• PHOTOS: Team Fairchild Hispanic Heritage Month Flight

    Team Fairchild held this incentive flight to commemorate the end of National Hispanic Heritage Month. The flight brought Hispanic community members from across the installation aboard to witness the aerial refueling of multiple B-52 Stratofortresses while also serving as a symbol of Hispanic

  • PHOTOS: Airmen Depart from Fairchild with New "AFFORGEN" Deployment Model

    Fairchild is among the first wings to deploy as an Air Expeditionary Wing under the Air Force Force Generation Model. This new model is a step toward creating a capable and sustainable force for the future warfighting mission. The “AFFORGEN” model will improve readiness and capabilities we provide

  • PHOTOS: Team Fairchild holds Fire Prevention Week carnival

    This year’s fire prevention week included Sparky the Fire Dog greeting children and families at a Fire Prevention Week carnival. The Fairchild Fire Department participates in various events throughout fire prevention week to increase awareness about fire safety while also strengthening family

  • PHOTOS: Sparky the Fire Dog Reads to Children at Fairchild Library

    One part of this year’s fire prevention week included Sparky the Fire Dog, the mascot for National Fire Protection Association and Brent Everhart, a Fire Inspector assigned to the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron, reading “The Story of Sparky the Fire Dog” to local children and at the library. The

  • PHOTOS: Team Fairchild Hosts Retiree Appreciation Day

    Team Fairchild dedicated this day to those who have served and are now veterans of the U.S. military. This event included an opening ceremony with a presentation of colors provided by the Fairchild Honor Guard, free merchandise for veterans, and briefings about various topics including Tricare

  • PHOTOS: Fairchild holds 9/11 Remembrance Event

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jason Helgeson, a firefighter assigned to the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron, salutes while the national anthem plays during a 9/11 Retreat Ceremony at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 11, 2023. Fairchild holds this ceremony every year to honor the 2,977 who were

  • 384th ARS Refuels Marine F/A-18 Hornets in Coronet across Pacific

    A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornet prepares to be refueled by a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker from Fairchild Air Force Base over the Pacific, March 9, 2023. Aircrew from the 384th Air Refueling Squadron conducted an air refueling coronet with Marines from the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312,