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  • Equality without Exception! – 62d AW hosts Rainbow Color Run 5k

    Team McChord hosted a Rainbow Color Run 5k to recognize and celebrate diversity within the armed forces and beyond. The run was followed by a discussion panel with members of the McChord community to tell their stories. (U.S. Air Force photoa by Airman 1st Class Kylee Tyus)

  • Military Impacted Schools Association visits 62d AW

    Members of the Military Impacted Schools Association visited McChord Field during a base tour at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 27, 2023. MISA is a national organization of school superintendents whose mission is to serve school districts with a high concentration of military children.

  • 5th ASOS trains with Australian JTACS

    Australian Army joint terminal attack controllers, train in a flight simulator with the 5th Air Support Operations Squadron at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 8, 2023. Members of the Australian Army spent the week visiting the 5th ASOS training in the simulator to maintain currency in

  • North West Youth Leadership Conference visits Team McChord

    Students with the North West Youth Leadership Conference visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 26, 2023. The NWYLC participants visited McChord Field where they received a mission brief from Col. Sergio Anaya, 62d Airlift Wing commander, toured a C-17, and Station 105. The NWYLC is a

  • 62d AW trains for Operation Max Employment

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – On June 20, 2023, Airmen with the 62d Airlift Wing conducted a C-17 Globemaster III Max Employment quick-turn checklist ground training test. The 62d Operations Group, 62d Maintenance Group, 62d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and the 8th Airlift Squadron all worked

  • 62d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Joshua Clifford assumed command of the 62d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, June 22, 2023. The mission of the 62d AMXS is to provide safe and reliable aircraft, develop professional Airmen and resilient families, and to foster an environment of

  • Who are the Phoenix-Ravens?

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – In 1997, U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command implemented the Phoenix Raven program. This program consists of teams of specially trained security forces personnel dedicated to providing force protection for Mobility Air Force aircraft transiting through austere

  • America's Airlift Wing gains new commander

    The 62d Airlift Wing welcomed their new commander, U.S. Air Force Col. Sergio E. Anaya, at a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m., today, June 21, 2023, at Hangar 9, on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.The presiding official for the ceremony was Maj. Gen. Corey J. Martin, 18th Air Force

  • Team McChord Airmen exercise hearts, minds with Warrior Heart Initiative

    Team McChord kicked off June with Warrior Heart, a new initiative that embodies Air Mobility Command commander, Gen. Mike Minihan’s, directive to drive readiness. This keynote event launched the AMC-wide effort and introduced the concept of training your mind to Team McChord.“We hope to impart on