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  • 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

  • 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

  • 62d AMXS prepares C-17 engine replacement

    Maintainers with the 62d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 62d Maintenance Squadron work together to disassemble and remove a damaged engine and replace it with a serviceable one at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Oct. 11, 2023. Aerospace propulsion Airmen are responsible for repairing and

  • 62d AMXS catches, services Rainier War 23A tails

    The 62d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron performs routine maintenance on a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Rainier War 23A at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Sept. 26, 2023. The returning jet conducted integrated combat turns at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, as part of the exercise.

  • 62d AW conducts aeromedical evacuation training

    The 62d Medical Squadron partnered with the 4th Airlift Squadron to conduct aeromedical evacuation training on a C-17 Globemaster III at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Sept. 21, 2023.The exercise was held to familiarize the 62d MDS with the C-17’s capabilities and to identify the loadmaster’s

  • Team McChord spouses participate in annual spouses flight

    More than 150 spouses had the opportunity to see firsthand what it’s like to fly in a C-17 Globemaster III. The goal of the spouses flight is to familiarize spouses into the rapid global mobility mission.(U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Kylee Tyus) 

  • Look at all those C-17s!

    The 62nd Airlift Wing is the active duty wing on McChord Field. The 62nd Airlift Wing is joined by its Reserve partner the 446th Airlift Wing. Together, the two wings fly 40 C-17 Globemaster IIIs to provide combat airlift for America. Joint Base Lewis-McChord also hosts the Western Air Defense