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57th WPS continues C-17 WIC at JBLM

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57th WPS continues C-17 WIC at JBLM

(Photo: Tech. Sgt. Rachel Andrew, 8th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, and Tech. Sgt. Justin Hampton, 16th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, both students in the Advanced Instructor Course, return to C-17 Globemaster IIIs after participating in an aeromedical evacuation exercise at Yakima Training Center April 23. Enlisted students in the Advanced Instructor Course

62nd MDS tracks COVID-19 spread for Team McChord

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62nd MDS tracks COVID-19 spread for Team McChord

(Photo: The 62nd Medical Squadron, or McChord Clinic, has changed the way it does several of its daily operations considering the COVID-19 pandemic. Many medical appointments are now provided over the phone and all individuals are medically screened prior to entering the clinic.) Airmen at the 62nd Medical Squadron on Joint

Ensuring the mission gets done

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Ensuring the mission gets done

(Photo: Cedrick del Castillo, second from left, and Gerald Eystad, right, 62nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment (AFE) fabrication shop technicians, work on making cloth face masks on Joint Base Lewis-McChord April 6. The masks were distributed first to airmen who come in contact with aircrews most frequently such

The rise of a loadmaster

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The rise of a loadmaster

(Photo: Airman 1st Class Kam Watt, 4th Airlft Squadron loadmaster, marshalls a K-loader up to the back of a C-17 Globemaster III to offload cargo in Iraq, Dec. 20, 2019. A C-17 loadmaster is responsible for the on-load and off-load of cargo from the aircraft, and for securing it while

62nd Airlift Wing commander’s first all call

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62nd Airlift Wing commander’s first all call

The 62nd Airlift Wing's newest commander, Col. Erin Staine-Pyne, held her first all call for the airmen of the 62nd AW at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Jan. 16. Staine-Pyne highlighted past accomplishments while also reintroducing herself and outlining her focus for the future. Staine-Pyne said, "2019 was an incredible year for this wing.

Team McChord’s Wingman Day

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Team McChord’s Wingman Day

Morale-boosting, team-building, and professional development were the focus of Team McChord's Wingman Day, Nov. 15. "The previous Wingman Day had more than 1,000 seats in classes and workshops ranging from running to financial planning and squadrons devoted time to everything from picnics to kickball games," said John Tobin, 62nd Airlift Wing

Strength and resiliency

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Strength and resiliency

(Photo: Latasha Davidson, 62nd Airlift Wing violence prevention integrator and one of the TEDxJBLM event organizers, introduces the next speaker to the audience at the TEDxJBLM event on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Nov. 1. The 62nd Airlift Wing resiliency office, Top Three Organization and JBLM Total Force Development Council collaborated to

4th AS adopts children as honorary pilots

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4th AS adopts children as honorary pilots

A U.S. Air Force community outreach program continues to provide children facing health difficulties an opportunity to have fun and see firsthand some of the things that airmen do. The current Pilot for a Day (PFAD) program at McChord Field on Joint Base Lewis-McChord was created in 2010 as a collaboration

5th ASOS hosts first TACP officer candidate course

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5th ASOS hosts first TACP officer candidate course

(Photo: A team of tactical air control party (TACP) officer candidates work on solving the task of getting supplies over a simulated river without setting off simulated trip wires after navigating themselves to the given coordinates during the TOPT selection course phase II on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Aug. 27.) The tactical

AMC leadership visits JBLM

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AMC leadership visits JBLM

General 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 (JBLM) the global-reaching airlift power that it is during their visit to JBLM June 24-27. Team McChord airmen showcased their units' humanitarian airlift and airdrop capabilities, offering

Police Week

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Police Week

The 627th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) here put on several events during the week of May 12 through May 17, 2019, in recognition of National Police Week. "National Police Week is dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifices of fallen military and civilian law enforcement officers who have lost their lives

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