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  • Team McChord celebrates Halloween with ‘Trunk or Treat’

    Team McChord celebrates Halloween with a Trunk-or-Treat event at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Oct. 28, 2023. The festivities included over 20 decorated vehicles, a zombie walk and a “haunted” C-17 Globemaster III to show Team McChord's dedication to the well-being of Airmen and their families.

  • The 62d AW unites for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    With 1-8 Washington adults reporting having been injured by an intimate partner, according to the Washington Department of Health, the 62d Airlift Wing’s “United Against Domestic Violence” Wingman Day serves as a critical reminder of the importance of resiliency and preventative action to reduce the

  • JBLM Civilian Hall of Fame welcomes Minickiello into its ranks

    A special ceremony was held March 23 at the Eagle’s Pride Golf Course in Dupont to celebrate the induction of Mark Minickiello, vice president of Community Development for Harborstone Credit Union, into the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Civilian Hall of Fame.Minickiello was presented with the LTG William

  • Thunder Challenge 2022: What Combat Weather Airmen Bring to the Fight

    The 1st Combat Weather Squadron hosted this year's International Combat Weather Competition: Thunder Challenge at Joint Base Lewis McChord Washington from Aug. 1-3, 2022. This competition was inspired by the Tactical Air Control Party’s Lighting Challenge and adapted to suit the combat weather

  • AMC leadership sees firsthand America’s Airlift Wing capes

    The Air Mobility Command leadership team visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, July 6-8, 2022, to be immersed in America’s Airlift Wing’s mission of executing global airlift.U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Minihan, AMC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, engaged

  • 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 MXS shop ushers in a new AGE of innovation

    How do you track hundreds of pieces of equipment dispersed around the world?The 62nd Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment shop here began installing GPS trackers on their equipment in late April 2021. The shop is now able to track approximately 220 of their 420 assets globally.Prior to

  • COVID-19 vaccines available at McChord Airman’s Clinic

    The McChord Airman’s Clinic here is administering COVID-19 vaccinations to active-duty Air Force personnel, civilian employees and contractors.Madigan Army Medical Center is the head of COVID-19 vaccination distribution for JBLM and is working toward decentralizing access to the vaccine by making it

  • Dr. Jill Biden visits JBLM

    First Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden, is visiting with military families as part of an on-going effort to relaunch Joining Forces, an initiative to support service members, veterans and their families through wellness, education, and employment opportunities.