• Maj. Williams 446th AMXS Assumption of Command

    Maj. David Williams (right) assumes command of the 446th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron by receiving the unit guidon from Col. Robert Griffith, 446th Maintenance Group commander, Feb. 4, 2023, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. An assumption of command ceremony allows service members to witness

  • 446 MXG Assumption of Command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Scott A. Meyer (left), 446th Airlift Wing commander, passes the guidon to Col. Robert A. Griffith in an assumption of command ceremony, Feb. 4, 2023, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Before assuming command of the 446th Maintenance Group, Griffith served as the 307th

  • Martin Luther King Singers: A gospel choir’s legacy on JBLM

    When Anitra Reed was sharing her childhood story to a friend in northern Virginia recently, she could not help but remember her formative years spent on former Fort Lewis in the 1970s. Especially the time she spent here as part of a gospel choir community who left an indelible mark in the Pacific

  • Selimos assumes command of the 446th Aeromedical Staging Squadron

    Lt. Col. Anniesa Selimos (right) salutes Col. Scott Meyer, commander of the 446th Airlift Wing, before taking command of the 446th Aeromedical Staging Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington, Dec. 3, 2022. The ceremony marks a formal passing of

  • 4th Air Force Mission Video

    Since 1940, Fourth Air Force has played a major role in our country's air defense. As the largest NAF in the Air Force Reserve bolstering 18 units, one regional support group and more than 34,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen, we continue the mission of providing rapid global mobility ANYTIME, ANYWHERE!

  • 446th Security Forces Squadron holds assumption of command ceremony

    Col. Sherard Dorroh, commander of the 446th Mission Support Group, passes the 446th Security Forces Squadron guidon to Maj. Andrew Geer during an assumption of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington, Dec 4, 2022. The assumption of command ceremony is for Airmen of the squadron to

  • Five Reserve Charleston Airmen earn Distinguished Flying Cross

    Five 315th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen were among the 51 Distinguished Flying Crosses awarded by U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Minihan, commander of Air Mobility Command, for their actions in Operation Allies Refuge, during a ceremony at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Nov. 21, 2022.

  • Operation Turkey Drop

    Members of the Air Force Association McChord Field Chapter, 446th AW leadership and 446th Airman and Family Readiness team, moved ready to cook frozen turkeys into cold storage, Nov. 4, 2022, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. 60 frozen turkeys were delivered by the AFA McChord Field Chapter during the

  • DAF senior leaders amplify SecDef directives for reproductive health care

    Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III announced that the DoD would ensure service members and their families can access reproductive health care within its authority and consistent with applicable federal law, in addition to clear guidance for health care providers to operate effectively.