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  • Team Fairchild celebrates holiday season

    Team Fairchild was joined by Santa Claus for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at the base chapel Dec. 1. The ceremony has been enjoyed by Fairchild members and their families for more than 35 years. Attendees enjoyed caroling, hot chocolate, cookies, the holiday tree lighting and sitting on Santa’s lap.
  • Legacy Stratotanker refuels newest Air Force fighters

    Team Fairchild’s KC-135 Stratotanker was hard at work refueling six of the U.S. Air Force’s latest fifth-generation fighters, the F-35A Lightning II, over the Pacific Northwest Oct. 17.
  • MXG Airmen enhance mobility partnerships

    Maintenance Airmen from the 92nd and 141st Air Refueling Wings gathered together for the 2017 Fall Maintenance Olympics to compete in games that focused on skills, teamwork, camaraderie and communication Oct. 13.
  • It takes two to tanker

    October 1, 2007, a ceremony was held to reveal the nose art on a Fairchild’s KC-135 Stratotanker, a representation of the new classic association between the active duty 92nd Air Refueling Wing and the Washington Air National Guard 141st ARW.
  • Shriners Hospital patient earns wings for 'Pilot for a Day'

    A once in a lifetime opportunity was given to an eight year-old Shriners Hospital patient who was invited to be a Fairchild Pilot for a Day Sept. 22.
  • Fairchild wraps up ‘furious’ exercise

    Team Fairchild concluded three days of high-powered operations, superior teamwork and the conscientious efforts of Airmen, resulting in a highly successful conclusion to exercise “Titan Fury” here Sept. 15, 2017.
  • Fairchild conducts 9/11 and National POW/MIA retreat ceremonies

    Team Fairchild held two retreat ceremonies recently to recognize the events of Sept. 11, 2011, as well as individuals listed as Prisoner of War/Missing in Action here
  • Run, hide, fight – Fairchild conducts active shooter exercise

    Team Fairchild conducted an active shooter exercise to test the installation’s preparedness and safety by assessing Security Forces, Fire Department and Emergency Medical Responder’s ability to respond and recover from a potential incident here Aug. 30.
  • Fairchild takes home Omaha Trophy two years in a row

    For the second year in a row, U.S. Strategic Command presented Team Fairchild the 2016 Omaha Trophy for the Strategic Aircraft category during a ceremony here Sept. 1.
  • Youth Center hosts first-ever woodworking camp

    The Fairchild Youth Center hosted a week-long woodworking camp where kids worked on projects with the help from the Fairchild Wood Craft Center Aug. 7 to 11.