1010 Survival Loop 509-244-2865
100 W. Bong St. 509-247-2614
Sgt. Roger A. Ross Dining Facility
1020 W. Survival Loop 509-247-5553
SkyBox Cafe & Bar
801 S. Taxiway Road 509-244-2162
Warrior Inn Dining Facility
100 W. Bong St. 509-247-5348
For hours of operation, menus and special event information, visit www.fairchildfun.com.
Education Services/University Center
6 W. Castle St. 509-247-2348
The Education Center provides educational opportunities and counseling services to all Air Force members assigned to Fairchild Air Force Base, active-duty personnel, DOD civilian employees, adult family members and military retirees.
There are four on-base universities — Bellevue University, Community Colleges of Spokane, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Park University — offering both undergraduate and graduate programs.
Airman & Family Readiness Center
The Airman & Family Readiness Center, a one-stop information and referral center, is the cornerstone of the Fairchild family support system, helping airmen and their families enhance their readiness and quality of life.
Services and resources are provided in many areas, including relocation, employment, personal financial readiness, personal and family readiness for deployments, and family life. A loan closet provides household items such as pots and pans, dishes, silverware, and irons for those waiting for their household goods to arrive. Free child care is available through the Child Care for PCS Moves program for 20 hours per child within 60 days of your arrival, and through the Returning Home Care program for 16 hours per child within six months of a deployment longer than 30 days.
Child Development Center
201 E. Fairchild Highway 509-247-2403/2408
The Child Development Center offers weekly care for children from 6 weeks to 6 years old, and hourly care is available by reservation on a space-available basis. The center’s safe, nurturing environment promotes the social, cognitive, language and physical development of youngsters. The center is nationally accredited and DOD-certified.
Children of active-duty military personnel, DOD civilian personnel, reservists on active duty and DOD contractors are eligible. Fees are based on total family income. Registration requires a completed DD Form 2606, immunization records, leave and earnings statements, and emergency contact information.
Member Program 509-247-2246
Enrollment in the Exceptional Family Member Program provides special assignment consideration to a service member who has a spouse, child or dependent adult with special educational needs or medical conditions requiring prolonged hospitalizations or outpatient treatment. EFMP helps ensure that needed services are available, on or off base, at the gaining location prior to a PCS.
Family Child Care
610 N. Depot Road,
Building 2447 509-247-5336
Family Child Care provides an alternative to child development center care for families that need evening care, weekend care, or care for children with special needs or infants and school-age children, as well as care during swing and midnight shifts.
FCC providers are well-trained and certified and undergo a thorough background check, and their homes are regularly inspected throughout the year.
The program also offers an opportunity for spouses to contribute to the family income while caring for their own children.
5 W. Bong St. 509-247-8043
The Teen Center offers after-school programming for young people in middle school and high school. Core programs provide activities that focus on character and leadership, careers and education, the arts, sports and fitness, and health and life skills. The center is affiliated with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and partners with Washington State 4-H. Visit the website for costs and school year and summer hours.
The school liaison office is the connection between Fairchild AFB families and private and public schools. The office supports service members during all stages of transition and deployment to ensure children receive every possible opportunity for quality education.
On-base children in pre-K through fifth grade attend the on-base Michael Anderson Elementary School. The name memorializes Col. Michael Philip Anderson, an astronaut killed in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. The facility features modern classrooms, playgrounds and a cafeteria.
200 W. Castle St. 509-247-5601
Young people will find many ways here to enrich and develop their lives through fun-filled and educational programs. The facility houses an arts and crafts room, a computer room, a game room and a complete gym. Special programs include the FitFamily initiative, which stresses the importance of healthy choices and encourages all family members to be active together.
Armed Forces Bank
101 W. Spaatz Road,
Building 2465 509-244-6289
Global Credit Union
107 E. Spaatz Road 509-455-4700, ext. 4326
1 E. Bong St., Suite 103 509-247-2838
Legal assistance for wills, estate planning, family law taxation and more is provided on select days. Visit the website for hours. While active-duty members may fill out worksheets for wills, powers of attorney, etc., online at the U.S. Air Force Legal Assistance website, https://aflegalassistance.law.af.mil, they must visit the official Air Force legal office to receive the actual legal documents.
2 W. Castle St. 509-247-5556/5228
A wealth of information awaits you at the base library, where resources include books for all ages, DVDs, CD-ROMs, magazines, audio books on tape, CDs and MP3s, music CDs, CLEP and DANTES study materials, new releases, weekly story time, year-round programs for all ages, and special collections.
All military members and their families, military retirees and their family members, DOD civilians and their families, DOD contractor personnel working at Fairchild and on-base students are eligible for library accounts.
For information about the recreational programs at Fairchild Air Force Base, visit the 92nd Force Support Squadron online at www.fairchildfun.com.
Arts & Crafts Center
610 N. Depot Ave. 509-247-3038
Feeling crafty? Unleash your creativity using the center’s tools and tables, or sign up for one of the classes offered.
Engraving Shop 509-247-3038
Whatever your design needs — cutting boards, clocks, pens, mugs, flag boxes, keepsake boxes and more — the experienced engraving shop staff has them covered.
Wood Craft Center 509-247-5189
Use the shop’s tools to complete small-scale projects after completing safety training. There is also a variety of classes where you can learn pen-making, or how to create a cutting board or keepsake box, or basic bowl turning.
300 W. Castle St. 509-247-2242
121 N. Doolittle Ave. 509-247-2242
The pools offer lap swim, open swim, water aerobics, lessons and classes. For information on current hours for each activity, visit the center’s website.
Auto Hobby Shop
220 W. Castle St. 509-247-2310
Do your own automobile maintenance at the center using its stalls, lifts and tools. It also offers auto classes for do-it-yourselfers and mechanics if you prefer to leave the repairs in expert hands. There is an automatic car wash for a reasonable price. See the website for rate information.
326 El Paso 509-247-5920
FamCamp is nestled beneath a grove of locust trees in a meadow of native grasses. There are 32 campsites, each with water, power and sewer hookups. Restrooms, showers and laundry facilities are available, as is a dry-camp overflow area. Spaces are first-come, first-served — no reservations.
300 W. Castle St. 509-247-2791/2792
The center offers the latest fitness equipment, group exercise and specialty classes. Intramural and varsity sports are also available. Contracted services include massage therapists, boxing, yoga and personal trainers.
Information, Tickets & Travel
101 W. Spaatz Road 509-247-5649/244-4797
Find information and get military discount tickets for attractions like Raptor Reef and Silverwood or seats for a Mariners or Seahawks game. You can get discounts for vacation spots such as Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Universal Studios and more.
Whatever travel destinations you seek, the ITT staff can help you plan your trips by assisting with airline tickets, hotels, rental cars and even cruises.
Outdoor Recreation Connection
610 N. Depot Ave. 509-247-5920
The Outdoor Recreation Connection has equipment rentals, the outdoor adventure program, and a resale area as well as the Resource Center for guide books, maps and instructional books. Plan your own trip by using these materials or purchase them for future use. The Resource Center is open during the Outdoor Recreation Connection’s normal business hours. Services are available to military ID cardholders, DOD employees and dependents.
Fairchild AFB Commissary
105A W. Spaatz Road 509-244-5591
Save an average of 30 percent of your hard-earned dollars when shopping for groceries at the Fairchild AFB Commissary. In-store amenities and specialties include an ATM, bakery, custom photo cakes, a deli, fresh sandwiches to go, plants, rotisserie chicken and sushi.
The Fairchild Air Force Base Exchange wants to be your first choice for shopping. It offers a price-match program that guarantees the lowest prices in town. Hours of operation for services outside the Main Exchange vary, so call or visit the website for detailed information.
101 W. Spaatz Road,
Building 2465 509-244-3641
Exchange Mobile Center 509-244-8502
Military Clothing Store 509-244-3324
Bravo Burrito 509-244-6596
Burger King 509-964-0789
Sushi Kyo & Teriyaki 509-244-8499
Betty Jean’s BBQ 509-828-5931
Floral Shop 509-244-5002
Optical Center 509-244-9729
Class Six, Building 2463 509-244-2601
Express, Building 2383 509-244-5095
Survival Troop Store, Building 1252 509-244-9615