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Fairchild unveils new Wing Headquarters building


Al Stover

Several city, military and government officials attended the March 20 ribbon cutting ceremony at the new headquarters at Fairchild Air Force Base. From left to right are Doug Jackson, of Jackson Contractor Group, Col. Brian Newberry, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Sen. Patty Murray and Col. Daniel Swain.

Fairchild Air Force Base held a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 20 to commemorate the opening of the new Wing Headquarters Building.

The new building will hold the offices of the 92nd and 141st refueling wings and replace the previous headquarters - affectionately referred to as "The White House,"

The old headquarters was constructed in 1943 and has hosted several commanders over the years. Over time, the building had several renovations and Col. Brian Newberry, 92nd Air Refueling Wing commander said it was "outdated." It is scheduled for demolition in June and will be turned into a parad...

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