• City mayors visit Fame’s Favored Few

    Team Fairchild hosted 11 Spokane-area mayors and city administrators here, Sept. 13, 2021, to discuss the common struggles the Spokane area and Fairchild Airmen and families are facing today. Col. Cassius Bentley, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander, led the roundtable discussion after taking the local community leaders to several base locations to learn about Team Fairchild’s important Global Reach mission. He highlight the areas around base that offer Airmen, and their families, support and resources.
  • 92nd OMRS Mental Health flight incorporates new programs to improve Airmen readiness

    FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. – Over the past year, the 92nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron Mental Health flight has added several new programs to better serve Team Fairchild. The flight continues to provide counseling services and now offers group therapy, telemedicine and unit embedding.
  • Task Force-Holloman sets up, sustains support for Afghan refugees

    Most Americans have heard that the United States is taking at-risk Afghan evacuees out of Afghanistan and bringing them to multiple safe haven military bases to process and integrate them into American society.Holloman AFB was one of the last bases to be tasked by the Department of Defense to create a space to house incoming evacuees. Task
  • Ready Eagle exercise keeps 92nd MDG prepared

    The 92nd Medical Group participated in a week-long readiness exercise, dubbed Ready Eagle, here, August 23-27, 2021.
  • Team Fairchild hosts orientation flight for local educators

    Team Fairchild hosted 17 local teachers on an orientation flight here, August 24, 2021. The orientation flight kick started the school year and further educated local community leaders on Fairchild’s purpose.
  • 92nd Maintenance Group Olympics

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Givenchy Caudio, 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron avionics technician, throws a tire chock during the Maintenance Olympics event at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Aug. 20, 2021. Members from the 92nd Maintenance Squadron, 92nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and the 92nd Maintenance Operations Squadron competed and
  • Fairchild Town Hall Q&As

    Fairchild AFB leaders held town hall briefings Aug. 19, 2021, here. The briefings included topics such as housing, child care, education and more. Listed below are some of the questions the Fairchild community posed.
  • AETC commander takes closer look at SERE training

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, visited the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape School here Aug. 11, 2021. Webb’s visit included immersions at the 336th Training Group’s SERE School, water survival training, 36th Rescue Squadron and recognition of Air Force Special Warfare Airmen of the Year Award winners.
  • Fairchild ALS dedicates schoolhouse to Shell 77 fallen crew member

    The 92nd Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School dedicated their schoolhouse to Tech. Sgt. Herman ‘Tre’ Mackey III Aug. 6, 2021, who lost his life during the KC-135 Stratotanker crash, call sign Shell 77. “Most of you know Sgt. Mackey and it’s no surprise to those of us that knew him that there is such overwhelming support and desire to enshrine his incredible legacy,” said Chief Master Sgt. Chris Rueckert, 92nd Operations Group superintendent, during the ceremony. “Today we gather to celebrate, memorialize and pay tribute to Sgt. Mackey by redesigning our Fairchild ALS as the Tech. Sgt. Herman Mackey Airmen Leadership School.”
  • 912th ARS keeps global reach mission flying from March ARB

    In an Air Force, where squadrons are separated by functions, one self-sustaining squadron soars above the rest to break the mold. The 912th Air Refueling Squadron is an active duty squadron that is a tenant unit of Fairchild Air Force Base’s 92nd Operations Group and is located at March Air Reserve Base, California. The 912th ARS integrates with the Reserve’s 336th ARS, and other units at the base, to support the base’s air mobility mission.