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  • Rainier Wing joins Team McChord’s Honorary Commander program

    For the first time ever, the 446th Airlift ‘Rainier’ Wing joined the Team McChord Honorary Commander program. During the Honorary Commander Induction Ceremony, City of Lacey Mayor Andy Ryder officially became the Rainier Wing’s first Honorary Commander Nov. 2.
  • Joe Walsh Visits JBLM

    Iconic rock n’ roll musician Joe Walsh stopped by Joint Base Lewis-McChord to meet with service members on his way to perform at a concert in Tacoma, Wash., for Veteran’s Day.
  • Team McChord launches new Honorary Commander program

    Team McChord inducted 18 new local area community leaders into its Honorary Commander program during an induction ceremony in Hangar 9 on McChord Field, Nov. 2.This induction ceremony marked a new beginning for the Honorary Commander program on McChord.  Starting with this new group of Honorary Commanders, the program will be known as the Team
  • Surprise reunion

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee took command of Air Force Reserve Command Sept. 7, but prior to his assumption of command ceremony, a smaller group gathered to witness his promotion ceremony. Little did the other attendees know, but there was an unbelievable reunion happening in the back of the auditorium.
  • BMT curriculum changes focused on inspiring, developing Airmen

    After listening to feedback from the field, a few changes to the Air Force Basic Military Training curriculum will transform trainees into more combat ready Airmen.
  • AMC commander priorities highlight Airlift Tanker Association Symposium

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Illinois -- The commander of Air Mobility Command announced six priorities designed to steer the mobility enterprise toward advancing Rapid Global Mobility and power projection in support of the Air Force and combatant commanders worldwide. In delivering the 2018 Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium closing address Oct. 27 in Grapevine, Texas, Gen. Maryanne Miller, touched on ways the command is guided by and supports the National Defense Strategy.
  • Freedom Award nomination season now open

    WASHINGTON – Do you have a story to tell about how exceptional your employer’s support is to Guard and Reserve service members?  If your employer goes above and beyond in their support for Guardsmen or Reservists, nominate them for the 2019 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award!  Indiana Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Jasmine Snyder’s
  • Air Force leadership talks retention and readiness at the Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium

    The 50th annual Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium brought top Air Force leadership to Grapevine, Texas, Oct. 25-27,  to address issues of interest to the mobility force and the Air Force as a whole. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein highlighted the way the Air Force is retaining and developing Airmen to be prepared to compete in
  • Quoth the Raven, "HOO-RAH"

    The United States Air Force has an elite security unit that’s filled with individuals trained for a specific job: protecting aircraft and crews from enemy assaults while on the ground in austere and dangerous areas.
  • Washington Air Guard analyzes imagery after Hurricane Michael

    Airmen from the Washington Air National Guard’s 194th Intelligence Squadron are growing their skillset and learning new ways of operating as they support Georgia in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. The squadron recently took on a new capability: Unclassified Processing Assessment and Dissemination, or UPAD, for domestic operations, or DOMOPS, said Tech. Sgt. Michael Greenlaw, 194th IS UPAD team lead.