, waiting with anticipation for an order to come through a tiny window in the wall that leads to the fuels dispatcher. A phone rings.
  • Fairchild’s Finest Senior Airman Jasmine Garza

    Rank and Name: Senior Airman Jasmine Garza Unit of Assignment: 92nd Medical Operations Squadron Duty title: Mental health technician