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Default Air Force Logo Justice for all: McChord Airmen assist in Iraqi court system
Kidnappers, foreign jihadists, architects of improvised explosive devices -- they've seen it all. As members of Task Force 134 Multi-National Forces, Iraq, Capt. Lisa Gorog and Tech. Sgt. Donna Larkins work directly with the Central Criminal Courts of Iraq to present evidence to Iraqi judges against enemy detainees captured by the MNF. Since they
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Deploying Airmen should complete their legal documents early
Establishing a power of attorney, drawing up a will and getting legal advice are things Airmen shouldn't leave to the last minute before deploying, said Capt. Nicole Bryson, 62nd Airlift Wing legal office. They should take care of these things ahead of time so they can spend more time with their families instead of tying up legal loose ends, she
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Aircraft Structural Maintenance: MXS’ structural maintenance shop keeps aircraft flying, looking great
From the newly refinished C-17 Globemaster III model perched on a stand in front of Bldg. 100 to the freshly repainted C-82 Packet aircraft at McChord's Air Museum, the 62nd Maintenance Squadron's Aircraft Structural Maintenance shop plays a key role in keeping McChord looking sharp. "A lot of places, you're only as good as your product looks,"
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Battle-tested warriors: Two 22nd STS members earn Bronze Stars for their valor
Tech. Sgts. Jared and Brad of the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron were awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Valor last week for their bravery and heroism while serving in Afghanistan in 2006. Col. William Sherman, 720th Special Tactics Group deputy commander, presented the medals to the two sergeants as they stood in front of 22nd STS squadron members
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2007
MCCHORD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash.-- Patty Valdez, 62nd Services Squadron, left, discusses projects with sales representative Darcy Beleny Jan. 18 in the arts and crafts frame shop. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Abner Guzman)

Arts & Crafts: Creative projects await Airmen at base arts and crafts center
Though you wouldn't be able to tell by looking at the rather plain, warehouse-style building, McChord's Arts and Crafts Center is a place where people can get in touch with their creative side. The program, which recently garnered the 2007 Best in Air Mobility Command award for arts and crafts, offers a wide variety of projects for everyone. When
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2007
MCCHORD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash.-- 
Airman 1st Class Brantley Day, 62nd Aerial Port Squadron, uses a checklist in Bldg. 1419 to ensure first aid kits are complete prior to being transported to various aircraft.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Abner Guzman) Fleet Services: APS Airmen get their hands dirty
The tools of their trade are neatly organized in the back of a white, windowless truck parked at the loading dock of a building at the edge of the flightline. Each stack of coffee stirrers, cups and paper towels has its own spot in the neatly cordoned-off rear of the truck. There are also spots for motion sickness bags, packs of ear plugs, wet
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Medical clinic offers new vaccine, eye surgeries
Not even the deep snow on the ground, treacherous road conditions or numerous late reporting days during the last couple of weeks could stop the 62nd Medical Group's clinic from opening its doors to its patients. "Throughout all the weather-related incidents, we kept things running for folks," said Col. Thomas McCauley, 62nd MDG commander. Even
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Little things do count: Comfort, customer service top priority at Evergreen Inn
McChord's Evergreen Inn got an unexpected surge of occupancy in the aftermath of the violent windstorm that hit western Washington in December. It was a surge the lodging section welcomed with open arms. Approximately 400 residents from Pierce, Thurston and south King counties checked into the inn due to power outages from the storm.Although the
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2007
MCCHORD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. --
Special Agent Daniel Tyler prepares to use an electrostatic dust lifter to find evidence at a simulated crime scene as Special Agent Adrianna Vorderbruggen looks on.
(U.S. Air Force Photo/Randy White)              Scene of the crime: Base OSI protects DOD, AF assets, operations
Whether it means hitting the streets of cities surrounding the base questioning witnesses, comparing notes with local law enforcement or combing through a crime scene with a fine-toothed comb, McChord's Office of Special Investigations plays a silent role in keeping the base secure. OSI's official mission is to deliver special investigative
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2007
MCCHORD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. -- Personal trainer Staff Sgt. Noah Grayson, 62nd Services Squadron, works with Airman 1st Class Travis Morrill, 62nd SVS, to select the appropriate settings on a treadmill so that Airman Morrill can get a good cardiovascular workout at the Fitness Center Annex recently.
(U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Tiffany Orr) Don’t believe the hype: Physical fitness requires commitment, determination
"Lose weight, feel great." "Perfect abs in eight minutes a day." We've all seen the commercials and been tempted to run credit card-in-hand to the nearest phone to buy the latest pill or piece of equipment promising to make us instantly thin and beautiful. However, according to base physiologist, Patrick Conway, 62nd Medical Operations Squadron,
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