• 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,

  • FAFB honorary commanders tour at JBER

    Air Mobility Command civic leaders and Fairchild Air Force Base honorary commanders participated in a simulated deployment at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, May 29-31, 2024.Fairchild AFB leadership organized the trip to educate honorary commanders and civic leaders on the base’s global

  • PHOTOS: Fairchild Executes Tiny Fury Training Event

    Team Fairchild conducted Tiny Fury at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 13, 2023. Tiny Fury is an annual training event conducted by the 92nd Operations Group and 92nd Maintenance Group that tests aircrews’ ability to generate multiple aircraft on short notice. Tiny Fury sharpens Airmen’s

  • PHOTOS: Team Fairchild Air Force Ball

    Airmen, family members and friends attend Fairchild Air Forces Base’s Air Force ball at the Spokane Convention Center, Washington, Sept. 16, 2023. Team Fairchild held the annual Air Force ball to celebrate the Air Force’s 76th birthday. This year’s ball celebrated a legacy of service and featured

  • Fairchild Airmen win Air Mobility Command Tanker Tactician Awards

    Two Airmen assigned to the 509th Weapons Squadron at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, received awards for outstanding achievements during the 2023 Mobility Air Forces Weapons and Tactics Conference at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Aug. 31, 2023.Maj. Jonathan Weir, a KC-135 weapons officer and

  • Team Fairchild completes 24-hour ruck march in remembrance of POW/MIA

    Airmen assigned to Fairchild Air Force Base completed a ruck march in honor of National POW/MIA Recognition Day. During the ruck march, Airmen from Fairchild Air Force Base kept the Prisoner of War/Missing in Action flag in constant motion for 24 hours. The march began on Sept. 14 at the Vietnam

  • Team Fairchild conducts Pride Flight

    Airmen participated in a Pride flight that honors the diverse backgrounds and strengths that the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, plus Airmen bring to the Fairchild mission.