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  • AMC leadership sees firsthand America’s Airlift Wing capes

    The Air Mobility Command leadership team visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, July 6-8, 2022, to be immersed in America’s Airlift Wing’s mission of executing global airlift.U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Minihan, AMC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, engaged

  • AIM Wing engages with future leaders

    The 62nd Airlift Wing hosted Northwest Youth Leadership Conference members as part of Aviation Inspiration and Mentorship (AIM) Wing event at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 28, 2022. AIM Wing is a community outreach program to inform, influence and inspire the next generation of Air

  • First time in over a decade: 62d AW hosts Port Dawg Rodeo

    For the first time in over a decade, the 62d Airlift Wing hosted 14 teams of aerial port professionals during the Port Dawg Rodeo at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 22-24, 2022.The rodeo is an annual tradition amongst aerial port squadrons, where Airmen showcase their skills, enhance

  • 7th Airlift Squadron welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Brandon Westling, incoming commander of the 7th Airlift Squadron, gives remarks during the change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 16, 2022. Aircrews of the 7th AS operate the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, directly supporting numerous U.S.

  • 8th Airlift Squadron welcomes new commander

    Friends, family and Team McChord Airmen gather for the 8th Airlift Squadron change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 3, 2022. U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kyle Stewart, outgoing commander of the 8th AS, relinquished command to Lt. Col. Nicholas Disney. Aircrews of the 8th

  • Master Sergeant Selects Released

    Air Force officials have selected 4,040 technical sergeants for promotion to master sergeant, out of 27,296 eligible, for a selection rate of 14.8% in the 22E7 promotion cycle, which includes supplemental promotion opportunities.The average overall score for those selected was 342.89. Selectees’

  • 5th ASOS Airmen ensure combat readiness

    U.S. tactical air control party Airmen with the 5th Air Support Operations Squadron conduct a tactics, techniques and procedures exercise at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, May 26, 2022. The goal of this training was to test and refine TTPs through utilization and implementation of high

  • 62d AW exemplifies Agile Combat Employment during Swift Response

    Several 62d Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III’s roar to life as loadmasters, maintainers and pilots alike prepare for the flight ahead. The loadmasters don their gloves and headsets as the pilots and maintainers begin their pre-flight checks before takeoff. A headset crackle and the boisterous

  • Joint Force Swift Responders; AMC, Army prepare for Swift Response airdrop

    A C-17 Globemaster III prepares to land during Exercise Swift Response at Cerklje Air Base, Slovenia, May 10, 2022. Approximately 9,000 service members from 17 Allied and partner nations will participate in Swift Response, including approximately 2,700 U.S. Soldiers and Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo

  • Patriot Express flights arrive at JBLM

    Patriot Express flights to Japan will operate out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord beginning May 16, 2022.The Patriot Express is a Department of Defense contracted commercial charter mission, which provides support for official-duty travelers and their family members to overseas locations.PE usually