Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)
Your BAH will be used in one of two ways. You can either rent on base or you can live off base. If you live off base, you can either rent or buy. Click Here for current BAH rates.
On Base Housing ( Rent On Base )
You can contact the housing office at (509)244-6500. Please keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on base housing, including wait times.
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Fairchild Air Force Base is located near Spokane, Washington and was originally established in 1942 as the Spokane Air Depot. Its main host unit is the 92nd Air Refueling Wing. Fairchild's other units include the 509th Weapons Squadron, the 368th Recruiting Squadron, and the base has become the main hub of the Air Force tanker fleet on the west coast.
At one time, more than half of the nuclear-armed warheads in the United States resided at Fairchild. Today, the former missile sites still exist and some of the silos off base have been privatized. For more history of Fairchild, click the history link on the left.
For more information about the area near Fairchild AFB, read our local profile pages, links on left.
This is a website dedicated to our men and women serving at Fairchild AFB, WA. Its purpose is to provide military personnel the information necessary for their move to the area. This information is for both on-post/base and off-post/base at Fairchild AFB, WA. This is not an official military website.