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  • Fairchild hosts US Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, addresses Airmen quality of life

    U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers visited Team Fairchild Nov. 5, to discuss quality of life for Fairchild Airmen and their families, to include housing shortages and civilian employee pay as Fairchild’s mission expands into 2020. Fairchild leaders met with McMorris Rodgers and her congressional staffers to tour a few base facilities and talk about major upcoming changes that impact the quality of life and service for Airmen.
  • The future is now: First of 12 additional KC-135s lands at Fairchild

    Team Fairchild received the first of 12 additional KC-135 Stratotankers from the 916th Air Refueling Wing, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, Oct. 16, here.
  • 2019 LIFT inspires innovation at Fairchild

    Team Fairchild hosted the third annual Leaders Inspiring for Tomorrow summit April 19 at the base theater, with this year’s topic focused on inspiring innovation. This year’s summit consisted of seven speakers ranging from retired military, active duty, business executives, and civilians with ties to the local area. Each speaker shared their stories of innovative success and how to develop a culture of innovation.
  • Fairchild Airmen recognized for life-saving actions

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Blaine Holland, 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Emergency Services superintendent, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tyler Ferris, 92nd Maintenance Group Air Force Repair Enhancement Program technician, received a meritorious life-saving award for their actions in providing first-aid to the victim of a car accident.
  • Team Fairchild takes on new role supporting Red Flag 19-2

    Airmen from all over the nation have convened for Red Flag 19-2, a large-force exercise designed to provide aircrews exposure to a simulated combat environment, March 8-23, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Fairchild’s advanced team was tasked to coordinate all planning and refueling operations for KC-10 Extenders from Travis Air Force Base, California, and participating fighter aircraft.
  • 92nd MDG brings awareness to patient safety

    Team Fairchild’s 92nd Medical Group is celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week to promote a higher level of engagement between patients and healthcare providers at the base clinic March 11-15. Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual recognition event intended to encourage patients to learn more about improving communication with healthcare providers, healthcare safety and to create a safer environment for patient care.
  • Team Fairchild goes ‘Green in 19’

    Team Fairchild is kicking off the new year by going “Green in 19” and proactively promoting a cleaner and more energy-efficient community by continuing to mirror the Inland Northwest’s “green footprint” by promoting energy conservation practices not only throughout the Department of Defense, but also the Greater Spokane community.
  • Fast acting Medical Airmen save a life

    Two 92nd Medical Group Airmen, along with Fairchild Fire and Emergency Services, acted quickly in response to a shopper experiencing respiratory distress Nov. 2 at the Fairchild Air Force Base Commissary. Upon arrival, Fire and Emergency teams found Senior Airman Kayla Peña and Senior Airman Julie Fink, 92nd Medical Operations Squadron medical technicians, performing first-aid on the unconscious shopper.
  • Fairchild fuels Global Thunder 2019

    Fairchild Airmen focused on sustaining mission readiness, rapid response and enhancing total force operations during Exercise Global Thunder 2019. Global Thunder is a U.S. Strategic Command exercise designed to ensure an efficient mission response by testing the ability for Airmen to execute command, control and operational procedures during simulated conflict scenarios. The exercise provided training opportunities and exercise scenarios for all U.S. Strategic Command mission areas, with a specific focus on nuclear readiness.
  • Fairchild KC-135s, Airmen support Operation Juniper Micron

    Fairchild KC-135 Stratotankers, Airmen, and support equipment, deployed to continue partner support to France as part of Operation Juniper Micron in Spain, September 2018.
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