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  • Fairchild’s newest squadron completes first mission

    Team Fairchild’s 97th Air Refueling Squadron successfully completed its first mission by supporting a 97th Air Lift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Jan. 14. The 97th ARS reactivated in October 2019, in order to support 12 additional KC-135 Stratotankers and an estimated 1,000 Airmen and families being transferred to Fairchild.
  • Mobility Guardian 2019 flies over Fairchild

    Mulitple U.S. Air Force, Joint and Coalition C-130Js and KC-130Js prepare to take off during exercise Mobility Guardian 2019 at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 12, 2019. More than 4,000 personnel participated in or observed exercise Mobility Guardian, including Total Force Airmen, Joint, Combat Air Forces, and International Partners.
  • Skyfest 2019 takes flight over Fairchild

    Team Fairchild hosted the Inland Northwest Skyfest 2019 Open House and Airshow for more than 70,000 members of the Inland Northwest community at Fairchild Air Force Base on June 22, 2019. Skyfest 2019 had the largest amount of visitors the base has seen in a decade. The event featured more than 13 aerial acts, 16 static display aircraft, and offered interactive experiences to showcase Pacific Northwest Airpower, including a performance by Team Fairchild’s Air Refueling Demo Team, the only demo team of its kind in Air Mobility Command.
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