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  • McChord Field Honor Guard: Changing of the Guard

    The McChord Field Honor Guard held a Hail and Farewell ceremony at the base theater at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, April 30, 2024.The ceremony recognized the dedication and accomplishments of Honor Guard’s 2023 bravo flight and welcomed the incoming members of 2024 alpha flight.The Honor

  • 7AS Airman selected for prestigious award

    U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Gary West, the 7th Airlift Squadron’s senior enlisted leader has been chosen to be the representative for Air Mobility Command for the prestigious Staff Sgt. Henry E. “Red” Erwin award.During his time in service, one of West’s many notable contributions to the Air

  • Jet Dash: Airman’s high-flying solution for maintenance efficiency

    For years, Aerospace Maintainers have used land mobile radios or corded landlines to communicate with Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) dispatchers, in requesting delivery of equipment needed on the flightline. With this process, radio transmissions can be muddled due to factors like noises on the

  • Beyond the Basics: Olympic Dining Facility introduces specialty meals

    Team McChord’s Olympic Dining Facility has launched a series of specialty meals to redefine Joint Base Lewis-McChord dining standards.According to Olympic Dining Facility representatives, the specialty meals are inspired by feedback from their patrons. These meals are created to provide more

  • 62d MXS Avionics Airmen stay mission ready

    Airmen from the 62d Maintenance Squadron conduct rigorous testing to maximize the efficiency of components of the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. By utilizing the squadron's interface test adapters, faulty electrical components are systematically diagnosed to pinpoint specific issues. These adapters,

  • Empowering Change: Observing SAPR Month in the military community

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month (SAAPM), a time dedicated to raising awareness and promoting prevention of sexual assault within the military community.During this month, military personnel and their families come together to educate, support, and empower each other in the

  • Team McChord Airman receives Purple Heart

    On March 26, 2024, a tactical air control party element leader with the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron, was presented the Purple Heart Medal. The TACP element leader received the medal in recognition of wounds he sustained while deployed to an austere location in Syria.He suffered injuries on March

  • Team McChord Airmen depart for XAB 24.2 deployment

    Over 150 Team McChord Airmen said farewell to friends and family before deploying as Lead Wing in support of Expeditionary Air Base 24.2 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, March 30, 2024.The new XAB deployment model allows for units to deploy together enabling a smoother transition with