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  • Thirteen Lost

    A few years ago, I visited a fellow Air Force historian and commented on the photos of service members he had tacked to his bulletin board. “Who are they?” I asked somewhat naïve. “Those,” he said as he pointed to one side of the board, “are Airmen from my wing who lost their lives in combat.

  • Team McChord hosts POW/MIA Remembrance Week

    Team McChord held a POW/MIA Remembrance week Sept. 12-16; which included events like a 24-hour run, memorial motorcycle ride and a tour of the C-141 Starlifter aircraft.

  • Team McChord celebrates Air Force’s 75th birthday

    Team McChord attend an Air Force Ball to celebrate the Air Force's 75th Anniversary at the Tacoma Convention Center in Tacoma, Washington, Sept. 10, 2022. The 75th Anniversary theme is “Innovate, Accelerate, Thrive…the Air Force at 75.” 

  • 627th CES conducts joint CBRN exercise

    U.S. Air Force Airmen participate in a gas chamber training at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Aug. 26, 2022. The 627th CES partnered with the 349th Chemical Company for a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear exercise to ensure Airmen are proficient in using a gas mask to prepare

  • 1st ASOG welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force 1st Air Support Operations Group holds a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, August 15, 2022. The 1st ASOG provides an Air Support Operations Center, Tactical Air Control Parties and Battlefield Weather Teams to Army combat units at multiple echelons

  • 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

  • Team McChord hosts Women in Aviation Panel

    Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Peggy Phillips, Retired Lt. Col. Kimberly Ford, Ms. Laina Reeves and Maj. Courtney Vidt, sit on a Women in Aviation Panel at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, March 28, 2022. The panel shared their personal experiences as women in a male-dominated career field in

  • Team McChord Annual Award Winners

    The 2021 Team McChord Annual Award Winners are:Airman of the Year:62 MXS/MXG – SrA Harley SenicalNCO of the Year:361 RCS – TSgt Allen GreenhillSNCO of the Year:7 AS/OG – MSgt Daniel DenmanFirst Sergeant of the Year:8 AS/OG – MSgt David SchnabelJr CGO of the Year:627 CES/ABG – 1st Lt Alexis MiguelCGO

  • Team McChord hosts Black History Month Amazing Race

    U.S. Air Force Airmen run during the Black History Month Amazing Race at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Feb. 23, 2022. The Amazing Race is one of Team McChord’s Black History Month timed events, where teams must answer historic questions correctly before they receive the clue to their next