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  • 62d AW hosts WASP, Betty Dybbro, to honor Women’s History Month

    Team McChord had the honor of hosting Ms. Betty Dybbro, the last surviving Women’s Auxiliary Service Pilot in Washington State, here in celebration of Women’s History Month on March 8, 2023.Team McChord Airmen gathered in the 8th Airlift Squadron’s Heritage Room to hear Dybbro’s stories, celebrate

  • 62d OG leadership celebrates local WWII veteran’s 100th birthday

    Retired U.S. Army Capt. Dick Nelms, a former WWII B-17 bomber pilot, celebrated his 100th birthday at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington, Feb. 17, 2023. U.S. Air Force Col. Sergio Anaya, 62d Operations Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Toby Thompson, 62d OG senior enlisted leader,

  • WWII pilot celebrates 100th birthday with visit from 62nd OG commander

    Just more than 50 miles north of Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the picturesque city of Shoreline, Washington. On a street lined with cherry blossom trees, an apartment building holds much history within its walls. Not because of what is there; but because of whom.On March 25, U.S. Air Force Col.

  • Team McChord Airmen honor WWII veterans

    More than 60 service members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, and the local area honored veterans participating in the Puget Sound Honor Flight, April 24 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The veterans were welcomed home after returning from their trip to Washington, District of