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Airman Leadership School Class 18-D graduates

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Airman Leadership School Class 18-D graduates

Congratulations to the following airmen who graduated the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School at Joint Base Lewis-McChord May 3. Senior Airman Austin Bathrick, 62nd Operations Support Squadron Staff Sgt. Erick Diaz, 22nd Special Tactics Squadron Senior Airman John Draxler, 7th Airlift Squadron Senior Airman Ryan Edens, 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Senior Airman Joseph Hynson,

62nd AMXS Airman re-enlists on ice

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62nd AMXS Airman re-enlists on ice

An Airman assigned to the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, currently deployed to Christchurch, New Zealand with the 304th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, took her oath of enlistment while standing on the frozen sea ice at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Nov. 19. With an American flag and a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft as the

USAF band to perform around Puget Sound

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USAF band to perform around Puget Sound

(62nd AW PA) - The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West's 40-member concert band is scheduled to present a free patriotic concert series around the Puget Sound area starting July 1. The schedule of performances include: July 1: Wings and Wheels Freedom Fair at the Tacoma Narrows Airport in Tacoma

ALS graduates Class 12-C

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ALS graduates Class 12-C

Congratulations to the following Airmen who graduated Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School March 22 at McChord Field. The class included Senior Airman Cole Bertolozzi, Senior Airman Richard Borgen, Staff Sgt. Joshua Boylan, Senior Airman Derek Burzloff, Senior Airman Alexander Carbon, Staff Sgt. Orial Christopher, Staff Sgt. Allison Cismowski, Senior Airman Stephen Cooper,

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4th Airlift Squadron returns home

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - More than 120 Airmen from McChord Field's 4th Airlift Squadron were greeted by family and friends Wednesday night after returning a 60-day deployment in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, New Dawn and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. The 4th AS Airmen were deployed as the

Rodeo recount gives McChord C-17 title

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Rodeo recount gives McChord C-17 title

Discovery of a programming error in the Air Mobility Rodeo scoring system has the 62nd Airlift Wing/627th Air Base Group Rodeo combo team winning Best C-17 Wing. "This is great news!" said Col. R. Wyn Elder, 62nd Airlift Wing commander. "Our Airmen work hard every day to provide the best combat

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McChord offers running clinic

The McChord Health and Wellness Center offers a 'running clinic' that focuses on improving the mechanics and techniques of runners of all skill levels. "This service is offered to active duty service members, reservists, civilians and dependants," said Patrick Conway, 62nd Medical Squadron exercise physiologist and

Small shop, big job: Modular repair center keeps aircraft flying

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Small shop, big job: Modular repair center keeps aircraft flying

Many people may not realize it, but there is a little known section of hardworking Boeing employee's right here on McChord Field. They make the sure the C-17 Globemaster III continues to fly by keeping the 62nd Airlift Wing well supplied with replacement engines and the support equipment needed to

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62nd Airlift Wing Airman found deceased

An Airman assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing was found deceased in his on-base dormitory at approximately 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. Airman Cody Watt, an aerospace propulsion apprentice assigned to the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, enlisted in the Air Force, Oct. 18, 2016 and arrived

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18 AF Command team visits McChord

Lt. Gen. Sam Cox, 18 Air Force Commander, along with his spouse Mrs. Tammy Cox, and Chief Master Sgt. Todd Petzel, 18 AF Command Chief, visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Aug. 16-19, to meet with airmen and discuss the mission here and our impact on Rapid Global Mobility. During the visit, Cox

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Congratulations to ALS Class 16-F

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - Congratulations to the following airmen who graduated the Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School here, Aug. 12. Senior Airman Evan Brazie, 142nd Maintenance Squadron Senior Airman Tai Cartwright, 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gatdula, 8th Airlift Squadron Master Arm 2nd Class Joseph Harai, Marine Corps Security Forces Battalion

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Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School graduates

The following Airmen graduated from Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School June 27 at McChord Field. Senior Airman Audry Akelkok, 62nd Medical Squadron Senior Airman Scott Bean, 627th Civil Engineer Squadron Senior Airman Zachary Beyer, 22nd Special Tactics Squadron Senior Airman Taylor Christian, 1st Weather Squadron Staff Sgt. Devin

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Meet the new 62nd Airlift Wing technical sergeants

Congratulations to the following staff sergeants who have been selected for promotion to technical sergeant. Jonathan Abel David Albertson Israel Arizpe Brandon Baimbridge Alejo Blas Jr. Daniel Bowman Andrew Brower James Bulloch Jonathon Burns Joel Caceres Corey Dunn Brett Gjefle Kamlyn Grisham

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8th AS to deploy for overseas contingency

The 8th Airlift Squadron is scheduled to deploy Jan. 31 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. More than 60 Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing's 8th AS will depart for a 60-day deployment to the Middle East. They will be accompanied by Airmen from Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, and Joint Base Pearl

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Congratulations to ALS Class 13-A

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Congratulations to the following Airmen who graduated Julius A. Kolb Airman Leadership School Dec. 6 at McChord Field, Wash. Senior Airman Ryan W Anderson Senior Airman Ryan M Bader Senior Airman Kyle J Baldini Senior Airman Kaelani R Brown Senior Airman Dustin C Bullock Senior Airman

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62nd AMXS Airman re-enlists on ice

An Airman assigned to the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, currently deployed to Christchurch, New Zealand with the 304th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, took her oath of enlistment while standing on the frozen sea ice at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Nov. 19. With an American flag and a

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Two more McChord C-17s to depart in support of hurricane relief efforts

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Two McChord Field C-17 Globemaster III's and their crews are scheduled to depart at approximately 7:30 & 8:30 a.m. respectively, Nov. 6 in support of continued Hurricane Sandy response operations. McChord Field Airmen will be flying to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to drop-off

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Additional C-17 to depart in support of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

A McChord Field C-17 Globemaster III and crew is scheduled to depart at approximately 9 p.m., Nov. 1 in support of continued Hurricane Sandy response operations.   McChord Field Airmen will be flying to March Air Reserve Base, Calif., to pick-up passengers, equipment and supplies supporting relief efforts

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