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  • The backbone of airlift: 62d MXS keeps the C-17 Globemaster III soaring

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Wilgeroth, a 62d Maintenance Squadron repair and reclamation craftsman, describes his experience in the maintenance career field at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 24, 2024. Wilgeroth explained the importance of their daily tasks keeping the aircraft

  • A day in the life of AGE Airmen

    Aerospace ground equipment Airmen conduct routine maintenance on equipment at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 25, 2024. AGE Airmen conduct routine maintenance to ensure all systems work appropriately before sending them to the flightline. These Airmen play a crucial role in guaranteeing

  • 62d MXS Avionics Airmen stay mission ready

    Airmen from the 62d Maintenance Squadron conduct rigorous testing to maximize the efficiency of components of the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. By utilizing the squadron's interface test adapters, faulty electrical components are systematically diagnosed to pinpoint specific issues. These adapters,

  • 62d MXS, 446th MXS lighten C-17s fuel load

    U.S. Air Force aircraft fuel systems technicians with the 62d Maintenance Squadron and 446th Maintenance Squadron, conduct a jettison butterfly valve operational checkout at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Aug. 23, 2023.This operational checkout ensures fuel dumps are working properly so a