FAIRCHILD AFB

IRR Airmen receive updates during assembly

Story by TSgt Travis Edwards on 06/15/2017 FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. -- Fairchild Air Force Base hosted an Individual Ready Reserve muster formation May 20, for Airmen who recently separated from active duty service. IRR members who attended the event were informed about what the IRR is, the benefits
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New commander assumes command of 92nd OSS

Story by SrA Nicolo Daniello on 06/15/2017 Fish joins Team Fairchild after serving as the deputy director of Analysis and Future Programs Division, Inspector General's Office at Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. "I consider myself extremely blessed to stand before you and to accept the guidon from
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SERE: Not for the faint of heart

Story by A1C Ryan Lackey on 06/15/2017 "After a long day of teaching in the field, a fellow instructor and I got a call from our squad leader claiming he would meet us at the nearest road with a hot meal," she said. "A normal field meal is a peanut
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Fairchild prepares for 2017 SkyFest

Story by SrA Nicolo Daniello on 06/15/2017 During the exercise, it was simulated that two F-16 Fighting Falcons crashed during a performance. This scenario resulted in more than 150 first-responder Airmen and local community partners conducting crisis response actions, which included providing care to role-players with simulated injuries and initiating
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Team Fairchild honors the fallen

Story by SrA Mackenzie Richardson on 06/15/2017 Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day because it was a time set aside to honor those who died in the Civil War by decorating their graves. It was first widely observed on May 30th, 1868, to commemorate the sacrifices of Civil
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Fairchild Airman receives Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Award

Story by SrA Mackenzie Richardson on 06/15/2017 Master Sgt. John Kelley was one of four Airmen selected to receive the Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Award, Apr. 21, during a ceremony at the Pentagon. The 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron deployment and distribution flight superintendent, was accompanied by other maintenance trailblazers in
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FAFB takes on LIFT

Story by SrA Mackenzie Richardson on 06/15/2017 Team Fairchild launched the "Leaders Inspiring for Tomorrow" Summit Apr. 21, the first conference and engagement showcase of its kind. LIFT featured 18 diverse storytellers from around the Pacific Northwest who shared their stories of inspiration, innovation, character and leadership in a variety
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66th TRS embraces new commander

Story by SrA Mackenzie Richardson on 06/15/2017 Lt. Col. Erik Haynes assumed command of the 66th Training Squadron from Lt. Col. David C. Rea during a ceremony Apr. 10, here. Haynes assumes command after calling Fairchild home for two years as the 66th TRS operations officer, under the command of
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Fairchild implements new firearm policies effective Apr. 17

Story by SrA Mackenzie Richardson on 06/15/2017 Base visitors and personnel may have observed new signs at the installation gates, reading "Firearms Are Prohibited On These Premises, Regardless Of Concealed-Carry Permit," with an exception effective Apr. 17. The exception is for personnel who are authorized to carry a concealed weapon
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Fairchild LGBT Pride Month events

Story by SrA Nicolo Daniello on 06/15/2017 During the month of June the committee will be hosting a Color Run and educational rally, and a discussion panel to share the cultural differences of the LGBT community. The Color Run and Rally is scheduled for 9 a.m. June 3, at Miller
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Deutscher to lead 141st, Hager takes over Mission Support Group

Story by 1st Lt. Hans Zeiger on 06/03/2017 CAMP MURRAYCol. Johan Deutscher turned over command of the Washington Air National Guard's 194th Mission Support Group to Col. Larry Hager in a ceremony here on June 1. After two years commanding the Mission Support Group, Deutscher was named the new commander
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