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  • 627 LRS adopts virtual reality training system to cut costs, increase safety

    The 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) recently invested in the Doron 660 Simulation System, a modern virtual reality driving tool that provides Airmen the foundational driving skills needed to succeed in their jobs.McChord’s ground transportation team is confident the simulator will enhance

  • 62nd MXS Hydraulics shop repairs 16 C-17 brakes for RCAF ally

    The 62nd Maintenance Squadron (62nd MXS) hydraulics shop, in conjunction with the 446th MXS, is working on 16 C-17 Globemaster III hydraulic brakes that arrived here from a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) facility via the Air Force supply system, Aug. 12.The hydraulics shop here typically receives

  • AMC leadership visits Team McChord on listening tour

    Air Mobility Command (AMC) leadership visited Team McChord as part of a listening tour of AMC bases, Sept. 2-3.Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, AMC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, met with Team McChord Airmen and learned about their unique mission.“I'm so humbled to

  • Social Security Payroll Tax deferral Q&A

    All civilian and military personnel will be affected by the Social Security Payroll Tax Deferral. There is no option to opt-out.Team McChord – Many of you have heard about the Social Security Payroll Tax Deferral and might have questions regarding this policy. Below are some FAQs and associated

  • JBLM assists Travis C-17s after base evacuation

    Four of Travis Air Force Base’s (AFB) C-17 Globemaster IIIs and 75 personnel arrived here during the late hours of Aug. 19 as the base served as an evacuation site due to California’s wildfires.Travis Air Force Base installation commander ordered an evacuation order Aug. 19 in response to the LNU

  • JBLM assists Travis AFB with C-17 evacuation

    Four C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., arrived at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., in the late and early hours of Aug. 19-20, 2020. JBLM was ready to support Travis AFB with their evacuation efforts to relocate aircraft from the wildfires there. The Travis

  • JBLM supports Travis evacuation efforts

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord is expected to receive C-17 Globemaster IIIs and supporting personnel from Travis Air Force Base, California in an effort to relocate aircraft from the devastating wildfires there. “Our thoughts are with our teammates in California during this time,” said Col Erin

  • Team McChord executes Exercise Long Hammer/Rainier War

    Team McChord participated in Exercise Long Hammer/Rainier War, August 3 - 7 here, testing deployment and readiness capabilities while implementing and complying with COVID-19 prevention measures.Long Hammer tested the 627th Air Base Group’s rapid deployment processing line while Rainier War focused