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  • Joint Force Swift Responders; AMC, Army prepare for Swift Response airdrop

    A C-17 Globemaster III prepares to land during Exercise Swift Response at Cerklje Air Base, Slovenia, May 10, 2022. Approximately 9,000 service members from 17 Allied and partner nations will participate in Swift Response, including approximately 2,700 U.S. Soldiers and Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo

  • Patriot Express flights arrive at JBLM

    Patriot Express flights to Japan will operate out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord beginning May 16, 2022.The Patriot Express is a Department of Defense contracted commercial charter mission, which provides support for official-duty travelers and their family members to overseas locations.PE usually

  • Team McChord holds AAPI-themed children's story time

    Team McChord held an children's story time as part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, May 11, 2022. This year's theme, "Advancing Leaders Through Collaboration," recognizes the collective benefits resulting from a spirit of

  • NEVER FORGET: Holocaust Remembrance day at McChord

    Team McChord hosted its annual Holocaust Remembrance Day at the McChord Field Chapel Support Center, April 28, 2022.The U.S. Congress established ‘Days of Remembrance’ in 1980 as the country’s annual Holocaust commemoration.To start the symposium, Sarah Amato, chief of public affairs with the 62nd

  • 62nd MXG train Airmen for Agile Combat Employment

    The 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conducted a weeklong Agile Combat Employment training here, April 18-22, 2022.The ACE training is part of a grand and innovative operation in which maintainers at McChord Field do their part to “Accelerate Change or Lose.” It is no secret that adversaries’

  • 62d AW First Quarter Award Winners

    Sending a huge congratulations to our 62nd Airlift Wing First Quarter Award winners 🎉 We have an extremely talented and hard-working group of Airmen here and we're honored to serve alongside you all! Individual Award Winners:Senior Airman Kirstin NicosiaMaster Sgt. Kyle Beisner1st Lt. Noah ChoCapt.

  • Travis Airmen support joint effort

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.— Airmen from the 60th Aerial Port Squadron at Travis AFB and Airmen from the 4th Airlift Squadron, McChord AFB, Washington, participated in a joint effort to support the U.S. Navy in a vessel recovery mission at Naval Weapons Station China Lake, April 8, 2022.The

  • America’s Airlift Wing holds inaugural AIM Wing event

    The 62nd Airlift Wing partnered with the Red-Tailed Hawks Flying Club, a local STEM aviation program sponsored by the Black Pilots of America, to hold the first-ever Aviation Inspiration and Mentorship (AIM) Wing event at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, April 16.With its recent designation as

  • Team McChord kicks off AFAF for 2022

     The AFAF is an annual effort to raise funds for the charities that provide support to Air Force families in need including active duty, retirees, reservists, guard and dependents, including surviving spouses. Team McChord’s donation goal this year is $43,540.“The Air Force Assistance Fund is the

  • 62nd AW Safety Office wins 2021 AMC Safety Office of the Year

    The 62d Airlift Wing (62 AW), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA, led by Col David A. Fazenbaker, has been awarded the 2021 Air Mobility Command (AMC) Safety Office of the Year recognition.The 62 AW ensured no major mishaps while directing the flight safety for 2,500 missions transporting 80,000 tons of