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Naval Hospital Bremerton hosts Congressional Visit

Story by Douglas Stutz on 07/08/2019 When Representative Derek Kilmer of Washington's 6th Congressional District visited Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) on July 1, 2019, his legacy of support for the military preceded his arrival. "We've known and worked with Cong. Kilmer for many years and welcome him to our command.
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Resiliently driving toward victory

Story by A1C Whitney Laine on 07/03/2019 A golfer sets his ball on the starting tee and looks over the meticulously manicured grass toward the goal; the four-inch hole is hundreds of yards away. Each of the 18 starting tees offered another opportunity for the golfer to move up i
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18th AF, Fairchild key spouses address education partnerships, license reciprocity

Story by A1C Whitney Laine on 07/03/2019 Military members and their families face many challenges, from employment and deployments to immersing themselves in a new community during a permanent change of station. Key Spouses across the Air Force have worked to offer support to members throughout arrival, transition and establishment
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Honoring courage, saluting sacrifice

Story by A1C Whitney Laine on 07/03/2019 Team Fairchild's 92nd Security Forces Squadron hosted various events and ceremonies in observance of National Police Week May 13-17. The law enforcement community is honored annually with numerous events after President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation in 1962 to designate May 15
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242nd Combat Communications Squadron trains in Idaho

Courtesy article by Chief Master Sgt. (ret) Eugene F. Lewan FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash.On June 3, 2019, a year after their largest overseas deployment, the airmen of the Washington Air National Guard's 242nd Combat Communications Squadron were once again preparing to deploy. This time, though, the destination was only
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Spark Pitch Competition drives innovation in Airmen

Story by Amn Kiaundra Miller on 06/25/2019 Innovation within the Air Force is key for maintaining the ability to fly, fight and win, and units throughout the branch have fostered an environment to grow ideas and pursue better ways to accomplish the mission. Team Fairchild has taken that one ste
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36th RQS, SERE saves snowmobilers life

Story by Amn Kiaundra Miller on 06/25/2019 Fairchild Airmen rescued a severely-injured man on the top of Calispell Peak after an accident left him trapped between a tree and his snowmobile with a broken leg and hypothermia. Karl Shoemaker lost control of his snowmobile after hitting a patch of ice,
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The BTS of hydraulics, their Airmen

Story by Amn Kiaundra Miller on 06/25/2019 The high-pitched sound of a drill bit on metal is drowned out by a crackled voice squawking from a walkie-talkie, which is clipped to the side of a grease stained Airman Battle Uniform. The squawking voice prompts immediate response from a team of
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Heathman takes reigns of 375th AMW

Story by SSgt Michael Cossaboom on 06/25/2019 Today Col. J. Scot Heathman assumed command of the 375th Air Mobility Wing during an Assumption of Command ceremony here. During his first address to the troops, Heathman said, "I have been extremely fortunate throughout my Air Force career to serve and lead
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Fairchild's Skyfest 2019 ready for Inland Northwest

Story by SSgt Dustin Mullen on 06/20/2019 The Inland Northwest SkyFest Airshow and Open House, scheduled to be held at here June 22, has added additional aerial acts, static displays and other exhibits to an already spectacular line-up. Gates open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and aerial acts will
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SkyFest 2019 coming to Fairchild

Story by A1C Whitney Laine on 06/20/2019 The free 2019 Inland Northwest SkyFest Airshow and Open House is scheduled to be held at Fairchild Air Force Base 22 June. SkyFest will feature the F-22 Demonstration Team, Air Force Academy's Wings of Blue parachute team, U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team
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