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  • Airmen 'strike out' sexual assault during bowling event

     Team McChord Airmen came together to participate in a Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month event hosted by the McChord Field Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) team, April 27 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.Strike Out Sexual Assault was a bowling event held at McChord Field’s Sounders Lane to raise awareness about
  • Airmen ‘Take Back the Night’ during SAPR 5K

    Sexual assault is something that can effect anyone, either directly or through a loved one. Many victims of sexual assault can feel ashamed and try to hide what happened instead of speaking out.In an effort to raise awareness about sexual assault, Team McChord Airmen strapped on their running shoes and participated in the 62nd Airlift Wing (AW)
  • Team McChord makes annual Moses Lake visit

    McChord field members went to Moses Lake, McChord Field’s primary auxiliary field for local training sorties, for an annual visit March 16.The annual visit includes inspections by occupational safety, public health, bioenvironmental, and flight safety, and briefings from flight safety and the United States Department of Agriculture for pilot
  • AMOPS members train on McChord flight line

    Members of the Association of Military Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (AMOPS) practiced transporting patients to and from a C-17 Globemaster III and a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter on the McChord Field flight line as part of a conference here March 8 to 11.AMOPS includes active duty, guard, reserve and retired Air Force, Army and Navy doctors,
  • Airmen, Soldiers conquer subzero temps during Arctic Pegasus

    Braving the bitter winds and freezing temperatures of Alaska, 62nd Airlift Wing Airmen teamed up with Soldiers for Exercise Arctic Pegasus from March 11 to 14.During this four-day exercise, Airmen assigned to the 7th and 8th Airlift Squadrons transported approximately 30 Soldiers and four Interim Armored Strykers in two C-17 Globemaster IIIs from
  • Airman Leadership School Class 18-C graduates

    Congratulations to the following service members who graduated the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here, March 22.Globemaster FlightStaff Sgt. Tarrance Akins, 22nd Special Tactics SquadronSenior Airman Ryan Armitage, 627th Force Support Squadron                                     Staff Sgt. Kyle Brozka, 22nd Special Tactics
  • 2017 Team McChord Annual Award winners announced

    Team McChord announced the 2017 annual award winners Feb. 23 during the Team McChord Annual Awards Banquet at the McChord Field Club here.The awards recognized the best in 14 different categories, including civilians, enlisted, officers, teams and spouses.“To each of our award winners, you are among the best in the world,” said Col Rebecca Sonkiss,
  • AFIT Academic Coding Branch provides critical service to total force officers

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – While academic degrees are generally masked at officer promotion boards, they still play a critical role for certain leadership and technical positions, so keeping official records updated with the most accurate information can be vital.Some situations where having an updated academic record is crucial
  • Airman Leadership School Class 18-B graduates

    Congratulations to the following Airmen who graduated the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here, Jan. 5th. Senior Airman Cullen Davis, 627th Civil Engineer SquadronStaff Sgt. Erika Diaz, 627th Force Support SquadronSenior Airman Hayden Emery, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron                        Senior Airman Patrick Haas, 627th Security
  • 62 AW visits BMT, witness volunteers become Airmen

    Members of the 62nd Airlift Wing command staff traveled to Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, to tour Basic Military Training Jan. 11-12.The visit gave Col Rebecca Sonkiss, 62nd AW commander, Chief Master Sgt. Jeffery Sandusky, 62nd AW command chief, and commanders from maintenance, aircraft maintenance, operations group, operations support, medical,