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Congratulations to the Airmen who graduated Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School Jan. 5, 2018 at McChord Field, Wash. (U.S. Air Force Courtesy Photo) Airman Leadership School Class 18-B graduates
Congratulations to the following Airmen who graduated the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here, Jan. 5th. Senior Airman Cullen Davis, 627th Civil Engineer SquadronStaff Sgt. Erika Diaz, 627th Force Support SquadronSenior Airman Hayden Emery, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron                        Senior Airman Patrick Haas, 627th Security
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Col. Rebecca Sonkiss, 62nd Airlift Wing commander, returns a salute from graduating Airmen and their Military Training Instructors during a graduation parade, January 12, 2018, at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. 62 AW visits BMT, witness volunteers become Airmen
Members of the 62nd Airlift Wing command staff traveled to Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, to tour Basic Military Training Jan. 11-12.The visit gave Col Rebecca Sonkiss, 62nd AW commander, Chief Master Sgt. Jeffery Sandusky, 62nd AW command chief, and commanders from maintenance, aircraft maintenance, operations group, operations support, medical,
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Team McChord Airmen and family members clap during the newly revived enlisted promotion ceremony, Jan. 30, 2018, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Team McChord revives promotion ceremony
Team McChord held a newly revived enlisted promotion ceremony for Airmen Jan. 30 at the McChord theater, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.The ceremony, which has not existed for Airmen at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in several years and is planned to be a monthly event, recognizes Airmen promoting at all enlisted ranks.“There have been a lot of requests
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Potentential Government Shutdown - Planning encouraged Government Shutdown Planning
The current Continuing Resolution is set to expire Feb. 8.  With the status of the budget unclear, all service members are encouraged to plan ahead in case of an extended government shutdown. Including family and consulting with resources supervisors, first sergeants and unit leadership have available, may also help in the planning process.While
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Airmen assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing and 627th Air Base Group don mission oriented protective posture gear during Exercise Winterhook, Jan. 25, 2018 on the McChord Field flightline at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Throughout the exercise, Airmen demonstrated proficiency not only in utilizing MOPP gear effectively at all five levels, but in carrying out job-related tasks while wearing the gear. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Whitney Taylor) McChord Airmen survive Winterhook, improve readiness
More than 100 Airmen assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing and 627th Air Base Group participated in Exercise Winterhook at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, from Jan. 22 to 26.Winterhook was a two-phase readiness exercise designed to test Team McChord’s Airmen’s ability to survive and operate in a chemically or biologically contaminated
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Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander, moves C-17 Globemaster III into pre-contact position during an air refueling near Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Jan. 25, 2018. Everhart visited JBLM to witness full-spectrum readiness in action during Team McChord’s Exercise Winterhook. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh) AMC/CC visits JBLM, focuses on readiness
The commander of Air Mobility Command visited McChord Field, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Jan. 25 and witnessed full-spectrum readiness in action.According to Gen. Carlton Everhart II, full-spectrum readiness describes the way the Air Force maintains the skills and knowledge required to deploy quickly and operate effectively in a full
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Default Air Force Logo 62nd Airlift Wing takes to the skies in history-making joint exercise
The 62nd Airlift Wing partnered with fellow mobility forces and the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division for a joint forcible entry exercise, Dec. 8 through 11 here.The purpose of the exercise, which featured a record-breaking C-17 Globemaster III formation of 36 aircraft, was threefold: to practice taking operational control in an emergency
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Air Force Col. (Dr.) Kimberly Pietszak, interim chief, Department of Quality Services, and assistant chief, Department of Medicine, examines Air Force Col. Patrick McCain at San Antonio Military Medical Center, Aug 26, 2015.  Getting regular checkups are vital step in maintaining one’s Individual Medical Readiness and aids an Airman’s ability to support the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Corey Toye) Medically ready to be mission ready
From periodic health assessments to regular dental exams, every Airman should know the importance of maintaining their Individual Medical Readiness (IMR) at all times.
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Col. Sonkiss, 62nd Airlift Wing commander, left, presents Master Sgt. Benjamin Harrison, 4th Airlift Squadron first sergeant, with the Healthy Squadron Award trophy Dec. 13, 2017, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Award recognizes wellness in action
The 4th Airlift Squadron earned the Healthy Squadron Award during the trophy's inaugural presentation here, Dec. 13. Col. Rebecca Sonkiss presented the trophy to Master Sgt. Benjamin Harrison, 4th AS first sergeant, on behalf of his unit, in recognition of wellness accomplishments throughout 2017.The Healthy Squadron Award supports the Commander’s
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Maj. Stephanie Proellochs carefully inspects her leg and prosthesis after a round of physical therapy exercises at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Nov. 15, 2017. Proellochs underwent an amputation as a result of a malignant tumor that spread. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karina Luis) Embracing the uncharted life as an amputee – An Airman’s story of resiliency (Part 2)
Maj. Stephanie Proellochs (PRE’-locks), a recent amputee, gazes up at the rock climbing wall at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center’s physical therapy center in Bethesda, Maryland. She recalled the time she witnessed a Service member who had lost his arm effortlessly climb his way to the top.
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