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  • Base Exchange named Retailer of the Year

    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been selected as 2017 Retailer of the Year by New Age Electronics, a leading distributor of consumer electronics and gaming products and services.The award winner is selected based on year-over-year revenue growth, close executive alignment, strategic partnership, sourcing of multiple brands and a
  • Operation Spokane Heroes donates to Fairchild Airmen

    Operation Spokane Heroes, in partnership with the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, presented Fairchild and other U.S. military units from the local community with gift cards for service members as part of Operation Spokane Heroes and Northern Quest Casino and Resort’s contribution to military families in the Spokane-area, Dec. 12.“Our military members do
  • Fairchild spouses spread cookies, candy, cheer

    The Officers’ Spouses’ Club partnered with the Enlisted Spouses’ Club for the annual Operation Cookie Drop at the base chapel Dec. 11. The clubs’ members came together in hopes of easing the homesickness Airmen feel when they are unable to travel home for the holidays.
  • K9 honored for years dedicated to service

    Military Working Dog Oxigen retired after eight years of service during a ceremony at the Red Morgan Center, Nov. 30. The 92nd Security Forces Squadron recognized MWD Oxigen for distinguishing herself as a patrol explosive detection dog at Fairchild from June 2012 to November 2017.
  • Team Fairchild celebrates holiday season

    Team Fairchild was joined by Santa Claus for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at the base chapel Dec. 1. The ceremony has been enjoyed by Fairchild members and their families for more than 35 years. Attendees enjoyed caroling, hot chocolate, cookies, the holiday tree lighting and sitting on Santa’s lap.
  • Legacy Stratotanker refuels newest Air Force fighters

    Team Fairchild’s KC-135 Stratotanker was hard at work refueling six of the U.S. Air Force’s latest fifth-generation fighters, the F-35A Lightning II, over the Pacific Northwest Oct. 17.
  • MXG Airmen enhance mobility partnerships

    Maintenance Airmen from the 92nd and 141st Air Refueling Wings gathered together for the 2017 Fall Maintenance Olympics to compete in games that focused on skills, teamwork, camaraderie and communication Oct. 13.
  • It takes two to tanker

    October 1, 2007, a ceremony was held to reveal the nose art on a Fairchild’s KC-135 Stratotanker, a representation of the new classic association between the active duty 92nd Air Refueling Wing and the Washington Air National Guard 141st ARW.
  • Shriners Hospital patient earns wings for 'Pilot for a Day'

    A once in a lifetime opportunity was given to an eight year-old Shriners Hospital patient who was invited to be a Fairchild Pilot for a Day Sept. 22.
  • Fairchild conducts 9/11 and National POW/MIA retreat ceremonies

    Team Fairchild held two retreat ceremonies recently to recognize the events of Sept. 11, 2011, as well as individuals listed as Prisoner of War/Missing in Action here