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Airman first in half century

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Airman first in half century

Editor's Note: This article is Part I of a series highlighting unique opportunities available to servicemembers as a result of joint basing. The U.S. Air Force's Security Forces has a long history dating back to World War II. Since 1942, the team we used to identify as the Army Air Forces

McChord represents USAF in Ample Strike, NATO Days

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McChord represents USAF in Ample Strike, NATO Days

Exercise Ample Strike and NATO Days Air Show in the Czech Republic from Sept. 8 to 18 offered an opportunity for 62nd Airlift Wing airmen from the 4th Airlift Squadron to integrate with NATO forces during a multinational exercise and outreach effort. This combined exercise directly supports 2018 National Defense

Airmen make it rain soldiers in Predictable Iron

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Airmen make it rain soldiers in Predictable Iron

Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing participated in a joint exercise with the 82nd Airborne Division to drop equipment and personnel at two drop zones during Exercise Predictable Iron from Aug. 20-24 at Army Pope Field, North Carolina. Airmen from the 7th and 8th Airlift Squadrons crewed two C-17 Globemaster IIIs

Painting partnerships to strengthen Air Force

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Painting partnerships to strengthen Air Force

Renewing a paint job may not seem like an important task to some, but for aircraft it can be the difference between continuing to fly and being decommissioned. For the 60th Maintenance Squadron (MXS) from Travis Air Force Base, California, they are unable to spray paint to renew their C-17s' paint

Exercise Rainier War

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Exercise Rainier War

Like its namesake, Exercise Rainier War was a mountainous undertaking executed by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army and Australian air force to train for potential future conflicts June 6 at McChord Field. "One of the biggest challenges was we planned this for 20 C-17 Globemaster IIIs and that's a lot

Airmen 'Take Back the Night'

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Airmen 'Take Back the Night'

Sexual assault is something that can affect anyone, either directly or through a loved one. Many victims of sexual assault can feel ashamed and try to hide what happened instead of speaking out. In an effort to raise awareness about sexual assault, Team McChord airmen strapped on their running shoes and

4th AS welcomes newest 'Pilot for a Day'

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4th AS welcomes newest 'Pilot for a Day'

If the proverb is true that laughter is the best medicine, then perhaps a smile could go a long way for a child with a serious or chronic condition. For McChord's Pilot for a Day program, the hope is to spread a smile across the face of a participating child for

Combat arms help airmen sharpen sights

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Combat arms help airmen sharpen sights

The line of students listened attentively to their instructions and waited to hear the command allowing them to begin. Fire! Shots rang out into the crisp air as each airman took aim and fired at their targets. The final shell casing clinked to the ground and instructors ensured the range was safe

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