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  • Military Impacted Schools Association visits 62d AW

    Members of the Military Impacted Schools Association visited McChord Field during a base tour at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 27, 2023. MISA is a national organization of school superintendents whose mission is to serve school districts with a high concentration of military children.

  • North West Youth Leadership Conference visits Team McChord

    Students with the North West Youth Leadership Conference visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 26, 2023. The NWYLC participants visited McChord Field where they received a mission brief from Col. Sergio Anaya, 62d Airlift Wing commander, toured a C-17, and Station 105. The NWYLC is a

  • 18th AF CCC visits Team McChord

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, 18th Air Force command chief, visited Team McChord Airmen at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, March 3, 2023. During Bickley’s visit he spoke with the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School Class 23-C, had an all-call with Team McChord Airmen, and

  • Tough AF Jobs: Pest Management

    You never realize how bad you need a pest management professional until a battalion of ants’ march into your kitchen showing no signs of surrender. Like any other community, the Air Force uses pest managers to combat those relentless pests, as well as provide additional crucial services to its

  • 62d Medical Squadron takes care of Airmen

    The 62d Medical Squadron, located in the McChord Clinic, provides quality healthcare services to promote fit, resilient, and ready forces. (U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Callie Norton)

  • 62d AW impacts future generations through AIM

    Students from Stafford Elementary School, Tacoma, participate in an Aviation Inspiration and Mentorship (AIM) tour at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Jan. 17, 2023. AIM is a community outreach program that is designed to inform, influence and inspire the next generation of Air Force aviators.

  • Thirteen Lost

    A few years ago, I visited a fellow Air Force historian and commented on the photos of service members he had tacked to his bulletin board. “Who are they?” I asked somewhat naïve. “Those,” he said as he pointed to one side of the board, “are Airmen from my wing who lost their lives in combat.

  • 62nd MXG train Airmen for Agile Combat Employment

    The 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conducted a weeklong Agile Combat Employment training here, April 18-22, 2022.The ACE training is part of a grand and innovative operation in which maintainers at McChord Field do their part to “Accelerate Change or Lose.” It is no secret that adversaries’

  • Team McChord hosts Women in Aviation Panel

    Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Peggy Phillips, Retired Lt. Col. Kimberly Ford, Ms. Laina Reeves and Maj. Courtney Vidt, sit on a Women in Aviation Panel at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, March 28, 2022. The panel shared their personal experiences as women in a male-dominated career field in