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  • Team McChord kicks off AFAF for 2022

     The AFAF is an annual effort to raise funds for the charities that provide support to Air Force families in need including active duty, retirees, reservists, guard and dependents, including surviving spouses. Team McChord’s donation goal this year is $43,540.“The Air Force Assistance Fund is the

  • 62 OSS prepare and test equipment

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 62nd Operations Group aircrew flight equipment section, conduct life raft inspections at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Feb. 19, 2022. The AFE members also perform inspections, maintenance, and adjustments of assigned aircrew flight equipment, aircrew chemical

  • McChord Air Museum reopens

    The McChord Air Museum reopened its doors after being closed for almost two years at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, February 22, 2022.The museum gives visitors opportunities to learn about McChord Field’s significant history.“It's important for us to tell McChord’s history,” said Shon Zawada,

  • America’s Airlift Wing wins AMC 2022 Verne Orr Award

    The 62nd Airlift Wing was recently selected as Air Mobility Command’s nomination for the 2022 Air Force Association Verne Orr Award.The AFA established this award in honor of former Secretary of the Air Force Verne Orr to recognize mission-oriented accomplishments and achievements by units that made

  • 62nd AW supports Garuda Shield 21, strengthens Joint interoperability

    The roaring of a C-17 Globemaster III engine fills the cargo aircraft as the troop doors are lifted open.The wind rips across the faces of the jumpmasters checking the perimeter of the doors, while the clicks of static lines being hooked to the anchor cables ricochets throughout the cabin.The drop

  • 62nd AW helps test improvements to combat airlift capabilities

    The 62nd Operations Support Squadron (62nd OSS) and 57th Weapons Squadron from Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Washington, and the 437th Airlift Wing (AW) from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, in conjunction with Air Mobility Command (AMC), tested an updated dynamic re-tasking capability

  • Air Force announces Spark Tank 2020 selectees

    Spark Tank also offers Airmen the opportunity to get their ideas in front of key enabling agencies that can share expertise and resources such as funding or personnel for the projects being presented and demonstrate pathways for intrapreneurs to make their initiatives successful.