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  • Team McChord leaders gear up for upcoming deployment

    Members from Team McChord and more than 30 other Air Force bases are primed and ready to embark on a springtime deployment as the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait.This deployment marks a pivotal moment for the 386th AEW and the Air Force, as it will be one of the first

  • ‘Airmen Prevail’ transforms peer mental health crisis support

    Team McChord first sergeants host a three-day peer support symposium for junior enlisted Airmen at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Jan. 29 - 31, 2024.The “Airmen Prevail” symposium is a course designed for Airmen to learn skills to identify and effectively respond to peers undergoing mental

  • Airfield operations flight maintains safety from all angles

     In 2014, the radar airfield and weather systems (RAWS) career field underwent a transition from communication squadrons to operation support squadrons throughout the Air Force. At the 62d Airlift Wing, RAWS is now seamlessly integrated into the 62d Operations Support Squadron's airfield operations

  • 4th Airlift Squadron stays ready with training flights

    U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 4th Airlift Squadron conduct a training flight at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Jan. 23, 2024. These training flights include exercises in aerial refueling, touch-and-go landings, low-level flying and more. These exercises are conducted ensuring readiness in

  • 18th AF commander visits Team McChord

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Corey Martin, 18th Air Force commander, meets with Team McChord leaders and Airmen at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Jan. 26, 2024. The goal of Martin’s visit was to learn about Team McChord’s initiatives, accomplishments, goals for the upcoming year and to recognize

  • Team McChord families celebrate the holidays with Jingle Jamboree

    Team McChord service members and families celebrated the annual Jingle Jamboree holiday celebration in hanger three at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Dec. 9, 2023.The holiday celebration falls directly in line with the 62d Airlift Wing’ mission priority three, focuses on developing ready

  • Team McChord Celebrates annual tree lighting ceremony

    Despite the drizzle common to the Pacific Northwest, Team McChord Airmen and families gather to witness the annual holiday tree lighting ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Nov. 30, 2023. Hot chocolate, cookies, and other desserts were provided by the USO. Children were able to take

  • Team McChord Airmen, units recognized at ATA conference

    The Air Mobility Community and Airlift/Tanker Association brought together Airmen and senior leaders Nov. 9-11 in Grapevine, Texas, to recognize Air Mobility Command’s top performers and encourage professional development.  The ATA manages several recognition programs, including the Outstanding

  • Team McChord hosts JBLM Women’s Forum

    Service members and civilians across Joint Base Lewis-McChord came together to attend a Women’s Forum hosted by Airmen of Team McChord Nov. 17, 2023. The event featured a diverse panel of women comprised of Army and Air Force officers, enlisted and civilians. They shared their collective experiences

  • 2023 Operation Turkey Drop takes flight at JBLM

    Team McChord Airmen and volunteers with the Air Force Association, Washington State Chapter Pierce Military and Business Alliance, gathered to donate 293 turkeys to Airmen and families at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Nov. 16, 2023. Operation Turkey Drop is an annual event to support Team McChord