Fairchild Air Force Base

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Air Force Releases KC-135 Crash Report

The Air Force says a KC-135 air tanker that crashed in Kyrgyzstan last year was yawing to the left and the right so violently that the tail section broke off, causing the aircraft to plunge toward the ground and explode in mid-air.

CBS Seattle–03/13/2014

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FBI: Ricin Letter To Obama Sent From Spokane

A suspicious letter containing the deadly poison ricin was mailed to President Barack Obama from Spokane, Wash., on the same day similar ricin-tainted letters were mailed to a federal judge and a post office, the FBI said Thursday.

CBS Seattle–05/31/2013

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Fairchild AFB Could Be Home To New Boeing Tankers

The Air Force is expected to decide this week if Fairchild Air Force Base will serve as the first base for Boeing’s next generation of air refueling tankers.

CBS Seattle–05/13/2013

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