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  • Commander addresses Team Fairchild on ‘State of the Wing’

    Col. Derek Salmi, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, hosted three “State of the Wing” all-calls to discuss upcoming events for the wing, the way ahead on housing concerns and initiatives such as Fairchild University and Inland Spark Mar. 18, 20 and 22. Salmi also discussed his priority for the 92nd ARW to maintain full spectrum readiness, which goes beyond donning mission oriented protective posture gear.
  • CMSAF Wright visits Team Fairchild

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Team Fairchild for an in-depth look at the missions of the 92nd Air Refueling Wing and 336th Training Group Survival School March 21-22.
  • Team Fairchild performs all -women refueling flight

    An all-female air refueling mission was performed by Team Fairchild Airmen today in honor of Women’s History Month at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. The effort highlighted women’s integration in every aspect of the 92nd Air Refueling Wing mission, which is to provide responsive air refueling and agile combat support across the full-range of military operations.
  • Fairchild celebrates BSC week

    Team Fairchild honors the Air Force’s Biomedical Sciences Corps’ 54th anniversary by participating in the Air Force’s recognition of BSC Appreciation Week 28 Jan. through 1 Feb. The BSC comprises of a diversified range of subject matter experts within the Air Force’s patient care systems, such as optometry, clinical psychology, pharmacy, physical therapy and many more.
  • 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.
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