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  • Wingman Day reminds Airmen to be there for each other

    Morale-boosting, team-building, and professional development were the focus of Team McChord’s Wingman Day, Nov. 15.“The previous Wingman Day had more than 1,000 seats in classes and workshops ranging from running to financial planning and squadrons devoted time to everything from picnics to kickball

  • 5th ASOS hosts first TACP officer candidate course at JBLM

    The tactical air control party (TACP) Officer Phase Two (TOPT) assessment was held for the first time at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Washington, August 24 – 30.The TOPT assessment evaluates a candidate’s potential to be successful at the TACP schoolhouse and as an officer in the TACP

  • AMC leadership visits JBLM, drives home message of readiness, innovation

    Gen. Maryanne Miller, commander of Air Mobility Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Terrence Greene, AMC command chief, saw first-hand what makes Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, the global-reaching airlift power that it is during their visit here, June 24-27.Team McChord Airmen showcased their

  • 627 SFS bring back Police Week tradition

    The 627th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) here put on several events during the week of May 12 through May 17, 2019, in recognition of National Police Week.“National Police Week is dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifices of fallen military and civilian law enforcement officers who have lost

  • Realistic military training newly available in Yakima

    A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to McChord was the first to land, since 2003, on the Selah Airstrip Nov. 15 at Yakima Training Center (YTC), Washington.A C-17 carrying two U.S. Army High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) vehicles and a support vehicle from Joint Base Lewis-McChord landed on

  • Carter Lake Elementary honors military children

    Friday, Carter Lake Elementary School’s principal, teachers, administrators and staff, as well as invited guests and parents, paused to honor military children as part of the month-long recognition of April as Month of the Military Child.“This is our opportunity to acknowledge and be thankful for

  • Airmen 'strike out' sexual assault during bowling event

     Team McChord Airmen came together to participate in a Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month event hosted by the McChord Field Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) team, April 27 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.Strike Out Sexual Assault was a bowling event held at McChord

  • Team McChord Airmen honor WWII veterans

    More than 60 service members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, and the local area honored veterans participating in the Puget Sound Honor Flight, April 24 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The veterans were welcomed home after returning from their trip to Washington, District of

  • Final phase of C-17 drag reduction testing underway

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The 418th Flight Test Squadron is completing the final three of five phases on the Air Force Research Laboratory’s C-17 Drag Reduction Program using 3-D printed parts by Lockheed Martin at Edwards Air Force Base, California.The squadron is testing parts in various

  • 'Tacoma Starlifter' historic POW service remembered

    Nearly 50 years to the day, members of the 62nd and 446th Airlift Wings celebrated the anniversary of the arrival of the first C-141 Starlifter, August 6 at McChord Field, Wash.The McChord Starlifter 50 event featured the rechristening of McChord’s first C-141 Starlifter, Tacoma Starlifter, by