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  • 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.”
  • 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.
  • Maintenance dorms receive makeover

    After nearly 14 years of the same carpet and same paint, two maintenance dormitories at Fairchild Air Force Base are finally getting some needed attention.
  • Fairchild leaders give thanks to veterans

    National Salute to Veteran Patients Week is held the week of February 14 every year to say "thank you" to more than 98,000 veterans who are treated in Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers, outpatient clinics and nursing homes. During the week, a variety of events are hosted at VA medical centers nationwide to increase community awareness, pay tribute, express appreciation to veterans and encourage citizens to become involved as volunteers.
  • Chips. Candy bars. Nuts and bolts?

    In November 2016, the 92nd Maintenance Squadron became one of the first squadrons Air Force wide to receive an inventory vending machine for the periodic-inspection support section.
  • Scholarships for military children deadline is Feb.17

    The Scholarships for Military Children Program was created in 2001 to recognize the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force, and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. The program is administered by Fisher House Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to service members and their families.
  • Team Fairchild commemorates Wreaths Across America

    Representatives from Fairchild Air Force Base traveled to the Fort George Wright Cemetery and the Washington State Veterans Cemetery yesterday to pay honor to the veterans buried at the sites as part of the Wreaths Across America program. A nationally recognized day of observance to veterans, since December of 1992. Their mission is to remember, honor and tech and is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as over 1,100 additional locations in all 50 U.S. States, at seas and abroad.