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  • 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
  • 36th Rescue Squadron saves injured hunter in Idaho

    Airmen from Fairchild rescued a 74-year-old hunter from a steep ridge approximately 30 miles southeast of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Oct. 10, 2016.
  • Fairchild VA benefits now quicker

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has teamed up with the U.S. Department of Defense to help people receive the VA benefits they’ve earned more quickly. Whether 60 or 180 days from separation or retirement from military service, it’s time to start taking advantage of the VA Pre-Discharge Programs.
  • Team Fairchild tests base capabilities during emergency management exercise

    Team Fairchild conducted an emergency management exercise to demonstrate the capabilities of the base during an emergency situation Sept. 27.
  • Military Health System officials visit Fairchild

    Department of Defense healthcare officials met with 92nd Medical Group leadership to discuss progress of the Military Health System Genesis program Sept. 7, 2016. MHS Genesis is a Department of Defense electronic healthcare record system designed to give military medical professionals improved access to patient health records and provides safe, efficient communication between medical providers.
  • Mammogram bus to visit Fairchild

    As a part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the 92nd Medical Group will host the Providence Women’s Health Center Mammography Coach Oct. 12, 2016, in front of the base clinic.