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  • Team McChord Airman receives Purple Heart

    On March 26, 2024, a tactical air control party element leader with the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron, was presented the Purple Heart Medal. The TACP element leader received the medal in recognition of wounds he sustained while deployed to an austere location in Syria.He suffered injuries on March

  • 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

  • 4-6 ACS and 8th AS execute air load operations for deployment readiness

    U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 8th Airlift Squadron and U.S. Army Soldiers with the 4th Squadron, 6th Air Cavalry Regiment work together during an air load operation at Yakima Airport, Washington, Feb. 15, 2024. Joint trainings ensure Army and Air Force assets are operable for deployments regardless

  • Team McChord leaders gear up for upcoming deployment

    Members from Team McChord and more than 30 other Air Force bases are primed and ready to embark on a springtime deployment as the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait.This deployment marks a pivotal moment for the 386th AEW and the Air Force, as it will be one of the first

  • Airfield operations flight maintains safety from all angles

     In 2014, the radar airfield and weather systems (RAWS) career field underwent a transition from communication squadrons to operation support squadrons throughout the Air Force. At the 62d Airlift Wing, RAWS is now seamlessly integrated into the 62d Operations Support Squadron's airfield operations

  • 18th AF commander visits Team McChord

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Corey Martin, 18th Air Force commander, meets with Team McChord leaders and Airmen at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Jan. 26, 2024. The goal of Martin’s visit was to learn about Team McChord’s initiatives, accomplishments, goals for the upcoming year and to recognize