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  • Yakima landing boosts Rainier Wing readiness

    For the first time, 446th Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen landed at the newly restored Selah airstrip at the Yakima Training Center and accomplished readiness training May 1. While engaged in an exercise at the training center, Army officials called upon two C-17 Globemaster III units to transport four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. The helicopters were needed as part of the Joint Warfighting Assessment 19, a joint multinational military exercise conducted at YTC April 8 to May 11.
  • Awards ceremony recognizes excellence

    Every year the 446th Airlift ‘Rainier’ Wing celebrates top performers with an annual awards presentation. This year, Col. Sean Pierce, 446th Airlift Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Kenellias Smith, 446th AW command chief, presented awards for outstanding achievement at the McChord Club May 3.“Having an annual awards ceremony is a way to
  • Technology, fitness helps resiliency during deployment

    Col. Sean P. Pierce, 446th Airlift Wing commander, recently returned from a six-month long deployment and shared his deployment experience, as well as tips on staying resilient while deployed.
  • 446th AMDS reopens with improved capabilities

    446th Aerospace Medicine Squadron reopens doors in renovated building.
  • DOD Reserve Family Readiness Award awarded to Rainier Wing

    The 446th Airman and Family Readiness team was recently notified it was selected as the 2018 Department of Defense Reserve Family Readiness Award winners.
  • Mask confidence training enhances readiness

    Over 80 Reserve Citizen Airmen participated in unique training designed to enhance members’ confidence in wearing the gas mask and protective gear during chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear training March 1 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
  • Reservists refuel, train with KC-46

    Team McChord performed an aerial refueling in the C-17 Globemaster III during a series of special missions to train KC-46 Pegasus aircrew Jan. 29 through Feb. 1, for the first time ever.
  • Cube initiative comes to the Rainier Wing

    In an effort to positively impact recruiting, retention and readiness, the Air Force Reserve Command has created a program called the Cube. It provides a model for the 446th Airlift Wing to bring together key individuals to identify and improve manning trends.
  • Closing out an action-packed 2018

    The world is preparing to ring in the New Year and welcome in 2019. As 2018 comes to a close, it proved to be a year full of training, exercises and new leadership for the 446th Airlift ‘Rainier’ Wing. Check out a summary of 2018 accomplishments and milestones pulled together from Public Affairs coverage.
  • Holidays enhanced by community, Airman and Family Readiness Center

    The 446th Airlift Wing Airman and Family Readiness Center, located at McChord Field, continues to be a hub of support and resources—especially during the holiday season. “[We want] all the folks we work with to have the happiest holidays possible,” said Master Sgt. Kathleen Myhre, NCO in charge of the wing A&FRC. Mhyre is one of a few full-time
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