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  • McChord Air Museum keeps installation’s legacy alive

    Installations across the military often honor the legacy of those that have paved the way in history by naming bases, streets, and buildings after them.Much like Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, was named after U.S. Army Air Corps Lt. Col. Fredrick I. Eglin, and Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, was

  • Operation HOMECOMING: Fifty Years Later

    Fifty years ago, the United States signed the Paris Peace Accords effectively ending the U.S. military involvement in Vietnam. The country breathed a sigh of relief and eagerly awaited the return of their men and women in uniform.Throughout 1973, the 62d Military Airlift Wing, alongside other wings

  • Team McChord remembers: 30th anniversary of C-141 collision

    A sea of Airmen, past and present, gathered for a remembrance ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Nov. 30, 2022.The ceremony was held to commemorate the 13 Airmen who paid the ultimate sacrifice when two C-141B Starlifters collided during routine training.“Today, we solemnly remember

  • McChord Air Museum reopens

    The McChord Air Museum reopened its doors after being closed for almost two years at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, February 22, 2022.The museum gives visitors opportunities to learn about McChord Field’s significant history.“It's important for us to tell McChord’s history,” said Shon Zawada,