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  • Team McChord welcomes Air Force JROTC, ROTC cadets

    U.S. Air Force ROTC and Junior ROTC cadets with the Central Washington University, Detachment 895; Oregon State University, Detachment 685, and Washington High School toured a C-17 Globemaster III and various locations around Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, May 10, 2024. The cadets met 62d

  • McChord Field Honor Guard: Changing of the Guard

    The McChord Field Honor Guard held a Hail and Farewell ceremony at the base theater at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, April 30, 2024.The ceremony recognized the dedication and accomplishments of Honor Guard’s 2023 bravo flight and welcomed the incoming members of 2024 alpha flight.The Honor

  • Swift Response 24

    U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade participate in exercise Swift Response 24.

  • 7AS Airman selected for prestigious award

    U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Gary West, the 7th Airlift Squadron’s senior enlisted leader has been chosen to be the representative for Air Mobility Command for the prestigious Staff Sgt. Henry E. “Red” Erwin award.During his time in service, one of West’s many notable contributions to the Air

  • Jet Dash: Airman’s high-flying solution for maintenance efficiency

    For years, Aerospace Maintainers have used land mobile radios or corded landlines to communicate with Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) dispatchers, in requesting delivery of equipment needed on the flightline. With this process, radio transmissions can be muddled due to factors like noises on the

  • Team McChord Defender celebrates 50 years of service

    Charles Thornton, 627th Security Forces Squadron superintendent of plans and programs, received a certificate of recognition for 50 years of federal service at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, April 19, 2024. Thornton has received numerous awards and mentored generations of Airmen and Soldiers

  • Beyond the Basics: Olympic Dining Facility introduces specialty meals

    Team McChord’s Olympic Dining Facility has launched a series of specialty meals to redefine Joint Base Lewis-McChord dining standards.According to Olympic Dining Facility representatives, the specialty meals are inspired by feedback from their patrons. These meals are created to provide more

  • 62d MXS Avionics Airmen stay mission ready

    Airmen from the 62d Maintenance Squadron conduct rigorous testing to maximize the efficiency of components of the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. By utilizing the squadron's interface test adapters, faulty electrical components are systematically diagnosed to pinpoint specific issues. These adapters,