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Col. Leonard Kosinski, 62nd Airlift Wing commander, speaks to members of Team McChord during an all-call at the base theater May 17, 2017 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Kosinski used this time as an opportunity to talk about important announcements and information affecting Team McChord. He also spoke on McChord’s mission and resiliency, and ended the all call with a question-and-answer session. Utilizing a phone application, Airmen were allowed to text in their questions and receive immediate answers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Divine Cox) 62 AW members attend Wing CC All Call
Col. Leonard Kosinski, 62nd Airlift Wing commander, held two separate sessions of all-calls at the McChord theater May 17, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.Kosinski used this time as an opportunity to talk about important announcements and information affecting Team McChord. He also spoke on McChord’s mission and resiliency, and ended the
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Jabari Superville, left, hands two shipping manifests to Senior Airman Airiana Magee, both with the 379th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron to ensures the invoice matches the shipment at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar May 10, 2017. Each week, a small team of Airmen work together to review shipments of produce, making sure the numbers matches the quantity received and that the quality of the produce meets standards. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amy M. Lovgren) Feeding Al Udeid Air Base: No easy task

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Staff Sgt. William Behl, 62nd Maintenances Squadron crewchief, has his annual eye exam performed at the McChord Field optometry clinic, May 9, 2017, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The clinic provides annual exams and exams for corrective eye surgery, to include photorefractive kerectomy surgery and LASIK surgery. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez) 
 
20/20: The Air Force standard
Three Airmen at the McChord Field Optometry Clinic are responsible for more than 4,000 Airmen stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The clinic provides Team McChord Airmen with annual eye exams, pre-operation and post-operation eye care, and diagnosing and treating eye infections. "Our mission is to support the flying community as well
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Derek Torrence, McChord Club executive chef, prepares a sandwich during lunch at McChord Grill, May 10, 2017 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Torrence has been the executive chef at McChord since May 2015. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Divine Cox) McChord club chef- Journey to success
What do Bobby Flay, Emeril Lagasse and Rachael Ray all have in common with Derek Torrence? Like Torrence, they are all professional chefs. Torrence may not have the million-dollar television contract, but he does cook delicious and healthy food for members of the Armed Forces.Derek Torrence, McChord Club executive chef, has been serving up great
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A fully-restored B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed Aluminum Overcast sits on the runway at the Olympic Flight Museum, May 10, 2017 in Tumwater, Wash. Members of the media had the opportunity to fly on the historic aircraft and speak to veterans who either worked on, or flew the B-17 during WWII. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Whitney Amstutz) Glimpse history with the 'Greatest Generation'
As Aluminum Overcast, a 77-year-old B-17 Flying Fortress, roared to life on the tarmac at the Olympic Flight Museum, the cabin filled with smoke and the passengers, wearing smiles and snapping photos, filled with anticipation.Anticipation was not a foreign feeling aboard Aluminum Overcast. Decades before in the upheaval of WWII, young men clad with
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Col. Leonard Kosinski (left), passes a guidon to Col. Mark Fuhrmann, 62nd Operations Group commander, as Chief Master Sgt. Scott Mills (center), 62nd OG chief, stands at attention May 1, 2017, during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.  Fuhrman took command from the outgoing commander Lt. Col. Brian Smith. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez) 62nd Operations Group receives new commander
Airmen of the 62nd Operations Group said farewell to their commander and saluted their new commander for the first time at a change of command ceremony May 1 at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington. During the ceremony, Col. Mark Fuhrmann took command from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Brian Smith.“We are celebrating the change of command for an
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The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West, Golden West Wind Quintet, perform for members of the Seattle community while on tour May 1, 2017 in Seattle, Wash. The Band of the Golden West is dedicated to engaging communities and building partnerships, telling the Air Force story, honoring military heritage, enhancing morale for uniformed service members and recruiting the finest Americans to serve in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Divine Cox) Golden West Winds perform at Seattle library
The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West, Golden West Wind Quintet, perform for members of the Seattle community while on tour May 1, 2017 in Seattle, Wash. The Band of the Golden West is dedicated to engaging communities and building partnerships, telling the Air Force story, honoring military heritage, enhancing morale for uniformed service
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Trophies are lined up to be presented to winners during the Annual McChord Field Top III Children’s Fishing Derby April 29, 2017 at Carter Lake on McChord Field, Wash. More than 100 people came out to participate in this year’s fishing derby. (U.S. Air Force Photo/ Staff Sgt. Naomi Shipley) McChord Top 3 hosts Annual Fishing Derby
More than 100 people came out to participate in this year’s Annual McChord Top III Fishing Derby April 29 at Carter Lake on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.Children from ages one to 15, were split into four age groups and fished from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. for an opportunity to win prizes and trophies.For this year’s event, trophies were given
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Volunteer victim advocates and representatives from the McChord Field Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office pose for a photo with 62nd Airlift Wing leadership, April 27, 2017, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Leadership honored six victim advocates for volunteering more than 4,000 collective hours to helping Airmen (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez).   McChord leadership honors victim advocates
Leadership of the 62nd Airlift Wing honored six volunteer sexual assault victim advocates, April 27, during the annual recognition event at the McChord Chapel Support Center.The event was used to recognize McChord victim advocates who have gone above and beyond to help Airmen in need volunteering more than 4,000 hours at Joint Base Lewis-McChord,
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Carl Barnes (middle), 62nd Maintenance Squadron munitions flight chief, conducts an inspection on a carton of ammunition while Tech. Sgt. Christopher Groessler (left), 62nd MXS NCOIC stockpile management and Senior Airman Forrest Fender, 62nd MXS munitions inspector looks on at the munitions facility located on McChord Field, Wash., April 24, 2017. Barnes is retiring after 50 years of service and states that taking of people is one of the most important lessons all should live by. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez) McChord member retires after 50 years of service – Carl Barnes
For more than 50 years Mr. Carl Barnes has been a member of the U.S. Air Force, serving 30 years and 28 days in the active duty and then another 20 years and 3 months as a civil service employee and on April 30 he will hang up his hat and retire as an employee of the service. Barnes is from Lufkin, Texas and joined the Air Force in 1965, 30 years
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