Fairchild AFB

A/TA awards Airmen's impact to mobility mission

Story by SSgt Stephenie Wade on 10/26/2017 SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Each year Airmen and units that have made outstanding contributions to the Mobility Air Force's mission are recognized during the annual national Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium and technology convention. This year the event is taking place at the
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Legacy Stratotanker refuels newest Air Force fighters

Story by SrA Janelle Patio on 10/23/2017 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. The F-35 brings enhanced capabilities to survive in an advanced threat environment while adding a
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AF officials announce selections for civilian leadership program

Story by Richard Salomon on 10/23/2017 Air Force officials have selected 39 senior civilian leaders to participate in the 2018 Air Force Civilian Strategic Leader Program. CSLP, the Air Force's senior corporate career broadening program, is designed to develop GS-14 and GS-15 multi-skilled leaders by placing them in experiential assignment
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811th OSS hosts African ally for UH-1N training

Story by SSgt Joseph Yanik on 10/19/2017 For years, the country of Burkina Faso has been a key strategic ally of the United States in the Sub-Saharan region of Africa. According to the U.S. State Department's official website, the two countries share significant common interests including countering terrorism, improving huma
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811th OSS hosts African ally for UH-1N training

Story by SSgt Joseph Yanik on 10/19/2017 For years, the country of Burkina Faso has been a key strategic ally of the United States in the Sub-Saharan region of Africa. According to the U.S. State Department's official website, the two countries share significant common interests including countering terrorism, improving huma
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MXG Airmen enhance mobility partnerships

Story by SrA Janelle Patio on 10/18/2017 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. The event is held quarterly by the 92nd and 141st MXG
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2017 SNCO Induction Ceremony celebrates 33 selectees

Story by Jesenia Landaverde on 10/11/2017 The 2017 Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Induction Ceremony celebrated 33 selectees Aug. 18, at Felts Field in Spokane, Washington. Master sergeant responsibilities are uniquely different from those of the NCO tier. The selectees will transition from being technical experts and first line supervisors to leader
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Shriners Hospital patient earns wings for "Pilot for a Day"

Story by SrA Janelle Patio on 09/27/2017 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. Toby Lee earned his honorary pilot's wings over the course of just one day here,
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MHS GENESIS deployed at Naval Hospital Bremerton

Story by Douglas Stutz on 09/26/2017 A symbolic switch was thrown at 7 a.m. as the Department of Defense's (DoD) new electronic health record (EHR), MHS GENESIS, deployed at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB), Sept. 23. The deployment of MHS GENESIS culminated months of extensive preparation and intensive training at NHB
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Fairchild conducts 9/11 and National POW/MIA retreat ceremonies

Story by SrA Janelle Patio on 09/21/2017 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. On Sept. 11, Fairchild Airmen honored and remembered the 2,977 victims including 415 public safety me
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Airman loses father, gains Air Force family

Story by SrA Janelle Patio on 09/13/2017 A five year old asks his mom to see his dad. "Later," his mom replied. Hours later, police officers show up on their doorsteps to deliver some bad news: his dad had just died. "I still remember it like it was yesterday. I
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