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  • 62d APS hosts Port Dawg Memorial Run

    Airmen and civilians with the 62d Aerial Port Squadron participate in the Port Dawg Memorial Run at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, May 16, 2024. Air transportation Airmen and staff, commonly referred to as Port Dawgs, held the 11th annual event to honor and remember all Aerial Port Airmen who

  • McChord Field Honor Guard: Changing of the Guard

    The McChord Field Honor Guard held a Hail and Farewell ceremony at the base theater at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, April 30, 2024.The ceremony recognized the dedication and accomplishments of Honor Guard’s 2023 bravo flight and welcomed the incoming members of 2024 alpha flight.The Honor

  • Team McChord Airmen depart for XAB 24.2 deployment

    Over 150 Team McChord Airmen said farewell to friends and family before deploying as Lead Wing in support of Expeditionary Air Base 24.2 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, March 30, 2024.The new XAB deployment model allows for units to deploy together enabling a smoother transition with

  • Team McChord hosts a deployment fair supporting Airmen and families

    Team McChord hosts a deployment fair at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, March 11, 2024. The event was held to provide information and resources to military families and to facilitate connections with each other to aid them in navigating the challenges of a deployment. Team McChord holds these

  • Team McChord participates in Delta Field Certification Exercise

    U.S. Air Force servicemembers participate in deployment training Feb. 12-16, 2024, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Various units across Team McChord participated in the week-long Field Certification Exercise (FCX) to meet the requirements under the new Air Force Force Generation (AFFORGEN)

  • JBLM welcomes Chief of Staff of the Indian Army Gen. Manoj Pande

    U.S. Air Force Airmen and Army Soldiers host the Chief of Staff of the Indian Army Gen. Manoj Pande and his delegation at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Feb. 15, 2024. Airmen from the 62d Airlift Wing briefed Pande on the 62d AW’s power projection and capabilities, and Soldiers from I Corps

  • ‘Airmen Prevail’ transforms peer mental health crisis support

    Team McChord first sergeants host a three-day peer support symposium for junior enlisted Airmen at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Jan. 29 - 31, 2024.The “Airmen Prevail” symposium is a course designed for Airmen to learn skills to identify and effectively respond to peers undergoing mental

  • Airmen, Sailors conduct C-5M Super Galaxy cargo upload

    U.S. Air Force and Navy service members conduct a cargo upload operation on a C-5M Super Galaxy at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Dec. 8, 2023. The joint operation consisted of loading cargo and mini submersibles on the aircraft and was conducted by service members from Travis Air Force Base,

  • Team McChord volunteers support Maui fire relief efforts

    Team McChord Airmen organize donations for the Maui fire relief efforts at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Oct. 19, 2023. A Seattle food bank picked up the donations and will transport them to Hawaii to provide aid to the Maui community. Team McChord holds volunteer opportunities to develop ready

  • Airman reflects on his Hispanic heritage

     Imagine hearing tales from your mother risking her life to flee a civil war-torn country to find safety in the U.S. when she was only 20 years old, embarking on the dangerous journey with a group of strangers leaving everything she knew and loved behind.This was the story U.S. Air Force Senior