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  • Officer promotions receive overhaul in 2020

    Team Fairchild hosted an officer’s all-call to address coming officer development policy changes Jan. 28, at the Red Morgan Center.Topics discussed during the all-call included developmental category configuration for different core specialties, promotion zones, promotion recommendation forms and

  • Fairchild’s newest squadron completes first mission

    Team Fairchild’s 97th Air Refueling Squadron successfully completed its first mission by supporting a 97th Air Lift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Jan. 14. The 97th ARS reactivated in October 2019, in order to support 12 additional KC-135 Stratotankers and an estimated

  • Innovation funds propel 92nd LRS, save AF money

    The 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron was recently awarded innovation funds to pursue a state-of-the-art oil analyzer to improve vehicle maintenance flight operations and save the Air Force approximately $35,000 per year. The idea was first presented at Team Fairchild’s Inland Spark Pitch

  • Fairchild contracting squadron, GSI help small businesses ‘Meet the Bigs’

    Team Fairchild’s 92nd Contracting Squadron partnered with Greater Spokane Incorporated to host a small-business networking event called ‘Meet the Bigs,’ Oct. 15. ‘Meet the Bigs’ is an annual government contracting networking event that provides a venue for small businesses and entrepreneurs to

  • Mobility Guardian 2019 flies over Fairchild

    Mulitple U.S. Air Force, Joint and Coalition C-130Js and KC-130Js prepare to take off during exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 12, 2019. More than 4,000 personnel participated in or observed exercise Mobility Guardian, including Total Force Airmen, Joint,

  • Team Fairchild takes Resilience Tactical Pause

    Team Fairchild hosted three base-wide all calls as part of the Air Force-wide Resilience Tactical Pause implemented by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright on August 7 at the base theater.

  • Team Fairchild celebrates Summer Youth Fair

    The 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron fire department partnered with the Youth Center on base to host a Summer Youth Fair July 25 at Miller Park to better educate Fairchild’s youth about Team Fairchild’s first responders.

  • Skyfest 2019 takes flight over Fairchild

    Team Fairchild hosted the Inland Northwest Skyfest 2019 Open House and Airshow for more than 70,000 members of the Inland Northwest community at Fairchild Air Force Base on June 22, 2019. Skyfest 2019 had the largest amount of visitors the base has seen in a decade. The event featured more than 13

  • 2019 LIFT inspires innovation at Fairchild

    Team Fairchild hosted the third annual Leaders Inspiring for Tomorrow summit April 19 at the base theater, with this year’s topic focused on inspiring innovation. This year’s summit consisted of seven speakers ranging from retired military, active duty, business executives, and civilians with ties

  • Team Fairchild takes on new role supporting Red Flag 19-2

    Airmen from all over the nation have convened for Red Flag 19-2, a large-force exercise designed to provide aircrews exposure to a simulated combat environment, March 8-23, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Fairchild’s advanced team was tasked to coordinate all planning and refueling operations for