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  • 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 to the local area. Each speaker shared their stories of innovative success and how to develop a culture of innovation.
  • 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 KC-10 Extenders from Travis Air Force Base, California, and participating fighter aircraft.
  • 92nd MDG brings awareness to patient safety

    Team Fairchild’s 92nd Medical Group is celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week to promote a higher level of engagement between patients and healthcare providers at the base clinic March 11-15. Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual recognition event intended to encourage patients to learn more about improving communication with healthcare providers, healthcare safety and to create a safer environment for patient care.
  • 92nd MDG celebrates 2-year anniversary of MHS Genesis arrival to Fairchild

    The 92nd Medical Group celebrated the second anniversary of Military Health System Genesis’ introduction to Fairchild by hosting a cake cutting ceremony Feb. 8 at Fairchild’s Medical Center. Fairchild’s 92nd MDG was selected as the first Department of Defense medical clinic to launch this $11 billion electronic health record system and has successfully used the program since Feb. 7, 2017.
  • Team Fairchild goes ‘Green in 19’

    Team Fairchild is kicking off the new year by going “Green in 19” and proactively promoting a cleaner and more energy-efficient community by continuing to mirror the Inland Northwest’s “green footprint” by promoting energy conservation practices not only throughout the Department of Defense, but also the Greater Spokane community.
  • Fairchild fuels Global Thunder 2019

    Fairchild Airmen focused on sustaining mission readiness, rapid response and enhancing total force operations during Exercise Global Thunder 2019. Global Thunder is a U.S. Strategic Command exercise designed to ensure an efficient mission response by testing the ability for Airmen to execute command, control and operational procedures during simulated conflict scenarios. The exercise provided training opportunities and exercise scenarios for all U.S. Strategic Command mission areas, with a specific focus on nuclear readiness.
  • Fairchild partners with Kansas ANG Airmen for MITO training

    Team Fairchild instructor pilots trained with aircrews and KC-135 Stratotankers from the Air National Guard 117th Air Refueling Squadron located in Forbes Field, Kansas to practice Minimum Interval Take-Off training Oct. 24 –26. MITO reduces the amount of time between aircraft launches, automatically positioning the jets in a standard group formation once airborne.
  • Fairchild KC-135s, Airmen support Operation Juniper Micron

    Fairchild KC-135 Stratotankers, Airmen, and support equipment, deployed to continue partner support to France as part of Operation Juniper Micron in Spain, September 2018.
  • Putt-putt for Operation Warmheart

    Team Fairchild hosted the 24th Annual Operation Warmheart Golf Tournament at Wandermere Golf Course in Spokane, Washington, to raise money to provide goods and support for Airmen and their families July 27.
  • Let Freedom Ring

    Annually, Greater Spokane Incorporated and the Spokane Lilac Festival committee host the Annual Let Freedom Ring event honoring members of the armed forces and first responders.This year marked the 62nd anniversary since the event’s inception. Multiple awards were given out, to include: the Neal Fosseen award, First Responders of the year, active
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