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  • APS Airmen return from deployment

    More than 40 Airmen from the 62nd Aerial Port Squadron returned home Jan. 16 after a 120-day deployment to Iraq in support of the Global War on Terrorism. "I am excited to see our Airmen return home and reunite with their families," said Lt. Col. Marydarlene Morgan, 62nd Mission Support Group

  • ‘Xtreme Xtravaganza’ shows off base services

    Food, games, entertainment and family activities filled McChord's Hangar 3 Wednesday for the 62nd Airlift Wing's "Xtreme Xtravaganza." The 62nd Services Squadron hosted the bash as part of a celebration for winning the 2007 Gen. Curtis E. LeMay Award for Best Services Squadron in Air Mobility

  • LeMay inspectors coming to base next week

    Starting Wednesday, a five-member inspection team will observe the day-to-day activities of the 62nd Services Squadron at McChord for four straight days as part of the Gen. Curtis LeMay competition that recognizes excellence in Air Force Services programs. The inspection team will look at the

  • LRS team gets back on track

    Utilizing sniper-like long range accuracy, the 62nd Logistics Readiness Squadron intramural basketball team earned its first win of the season by defeating the 8th Airlift Squadron, 47-31, Tuesday night at the fitness center. LRS torched the 8 AS from downtown, making nine 3-pointers in the game.

  • Medical Group runs by 1st ASOG 58-20

    Three players from the 62nd Medical Group scored in the double figures to lead a balanced scoring attack as they defeated the 1st Air Support Operations Group, 58-20, Tuesday night at the fitness center. Using center George Fulleton's strong inside presence and the 3-point shooting of Demetrius

  • Sign up for spring sports at McChord quickly approaching

    As snow and cold weather starts to give way to sunnier days, the intramural sports season will offer more options for Airmen to get out and compete. Volleyball, soccer and golf are on the horizon. Letters of intent for registering teams for volleyball and soccer are due March 16, while letters of

  • Flight tower gets new escape route

    On Jan. 5, McChord's flight tower unveiled the Baker Life Chute, a fire escape mechanism that simplifies evacuation routes in case people are trapped in the tower during a fire. The 102-foot long, nylon braided chute has an aluminum and stainless steel framework and can be dropped from the catwalk

  • Luncheon commemorates MLK

    On Jan. 8, more than 150 Team McChord members gathered at McChord's Clubs and Community Center to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. During a tumultuous time in America's history, Dr. King was a prominent figure who planted the seeds of change in our society, said 1st Lt. Kellen Logan, 62nd

  • Team McChord proves C-17s have global reach

    The capability of the C-17 Globemaster III and Team McChord Airmen reaches to the very end of the earth. And that global reach was affirmed today when a Team McChord aircrew completed the first C-17 airdrop over the South Pole, delivering 70,000 pounds of supplies to the National Science Foundation.

  • Monster mash goes base-wide

    The entire base got a taste of just what the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron goes through on a routine basis Thursday. It was all part of Monster Mash -- a 6-mile run interlaced with multiple physical and mental challenges through the southern-most section of McChord. While members of the 22nd STS