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  • Speakers share stories of strength, resiliency at TEDxJBLM

    Nine speakers shared their personal stories of leadership, self-improvement and resiliency during the first-ever TEDx speaking event here, Nov. 1.  “My suffering as someone with an autoimmune disease and as a military spouse is what led me to go to the next level and try to empower others with it,” Katie Madison, 62nd Aerial Port Squadron and U.S.
  • 62 AW Airmen transport much-needed food to almost 500,000 Hondurans

    Millions of people in every corner of the world lack basic supplies for food, water and education. In an effort to mitigate some of these issues, the Department of Defense created the Denton Cargo Program, which allows the U.S. Air Force to deliver privately donated humanitarian cargo on a space-available basis.Under this program, Airmen assigned
  • JBLM Airmen recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and there have been some important changes impacting survivors of domestic violence in the Air Force. On average, 24 people are victims of domestic violence every minute in the United States. This number includes physical violence, sexual assault, and stalking by an intimate partner. This
  • 62 AW transfers 12th Man Flag to Coast Guard

    Seattle Seahawks players pose with leadership from the 62nd Airlift Wing and the 13th Coast Guard District at Coast Guard Base Seattle, Wash., Oct. 22, 2019. The 62nd AW passed the flag to the 13th Coast Guard District as part of a ceremony naming the Coast Guard as the 2019 season’s honored unit. The Seattle Seahawks have selected an honored
  • New Heritage Hall unveiled at 62nd Airlift Wing

    Col. Scovill Currin, 62nd Airlift Wing commander, cuts a ribbon marking the completion of the wing headquarter building’s Heritage Hall at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Oct. 21, 2019. The new hall highlights Team McChord’s heritage and honors the men and women who have and are serving at McChord Field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman
  • Airman Leadership School class 19-G graduates

    Congratulations to the following Airmen who graduated from the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here, Oct. 17, 2019. Senior Airman Daniel Albrecht, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance SquadronSenior Airman John Anthony, 5th Air Support Operations SquadronSenior Airman David Boutin, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance SquadronSenior Airman Timothy Doyle, 22nd
  • 62nd AW leadership witness civilians turn into Airmen

    U.S. Air Force Basic Military trainees participate in the Airmen’s Run while Chief Master Sgt. John Lipsey, center right, 62nd Maintenance Group command chief, and other leadership members from the 62nd Airlift Wing, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., watch the run Oct. 17, 2019. The Airmen’s Run is one of the graduation events that all Basic
  • JBLM to celebrate 7th Airlift Squadron’s 80th Anniversary

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord will honor the 80th anniversary of the 7th Airlift Squadron, Oct. 18, 2019.“For 80 years now since activation on Oct. 14, 1939, the 7th Airlift Squadron has pursued American interests above the seven seas and across the seven continents in both war and peace,” said Lt. Col. Jamil Musa, 7th Airlift Squadron commander. “While
  • JBLM Airman Receives Bronze Star

    Master Sgt. Casey Holihan, 7th Airlift Squadron superintendent, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement during his deployment to Oqab, Kabul, Afghanistan, January to December, 2018.Lt. Col. Jamil Musa, 7th AS commander, presented the medal during a ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Oct. 7, 2019.During his deployment,
  • JBLM Airmen, Soldiers highlight interoperability in mobility movement exercise

    From back right, U.S. Army Col. Skye Duncan, Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) commander; U.S. Air Force Col. Scovill Currin, 62nd Airlift Wing commander; and U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major Timothy Marble, JBLM command sergeant major, sit in the flight deck of a C-17 Globemaster III near Moses Lake Municipal Airport, Wash., Oct. 1, 2019. The