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  • CPI innovates, improves processes at McChord

    Innovation, cost effectiveness and time saving can come in many shapes and sizes in the Air Force. At McChord Field, one tool in the tool belt falls under the 62nd Airlift Wing’s (AW) Manpower Office.Its Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) program offers three courses of varying depth that teach

  • 5th ASOS hosts first TACP officer candidate course at JBLM

    The tactical air control party (TACP) Officer Phase Two (TOPT) assessment was held for the first time at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Washington, August 24 – 30.The TOPT assessment evaluates a candidate’s potential to be successful at the TACP schoolhouse and as an officer in the TACP

  • USAF Maintenance Airmen repair RAAF C-17

    62nd Maintenance Squadron Airmen and Royal Australian Air Force Airmen work together to replace an engine ring cowl on an RAAF C-17 Globemaster III at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Sept. 5, 2019. The repair marked the first done on a U.S. base under the C-17 Aircraft Repair and Maintenance

  • Airman Leadership School Class 19-F graduates

    Congratulations to the following service members who graduated from the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here, Aug. 15.Staff Sgt. Samantha Alamo, 627th Security Forces SquadronSenior Airman Christian Aldridgewerre, 627th Logistics Readiness SquadronSenior Airman Caleb Alley, 62nd Airlift

  • Celebrating 20 years of excellence and airpower

    Team McChord honored the 20th anniversary of the first C-17 Globemaster III delivered to McChord Field, Washington, with a rededication ceremony, July 26, 2019.The ceremony featured retired Maj. Gen Donald Brown, former 62nd Airlift Wing commander, Mark Angello, vice president of C-17 Services at

  • 1 ASOG hosts TACP Lightning Challenge

    The 1st Air Support Operations Group kicked off the 2019 Lightning Challenge at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, July 29.Twenty two-man teams of Tactical Air Control Party Airmen assigned to Air Combat Command, Pacific Air Forces, U.S. Air Forces Europe, and the Washington National Guard

  • AMC leadership visits JBLM, drives home message of readiness, innovation

    Gen. Maryanne Miller, commander of Air Mobility Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Terrence Greene, AMC command chief, saw first-hand what makes Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, the global-reaching airlift power that it is during their visit here, June 24-27.Team McChord Airmen showcased their

  • Airman Leadership Class 19-E graduates

    Congratulations to the following service members who graduated the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here, June 27.Senior Airman Tyler Allard, 128th Air Control SquadronSenior Airman Christopher Arroyo, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance SquadronSenior Airman Ian Bartlett, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance

  • Wheels touch down at McChord

    McChord Field’s runway officially reopened 17 June after being closed for repairs since February, marking the return of Airmen and C-17 Globemaster IIIs who were temporarily stationed elsewhere.At 10 a.m., a McChord C-17 returning from a temporary duty was the first to land on the new runway, to be