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  • Joint Operations at its finest

    62nd Operations Support Squadron survive, evade, resist, and escape specialists hosted an evasion exercise for U.S. Army Alpha Company 2-158, 2nd Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment where they practiced evasion living utilizing fire, shelter and camouflage paint. (U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st

  • 5th ASOS fires on all cylinders during Yakima FTX

    The 5th Air Support Operations Squadron, located at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, conducted a week-long field training exercise here, April 26-30, 2021.The exercise was an all-encompassing training to become more proficient in infiltration and exfiltration, small arms marksmanship, heavy

  • 62 AW airlifts COVID-19 patient to Texas

    The 62nd Airlift Wing’s quick action enabled a COVID-19 patient to be airlifted from JBLM to San Antonio Military Medical Center, Texas, March 31.The individual was a patient at Madigan Army Medical Center here. The individual was in severe respiratory distress and had undergone surgery earlier to

  • 62 AW receives Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    The 62nd Airlift Wing (62 AW) received an Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (AFOUA) for the time period of Oct. 1, 2018, to Aug. 31, 2020.It is awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to units who distinguished themselves by exceptional meritorious service or outstanding achievement, setting the

  • 62 AW honors MLK with pop-up museum

    The 62nd Airlift Wing (AW) is hosting a Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) and Civil Rights Movement (CRM) pop-up museum until Jan. 22 at the McChord Field Chapel Support Center in honor of this year’s MLK Day.“We knew we alone wouldn’t be able to inspire more than the actions of these men, women and

  • 62nd Airlift Wing hosts Wingman Day for Airmen

    The 62nd Airlift Wing at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, hosted its second Wingman Day of 2020 to empower resiliency within Airmen.Wingman Day, which was held Nov. 20, emphasized informational awareness, accountability, and team building. With the current COVID-19 global pandemic, Wingman Day

  • Operation Turkey Drop: mission accomplished

    Once again Operation Turkey Drop spreads holiday spirit to service members, fostering a Thanksgiving season they will never forget.Every year, the Air Force Association (AFA) McChord Field Chapter and the Pierce Military and Business Alliance (PMBA), round up their volunteer troops to donate turkeys

  • 627 LRS adopts virtual reality training system to cut costs, increase safety

    The 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) recently invested in the Doron 660 Simulation System, a modern virtual reality driving tool that provides Airmen the foundational driving skills needed to succeed in their jobs.McChord’s ground transportation team is confident the simulator will enhance