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  • Congrats to McChord’s new promotees

    The following individuals from McChord were recently selected as staff sergeants:Katina Chapa, 1st Air Support Operations Group John Ferderer, 1st Weather Squ-adron Lucas Erickson, 4th Airlift Squa-dron Christal O'Malley, 4th AS Eric Pietras, 4th AS Christopher Shull, 4th AS Grailin Blamer, 5th Air

  • Logistics teams rated war-ready

    All the hard work Team McChord put into getting ready for the Logistics Standardization and Evaluation Program visit paid off Monday when the LSEP team certified McChord's logistics teams ready for war. Capt. Mary Lent, 62nd Maintenance Group, said there is a general sigh of relief the inspection is

  • Local maintainers earn Air Force-level awards

    The Air Force recently recognized two civilian maintainers with the Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Award for their service here during 2005. James Fehr, a 62nd Maintenance Squadron ordnance equipment specialist, and Rick Neumeyer, a 62nd MXS aircraft engine mechanic, won the civilian technician

  • McChord readies for LSEP inspection

    After months of preparation and countless hours of training, McChord’s maintenance, logistics and aerial port squa-drons are ready to wow the Logistics Standardization and Evaluation Program inspectors visiting here Monday through Aug. 7, according to base officials. The LSEP team, which consists of

  • Safety top priority for Team McChord

    The 62nd Airlift Wing Safety Office has many tools and procedures to keep safety at the forefront of everything McChord Airmen accomplish. One aspect of the program every Airman is very familiar with is preventative safety measures. Ken Heath, 62nd Airlift Wing ground safety superintendent, said

  • MXS proves precise with PMEL

    The 62nd Maintenance Squadron’s Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment flight received an excellent performance rating as it underwent an Air Force-level evaluation July 12 through 19. A team from the Air Force Metrology and Calibration Program Office in Heath, Ohio, came to McChord to perform

  • McChord Airmen deploy for GWOT

    While helping their squadrons prepare for the Logistics Standardization and Evaluation Program inspection Monday, many of McChord's maintainers, aerial porters and logistics readiness personnel were also preparing for deployments. Chief Master Sgt. Daniel McLau-ghlin, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance

  • DOD releases new instruction on sexual assault prevention

    The Department of Defense further developed sexual assault prevention and response procedures by publishing “Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program Procedures” recently. According to DOD Instruction 6495.02, it exists “to ensure there is a standard of care throughout the Department [of

  • McChord youth to participate in high jump championships

    A McChord family member has been selected to participate in the 2006 USA Track and Field National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships in Baltimore, Md., July 26-27. Brandon Angles, 12, who initially joined Fort Lewis' youth track and field team to beat his dog in a race, said he is excited

  • New deployment system eases load on aircrews

    The Air Force changed the way C-17 Globemaster III squadrons deploy to Europe and Asia in June. The change was made to C-17 crew deployments to ease the burden on pilots and loadmasters flying from the U.S, said Lt. Col. Smokey Robinson, 10th Airlift Squadron commander and one of the founders of the