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  • First McChord deployment with new AFFORGEN model

    Members of the 62d Airlift Wing said their goodbyes to friends and families before deploying in support  of U.S. Central Command, U.S. European Command, and U.S. Africa Command operations Sept. 26-27, 2022. This deployment is McChord’s first implementation of the new Air Force Force Generation

  • Team McChord welcomes 2022-2024 Honorary Commanders

    Team McChord welcomed the 2022-2024 honorary commanders during an assumption of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Sept. 29, 2022. These local community leaders come from various backgrounds and play a key role in continuing to strengthen ties between Team McChord and the

  • Healy promotes readiness, transformation at AFA 2022

    The new chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command highlighted his two strategic priorities – Ready Now and Transforming for the Future – during the fall 2022 Air Force Association National Convention here Sept. 19.

  • AGR program changes on the horizon

    In line with Lt. Gen. John Healy’s strategic priorities of “Ready Now!” and “Transforming for the Future,” Air Force Reserve Command is instituting changes to the Active Guard and Reserve program effective Oct. 1.

  • Connecting flight: 446 AW bridges gap with Employer Day

    This year, 23 employers came to the base and flew aboard a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. The passengers took pictures in the cockpit, spoke with the aircrew, as well as saw Reservists perform their military jobs on the aircraft.

  • Force Generation Center under new leadership

    Brig. Gen. Stacey Scarisbrick relinquished command of the Force Generation Center to Col. Christopher Zidek with Lt. Gen. John Healy, commander of Air Force Reserve Command and Chief of the Air Force Reserve, presiding over the ceremony.

  • 86 APS welcomes new commander

    The 86th Aerial Port Squadron welcomed a new commander July 24, 2022 on McChord Field at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. Lt. Col. Tara Horton took the helm of the squadron during a change of command ceremony.

  • DoD releases first departmentwide social media policy 

    The Defense Department released a policy that spells out how DoD military and civilian personnel should use official social media accounts to best advance the mission of the U.S. military and further instill trust in the credibility of the DoD.