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Senior Airman Nino Vaccaro, 62nd Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsions specialist, entertains a local World War II veteran taking part in the Puget Sound Honor Flight April 24, 2017, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Seattle, Wash. The event is one of four done annually by the Puget Sound Honor Flight, a nonprofit organization founded to serve U.S. Veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez) Team McChord Airmen honor WWII veterans
More than 60 service members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, and the local area honored veterans participating in the Puget Sound Honor Flight, April 24 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The veterans were welcomed home after returning from their trip to Washington, District of Columbia to see monuments built in their honor, such
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2017
Six microvanes are bonded to each side of the aft fuselage of the test C-17 for phases three, four and five in the C-17 Drag Reduction Program managed by the Air Force Research Laboratory, Advanced Power Technology Office, and tested by the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards AFB. The C-17 Globemaster III used for all five test phases is provided by Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kenji Thuloweit) Final phase of C-17 drag reduction testing underway
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The 418th Flight Test Squadron is completing the final three of five phases on the Air Force Research Laboratory’s C-17 Drag Reduction Program using 3-D printed parts by Lockheed Martin at Edwards Air Force Base, California.The squadron is testing parts in various configurations to see if external modifications can
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2016
Retired Lt. Gen. Vernon Kondra, 21st Air Force commander and former 62 Airlift Wing commander, speaks during the rechristening ceremony of the C-141 Starlifter, serial number 65-0277, August 6, 2016, at Heritage Hill, Joint Base Lewis-McChord. In honor of the first C-141 arrival at McChord, members of the 62nd and 446th Airlift Wings celebrated with museum volunteers, veterans, and community members for the 50th anniversary of the arrival of McChord's first C-141. (Air Force Reserve photo by Tech. Sgt. Bryan Hull) 'Tacoma Starlifter' historic POW service remembered
Nearly 50 years to the day, members of the 62nd and 446th Airlift Wings celebrated the anniversary of the arrival of the first C-141 Starlifter, August 6 at McChord Field, Wash.The McChord Starlifter 50 event featured the rechristening of McChord’s first C-141 Starlifter, Tacoma Starlifter, by Kelsey Schmidt, 2016 Miss Washington. Presiding over
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2016
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