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  • Maintenance Airmen execute mission safely during COVID-19

    The World Health Organization declared a public health emergency of international concern for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Jan. 3. Since then, Air Force bases have been responding to the crisis, eventually going to mission essential personnel to maintain the safety of their Airmen while also continuing to provide worldwide support.At
  • 62nd MDS tracks spread of COVID-19 for Team McChord

    Airmen at the 62nd Medical Squadron on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, have been conducting contact tracing for COVID-19 since they were made aware of the first potential case of the disease, Feb. 28.Contact tracing is a process that identifies and monitors individuals who may have had contact with an infectious person as a means of
  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

    An American is sexually assaulted every 73 seconds. Every 9 minutes, one of those victims is a child. It is also estimated that 18,900 service members experience unwanted sexual contact annually. (www.Rainn.org)The Department of Defense has designated April as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The civilian sector has also adopted this
  • 62nd OSS produces masks to reduce spread of COVID-19

    With Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s recent guidance regarding the wear of face masks, the 62nd Airlift Wing at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, needed a find a way to quickly produce masks for mission-essential personnel who are continuously working throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.Airmen from the 62nd Operations Support Squadron’s aircrew
  • Air Mobility Command temporarily suspends most Space-A travel due to COVID-19

    Air Mobility Command today temporarily suspended most Space-Available travel aboard AMC and contracted aircraft, except for certain Category I, IV, and VI travel, effective March 21 in order to limit COVID-19’s spread and its impact on the force.
  • DoD Travel Restrictions FAQ

    Q1. What is being done to ensure our service members are safe in their travels and keep them healthy?A1. The actions outlined in Secretary Esper’s memo and the Force Health Protection Supplement #4 are done to protect our personnel and their families. The department will take several measures to enhance traveler safety, such as establishing pre-
  • 627 LRS Airmen present at 2020 Innovation Rodeo

    Members of the 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron presented additive manufacturing technology in vehicle maintenance at the 2020 Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Rodeo.
  • Airman Leadership School Class 20-B graduates

    Congratulations to the Airman Leadership School Class 20-B graduates.Senior Airman Clareth Castro, 5th Air Support Operations SquadronSenior Airman Andrew Doody-Veilleux, 62nd Aerial Port Squadron  Senior Airman Hayden Dyck, 62nd Aerial Port SquadronSenior Airman Brandon Enger, 62nd Maintenance SquadronSenior Airman Darius Freeman, 7th Airlift
  • JBLM remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Honoring the life, efforts and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. should be an ongoing process – not something only recognized one day a year on the federal observance of his birthday, said the keynote speaker during Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance Event, Jan. 24.“I would encourage all of us to look at
  • 62 AW new commander’s first all call

    The 62nd Airlift Wing’s newest commander, Col. Erin Staine-Pyne, held her first all call for the Airmen of the 62nd AW here, Jan. 16.Staine-Pyne highlighted past accomplishments while also reintroducing herself and outlining her focus for the future.“2019 was an incredible year for this wing,” Staine-Pyne said. “Every single one of our mission sets