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  • 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
  • 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