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  • 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,

  • Wreaths Across America at Fort Wright Cemetery

    Ceremonial wreaths are on display during a Wreaths Across America event at Fort Wright Cemetery in Spokane, Washington, Dec. 17, 2022. Wreaths Across America honors military members and their families for their service and sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Stassney Davis)

  • Military Working Dogs participate in UH-1N Huey training

    U.S. Air Force Military Working Dog handlers from the 92nd Security Forces Squadron pose for a photo after completing helicopter familiarization training at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Oct 25, 2022. The purpose behind the helicopter training was to expose MWD's to new noises they might

  • Fairchild completes historic 72-Hour KC-135 endurance mission

    Two KC-135 Stratotankers simultaneously conducted 72-hour single-aircraft endurance missions, demonstrating multi-day tanker mission generation capabilities, October 4-7, 2022. The endurance mission covered over 36,000 miles and included total force operational support from numerous units across the

  • Fairchild hosts PACAF deputy Lt. Gen. James Jacobson

    Team Fairchild hosted Lt. Gen. James Jacobson, Pacific Air Forces deputy commander, for a base visit Sep. 23-24.During Jacobson’s visit, leaders across the 92nd Air Refueling Wing showcased the KC-135 Stratotanker mission and capabilities and hosted him as a keynote speaker during Fairchild’s 75th

  • Fairchild Skyfest 2022 soars over the Inland Northwest

    Team Fairchild hosted the Fairchild Skyfest 2022 airshow May 14 and 15 to thank the local community for their support and partnerships. The airshow included the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, West Coast Rhino F/A-18 Superhornet Demo team, U.S. Air Force Academy Wings of Blue, and 13 other aerial acts.

  • Fairchild conducts large-scale readiness exercise

    Fairchild completed a large-scale readiness exercise, allowing Airmen to put Multi-Capable Airmen concepts and Agile Combat Employment tactics to the test, Dec. 6-9, 2021. Key training points in this exercise included hot pit refueling, aircrew servicing aircraft, advanced communication systems, and