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  • JBLM honors fallen law enforcement officer

    On Dec. 9 more than 450 police and emergency vehicles along with more than 1,200 police and emergency personnel staged on the McChord Field Flight line at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The vehicles staged at McChord for the funeral procession for Tacoma Police Department officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez, who was killed in the line of duty
  • Working together ensures high-quality patient care

    Puget Sound Military Health System (MHS) is launching a coordinated campaign to raise awareness of the many benefits offered to our beneficiaries. Supported by the Defense Health Agency, the Puget Sound MHS was selected as a pilot site for strategic patient communications. Similar to civilian health networks, the Puget Sound MHS is launching a new
  • Team McChord completes UEI

    The 62nd Airlift Wing recently completed its Unit Effectiveness Inspection capstone event, which was conducted by Air Mobility Command’s Inspector General team and the Air Force Inspection Agency to rate how effective the wing is performing and accomplishing its mission.  The inspection was from Dec. 5 -12 here at Joint Base Lewis-McChord,
  • Airmen gain valuable experience at Rainier War

    The states of Washington and Arizona played the parts of hostile nations Dec. 7, during the latest iteration of Rainier War, the semi-annual large-formation exercise hosted by the 62nd Airlift Wing at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.  To complete the exercise, 62nd AW Airmen were joined by members of the 446th AW, the Reserve wing at JBLM; as
  • 2016 Team McChord Operation Cookie Drop

    To a lot of people, the holidays mean more time to spend with family, but for Airmen living in the dorms, spending time with family isn't always an option. Team McChord volunteers and supporters collected and packaged cookies Dec. 8-9 at the McChord Field Chapel Support Center for First Sergeants to deliver to Airmen in the dorms.Homemade cookies
  • Team McChord hosts second Lunch and Leadership Lecture

    Retired Maj. Gen. Donald Brown, former 62nd Airlift Wing commander, shared his leadership experience at the Lunch and Leadership Lecture Dec. 2 at the McChord Chapel Support Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.  This month’s Lunch and Leadership Lecture was called “Leadership over Time” and was about how leadership has changed over
  • ICSC plate aims to cut costs

    Recently, two 62nd Maintenance Squadron avionic technicians reintroduced the implementation of the Inter-Communication Set Controller cover plate of a C-17 Globemaster III after an increase of broken ICSC’s at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.The original design was developed by a former avionics technician, Chris Parcasio, in 2008.”The initial ICSC
  • McChord Volunteer receives USO Northwest Volunteer of the Year Award

    The McChord Field USO Northwest Shali Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington recently recognized a longtime volunteer for outstanding service Nov. 28.  Wayne Jackson, USO Northwest Shali Center volunteer and retired Army staff sergeant was awarded the USO Northwest Volunteer of the Year Award and a gold Presidential Volunteer Service Award
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