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  • Fairchild firefighters help extinguish local fire

    Firefighters from the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron along with firefighters from Medical Lake, Airway Heights, Spokane and Spokane County Districts 3, 9 and 10 responded to a house fire near Barker Street in Medical Lake, early Mar. 14. The Fairchild Emergency Communication Center dispatched the information to the base fire department at 12:45 a.m. Fairchild Airmen were the third to arrive on the scene.
  • Periodic inspection gets revamped

    The Periodic Inspection is a beast; the largest and most in-depth inspection Fairchild maintainers conduct on the seasoned KC-135 Stratotanker.
  • 92nd CES develops space for expanding missions

    Airmen from the 92nd Civil Engineer Squadron remodeled a 6,400 square feet building to provide a more spacious working environment for the 92nd Operations Support Squadron. The remodeling started in November 2016 and ended in February 2017.The 92nd CES welcomed the fiscal year with this big project, which took a total of 99 days to complete. The
  • Team Fairchild welcomes the 'Squarepatchers'

    The 384th Air Refueling Squadron joins the 92nd Air Refueling Wing Mar. 23, the 73rd anniversary of the 384th’s first combat mission in World War II.Globally known as the “Squarepatchers,” the 384th ARS comes to Fairchild after calling McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, home for more than 43 years. In September 2016, they were directed to relocate
  • 141st hosts "Pilot for a Day"

    Members of the 141st Air Refueling Wing hosted "Pilot for a Day" candidate Gabe Tesch for a tour of Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. Gabe spent the day visiting several work centers throughout the base receiving hands on instruction and briefings on what it takes to be a KC-135 Stratotanker pilot. The "Pilot for a Day" program provides
  • 'We don’t retain Airmen, we retain families'

    Members of the 92nd Mission Support Group and their families participated in the second 92nd MSG Fun Day Feb. 24, at Fairchild Air Force Base.
  • Set a goal, make a plan. Start small, think big.

    Military Saves Week is an annual opportunity held in February for installations and organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for service members and their families to assess their own saving status.
  • Fairchild celebrates Black History Month

    February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the role of African Americans in U.S. history. Fairchild recognized the impact and accomplishments of black Americans by hosting numerous educational events throughout the month in honor of this year’s theme, “The Crisis in Black Education.”
  • Air Force begins migrating email to cloud-based system in 2017

    The Air Force Lifecycle Management Center and Air Force Network Integration Center partnered with industry under the Collaboration Pathfinder project to test the Air Force’s ability to outsource collaborative tools such as email, Lync, and SharePoint to cloud-based services.
  • Healthier, made-to-order upgrades come to Fairchild dining experience

    Fairchild’s Warrior and Ross Mission Essential Feeding Facilities are in for some upgrades this March. The Warrior and Ross facilities will expand on the standard Food Transformation Initiative operation to become the third base in the Air Force to incorporate the healthier and cost saving Super Sonic Subs, CIAO Pizza and Big City Grill.