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  • Ops support assists with KC-135 mission during Red Flag 18-2

    People hear about aircraft and fighter jets accomplishing the mission all the time, whether it be KC-135 Stratotankers refueling or fighter jets fighting the fight, but what many overlook is what happens behind the scenes and what units and agencies are involved to authorize those flights.There are a couple of units that work together to initiate
  • Airmen helping Airmen: AFRC

    Climbing the stairs feels like a challenge in itself. The snow crunches underfoot, adding to his anxiety of the decision to look for help. His shoulders grow heavy with the weight of unpaid bills, as self-loathing thoughts slip in and out of his mind. He pulls the door open to the Airman & Family Readiness Center and steps into the warm room. Searching for hope, this may be the place he would find it. Unemployment, depression, financial hardship or deployment stressors are just a few examples of what AFRC counselors provide resources for.
  • 92nd OG partners with 375th AES Airmen, expand KC-135 capabilities

    Airmen from the 92nd Operations Group partnered with the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron to learn how to turn a KC-135 Stratotanker into a mobile hospital at Fairchild Air Force Base March 1.
  • WA Congresswoman speaks with military spouses

    U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers met with base leaders and military spouses during a visit, Feb. 22, to Fairchild to discuss current base issues and the upcoming Congressional Military Family Summit.Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and Col. Johan Deutscher, 141st ARW commander, provided McMorris Rodgers and her staff a
  • Civilian Health Promotion Services

    Civilian Health Promotion Services recently expanded to Air Mobility Command as a two-year pilot program to enhance civilian support services across the Air Force and is currently available for Air Force Department of Defense civilians at select AFMC and AMC installations.
  • ALS honors top graduates

    Congratulations to the Airmen of Airman Leadership School Class 18 Bravo, who earned top honors during their recent ALS graduation ceremony.
  • Samuelsons selected as Gen. and Mrs. Jerome F. O’Malley Award nominees

    Col. Ryan Samuelson, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and Mrs. Kathy Samuelson have been selected as Air Mobility Command’s 2018 Gen. and Mrs. Jerome F. O’Malley Award nominees for their efforts in supporting Team Fairchild, the Air Force and the surrounding community.
  • 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
  • 141st Maintenance Group recieves new commander

    Lt. Col. Lisa McLeod (center), 141st Maintenance Group commander, assumed command of the 141st MXG from Col. David Dixon (right), during a change of command ceremony Jan. 6, 2018, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. McLeod assumed command after serving as the 141st MXG deputy commander. Col. Johan Deutscher (left), 141st Air Refueling Wing commander, presided over the ceremony. (U.S. Air National Guard photo/Staff Sgt. Rose Lust)