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  • Team McChord holds wreath-laying ceremony on POW/MIA Recognition Day 

    In honor of POW/MIA Recognition Day and to conclude the POW/MIA Remembrance Week, Team McChord held a wreath laying ceremony this morning. Col. Christopher Hall, 627th Air Base Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Clark, 627th ABG superintendent, laid the wreath at the McChord War Memorial as Airmen gathered to pay respect to the more
  • Team McChord celebrates 74th Air Force birthday

    Today, we celebrated the United States Air Force's 74th birthday with a cake-cutting by Col. Brian Collins, 62nd Airlift Wing vice commander, and Airman Basic Jacob Johns, the youngest Airman with Team McChord.74 years of incredible history, hardworking Airmen and a dedication to our mission; to fly, fight, and win… airpower anytime, anywhere.
  • Operation HOMECOMING: Bringing our heroes home

    As we pause this week to reflect on those who were held prisoners of war or remain missing in action, it is important to remember our resolve to bring home all our heroes. For decades, the 62nd and 446th Airlift Wings have fulfilled this solemn promise and conducted multiple airlifts to reunite POWs with their families and to return the remains of
  • POW/MIA Remembrance Week Opening Ceremony

    POW/MIA Remembrance Week is one of our favorite weeks here at McChord Field. We take great pride in honoring the sacrifices and memory of our service members who were prisoners of war or missing in action and look forward to continuing to pay our respects throughout the week.This morning, we held this week’s opening ceremony. The McChord Field
  • 21E5, Staff Sergeant Selectees Released

    Congratulations to the following Team McChord staff sergeant selects! Your hard work and dedication to the mission and your Wingmen has earned you this promotion and we are honored to work alongside you each day. 62nd Airlift WingAdam ArguelloNathan KimTryphena MayhughZoe Thacker 62nd Comptroller SquadronCorbin Tompkins 62nd Medical SquadronJanell
  • 62nd AW supports Garuda Shield 21, strengthens Joint interoperability

    The roaring of a C-17 Globemaster III engine fills the cargo aircraft as the troop doors are lifted open.The wind rips across the faces of the jumpmasters checking the perimeter of the doors, while the clicks of static lines being hooked to the anchor cables ricochets throughout the cabin.The drop zone, engulfed in a jungle terrain, breaks open
  • McChord children complete Operation KUDOs

    More than 90 children participated in the Operation Kids Understanding Deployment Operations (KUDOs) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Aug. 14. 2021. The goal of the event is to provide a glimpse of what their military parents go through during deployments.
  • 89th AW aircrew showcases mission to McChord Airmen

    Aircrew with the 89th Airlift Wing from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, hosted a roadshow at McChord Field on Aug. 9. The goal of the roadshow is to recruit pilots, flight engineers, communication system operators, flying crew chiefs and flight attendants.The 89th AW provides global Special Air Mission airlift, logistics, aerial port services, and
  • AFW2 hosts roadshow event at McChord Field

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program hosted an Ambassador Roadshow event at McChord Field on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Aug. 9.The AFW2 program is a congressionally-mandated and federally-funded program that provides personalized care, services and advocacy to seriously or very seriously wounded, ill or injured Total Force recovering
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