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  • New commissary brands hit Fairchild

    Commissaries across the United States started seeing the rollout of the Defense Commissary Agency’s (DeCA) new commissary brands ‘Freedoms Choice’ for food items and ‘HomeBase’ for nonfood items at the end of May and beginning of June with bottled water, plastic bags and paper products.
  • 92nd CPTS welcomes new commander

    Maj. Phillip Roth assumed command of the 92nd Comptroller Squadron from Lt. Col. Khalim Taha during a change of command ceremony, June 26.
  • 92nd MDG hands reigns to new commander

    Col. Michaelle Guerrero assumed command of the 92nd Medical Group from Col. Meg Carey during a ceremony June 16. Guerrero joins Team Fairchild after serving as the Chief, Aeromedical Evacuation and Medical Readiness Plans Division, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
  • 18th AF commander visits Fairchild AFB leadership

    Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck, 18th Air Force commander, visited 92nd Air Refueling Wing and 141st ARW leadership June 7, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Tuck spoke with leadership about his priorities and expectations going forward as the 18th Air Force commander. Tuck leads Air Mobility Command’s operational mission as Air Forces Transportation, the air component of U.S. Transportation Command. He assumed command of the 18th AF June 1, 2017. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Senior Airman Nick J. Daniello)
  • Fairchild continues support of private well owners after Airway Heights water advisory lifted

    City of Airway Heights officials announced this afternoon that a 24-day long advisory not to consume tap water from the city’s municipal water system has been lifted. The Air Force will discontinue delivery of bottled water to affected residents of the city of Airway Heights at 10:00 p.m. tonight.
  • AF announces Fairchild AFB as preferred location for additional KC-135s

    Today, Air Force officials announced Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, as the preferred location for basing 12 KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, and MacDill AFB, Florida, as the reasonable alternative.
  • Vet clinic here to help pets

    Recently, the Fairchild Veterinary Treatment Facility received new anesthesia equipment, which will aid the clinic in surgical procedures.
  • Team Fairchild pilots $4.3 billion DOD electronic health record upgrade

    The 92nd Medical Group hosted a “go-live” recognition ceremony Feb. 15, to celebrate the launch of the Defense Department’s new integrated electronic health record system, Medical Health System GENESIS. The 92nd Medical Group was selected as the first DOD medical clinic to launch this $4.3 billion system and has been successfully using the program since Feb. 7. MHS GENESIS is a DOD-wide electronic health record and management system purchased to keep pace with medical advances and innovations in technology.
  • NASA astronauts at Survival School highlights capabilities, needs

    NASA astronauts train with SERE water survival instructors for upcoming space missions.
  • MXG Fall Olympics

    The 92nd and 141st Maintenance Group held a Fall Maintenance Olympics Nov. 15, 2016, at Fairchild Air Force Base. Seven teams participated in four events held throughout the day including circuit building, safety wire challenge, aircraft ground equipment race and a drunken tricycle obstacle course.