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  • 36th RQS helps leukemia patient live in the Now

    Jimmy “LJ” Now was just another two-year-old boy before he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. He played outside, spent time with his family and became fascinated with planes and helicopters after receiving a military soldiers toy kit for Christmas.
  • MWD training takes flight

    Throughout the month of August, the 92nd Security Forces Squadron MWD section trained with the 36th Rescue Squadron to learn and become familiar with the components of a huey aircraft in preparation for deployment missions.
  • Fairchild Airmen perform first test of new chemical defense mask on KC-135

    In the midst of calm or chaos, there lies a potential for aircrews to fight the faceless combatants of chemical and biological agents. U.S. military personnel actively operate within areas that maintain the capability to employ these agents, making individual protective equipment imperative to mission readiness. Fairchild aircrew members performed the first-ever test of the Joint Service Aircrew Mask on a KC-135 Stratotanker during a night-flight July 17.
  • Stay alive to enjoy the ride: free motorcycle safety class

    Team Fairchild 92nd Air Refueling Wing safety officials are providing a free intermediate motorcycle safety class scheduled to inform and train Airmen on current policies at 8 a.m., at the installation motorcycle range July 26. The intermediate motorcycle safety class is being held to mitigate risks as motorcycle riding continues to be a leading cause of fatal mishaps for Airmen.
  • Growing produce to grow in community

    Military families from the 336th Training Group teamed together in the month of May, to transform unkept plots, overgrown by weeds, into the foundation of the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape Kids’ Garden Club. With the intention to grow a variety of fruits and vegetables, as well as a community with each other, the SERE Kids’ Garden Club has grown to include ten SERE families, all sharing in the tasks of maintaining the plot.
  • Spokane Indians Baseball team visits Fairchild

    Team Fairchild has a lot more in common with the Spokane Indians Baseball team than one may initially think. Both teams train how they fight, pride themselves on teamwork, and both have called the Inland Northwest “home” for quite some time. Not only did the Spokane Indians learn about the importance of teamwork in the military during their base tour June 12, they also had the opportunity to catch a glimpse of how young men and women in another uniform serve their country.
  • National Police Week, a week to remember fallen heroes

    Team Fairchild honored fallen heroes by hosting various events and ceremonies during Police Week May 14-18. National Police Week pays special recognition to law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.
  • MXS Airmen get innovative, save AF dollars

    Fairchild Airmen use early generation equipment and aircraft every day to support the global air refueling mission; most of it built and manufactured over 50 years ago. This equipment requires precious care, expert craftsmanship and innovative maintenance to stay mission capable. The 92nd Maintenance Squadron Hydraulics Flight and Fabrication Flight are two maintenance back shops who specialize in keeping early generation equipment and aircraft delivering effective warfighter capabilities at the right place at the right time.
  • AFRC, Gonzaga partner to educate

    The Comprehensive School Counselor Program began in 2014, the result of the partnership between Fairchild’s Airman & Family Readiness Center and Gonzaga University’s School of Counseling. The goal of the program is to provide information on military families, military education and military life to future educators, administrators and counselors.
  • RESET improves pediatric care

    The 92nd Medical Group Pediatric Clinic implemented a new concept of operations: rewarding, efficiency, setting priorities and empowering team members, or RESET, to their system of patient care.
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