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  • National Police Week, a week to remember fallen heroes

    Team Fairchild honored fallen heroes by hosting various events and ceremonies during Police Week May 14-18. National Police Week pays special recognition to law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.
  • MXS Airmen get innovative, save AF dollars

    Fairchild Airmen use early generation equipment and aircraft every day to support the global air refueling mission; most of it built and manufactured over 50 years ago. This equipment requires precious care, expert craftsmanship and innovative maintenance to stay mission capable. The 92nd Maintenance Squadron Hydraulics Flight and Fabrication Flight are two maintenance back shops who specialize in keeping early generation equipment and aircraft delivering effective warfighter capabilities at the right place at the right time.
  • AFRC, Gonzaga partner to educate

    The Comprehensive School Counselor Program began in 2014, the result of the partnership between Fairchild’s Airman & Family Readiness Center and Gonzaga University’s School of Counseling. The goal of the program is to provide information on military families, military education and military life to future educators, administrators and counselors.
  • RESET improves pediatric care

    The 92nd Medical Group Pediatric Clinic implemented a new concept of operations: rewarding, efficiency, setting priorities and empowering team members, or RESET, to their system of patient care.
  • Fairchild Airman saves two children

    Master Sgt. Joshua O’Brien was walking with his family around Medical Lake enjoying a unseasonably-warm Washington winter day. As they made their way toward the waterfront, O’Brien noticed two young girls walking out onto the frozen lake when the girls suddenly fell through the ice into the water below.O’Brien immediately jumped into action, diving
  • KC-135 aircrew supports Red Flag 18-2

    Aircraft from all over the nation flew in and out of the Nevada sky during Red Flag 18-2, an exercise organized at Nellis and hosted north of Las Vegas on the Nevada Test and Training Range. Red Flag gives Airmen an opportunity to experience realistic combat scenarios to prepare and train for future conflicts or war. In support of this, Airmen from
  • ALS honors top graduates

    Congratulations to the following Airmen of Airman Leadership School Class 18 Charlie, who earned top honors during their recent ALS graduation ceremony:John L. Levitow Award:SSgt Jacob Zahn, 384th Air Refueling SquadronCommandant Award:SrA Cory Ridenour, 66th Training SquadronAcademic Achievement Award:SrA Jonathan Otte, 92nd Aircraft Maintenance
  • Ops support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2

    People hear about aircraft and fighter jets accomplishing the mission all the time, whether it be KC-135 Stratotankers refueling or fighter jets fighting the fight, but what many overlook is what happens behind the scenes and what units and agencies are involved to authorize those flights.There are a couple of units that work together to initiate
  • Airmen helping Airmen: AFRC

    Climbing the stairs feels like a challenge in itself. The snow crunches underfoot, adding to his anxiety of the decision to look for help. His shoulders grow heavy with the weight of unpaid bills, as self-loathing thoughts slip in and out of his mind. He pulls the door open to the Airman & Family Readiness Center and steps into the warm room. Searching for hope, this may be the place he would find it. Unemployment, depression, financial hardship or deployment stressors are just a few examples of what AFRC counselors provide resources for.
  • 92nd OG partners with 375th AES Airmen, expand KC-135 capabilities

    Airmen from the 92nd Operations Group partnered with the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron to learn how to turn a KC-135 Stratotanker into a mobile hospital at Fairchild Air Force Base March 1.
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