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  • WWII pilot celebrates 100th birthday with visit from 62nd OG commander

    Just more than 50 miles north of Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the picturesque city of Shoreline, Washington. On a street lined with cherry blossom trees, an apartment building holds much history within its walls. Not because of what is there; but because of whom.On March 25, U.S. Air Force Col.

  • Team McChord hosts Women in Aviation Panel

    Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Peggy Phillips, Retired Lt. Col. Kimberly Ford, Ms. Laina Reeves and Maj. Courtney Vidt, sit on a Women in Aviation Panel at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, March 28, 2022. The panel shared their personal experiences as women in a male-dominated career field in

  • 62nd AW completes Rainier War

    The 62nd Airlift Wing successfully completed Exercise Rainier War 22A and demonstrated the ability to survive, operate, and win against a global competitor.Rainier War is a semi-annual exercise led by the 62nd AW designed to train Airmen under realistic scenarios that support Full Spectrum Readiness

  • 62 AW continues to soar in Rainier War 22A

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Ben Basham, left, and Capt. Dan Wold, both pilots with the 8th Airlift Squadron, fly a low-level simulated airdrop in a C-17 Globemaster III for Exercise Rainier War 22A at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 23, 2022. Rainier War is a semi-annual, large readiness

  • 62 AW takes to the sky in Exercise Rainier War 22A

    A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, takes off from a runway during Exercise Rainer War 22A at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, March 18, 2022. The exercise is designed to demonstrate the wing’s ability to operate and survive while defeating challenges to

  • 62 OSS prepare and test equipment

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 62nd Operations Group aircrew flight equipment section, conduct life raft inspections at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Feb. 19, 2022. The AFE members also perform inspections, maintenance, and adjustments of assigned aircrew flight equipment, aircrew chemical

  • Team McChord hosts Women’s History Month panel

     In honor of Women’s History Month, Team McChord held a “Come Hear Our Story” panel at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., March 9, 2022. The event hosted women service members and spouses who shared their experiences to Team McChord members. Additionally, the panel facilitated discussion on various

  • Team McChord Annual Award Winners

    The 2021 Team McChord Annual Award Winners are:Airman of the Year:62 MXS/MXG – SrA Harley SenicalNCO of the Year:361 RCS – TSgt Allen GreenhillSNCO of the Year:7 AS/OG – MSgt Daniel DenmanFirst Sergeant of the Year:8 AS/OG – MSgt David SchnabelJr CGO of the Year:627 CES/ABG – 1st Lt Alexis MiguelCGO