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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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Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
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)