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  • Thirteen Lost

    A few years ago, I visited a fellow Air Force historian and commented on the photos of service members he had tacked to his bulletin board. “Who are they?” I asked somewhat naïve. “Those,” he said as he pointed to one side of the board, “are Airmen from my wing who lost their lives in combat.

  • Team McChord hosts POW/MIA Remembrance Week

    Team McChord held a POW/MIA Remembrance week Sept. 12-16; which included events like a 24-hour run, memorial motorcycle ride and a tour of the C-141 Starlifter aircraft.

  • 627th CES conducts joint CBRN exercise

    U.S. Air Force Airmen participate in a gas chamber training at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Aug. 26, 2022. The 627th CES partnered with the 349th Chemical Company for a chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear exercise to ensure Airmen are proficient in using a gas mask to prepare

  • 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

  • Mighty Moose sighting at EAA Airventure Air Show, Oshkosh, WI

    U.S. Air Force C-17 West Coast Demo Team, assigned to the 62d Airlift Wing, flies a C-17 Globemaster III demonstration profile at the Experimental Aircraft Association Airventure Air Show, Oshkosh, Wis., July 27, 2022. EAA is the largest annual air show in the U.S. and coined as The World’s Greatest

  • 7th Airlift Squadron welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Brandon Westling, incoming commander of the 7th Airlift Squadron, gives remarks during the change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 16, 2022. Aircrews of the 7th AS operate the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, directly supporting numerous U.S.

  • Team McChord hosts Women in Aviation Panel

    Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Peggy Phillips, Retired Lt. Col. Kimberly Ford, Ms. Laina Reeves and Maj. Courtney Vidt, sit on a Women in Aviation Panel at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, March 28, 2022. The panel shared their personal experiences as women in a male-dominated career field in

  • 62 OSS prepare and test equipment

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 62nd Operations Group aircrew flight equipment section, conduct life raft inspections at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Feb. 19, 2022. The AFE members also perform inspections, maintenance, and adjustments of assigned aircrew flight equipment, aircrew chemical

  • Team McChord hosts Women’s History Month panel

     In honor of Women’s History Month, Team McChord held a “Come Hear Our Story” panel at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., March 9, 2022. The event hosted women service members and spouses who shared their experiences to Team McChord members. Additionally, the panel facilitated discussion on various

  • Team McChord Annual Award Winners

    The 2021 Team McChord Annual Award Winners are:Airman of the Year:62 MXS/MXG – SrA Harley SenicalNCO of the Year:361 RCS – TSgt Allen GreenhillSNCO of the Year:7 AS/OG – MSgt Daniel DenmanFirst Sergeant of the Year:8 AS/OG – MSgt David SchnabelJr CGO of the Year:627 CES/ABG – 1st Lt Alexis MiguelCGO