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  • 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

  • Fairchild showcases capability in exercise Global Thunder 22

    Fairchild Airmen participated in the U.S. Strategic Command exercise, Global Thunder 22, Nov. 2-10, with the fundamental mission to deter, detect and prevent strategic attack against the United States and its allies. Exercise Global Thunder is an annual command and control exercise designed to train

  • AETC commander takes closer look at SERE training

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, visited the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape School here Aug. 11, 2021. Webb’s visit included immersions at the 336th Training Group’s SERE School, water survival training, 36th Rescue Squadron and recognition of Air Force

  • AMC command team visits the favored few

    Airmen from Team Fairchild showcased how they contribute to rapid global mobility through readiness, innovation and improving quality of life to the Air Mobility Command leadership team during a visit here, March 3-4, 2021. Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, AMC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian