• PHOTOS: Team Fairchild Honors Col. Dycus and CMSgt. Arcuri's Final Flight

    Final flights, also known as “fini flights,” are a tradition among pilots and aircrew to celebrate one’s last flight with their unit or airframe. Dycus and Arcuri served as Fairchild Air Force Base’s key leaders since 2022. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Clare Werner)

  • PHOTOS: Fairchild AFB Juneteenth Celebration

    Fairchild Air Force Base Airmen coordinated this celebration to honor June 19th, which is the day that enslaved African Americans were emancipated. On that day in 1865, the Union Army announced to the people of Texas that all slaves were free under the terms of the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation,

  • PHOTOS: 92nd Operations Group Hosts 'boom rodeo'

    The 92nd Operations Group hosted a “boom rodeo” at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 20, 2023. During the rodeo, six air refueling squadrons competed in a forklift loading event, Tactical Combat Casualty Care and a water survival scenario. Scenarios like this enable Airmen to get hands-on

  • PHOTOS: Airmen from the 93rd ARS Return from Deployment

    Tech Sgt. Andrew Keepers, a KC-135 Stratotanker in-flight refueling specialist assigned to the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, and his family reunite after his return from deployment at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 2, 2023. The 93rd ARS and the 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron deployed

  • Team Fairchild participates in Global Thunder 23

    Airmen from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, 141st ARW and 6th ARW from MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, participated in the U.S. Strategic Command exercise Global Thunder 23 (GT23), April 11-18, 2023 at Fairchild AFB.Global Thunder is an annual command and control and field training exercise designed

  • CMSAF JoAnne S. Bass visits Team Fairchild

    Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass visited Team Fairchild, Jan. 18-20, taking the opportunity to learn more about the mission and Airmen of Fairchild AFB. During her visit, Bass met with key leaders from Fairchild and the Spokane community to address challenges Airmen and their

  • Fairchild hones mission readiness, completes Titan Fury 23-1

    Airmen from the 92nd and the 141st Air Refueling Wing conducted exercise Titan Fury 23-1, Nov. 7-10. Titan Fury is a total force readiness exercise conducted to validate the training of crews and ensure Fairchild’s Airmen can provide rapid global mobility at a moment’s notice.

  • Pathway to federal employment

    Team Fairchild is built upon the efforts of all its Airmen, but not all go through basic military training; the vital civilian component is primarily sourced from federal employment programs and listings.