• Reservist beats feet at Air Force Marathon

    As the morning temperature began to rise, both physical and mental conditions started to deteriorate for 1,331 participants from around the globe who had prepared their bodies and minds for the twenty-six plus miles ahead for the 23rd Annual Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base,

  • SG increasing lethality at Wings

    The Surgeon General’s Office of the Air Force Reserve Command here is revitalizing the medical waiver adjudication process from the top down. They recently tested a new process where wing commanders have the authority to allow members to continue serving, in a full or limited range, while his or her

  • SFS gets new First Sergeant

    The 446th Security Forces Squadron welcomes back a familiar face, Master Sgt. Shaun Feero.  Previously the First Sergeant for the 446th Force Support Squadron, Feero was recently named as the First Sergeant to the SFS here at McChord Field and is a former member of that squadron. He recently took a

  • Hidden hazards of hemp

    Citizen Airmen commute from all over the world to attend Unit Training Assemblies, including from states that have legalized use of recreational and medical marijuana. While recreational and medical marijuana use is legal in Washington, hemp based products in lotions and food can also cause

  • 2016 Year In Photos

    These photos offer a glimpse into what the Citizen Airman of the 446th Airlift Wing have accomplished over the course of 2016.

  • Motivated by movies

    Senior Airman Victoria Leznik enlisted in the Air Force Reserve about two years ago, after thinking it wasn’t a possibility for her. “I never thought I was capable of joining the military because I wasn’t a citizen,” Leznik said.  Leznik was born in Russia then moved to a refugee camp in Germany

  • Q&A with new Command Chief

    Chief Master Sgt. Kenellias Smith is the new Command Chief at the 446th Airlift ‘Rainier’ Wing. We caught up with him for a brief question and answer session to discuss his plans as the new Command Chief.

  • Top Force Support SNCO in Air Force

    The 446th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Lewis-McChord has been honored recently for having the top Force Support Senior NCO of 2015. SMsgt. John Besselman, 446th Force Support Squadron education and training superintendent, received the award in July after his package competed with the best and

  • 'Tacoma Starlifter' historic POW service remembered

    Nearly 50 years to the day, members of the 62nd and 446th Airlift Wings celebrated the anniversary of the arrival of the first C-141 Starlifter, August 6 at McChord Field, Wash. The McChord Starlifter 50 event featured the rechristening of McChord’s first C-141 Starlifter, Tacoma Starlifter, by