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Staff Sgt. Sabrina Spratt, 62nd Aerial Port Squadron passenger service supervisor, processes luggage through the 62nd APS passenger terminal x-ray machine Sept. 27 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The 62nd APS is in the process of updating its x-ray machine web based training program and with the help of the Air Force Expeditionary Center at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, it will be implemented Air Force wide in the next year. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Naomi Shipley) Aerial Port uses x-ray vision
Air Force Passenger Terminal representatives from around the world met at the McChord Air Field Passenger Terminal for training lead by the International Air Transport Association Aug. 1st through 5th at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., The 15 Airmen attended the training to update to update their outdated x-training that helps them identify
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Jenna Hanchard (left), host and reporter from KING 5 TV station, presents the 2016 American Red Cross Water Rescue Hero Award to Staff Sgt. Matthew Siegele (right), 627th Force Support Squadron sports and fitness NCO in charge, during the American Red Cross 2016 Heroes luncheon Sept. 28, 2016 in Tacoma, Wash. Siegele received the 2016 Water Rescue Hero Award for the heroic act he performed on Jan. 1 when a little girl fell through the ice on Carter Lake at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Divine Cox) 627th ABG Airman receives American Red Cross Heroes award
The American Red Cross South Puget Sound Chapter hosted their annual 2016 Heroes luncheon Sept. 28 in Tacoma, Wash.This year, the local chapter honored individuals from the community at the Hotel Murano Bicentennial Pavilion in Tacoma, Wash., with more than 400 members of the community gathered together to honor and recognize them for their heroic
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Army sergeant majors drag a 100-pound sled Sept. 29, 2016 at Heritage Hill on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The top tier of JBLM enlisted members from the Army joined the Air Force chief master sergeants for an intense joint physical training session. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Naomi Shipley) JBLM senior enlisted leadership members PT together
The top tier of Air Force and Army senior enlisted members got together Sept. 29, at Heritage Hill on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. for an early-morning physical training session.JBLM chief master sergeants and sergeant majors get together once a month for leadership training and mentorship across service branches and across the base. They also
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Gen. Paul Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks at the Lemay America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, Wash., Sept. 23, 2016. Selva served as the guest speaker for the McChord Air Force Ball and recognized several McChord Airmen for their ‘extraordinary’ contributions to the mission here. U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Naomi Shipley) Team McChord celebrates Air Force birthday
Team McChord with the help of the Air Force Association McChord Chapter hosted the 2016 Air Force Ball at the Lemay America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, Washington, Sept. 23. Approximately 500 Airmen of all ranks, Soldiers, civilian employees, family and friends gathered to celebrate the honor and legacy of the Air Force.“Tonight we celebrate the Air
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The 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron poses for a group photo Sept. 12, 2016 at Joint Base Lewis- McChord, Wash. The 62nd AMXS Innovation Team was selected for the United States Transportation Command Commander's Innovation Showcase Award for the third quarter on Sept. 16, 2016. The team’s innovation has saved more than 2,000 man-hours and $4,700 and is forecasted for an estimated annual time savings of 5,400 man-hours and $24,000 cost avoidance. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Divine Cox) 62 AMXS win USTRANSCOM Innovation Award
The 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Innovation Team was selected for the United States Transportation Command Commander's Innovation Showcase Award for the third quarter on Sept. 16. The Innovation Showcase award was established in 2012 to recognize USTRANSCOM teams that demonstrate innovation and collaboration with a focus on the commander’s
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Members of the 62nd Airlift Wing, Air Mobility Command, and international mission partners from Belgium, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Pakistan, Canada, Taiwan, Brazil and Australia prepare to depart Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, via a C-17 Globemaster III on Sept. 21, 2016. The week long Mobility Guardian planning event focused on how to incorporate our international mission partners into next year’s two-week long exercise designed to test our capabilities. (Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Naomi Shipley) McChord hosts International Partners for Mobility Guardian prep
The 62nd Airlift Wing hosted more than 20 air crew members from Belgium, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Pakistan, Canada, Taiwan, Brazil and Australia Sept. 21, as part of Air Mobility Command’s Mobility Guardian in progress review at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.Mobility Guardian is AMC’s next generation exercise. It is a re-build of Rodeo on
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Lt. Cmdr. Angelique Demoncada, Bremerton Naval Hospital staff psychologist, briefs Sailors and Airmen on vicarious trauma Sept. 15, 2016 in Bremerton, Wash. Airmen assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing legal office attended vicarious trauma training and toured the USS John C. Stennis, held by the Navy JAG Command. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Divine Cox) Airmen attend Navy led JA training
Airmen assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing legal office attended vicarious trauma training led by the Navy Judge Advocate Group Command and toured the USS John C. Stennis, Sept. 15 in Bremerton, Wash.Vicarious trauma is the emotional residue of exposure that counselors have from working with people as they are hearing their trauma stories and become
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Team McChord Service Members perform a toast during the Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Remembrance luncheon Sept. 16, 2016, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The luncheon honored 12 former POWs and all current POW/MIA with the POW/MIA table presentation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez) Team McChord Airmen honor POW/MIAs
Team McChord Airmen teamed up with the Air Force Sergeants Association to honor and remember prisoners of war and those missing in action during the POW/MIA Remembrance week Sept. 12 through 16 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The annual event kicked off Sept. 12 with a wreath laying ceremony and concluded on National POW/MIA Recognition
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62nd Airlift Wing leadership and special guests salute during the National Anthem at the Prisoner of War/Missing in Action wreath laying ceremony September 12, 2016 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The ceremony began the weeks’ worth of events in honor of our POWs and MIA brothers and sisters in arms. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Naomi Shipley) A wreath to remember
Ninety-two-year-old retired multiservice group and war veteran, Maj. Bob Meyer knows well what it’s like to be a prisoner of war. Meyer, who now lives near Belfair, Wash., served in the U.S. Army in World War II, the Air Force during the Korean War and, later, even enlisted in the Navy.Two years after enlisting, when he was a 20-year-old buck
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Air Force rugby head coach Lt. Col. John McQuade (second right), walks onto the field after his team defeated Navy during the Armed Forces Rugby Championships Aug. 26, 2016, at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. (Courtesy photo) JBLM coach leads Air Force to silver
Lt. Col. John McQuade can easily crossover from the mentality of being the deputy commander of the 627th Air Base Group at Joint Base Lewis-McChord to coaching the All-Air Force rugby team. In his mind, success comes from people buying into the mantra of “why.”“If we can all see the same ‘why,’ maybe satisfying those objectives becomes
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