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Tour sparks new recruit flashback moment

Each drill weekend, new recruits from the 446th Airlift ‘Rainier' Wing's Development and Training Flight get exposure to important aspects of serving in the military, including getting to check out a C-17 Globemaster III and interact with the aircrew. The aircrew shared rewarding stories about their military experience, and for one

Wings bask in Rodeo victory


Wings bask in Rodeo victory

(446th AW PA) - The Air Mobility Rodeo 2011 competition drew to a close at McChord Field with the 446th Airlift Wing's aeromedical evacuation team winning the trophy for Best C-17 Aeromedical Team. The 97th Air Mobility Wing, Altus AFB, Okla., earned the Best Air Mobility Wing trophy during the closing

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Jay Leno to perform at McChord Field

MCCHORD FIELD, Wash.- Emmy Award-winning host of The Tonight Show, Jay Leno will perform Saturday, May 7th in Hangar 4 at McChord Field, as part of the Air Force Reserve's Tour for the Troops. Reserve Generation from the Band of the Air Force Reserve will open the show starting at

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446th AW hosts Employer Orientation Day

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- The next 446th Airlift Wing Employer Orientation Day is April 2. Reservists from the 446th AW at McChord Field can nomination their immediate supervisor, their human resources specialists, or an executive or owner of the business they work for, to spend the day with the wing. Applications, available

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Reserve aerial port airmen depart for competition

A six-member aerial port team will be the first to represent the 446th Airlift Wing at Port Dawg Challenge, a new competition taking place at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Marietta, Ga., Oct. 25-29. The Port Dawg Challenge is carded to become the Air Force Reserve Command's version of a readiness competition,

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446th AW vice commander moving on

In her final days as vice commander of the 446th Airlift Wing, Col. Lisa Tank is reflecting on a legacy of leadership, one that is leaving an indelible mark on reservists at McChord Field. The colonel has been selected as director of the Joint Operations Center at U.S. Pacific Command, Camp Smith, Hawaii. "The hardest part about this

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Reservists return

Thirty Reservists with the 446th Civil Engineer Squadron, JBLM McChord Field, returned March 15 from a six-month deployment to Kirkuk Regional Air Base, Iraq.Forty Reserve Airmen from the 446th CES deployed at the end of August 2009, with some returning earlier.  The 446th CES still has eight firefighters in Iraq who deployed in December.  

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