McChord Field is home to a wide variety of units and missions. The 62nd Airlift Wing is the active-duty wing on McChord Field at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The 62nd AW is joined by its Reserve partner, the 446th Airlift Wing. Together, they fly 40 C-17 Globemaster IIIs to provide combat airlift for America. Additionally, JBLM also hosts the Western Air Defense Sector, an Air National Guard unit; the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron; the 361st Recruiting Squadron and a number of other units across the installation. 

62nd Airlift Wing Leadership

Commander Priorities


The 62d Airlift Wing provides lethal Airmen and credible airlift capability ready to deter and defeat our pacing and acute challenges while supporting the Joint Force worldwide.


America's Airlift Wing...Mobility Warfighters


Provide prime nuclear airlift forces

Prepare the Wing to win

Develop ready Airmen and families

Execute today's global airlift mission 


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