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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Five categories. 36 hours.

    Competing in five categories in 36 hours, the combined team from the 36th and 86th Aerial Port Squadrons here, raced, lifted and drove in the Port Dawg Rodeo – the first in a decade at McChord Field on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The five-person team was the only Air Force Reserve team,

  • Training together

    Air National Guardsmen assigned to the 194th Logistics Readiness Squadron and Air Force Reservists assigned to the 36th Aerial Port Squadron trained members on loading and offloading equipment onto a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft June 5, 2022, on McChord Field, Washington.

  • 446th remembers D-Day 78 years later

    Tucked away on McChord Field is an Air Force Reserve unit that quietly and professionally continues to fulfill its mission sets, despite the recent pandemic restrictions. This unit has conducted itself in this manner since its activation in April 1943.

  • Reserve general visits 446th Civil Engineer Squadron

    U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Benjamin James, right, shares training plans drafted by Reserve Citizen Airmen assigned to the 446th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) with Brig. Gen. Mark Slominski, Built Infrastructure Executive Director and Facilities Directorate Chief for the Air Force Civil Engineer Center,

  • January Promotions

    The 446th Airlift Wing recognizes its Reserve Citizen Airmen who promote to the next rank in January.

  • 446th Force Support Squadron welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Jennifer Goetz assumes command of the 446th Force Support Squadron from Col. Sherard Dorroh, 446th Mission Support Group commander, Dec. 5, 2021, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. An assumption of command ceremony is to allow subordinates to witness the formality of command changing

  • 446th Airlift Wing Loadmaster Reflects on OAR

    On Aug. 17 with just over 48-hour notice, Tech. Sgt. Jodi Signer, a loadmaster assigned to the 313th Airlift Squadron here, was in the air headed to help with evacuation efforts in Afghanistan.