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  • Air Force Academy cadets gain hands-on experience at Team McChord

    U.S. Air Force cadets from the United States Air Force Academy stand in front of a C-17 Globemaster III during their visit to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, July 2, 2024. The visit was part of a job exposure program aimed at providing cadets with hands-on experience and insights into various

  • 62d AW Airmen Win “Red” Erwin Award

    When leaders win awards through their hard work, passionate leadership and positive attitude, their teams win with them.Senior Master Sgt. Gary West, 7th Airlift Squadron senior enlisted leader, and Senior Master Sgt. Kyle Favorite, 62d Operations Group superintendent, won the distinguished Staff

  • The backbone of airlift: 62d MXS keeps the C-17 Globemaster III soaring

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Wilgeroth, a 62d Maintenance Squadron repair and reclamation craftsman, describes his experience in the maintenance career field at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 24, 2024. Wilgeroth explained the importance of their daily tasks keeping the aircraft

  • A day in the life of AGE Airmen

    Aerospace ground equipment Airmen conduct routine maintenance on equipment at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 25, 2024. AGE Airmen conduct routine maintenance to ensure all systems work appropriately before sending them to the flightline. These Airmen play a crucial role in guaranteeing

  • 627th CS Cable and Antenna Airmen prepare the wing to win

    Cable and antenna systems Airmen with the 627th Communications Squadron perform routine inspections on essential facilities at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, May 28, 2024. The Airmen perform these inspections to maintain facility and equipment functionality. Cable and antenna systems Airmen

  • The critical mission of Team McChord’s aerospace physiologist

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – In the world of Air Force aviation, aerospace physiologists play a crucial role in ensuring the health and safety of aircrew and passengers. With their expertise, these specialists train aircrews to handle everything from extreme gravitational forces to exposure to

  • Team McChord Airmen execute today's global airlift mission

    Team McChord loadmasters, pilots and aircraft maintenance Airmen prepare a C-17 Globemaster III to leave Joint Base Lewis-McChord for a contingency mission from JBLM, Washington, June 13, 2024. Preparing the aircraft plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of all Airmen, passengers and cargo on

  • Camp Eagle brings military units to life for CLES students

    Carter Lake Elementary School holds their annual Camp Eagle event for students to learn about the various military units at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 6, 2024. Volunteers from various units and base organizations attend the Camp Eagle event to teach students about different military

  • A day in the life of a Cable Dawg

    U.S. Air Force cable and antenna technicians, known as "Cable Dawgs," perform routine maintenance on communication lines at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, May 22, 2024. The technicians daily responsibilities include installing, maintaining, and repairing communication cables and antenna