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Yesterday | Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Student of the Week: Ashley Senior Shae Pelsh Sets Sights on U.S. Air Force S.E.R.E.

Ashley senior, Shae Pelsh, right, and his girlfriend, Santina Maritato, at the Ashley High School prom.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Kure Beach, NC, Carolina Beach, NC

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

No-Li Brewhouse honors Fairchild with new beer name

No-Li Brewhouse is renaming one of their beers in honor of all the Fairchild Air Force Base personnel serving overseas.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Spokane, WA

Stars and Stripes

Tanker program $300M below budget, but delays possible report says

Fairchild is home to more than 30 KC-135s and perform refueling missions world-wide.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base, Minot Air Force Base, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker, Military Aircraft, US News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

Local guardsmen continue training after Oso mudslide

SPOKANE, Wash. More than 70 Air National Guardsmen, stationed at Fairchild Air Force Base, are now training for how to respond to catastrophic events after spending one week on the ground in Oso.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Spokane, WA, US Military, US Air Force, US National Guard

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Belleville News Democrat

Budget cuts could spell the end for regularly scheduled Scott AFB air shows

Scott Air Force Base last hosted an air show in September 2012. During the preceding years, the annual "Airpower Over the Midwest Air Show" drew enthusiastic crowds exceeding 100,000 people to the air base outside Mascoutah.

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Related Topix: US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force, Travis Air Force Base, MacDill Air Force Base, McConnell Air Force Base

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

Military father leads son through oath at Fairchild

SPOKANE, Wash. A father and son duo from a family with a military tradition got to perform in a special ceremony on Friday at Fairchild Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US National Guard

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Spokane County seeks second federal study of Airway Heights casino - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Spokane County commissioners are asking the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs to take a new look at possible negative impacts of a proposed Spokane tribal casino on Fairchild Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: Airway Heights, WA, Spokane County, WA, Spokane, WA, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Apr 08, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

Fairchild airmen in transition as Manas Transit Center closes

KREM 2 News followed up Tuesday on the future of airmen stationed at Fairchild Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Marine Corps, US Navy, Spokane, WA

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Air Force Times

Fairchild Air Guard members help with recovery efforts after mudslide

Some 70 Guardsmen were activated to help with search and rescue efforts in Oso, Wash., where at least 45 people were killed in a mudslide.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, US National Guard, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Army center gets new life - Thu, 03 Apr 2014 PST

The building, at 3830 N. Sullivan Road, was acquired from the Department of Defense after seven years of negotiations in an agreement that requires the district use it for career and technical education.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, US Military, US Air Force, Education Etc.

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

National Guardsmen from Fairchild reflect on time in Oso

More than 70 Air National Guardsmen stationed at Fairchild Air Force Base spent days in Oso, Washington searching through the mud and debris.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, US Military, US Air Force, Spokane, WA, Landslide, Mudflow, Natural Disasters

Tue Apr 01, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

More Spokane-area responders deploying to Oso mudslide

The number of dead and missing continues to rise in Oso with 28 confirmed fatalities, but so do the number of people from the Inland Northwest being sent there to help with the recovery and relief efforts.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Spokane, WA, US Military, US Air Force

KREM-TV Spokane

Spokane-based guardsmen aid Oso recovery effort after mudslide

SPOKANE More than 70 Air National Guardsmen stationed at Fairchild Air Force Base have spent the past week in Oso helping the recovery effort after the mudslide.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Olympian

Military aircraft will again be a no-show at Freedom Fair

Tacoma’s unofficial military aircraft, the Air Force’s C-17 Globemaster III, won’t be at Freedom Fair.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Tacoma, WA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Pompeo: Environmental study OKs McConnell to receive new tankers

McConnell Air Force Base tanker crew members get their first look at the new KC-46A through a demonstrator.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, McConnell Air Force Base, Altus Air Force Base, Wichita, KS

Mon Mar 24, 2014

KNDU

Spokane County pursuing rail spur

The state of Washington is supporting a Spokane County plan to improve rail service to the West Plains area for economic development.

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Related Topix: Spokane County, WA, US Military, US Air Force

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Misawa physician assistant named 2013 federal PA of the Year

Lt. Col. Melanie Ellis examines a patient Mar. 14, 2014, at Misawa Air Base, Japan.

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Related Topix: US Military, Misawa Air Base, US Air Force, World News, Japan, Asia

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

New headquarters at Fairchild opens with fanfare - Thu, 20 Mar 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Elected officials and commanding officers old and new gathered Thursday morning to bid farewell to a 71-year-old headquarters building on Fairchild Air Force Base and hail the opening of a state-of-the-art building that will house the 92nd Air Refueling Wing and the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat

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