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  • McChord Airmen showcase their warrior culture during 18th Air Force visit

    There is something about every Air Force base that makes it unique. The 62nd Airlift Wing on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, has a unique culture of professionalism and taking care of each other, which 18th Air Force leadership had the opportunity to see during their visit here Feb. 19-22, 2019. “I see a strong culture here, keep it going,
  • 62nd AW Airmen shine as 2018 best in 14 categories

    Friends, family, co-workers and community partners honored the 2018 nominees chosen as top performers in their units during the 62nd Airlift Wing Annual Awards Ceremony Feb. 15, 2019.Nominees in the 14 categories – Airmen, noncommissioned officer (NCO), senior noncommissioned officer (SNCO), junior company-grade officer (JCGO), company-grade
  • McChord host STEM event for local school

    Students from Elk Plain School of Choice visits McChord Field during a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) event Dec. 14, 2018 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. During the STEM event, the students received the opportunity to see a C-17 Globemaster III and visited the Air Traffic Control Tower. While visiting the C-17, the
  • Airman Leadership School Class 19-A graduates

    Congratulations to the following service members who graduated the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here, November 29.Senior Airman Eduardo Aguas, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance SquadronSenior Airman Johnny August, 627th Security Forces SquadronSenior Airman Ryan Bettis, 62nd Maintenance SquadronSenior Airman Alexander Caterinicchio, 5th Air
  • Estate claims for Staff Sergeant Auriel Thompson

    Capt Nicholas McKenzie, 62nd Aerial Port Squadron, was appointed as the Summary Courts Officer for the estate of Staff Sergeant Auriel Thompson, 62nd Maintenance Group. Please submit all claims for or against the estate of the deceased to Capt McKenzie at nicholas.mckenzie.3@us.af.mil or 805-717-7545.
  • Realistic military training newly available in Yakima

    A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to McChord was the first to land, since 2003, on the Selah Airstrip Nov. 15 at Yakima Training Center (YTC), Washington.A C-17 carrying two U.S. Army High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) vehicles and a support vehicle from Joint Base Lewis-McChord landed on the newly renovated airstrip in Yakima.Within
  • Team McChord launches new Honorary Commander program

    Team McChord inducted 18 new local area community leaders into its Honorary Commander program during an induction ceremony in Hangar 9 on McChord Field, Nov. 2.This induction ceremony marked a new beginning for the Honorary Commander program on McChord.  Starting with this new group of Honorary Commanders, the program will be known as the Team
  • AMC commander priorities highlight Airlift Tanker Association Symposium

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Illinois -- The commander of Air Mobility Command announced six priorities designed to steer the mobility enterprise toward advancing Rapid Global Mobility and power projection in support of the Air Force and combatant commanders worldwide. In delivering the 2018 Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium closing address Oct. 27 in Grapevine, Texas, Gen. Maryanne Miller, touched on ways the command is guided by and supports the National Defense Strategy.
  • Safety program earns prestigious award

    The men and women who serve this great nation are recognized every day for the amazing accomplishments they achieve and today is no different.The 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) Airmen and the Department of the Army Civilians, jointly formed a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) in 2011. Today the VPP was awarded the Occupational Safety and
  • 62 AMXS Airman earns Bronze Star Medal

    Senior Master Sgt. Travis J. Calmez, 62nd Airlift Maintenance Squadron (62 AMXS) superintendent, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, was presented a Bronze Star Medal, October 12 which he earned for his actions while deployed to Forward Operating Base Oqab, Kabul, Afghanistan.  The award was presented by Lt. Col. Jacob P. Sullivan, 62 AMXS