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  • Fairchild welcomes first Gold Star Family member

    75 minutes. That’s about how long Airmen tried to resuscitate their wingman on a Forward Operating Base in Syria. The result being a fallen Airman and a mother who lost her son.
  • Social media can affect security clearances

    In today’s world, almost everyone has some form of social media platform. In the military we’re briefed on different occasions to put our social media profiles on private and to keep the amount of information we put out to a minimum. But why?
  • Fairchild continues support of private well owners after Airway Heights water advisory lifted

    City of Airway Heights officials announced this afternoon that a 24-day long advisory not to consume tap water from the city’s municipal water system has been lifted. The Air Force will discontinue delivery of bottled water to affected residents of the city of Airway Heights at 10:00 p.m. tonight.
  • Fairchild prepares for 2017 SkyFest

    Fairchild prepared for the upcoming 2017 Inland Northwest SkyFest Air Show and open house by conducting a Major Accident Response Exercise June 5 and 6.
  • Fairchild LGBT Pride Month events

    In recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, Fairchild’s LGBT committee is hosting several events.
  • Base addresses community concerns about contaminated water

    Fairchild Air Force Base officials held a public meeting to address community concerns about well water testing on and off base for Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and/or Perfluorooctanoic acids (PFOA) at Medical Lake High School, Medical Lake, Washington, May 23, 2017.
  • Fairchild Airmen pushes for base blood drive

    In anticipation of holiday demand, the Inland Northwest Blood Center is scheduled to host a base-wide blood drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 16, at the base chapel here.
  • AMC logistics director visits Fairchild

    Brig. Gen. Stacey Hawkins, Air Mobility Command director of logistics, engineering and force protection, traveled to Fairchild Nov. 7, 2016, in order to identify what manner of support the only air refueling wing in the Pacific Northwest is needed to continue its 24/7 mission.
  • Halloween safety: Fairchild trick-or-treating 6 - 8 pm, Oct. 31

    With Halloween day approaching, most children will be taking up arms in their old nomad roots, traveling door to door in search of candy muttering the three magic words, "Trick-or-treat!"
  • ‘Don’t Wait, Check the Date;’ Fairchild participates in Fire Prevention Week

    Members of Team Fairchild practice aiming a fire hose during the Fire Prevention Week Carnival Oct. 12, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base. This year’s slogan was “Don’t wait, check the date,” reminding people that smoke detectors need to be changed every 10 years. The goal of Fire Prevention Week is to spread fire prevention awareness. (U.S. Air
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