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  • ‘If It Has To Be Someone, Make It Me’; 8th AS commander details personal, squadron involvement in Operation Allies Refuge

    “The first thing that went through my mind when I was notified was that my crews are uniquely prepared to prevail in this kind of environment,” said U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kyle Stewart, 8th Airlift Squadron commander. He was describing his mindset prior to his unit participating in the Operation Allies Refuge, a U.S. military operation to airlift
  • Military legislative assistant to U.S. Rep. Marilyn Strickland, Betsy Dudley visits Team McChord

    Betsy Dudley, military legislative assistant, and Liz Larter, district director to U.S. Rep. Marilyn Strickland (WA-10), visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord on July 6, 2021. Dudley and Larter experienced the Team McChord mission and daily life of Airmen on a joint base including housing updates, overcoming COVID-19 and runway progression. (U.S. Air
  • Joint Operations at its finest

    62nd Operations Support Squadron survive, evade, resist, and escape specialists hosted an evasion exercise for U.S. Army Alpha Company 2-158, 2nd Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment where they practiced evasion living utilizing fire, shelter and camouflage paint. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Callie Norton)
  • Operation Turkey Drop: mission accomplished

    Once again Operation Turkey Drop spreads holiday spirit to service members, fostering a Thanksgiving season they will never forget.Every year, the Air Force Association (AFA) McChord Field Chapter and the Pierce Military and Business Alliance (PMBA), round up their volunteer troops to donate turkeys to service members and their families who may not
  • Team McChord revives promotion ceremony

    Team McChord held a newly revived enlisted promotion ceremony for Airmen Jan. 30 at the McChord theater, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.The ceremony, which has not existed for Airmen at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in several years and is planned to be a monthly event, recognizes Airmen promoting at all enlisted ranks.“There have been a lot of requests