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    Fairchild AFB, WA - Educational Services

    The Education Center at Fairchild Air Force Base is located at 6 West Castle Street. The center offers career counseling and tuition assistance as well as college preparation testing such as ACT, SAT and CLEP. Two- and four-year undergraduate and graduate programs are offered at local colleges, and basic skill education programs are also offered to active-duty military and their families. For more information about specific educational programs, call the Fairchild Air Force Base Education Center at 509-247-2348 or DSN 657-2348.

    The Airman and Family Readiness Center (AFRC) has a School Liaison Officer that can provide information about the local schools. The AFRC is open Monday-Friday from 7:00am to 4:00pm. The School Liaison Officer can be contacted at 509-247-2246; DSN 657-2246.



    Mission Statement: Deliver education and training to develop background essential in meeting immediate and long range force development needs of the Air Force and the Nation, as well as supporting individual professional development. Support the concept of life long learning.

    Customer Service:
    - Using Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC)
    - Accreditation
    - General education-related questions
    - Financial aid information
    - Military credit information
    - AF Tuition Assistance & VA Top Up
    - Testing opportunities & scheduling
    - Transcripts
    - Officer/Enlisted Professional Military Education
    - Fairchild Education Center site & frequently asked questions

    Interactive Orientations:
    "College Basics 101 & Understanding CCAF" - offered weekly "Commissioning Programs Orientation" - offered monthly

    Counseling by Appointment:
    - Combining CCAF with other goals
    - CAF issues
    - Commissioning applications
    - Establishing career and academic goals
    - Managing academic information & issues
    - Evaluating transcripts
    - Identifying best options for you
    - VA Benefits & MGIB
    - AF Educational Leave of Absence (AFELA)
    - Distance learning opportunities
    - Learning about local schools & programs
    - Education Deferments

    CLEP/DANTES, Excelsior, Admissions (SAT/ACT), Placement (Spokane Falls/Park), Interest Inventories, AF Reading Abilities Test, TABE (mil only), National (PRAXIS, ASE, EMT etc.) distance learning, PME, EOC, CDC.

    Programs - on base:
    - Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)
    - Community Colleges of Spokane
    - Park University
    - Southern Illinois University
    - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    - Webster University

    Programs - off base:
    Community Colleges of Spokane, Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University, Moody Northwest, North Idaho College--Distance Learning, University of Phoenix-Spokane, Washington State University-Spokane, Washington State University-Main, Whitworth College , Apollo College-Spokane, Community College of Spokane, Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design, Inland Northwest Heating/Vent/AC, Intercollegiate College of Nursing , Interface Computer School, ITT-Spokane, Total Cosmetology Training Center

    Point of Contacts :
    Fairchild Education homepage: http://snipurl.com/1mpnm
    Base Education Office - (509) 247-2348 or DSN 657-2348 92mss.dpe@fairchild.af.mil
    Air Force Virtual Education Center homepage: https://www.my.af.mil/afvecprod

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm (by appointment only before/after)