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  • Fast acting Medical Airmen save a life

    Two 92nd Medical Group Airmen, along with Fairchild Fire and Emergency Services, acted quickly in response to a shopper experiencing respiratory distress Nov. 2 at the Fairchild Air Force Base Commissary. Upon arrival, Fire and Emergency teams found Senior Airman Kayla Peña and Senior Airman Julie Fink, 92nd Medical Operations Squadron medical technicians, performing first-aid on the unconscious shopper.
  • 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.
  • Congressional staffers visit Fairchild

    Congressional staffers visited Fairchild to learn more about Team Fairchild’s impact on the global air refueling mission and the local Spokane community, Oct. 18.
  • Fairchild’s Airmen support KC-46A, B-52 training

    Airmen from Fairchild’s 384th Air Refueling Squadron supported a KC-46A Pegasus during a training operation with a B-52 Stratofortress in the Northwest region of the United States, Oct. 3, 2018. The purpose of the training mission was to test the new refueler’s capability to perform inflight refueling connections specifically with the B-52 airframe.
  • Fairchild hosts CMSAF Binnicker 9K Memorial Run

    Airmen and civilian members participated in the CMSAF Binnicker 9K Memorial Run benefitting the Air Force Enlisted Village at Miller Park here Sept. 22, 2018. The Air Force Sergeant’s Association hosted the event in honor of Chief Master Sgt. James Binncker, who served as the ninth Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force, was the CEO of the Air Force Enlisted Village from 2000 through 2015 and is credited for building the foundation of what the AFEV stands for.
  • 36th RQS helps leukemia patient live in the Now

    Jimmy “LJ” Now was just another two-year-old boy before he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. He played outside, spent time with his family and became fascinated with planes and helicopters after receiving a military soldiers toy kit for Christmas.
  • MWD training takes flight

    Throughout the month of August, the 92nd Security Forces Squadron MWD section trained with the 36th Rescue Squadron to learn and become familiar with the components of a huey aircraft in preparation for deployment missions.
  • Fairchild Airmen perform first test of new chemical defense mask on KC-135

    In the midst of calm or chaos, there lies a potential for aircrews to fight the faceless combatants of chemical and biological agents. U.S. military personnel actively operate within areas that maintain the capability to employ these agents, making individual protective equipment imperative to mission readiness. Fairchild aircrew members performed the first-ever test of the Joint Service Aircrew Mask on a KC-135 Stratotanker during a night-flight July 17.
  • Stay alive to enjoy the ride: free motorcycle safety class

    Team Fairchild 92nd Air Refueling Wing safety officials are providing a free intermediate motorcycle safety class scheduled to inform and train Airmen on current policies at 8 a.m., at the installation motorcycle range July 26. The intermediate motorcycle safety class is being held to mitigate risks as motorcycle riding continues to be a leading cause of fatal mishaps for Airmen.
  • Growing produce to grow in community

    Military families from the 336th Training Group teamed together in the month of May, to transform unkept plots, overgrown by weeds, into the foundation of the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Kids’ Garden Club. With the intention to grow a variety of fruits and vegetables, as well as a community with each other, the SERE Kids’ Garden Club has grown to include ten SERE families, all sharing in the tasks of maintaining the plot.
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