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  • Air Force Services Center launches Air Force Gaming

    Air Force Gaming made its official debut Nov. 11, under the Air Force Services Center with a new intramural e-sports program. AFG is focused on supporting the Air Force’s resiliency and retention efforts through the creation of a global esports program that brings Airmen and Space Professionals

  • 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

  • Support agreements: Keeping the wing mission-ready

    DoD and AF policies direct that support agreements be developed between affected Suppliers and Receivers to document recurring support in order to provide the unit commander with the capability to ensure resources are expended wisely and to help eliminate unnecessary resource duplication.If that

  • Team McChord hosts virtual senior leader CPI course

    The 446th and 62nd Airlift Wings hosted its first virtual Air Force Continuous Process Improvement course for senior leaders here Aug. 31 to Sept. 1.Thirty-two senior leaders from the airlift wings and various Air Force bases received virtual classroom instruction on process improvement concepts

  • A voice and a seat.

    “You don’t know the anxiety, the despair, the heartache, the fear, the rage and the disappointment that comes with living in this country, OUR country every single day,” wrote Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright in his commentary, “Who Am I?”This sentiment is what Lt. Col.

  • VCSAF’s challenge invites 446th AW innovation ideas

    “If only we didn’t need to do this unnecessary step, our shop could be so much more efficient.”“I have an idea for a time-saving app, but I don’t have the resources to build it.”“If only the Air Force used this civilian product.”Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 446th Airlift Wing will have the

  • 446th chapel team launches virtual programs

    Many churches went virtual when the pandemic struck, and the 446th Airlift Wing’s chapel team was no exception.“While I believe there is something special about meeting in-person for encouragement and worship together,” said Chaplain (Maj.) Matthew Wilson, wing chaplain of the 446th AW. “We want

  • Let your voice be heard, be a Reserve Council member

    Are you looking to have your voice heard across the Air Force Reserve? If you are, the Reserve Council is looking for a few good Reserve Citizen Airmen to serve as members.The council is a group of selected Reservists, officers and enlisted, tasked with identifying quality of life issues that affect

  • Letter to Airmen: Equality and tough conversations

     Team 446th – Many of us watched, read, and listened with horror and dismay about the senseless deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. We are angered and saddened. These deaths should not have happened. There is no place in our society for racism and discrimination--especially in

  • Practice makes perfect: 446th maintainers rehearse Spark Tank pitch

    Maintainers from the 446th Airlift Wing pitched their innovative battery cell extraction tool here to local Air Force Association members, community leaders and colleagues Tuesday, Feb. 11, as they prepare for the Air Force's Spark Tank 2020 competition in Orlando, Fla., later this month. Master

  • Congressional commission gathers McChord mishap data

    The National Commission on Military Aviation Safety (NCMAS) visited the 62nd Airlift Wing (AW) at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Jan. 7, 2020, as part of their review of military aviation mishaps occurring in the last five years to reveal and analyze trends, identify shortcomings and highlight best