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  • JBLM volunteers set up ‘Labyrinth of Horrors’

    U.S. service members set up the “Labyrinth of Horrors” Halloween event at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Oct. 24, 2023. Better Opportunities for Single Service Members, or BOSS, created the event as this year’s Halloween haunted house attraction. BOSS and the JBLM Morale, Welfare and Recreation

  • JBLM MWR hosts Costume Dash

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord's Morale, Welfare, and Recreation office hosts the Costume Dash at Heritage Hill airpark. The Costume Dash had both a 1k and 5k option, a costume contest, prizes and a DJ playing Halloween-themed music. 

  • Team McChord gains multidisciplinary health, human performance outreach team

    A small, multidisciplinary health and human performance outreach team, composed of musculoskeletal and mental health clinicians, has joined the ranks of Team McChord.This outreach team, better known as an Operational Support Team, was designed by the U.S. Air Force to integrate with high-risk units

  • 62d AFE: Here to Serve

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan Hoskins, aircrew flight equipment technician with the 62d Operations Support Squadron, reviews paperwork at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Aug. 17, 2023. All pilots have personal gear assigned to them by the AFE shop when they arrive at JBLM. (U.S. Air Force

  • JBLM kids participate in Operation KUDO

    Children participating in the Kids Understanding Deployment Operations event interact with the explosive ordnance disposal Man Transportable Robot System II, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Aug. 12, 2023. The 787th Ordnance Company brought EOD equipment to demonstrate some of the maneuvers

  • Operation HOMECOMING: Fifty Years Later

    Fifty years ago, the United States signed the Paris Peace Accords effectively ending the U.S. military involvement in Vietnam. The country breathed a sigh of relief and eagerly awaited the return of their men and women in uniform.Throughout 1973, the 62d Military Airlift Wing, alongside other wings

  • 62d OG leadership celebrates local WWII veteran’s 100th birthday

    Retired U.S. Army Capt. Dick Nelms, a former WWII B-17 bomber pilot, celebrated his 100th birthday at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington, Feb. 17, 2023. U.S. Air Force Col. Sergio Anaya, 62d Operations Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Toby Thompson, 62d OG senior enlisted leader,

  • Exercise Rainier War demonstrates McChord's AFFORGEN capabilities

    Team McChord successfully completed Exercise Rainier War 22B from Oct. 6-21.Rainier War is a semi-annual exercise designed to demonstrate the 62d Airlift Wing, 627th Air Base Group and 446th Airlift Wing’s ability to generate, employ and sustain operations.“Exercise Rainier War’s goal is to exercise

  • 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