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  • February promotes...

    The 446th Airlift Wing recognizes its Reserve Citizen Airmen who promoted during the month of February.

  • At a career crossroad? CAAs can help

    Wouldn’t it be great to have a resource in your unit or group who can answer your questions about your Air Force career? Questions like, When can I re-enlist? How can I cross-train or get a special duty assignment? How do I gain retainability so I can deploy or promote? Great news, you do! That

  • Operation Deep Freeze Profile: Senior Master Sgt. Mark Riekena

    Senior Master Sgt. Mark A. Riekena has spent a total of 32 years in the Air Force and counts his Operation Deep Freeze (ODF) rotations as one of his top assignments. He started his Air Force career as security police on active duty before becoming a C-141 Loadmaster with the 97th Airlift Squadron

  • Get your flu shot

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Shayne Klein, an aerospace medical technician with the 446th Aerospace Medicine Squadron here, puts a needle on a flu shot vaccine Nov. 8, 2020. The 446th AMDS oversees the administration of flu vaccines for wing personnel. Influenza

  • 446th, JBLM test wing's capability

    Kirk Johnson, seen center in blue vest, an anti-terrorism expert with Department of Emergency on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, discusses overall performance during the exercise with members of the 446th Force Support Squadron following an active shooter exercise Nov. 7, 2020 here. Inspectors

  • 446th AW launches inaugural Women’s Council

    Twenty Reserve Citizen Airmen from across the 446th Airlift Wing here attended the inaugural Women’s Council virtual meeting held Nov. 8.The goal of the council is to provide a community of support and a forum to discuss women’s issues at the 446th AW and across the Air Force as a whole, said Lt.

  • Thanking employers

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Ann Butler, right, a 446th Airlift Wing Public Affair broadcaster, records Tech Sgt. Thema Bentley, a 446th Maintenance Squadron fuel systems technician, thanking her civilian employer for supporting her military service Oct. 3, 2020, on the flight line at Joint Base

  • Operation Deep Freeze kicks off 2020-2021 main season

    The U.S. military kicked off the 2020-2021 season of Operation DEEP FREEZE (ODF), when a U.S. Air Force Globemaster III, assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., completed three winter fly-in, or WinFly missions, to McMurdo Station, Antarctica, a key research and operations facility for the