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  • Team McChord Conducts CBRN Training for Rainier War

    Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing and 627th Air Base Group don chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense gear during Exercise Rainier War on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, on April 21, 2021. Exercise Rainier War tests the 62nd AW’s capability to plan, generate and execute a

  • Team McChord prepares for Rainier War

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Toby Yi, a material management Airman with the 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron, checks the equipment roster for Exercise Rainier War at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, April 20, 2021. Exercise Rainier War tests the 62nd Airlift Wing’s capability to plan,

  • 62nd AW kicks off Rainier War

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – The 62nd Airlift Wing kicked off 2021 Exercise Rainier War, April 19. Exercise Rainier War is a major exercise for the Wing, including multiple airlift and fighter assets, joint partners and special operations forces.Exercise Rainier War evaluates the Wing’s ability

  • Team McChord Hosts First Airmen Professional Enhancement Seminar

    Participants in the first iteration of the Airmen Professional Enhancement Seminar pose for a group photo at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, April 13, 2021. This is the first group of junior enlisted Airmen to undergo the two-day training designed by the 5/6 Club and Top III. The PES is a

  • PRESS RELEASE: Rainier War to increase aircraft activities

    The 62nd Airlift Wing’s Exercise Rainier War is scheduled April 19-30.During the two-week exercise, there may be an increase in aircraft activities. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM Public Affairs

  • AGE Airmen help keep C-17s young

    When people think of maintenance in the U.S. Air Force, they often picture an Airman working directly on an aircraft. However, many jobs within the maintenance career field have different ways they contribute to the mission of keeping jets in the air.The 62nd Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground

  • 18th AF leadership visits America’s Airlift Wing

    The top leaders from 18th Air Force visited the 62nd Airlift Wing here, April 7-9.During their visit, Maj. Gen. Thad Bibb, 18th AF commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, 18th AF command chief, learned about the wing’s unique mobility mission and met with Airmen across the base, seeing

  • 62 AW airlifts COVID-19 patient to Texas

    The 62nd Airlift Wing’s quick action enabled a COVID-19 patient to be airlifted from JBLM to San Antonio Military Medical Center, Texas, March 31.The individual was a patient at Madigan Army Medical Center here. The individual was in severe respiratory distress and had undergone surgery earlier to

  • AFAF kicks off at McChord Field

    The Air Force Assistance Fund began at McChord Field March 15 and will last through April 23.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

  • Dr. Jill Biden visits JBLM

    First Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden, is visiting with military families as part of an on-going effort to relaunch Joining Forces, an initiative to support service members, veterans and their families through wellness, education, and employment opportunities.