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Airman 1st Class Alexis Faucett (left), 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, and Airmen from the 627th LRS clear Thurston County Fairgrounds of weeds during a Day of Service Oct. 27, 2016, in Olympia, Wash. This is the third year Airmen have participated in the event to help improve the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez) Team McChord Airmen enhance community
Airmen from the 627th Air Base Group participated in a Day of Service in Thurston County, Washington Oct. 27, volunteering at 10 different locations. This is the third year Airmen have participated in the event to help improve the local community.    "We are being ambassadors in the community; anytime we can do this is always good," said Master
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Default Air Force Logo Congratulations to ALS Class 16-G
Congratulations to the following Airmen who graduated the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here Oct. 20. Senior Airman Travis Barlock, 62nd Maintenance Squadron Senior Airman William Behl, 62nd MXSStaff Sgt. Mackenzie Cobb, 22nd Special Tactics Squadron Senior Airman Steven Cote, 62nd Logistics Readiness SquadronSenior Airman Robert
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tayler Gardner, 7th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, guides a 60K loader toward the back of a C-17 Globemaster III Oct. 21, 2016, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Loadmasters supervise the loading and unloading of cargo and personnel on the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Nieves Camacho) Mobility Airmen provide global reach to Turkey

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Staff Sgt. Bradley Chaplin, 1st Lt. Erin Howell and Capt. Katherine Harmon from the 5th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron inspect a tool kit that is used for maintenance Sept. 29, 2016 at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. They support the maintainers by ensuring that equipment and parts are available to get the mission accomplished.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Anika Jones/Released) Matrons of the maintenance world
Some may fear change, but it can encourage the impossible. In a career field typically dominated by males, these six women are breaking the mold and rising to the challenge.Capt. Katherine Harmon and 1st Lt. Erin Howell from the 5th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron, Capt. Christine Harvey, Capt. Grace Miller and 1st Lt. Solveig Listerud from the
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Default Air Force Logo Santa’s Castle – gearing up for this holiday season
Joint Base Lewis-McChord Santa's Castle has been making the holidays brighter for children of military families since 1994 and this year is no different.Santa's Castle, located on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., has a specific mission, and that's to provide as many holiday gifts as possible to struggling military families and their children during
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A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III pilot looks at his notes during a transport mission in support of Operation Freedom Sentinel in Southwest Asia Sept. 30, 2016. The C-17 is the newest most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Douglas Ellis/Released) C-17 missions still continue into Afghanistan
The imposing C-17 Globemaster III moved through the darkness during a longer trip than is typical at the Rock, the busiest aerial port in the area of responsibility. The flight was headed to Afghanistan – another example of the steady and enduring requirements of Operation Freedom Sentinel.“The main priority of this mission was the transport of
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Service Members and members of the local community attend a domestic violence awareness training session Oct. 21, 2016, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The training was to help raise awareness of domestic violence during domestic violence awareness month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez)   Putting a stop to domestic violence
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Base leadership and domestic violence advocates are encouraging everyone to be part of the solution and “speak up.”“Everyone plays a role in upholding the military values and standards that support safe, healthy relationships for everyone in the military
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Mike Gehrke (left) and Nicole Cherry, Joint Base Lewis-McChord Fire and Emergency Services firefighters, assist in the transportation of a simulated patient during low-angle rescue training Oct. 17, 2016, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. JBLM firefighters train in variety of simulated scenarios annually to ensure proficiency in their gear and requirements. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez)         JBLM Firefighters sharpen their rescue skills

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Ben Lambertson views the cockpit of a C-17 Globemaster III during his Pilot for a Day visit Oct. 7, 2016 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Ben and his family had the opportunity to see an actual C-17 Globemaster III and take photos in the cockpit before heading back to the squadron for cake and ice cream. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Divine Cox) McChord's newest Pilot for a day – Ben Lambertson
Benjamin Lambertson, a local 10-year-old, was recently honored as Pilot for a Day by the 4th Airlift Squadron, receiving a hero's welcome from the moment he arrived at McChord Field Oct. 7.According to the McChord Field Air Force Association, which is responsible for funding and child nominations, the purpose of the program is to provide a
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Lt. Col. John McQuade, 627th Air Base Group deputy commander, speaks to Team McChord Airmen during the Annual 2016 McChord Field Sports Day event Sept. 30, 2016 at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash. The day started with participants meeting at the McChord Field Fitness Center to sign-in and listen to opening remarks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Divine Cox) McChord Airmen participate in Annual Sports Day
Airmen assigned to Joint Base Lewis McChord jumped into a morning of sports and comradery during the Annual 2016 McChord Field Sports Day at JBLM, Wash., Sept. 30.Before the day of events started, participants met at the McChord Field Fitness Center to sign-in and listen to opening remarks given by Lt. Col. John McQuade, 627th Air Base Group deputy
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