Our Military

Fairchild Air Force Base is in the eastern part of Washington state in Spokane County. The base is 12 miles west of Spokane, 279 mile


Near the eastern border of Washington, Spokane County is 18 miles west of the Idaho border and 110 miles south of the Canadian border.

Getting To & Around

The business and culture hub of the Inland Northwest, Spokane County is well-connected within the state and the rest of the United States. Major

Housing & Real Estate

On-base living has never been easier or more comfortable. Fairchild AFB Homes (210 E. Bong St., Building 2190) offers spacious; contemporary; move-in ready; two-, three-

Employment & Economy

Eastern Washington’s population and economic center is Spokane County. Spokane’s economy survived the Great Recession and emerged more diversified. Spokane’s recovery is being led

Health Care

There are many health care services in Spokane County for military, civilians and veterans, though the implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed

Family Resources

Babysitters, Nannies, Child Care and Senior Home Care Find family care with this website that will allow you to search for local caregiver

Education & Academics

Finding the right schools and educational opportunities for each family member is an important part of any move. This chapter outlines Spokane County’s public


Music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping — Spokane County has it all. Hand-feed a tiger at Cat Tales, or shred the slopes at


Mobility leaders discuss expanding the competitive airlift edge at AFA panel

General Maryanne Miller, Commander of Air Mobility Command, led a panel discussion on expanding the competitive airlift edge during the Air Force Association's Air, Space

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Story by Diana Cossaboom on 09/25/2019 The Final Planning Conference in preparation for Air Mobility Command's premier, large-scale mobility exercise, Mobility Guardian 2019, concluded June

Mobility Airmen enhance readiness, build partnerships in multi-national exercise

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Airmen, U.S. Army participate in Joint Forcible Entry exercise

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Mobility leaders discuss expanding competitive airlift edge at AFA panel

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MG 19 Airmen fill fuel bladder in U.S. for the first time

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