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  • Team McChord kicks off Exercise Rainier War 23A

    Team McChord kicked off Exercise Rainier War 23A, Sept. 18, 2023, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.Rainier War is designed to evaluate the Wing’s ability to generate, employ and sustain in-garrison and forward deployed forces and ensure strategic advantage by advancing warfighting

  • U.S. Service Members sail into annual FOOFARAW event

    Every year, the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce and Olympia Yacht Club invite military personnel in coordination with local installations and commands to attend the event. More than 400 Department of Defense service members attended this year. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Kylee

  • Team McChord hosts POW/MIA wreath laying ceremony

    Team McChord held a wreath laying ceremony to close out POW/MIA Recognition Day at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Sept. 15, 2023. Team McChord held their POW/MIA Recognition Day Sept. 14-15; the day included a 24-hour memorial run and a wreath laying ceremony to remember those who sacrificed

  • Team McChord spouses participate in annual spouses flight

    More than 150 spouses had the opportunity to see firsthand what it’s like to fly in a C-17 Globemaster III. The goal of the spouses flight is to familiarize spouses into the rapid global mobility mission.(U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Kylee Tyus) 

  • LRS Airmen of McChord support AMC mission

    Along with repairing military vehicles throughout the year, Airmen also perform annual quality checks on all vehicles to ensure proper upkeep throughout the year. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Kylee Tyus)

  • A how to on Space-A

    The Space Available Travel program has grown in popularity over the years as an affordable way for active duty and retired service members and their families to travel abroad, or across the United States at nearly no cost.However, the process is unfamiliar compared to standard travel airfare which

  • 62d MXS, 446th MXS lighten C-17s fuel load

    U.S. Air Force aircraft fuel systems technicians with the 62d Maintenance Squadron and 446th Maintenance Squadron, conduct a jettison butterfly valve operational checkout at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Aug. 23, 2023.This operational checkout ensures fuel dumps are working properly so a

  • U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier visits Team McChord

    U.S. Rep. Kim Schrier, 8th District of Washington visited the 62d Airlift Wing to learn about the circumstances that impact Station 105’s mission at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Aug. 22, 2023. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Kylee Tyus)

  • 7th AS Airman selected as AMCs nominee for National Public Service Award

    Air Mobility Command announced U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Eric Peters, 7th Airlift Squadron and 443d Air Expeditionary Squadron first sergeant, as their nominee for the 2023 National Public Service Award, July 27, 2023.Established by the American Society for Public Administration and National