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  • 62d AMXS ensures aircraft readiness during RF-A, Exercise Rainier War

    Maintainers with the 62d Airlift Wing, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, are vital to the success of C-17 Globemaster III operations during Exercise RED-FLAG, Alaska 23-1 and Exercise Rainier War 22B.RED FLAG-Alaska is a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training

  • Maintaining Excellence

    Team McChord Airmen prepare to refuel a C-17 Globemaster III from the 62d Airlift Wing, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, during Rainier War 22B at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Oct. 17, 2022. Rainier War is a semi-annual exercise designed to demonstrate the 62d Airlift Wing, 627th Air

  • C-17 West Coast Demo Team flies with precision, purpose

    The roar of four turbofan engines fills the cargo bay and flight deck of a C-17 Globemaster III while it flies about 1,500 feet in the warm, clear skies above Miami Beach. Four experienced pilots are focused on staying safe while conducting an aerial demonstration for their audience on the sand and

  • 62 AW gets unique training opportunities during heritage flight weekend

    An all-black 62nd Airlift Wing aircrew from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, took the opportunity to conduct training across different components of aircrew and airdrop aviation Feb. 18-21.The C-17 Globemaster III aircrew of four pilots, four loadmasters and three maintainers conducted the

  • McChord flight crew attends historic AMC Black History Month event

    An aircrew of 11 black Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing attended a Black History Month aviation heritage event planned by Airmen from six different Air Mobility Command (AMC) units, hosted by the 427th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston (JBC), South Carolina, Feb. 19.The event invited black

  • JBLM assists Travis C-17s after base evacuation

    Four of Travis Air Force Base’s (AFB) C-17 Globemaster IIIs and 75 personnel arrived here during the late hours of Aug. 19 as the base served as an evacuation site due to California’s wildfires.Travis Air Force Base installation commander ordered an evacuation order Aug. 19 in response to the LNU

  • Exercise Rainier War 2020 provides team-wide training opportunities

    Exercise Rainier War 2020 was conducted at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. from Aug 3 - 7, 2020. The purpose of Rainier War is to exercise and evaluate the ability to plan, generate, and execute an airlift tasking, to sustain contingency operations, and demonstrate limited elements of full spectrum