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  • 5th ASOS trains with Australian JTACS

    Australian Army joint terminal attack controllers, train in a flight simulator with the 5th Air Support Operations Squadron at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 8, 2023. Members of the Australian Army spent the week visiting the 5th ASOS training in the simulator to maintain currency in

  • 5 ASOS conducts small arms safety and proficiency training

    U.S. Air Force tactical air control party Airmen with the 5th Air Support Operations Squadron and Special Tactics Airmen with the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron fire M4 weapon systems at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, April 19, 2023. Multiple times a year, the 5th ASOS holds a basic

  • 1st ASOG welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force 1st Air Support Operations Group holds a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, August 15, 2022. The 1st ASOG provides an Air Support Operations Center, Tactical Air Control Parties and Battlefield Weather Teams to Army combat units at multiple echelons

  • 62nd APS, Eagle Port to represent 62nd AW at PACAF Port Dawg Rodeo

    The C-17 Globemaster III is the most flexible aircraft to enter the airlift force and is responsible for the rapid, strategic delivery of cargo and troops to main operating bases and those in deployed environments. Have you ever seen one of our C-17s fly overhead and wondered; who loads, rigs and

  • 5th ASOS hosts first TACP officer candidate course at JBLM

    The tactical air control party (TACP) Officer Phase Two (TOPT) assessment was held for the first time at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Washington, August 24 – 30.The TOPT assessment evaluates a candidate’s potential to be successful at the TACP schoolhouse and as an officer in the TACP