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Congratulations to the Airmen who were selected for Major, June 2018, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Team McChord Airmen selected for Major rank
Congratulations to the following Airmen who were selected for Major!Captain Leighton Bagby, 4th Airlift SquadronCaptain Matthew Dearborn, 4th Airlift SquadronCaptain Anthony Hertach, 62nd Maintenance SquadronCaptain Matthew Herzberg, 62nd Operations Support SquadronCaptain Anne Kemp, 62nd Operations Support SquadronCaptain Theodore Kemp, 7th
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2018
Congratulations to the service members who graduated from the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School, June 14, 2018, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo) Airman Leadership School Class 18-E graduates
Congratulations to the following Airmen who graduated the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here, June 14. Boatswains Mate 3rd Class Patrick Collins, Station Depoe BaySenior Airman Jaycel Bench, 232nd Operations SquadronSenior Airman Sonja Chae, 4th Airlift SquadronSenior Airman Brianna Dubay, 1st Weather SquadronSenior Airman Jacob Foster,
0 6/15
2018
A container delivery system bundle drops out of a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Rainier War at the Rainier Drop Zone near Moses Lake, Wash., June 6, 2018. Eighteen C-17s and three KC-135 Stratotankers from McChord Field, other Air Mobility Command bases and Australia participated in Rainier War. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh) Airmen reach the summit during Rainier War
Like its namesake, Exercise Rainier War was a mountainous undertaking executed by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army and Australian air force to train for potential future conflicts June 6 at McChord Field.“One of the biggest challenges was we planned this for 20 C-17 Globemaster IIIs and that’s a lot of moving parts,” said Capt. Joseph Fry, Rainier War
0 6/12
2018
Gen David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, talks with members of the 62nd Aerial Port Squadron, June 5, 2018, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Goldfein and the Airmen had the opportunity to discuss how they support not only Airmen but Soldiers as well as part of the joint base. (U.S. Air Force photo by A1C Sara Hoerichs) Gen Goldfein visits McChord
Gen David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, talks with members of the 62nd Aerial Port Squadron, June 5, 2018, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Goldfein and the Airmen had the opportunity to discuss how they support not only Airmen but Soldiers as well as part of the joint base. (U.S. Air Force photo by A1C Sara Hoerichs)
0 6/07
2018
Army Soldiers from the 555th Engineer Brigade and Air Force Airmen from the 4th Airlift Squadron work together to unload a pallet of equipment from a C-17 Globemaster III, May 21, 2018, at Moses Lake, Wash. The Soldiers were moving vehicles and equipment from Joint Base Lewis-McChord to Moses Lake part of a rapid deployment exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by A1C Sara Hoerichs) 62 AW and 555 EN BDE complete joint exercise
 The 62nd Airlift Wing and the 555th Engineer Brigade (EN BDE) worked together to move equipment, vehicles and personnel by C-17 Globemaster III to Moses Lake May 21.The 555th EN BDE was holding a deployment readiness exercise that tested their ability to deploy on short notice.“Readiness is the keystone to any quick reaction force,” said U.S. Army
0 6/01
2018
Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck, 18th Air Force commander, left, passes the 62nd Airlift Wing guidon to Col. Scovill Currin, 62nd Airlift Wing incoming commander, during a change of command ceremony May 24, 2018, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Currin comes to JBLM from his previous assignment as the commander of the 916th Air Refueling Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by A1C Sara Hoerichs) 62 AW welcomes new commander
 Col. Scovill Currin assumed command of the 62nd Airlift Wing from the outgoing commander, Col. Rebecca Sonkiss, during a ceremony May 24 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM).“I can vouch for the character, temperament and kind of person that you’re getting,” said Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck, 18th Air Force commander, who presided over the change of
0 5/30
2018
Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform
Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force. Starting Oct. 1, 2018, Airmen who have serviceable OCPs may wear the uniform, and Airmen can purchase OCPs at Army and Air Force Exchange Services at the following locations: Aviano Air Base, Charleston Air Force Base, Shaw Air Force Base, and MacDill Air Force Base. These initial locations will allow uniform manufacturers to produce additional stocks for other locations, eventually outfitting the total force in the coming months.
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2018
Congratulations to the Airmen who graduated from the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School, May 3, 2018, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo) Airman Leadership School Class 18-D graduates
Congratulations to the following Airmen who graduated the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here, May 3.Senior Airman Austin Bathrick, 62nd Operations Support SquadronStaff Sgt. Erick Diaz, 22nd Special Tactics SquadronSenior Airman John Draxler, 7th Airlift SquadronSenior Airman Ryan Edens, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance SquadronSenior Airman
0 5/07
2018
During Carter Lake Elementary School’s Month of the Military Child ceremony April 27, 2018 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Lt. Col. Beth Lane, 62nd Airlift Wing director of staff, left, encourages participation from kindergarten through fifth graders as her son, Josh Lane (8) rewarded enthusiastic responders with prizes. Carter Lake Elementary honors military children
Friday, Carter Lake Elementary School’s principal, teachers, administrators and staff, as well as invited guests and parents, paused to honor military children as part of the month-long recognition of April as Month of the Military Child.“This is our opportunity to acknowledge and be thankful for the service of all military children and what a
0 5/04
2018
Team McChord Airmen participate in the Strike Out Sexual Assault bowling event at Sounders Lane, April 27, 2018, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The event was one of several held during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Airmen 'strike out' sexual assault during bowling event
 Team McChord Airmen came together to participate in a Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month event hosted by the McChord Field Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) team, April 27 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.Strike Out Sexual Assault was a bowling event held at McChord Field’s Sounders Lane to raise awareness about
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