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  • Base beautification in store for McChord

    Since day one of military basic training, as Airmen, you are not only taught to serve this great nation with honor, dignity and respect, but you are also taught to take pride in where you work and that safety comes first in any situation.In that same sentiment, throughout the year, a team of individuals from the Directorate of Public Works will be
  • Airman Leadership School Class 18-G graduates

    Congratulations to the following service members who graduated the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leaderhip School here, October 11.Globemaster FlightSenior Airman Travis Gallegos, 627th Communications SquadronSenior Airman Raven Hawkins, 627th Force Support SquadronStaff Sergeant Robert Hughescarr, 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron Staff Sergeant Cody
  • Lt Colonel promotees released

    Congratulations to the following individuals on their promotion to Lieutenant Colonel.“This is an amazing accomplishment based on a career of selfless service to our Airmen and our nation,” said Col Scovill Currin, 62nd Airlift Wing commander.Maj. Steven Jordan, 62nd Comptroller SquadronMaj. Christopher Kurpiel, 4th Airlift SquadronMaj. Jerry
  • Airman's actions in Afghanistan earns Bronze Star

    Master Sgt. Kevin R. Peterson, 62nd Airlift Wing command post superintendent, was presented a Bronze Star Medal Sep. 21, which he earned for his actions and leadership while engaged in action against an enemy of the United States at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.During a 62nd Airlift Wing Staff Agencies commander’s call at Joint Base
  • McChord represents USAF in Ample Strike, NATO Days

    Exercise Ample Strike and NATO Days Air Show in the Czech Republic from Sept. 8 to 18 offered an opportunity for 62nd Airlift Wing Airmen from the 4th Airlift Squadron to integrate with NATO forces during a multinational exercise and outreach effort. This combined exercise directly supports 2018 National Defense Strategy Summary (NDSS) elements
  • Air Mobility Command welcomes new commander

    Air Mobility Command welcomed a new commander at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Sept. 7.Air Force Gen. Maryanne Miller took command of AMC from Air Force Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, who retires after more than 35 years of service. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, officiated the change of command ceremony. Miller is the thirteenth
  • 62 APS Airman awarded Bronze Star

    Master Sgt. Derek J. Thompson from the 62nd Aerial Port Squadron was presented a Bronze Star award August 28 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Thompson distinguished himself by meritorious achievement as Aerial Port Superintendent, 443rd Air Expeditionary Squadron, 332nd Expeditionary Mission Support Group while deployed to Al Asad Air Base, Iraq from
  • Airmen make it rain Soldiers in Predictable Iron

    Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing participated in a joint exercise with the 82nd Airborne Division to drop equipment and personnel at two drop zones during Exercise Predictable Iron from Aug. 20 to 24 at Army Pope Field, North Carolina.Airmen from the 7th and 8th Airlift Squadrons crewed two C-17 Globemaster IIIs to assist more than a thousand Army
  • Medal of Honor presented to Tech Sgt John Chapman’s family

    On what would have been their 26th wedding anniversary, Tech. Sgt. John Chapman’s widow, Valerie Nessel, accepted his Medal of Honor from President Donald Trump during a ceremony at the White House Aug. 22.
  • Staff Sergeant promotees released

    Congratulations to the following Airmen on their selection as staff sergeants!“Our NCO corps is the backbone of our Air Force and has proven the difference between victory and defeat time and again,” said Scovill Currin, 62nd Airlift Wing commander. “Machines and technology do not win wars; imaginative and bold leaders and those that follow them