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  • 446th AW supports Travis AFB Airmen following evacuation

    Reserve Citizen Airmen assigned to the 446th Force Support Squadron here provided meals to Travis Air Force Base Airmen evacuated due to devastating wildfires Aug. 19, 2020.Joint Base Lewis-McChord received Travis AFB C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and support personnel in the late and early hours,

  • Exercise Rainier War 2020 provides team-wide training opportunities

    Exercise Rainier War 2020 was conducted at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. from Aug 3 - 7, 2020. The purpose of Rainier War is to exercise and evaluate the ability to plan, generate, and execute an airlift tasking, to sustain contingency operations, and demonstrate limited elements of full spectrum

  • 62nd AW helps test improvements to combat airlift capabilities

    The 62nd Operations Support Squadron (62nd OSS) and 57th Weapons Squadron from Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Washington, and the 437th Airlift Wing (AW) from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, in conjunction with Air Mobility Command (AMC), tested an updated dynamic re-tasking capability

  • 62nd MDS tracks spread of COVID-19 for Team McChord

    Airmen at the 62nd Medical Squadron on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, have been conducting contact tracing for COVID-19 since they were made aware of the first potential case of the disease, Feb. 28.Contact tracing is a process that identifies and monitors individuals who may have had contact

  • 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

  • McChord Chief Master Sgt. Selects for 2019

    Congratulations to Team McChord's newest chief master sergeant selects!Read the full captions to hear what it means to them to have been selected for this promotion to the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force and some advice that helped them to get where they are today. 

  • Speakers share stories of strength, resiliency at TEDxJBLM

    Nine speakers shared their personal stories of leadership, self-improvement and resiliency during the first-ever TEDx speaking event here, Nov. 1.  “My suffering as someone with an autoimmune disease and as a military spouse is what led me to go to the next level and try to empower others with it,”

  • AMC leadership visits JBLM, drives home message of readiness, innovation

    Gen. Maryanne Miller, commander of Air Mobility Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Terrence Greene, AMC command chief, saw first-hand what makes Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, the global-reaching airlift power that it is during their visit here, June 24-27.Team McChord Airmen showcased their

  • Secretary of Defense visits JBLM

    On a two-day visit to the Pacific Northwest, the 25th Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, took a day to visit with the service members of the Puget Sound here, March 4.The secretary started his day with seeing a C-17 Globemaster III static, a 22nd Special Tactics Squadron and 1st Air Special