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  • 62nd Airlift Wing embraces Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century

    In an effort to increase the velocity of generating aircraft that are prepped and ready for flight, the 62nd Maintenance Group has teamed with several other squadrons here to embrace Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century practices and smooth out flightline processes. The goal is to make

  • SAAM aims at prevention using education, awareness

    In observation of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator's office will host a variety of educational and interactive events throughout April. The wide variety of events will hopefully provide something for everyone, said Heather Van Mill, SARC for the 62nd Airlift

  • AMC directive limits dining facility patronage

    As part of Air Mobility Command's contract and support reduction initiative, base officials will limit patronage in the dining facility starting April 1. The move is an important step towards conserving resources in a time of increasing budgetary constraints, according to a press release from

  • McChord celebrates women

    March is Women's History Month, and McChord is celebrating through a number of on-base activities. Some of the festivities planned include free movies at the base theatre and a luncheon featuring former astronaut Dr. Bonnie Dunbar. One of the organizers of the month's events, 2nd Lt. Sarah Lindsay,

  • Mobility exercise challenges, tests each squadron

    According to base officials, every squadron here played an important role in this week's mobility exercise. The MOBEX gave base officials the chance to inspect the deployability unit tasking codes it is vulnerable to should Team McChord be called on for a short-notice deployment, said Maj. Steven

  • Air Force Assistance Fund campaign begins March 14

    This year's Air Force Assistance Fund campaign kicks off here March 14 and gives Airmen the opportunity to contribute to any of the four official Air Force charitable organizations. Now in its 34th year, all of the designated AFAF contributions will benefit active-duty, Reserve, Guard, retired Air