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  • Airfield operations flight maintains safety from all angles

     In 2014, the radar airfield and weather systems (RAWS) career field underwent a transition from communication squadrons to operation support squadrons throughout the Air Force. At the 62d Airlift Wing, RAWS is now seamlessly integrated into the 62d Operations Support Squadron's airfield operations

  • Team McChord hosts JBLM Women’s Forum

    Service members and civilians across Joint Base Lewis-McChord came together to attend a Women’s Forum hosted by Airmen of Team McChord Nov. 17, 2023. The event featured a diverse panel of women comprised of Army and Air Force officers, enlisted and civilians. They shared their collective experiences

  • Team McChord volunteers support ‘Partnership in Education’

    Team McChord service members can now participate in a volunteer program enhancing community outreach efforts at Carter Lake Elementary School through the Partnership in Education, or PIE, program.Members can volunteer as groups or individuals to read to students or assist teachers with recess and

  • 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

  • 62d MDS Health Promotions Team launches Gut Health Protocol class

    With work trips that throw off regular eating habits and deployments with food-source limitations, it may be challenging for military personnel to maintain a normal diet. The Health Promotions Team with the 62d Medical Squadron noticed the roadblocks to thriving gut health and wanted to make a

  • Airmen of McChord: 62d Medical Squadron

    U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Sarah Hirsch, a physician assistant with the 62d Medical Squadron, poses for a feature photo at the Warrior Operational Medicine Clinic at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, July 6, 2023. Hirsch received recognition from her peers for her continuous positive outlook,

  • Equality without Exception! – 62d AW hosts Rainbow Color Run 5k

    Team McChord hosted a Rainbow Color Run 5k to recognize and celebrate diversity within the armed forces and beyond. The run was followed by a discussion panel with members of the McChord community to tell their stories. (U.S. Air Force photoa by Airman 1st Class Kylee Tyus)

  • America's Airlift Wing gains new commander

    The 62d Airlift Wing welcomed their new commander, U.S. Air Force Col. Sergio E. Anaya, at a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m., today, June 21, 2023, at Hangar 9, on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.The presiding official for the ceremony was Maj. Gen. Corey J. Martin, 18th Air Force

  • 62d OG hosts airport managers and engineers’ tour

    The 62d Operations Group hosted their honorary commander as well as local airport managers and engineers and posed for a photo April 28, 2023, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The guests toured the airfield and a C-17 Globemaster III static display, the control tower, and airfield management