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  • Programs teach Airmen about predatory lenders

    Thanks to a new law that goes into effect Oct. 1, Airmen at McChord will receive some protection from predatory lenders who charge triple-digit interest rates. The legislation includes an interest rate cap which prohibits any lender from imposing more than a 36 percent annual interest rate on loans

  • Hat trick leads LRS to 5-1 win

    After trailing early, the 62nd Logistics Readiness Squadron's intramural soccer team scored five straight goals en route to a 5-1 victory over the 62nd Medical Group Monday evening at Rainier Field. Things got off to a great start for MDG just four minutes into the game.The LRS defense couldn't

  • New falconer to help quell flightline bird strikes

    A new vehicle, a new falcon and most importantly, a new person will be patrolling McChord's back roads and runways trying to keep birds away from aircraft. Ted Reilly, who's been working with birds since 1968, was hired recently to serve as the base's falconer. Mr. Reilly will work with his

  • Base celebrates military children

    Children ages 3 to 5 got the chance April 20 to get an up close and personal view of what their parents here do on a day-to-day basis. For the fourth consecutive year, groups from the child development center and the Escape Zone toured a C-17 Globemaster III static as part of festivities celebrating

  • Congrats Team McChord on acing NSI

    Airmen who were evaluated during the Nuclear Surety Inspection here April 10 to 14 received a grade of "outstanding" in four of the five categories reviewed by Air Mobility Command's Inspector General team, while the other category received a grade of "excellent." "I just want to thank everyone for

  • Large-scale expansion project ongoing at Heritage Hill

    Over the next few weeks, Heritage Hill will gain eight new static aircraft as part of a large expansion project on the lot behind the Evergreen Inn. A C-47 Skytrain, F-86 Sabre, A-10 Thunderbolt, F-15 Eagle, F-101 Voodoo, F-106 Delta Dart, F-102 Delta Dagger and T-33 Shooting Star will join the B-23

  • Bundles for Babies program offers advice for new parents

    Becoming a parent for the first time can be stressful for anyone, but Airmen and their spouses here have a resource in their corner. The Airman and Family Readiness Center will host "Bundles for Babies" from 9 a.m. to noon May 9. The three-hour class sponsored by the Air Force Aid Society is geared