• Fairchild arranges an Asian American and Pacific Islander orientation flight

    Airmen assigned to the 92nd Air Refueling Wing, and military spouses pose for a photo after an Asian American and Pacific Islander orientation flight at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, May 16, 2024. Airmen across Fairchild AFB arranged the incentive flight to celebrate AAPI Heritage Month and

  • Fairchild validates emergency response capabilities for SkyFest 2024

    Airmen assigned to the 92nd Air Refueling Wing conducted a Major Accident Response Exercise at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, May 22-23, 2024, in preparation for the upcoming SkyFest 2024 air show, June 22-23, 2024. The 92nd ARW worked alongside partnering agencies from the community

  • PHOTOS: Fairchild Air Force Base National Police Week memorial ruck

    Defenders marched four miles carrying 28 pounds of dry weight. Participants took part in the ruck on the first day of National Police Week to honor, remember, and offer peer support, while allowing participants to pay homage to those who gave their lives in the line of duty. (U.S. Air Force photos

  • Spokane, Team Fairchild celebrates local WWII veteran

    Wing leadership from Fairchild Air Force Base and Spokane city officials gathered to recognize retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Stan Bennet, a WWII veteran, for his great achievements during his military service to his country and local community, March 20, at a local Spokane retirement home. Bennet

  • Team Fairchild conducts hot-pit site survey in the Pacific

    Team Fairchild conducted a site survey mission to certify multiple airfields in the Pacific for KC-135 Stratotanker hot-pit refueling, January 2023. “Certifying these sites is important so we can practice distributed logistics and operations,” said Capt. Blake Kidd, 93rd Air Refueling Squadron chief

  • Fairchild Fuels Hill AFB F-35 Lightning IIs

    A U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base flies in formation with a KC-135 Stratotanker from Fairchild Air Force Base during an air refueling mission, Dec. 12, 2022. Fairchild provided air refueling support, during a training mission to extend the reach of the F-35 crews. (U.S. Air

  • Fairchild refueling wing deploys Airmen, KC-135s to Germany

    Approximately 150 personnel from the 92nd Air Refueling Wing here deployed four KC-135 Stratotankers to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.The aircraft arrived at Spangdahlem today to augment existing U.S. forces in theater, improve readiness, enhance NATO's collective defense posture, and further

  • AFSOC Gains Valuable Training from Fairchild Tankers

    Fairchild KC-135 Stratotankers globally support many mission types as Air Mobility Command’s premiere air refueling wing and has put the recently reactivated 97th ARS to work training with C-130 aircrews that undertake dangerous flying missions.