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62nd AW honors local widows of Vietnam veterans

The 62nd Airlift Wing hosted a ceremony March 23 to thank and honor Vietnam veterans and their family members living in the local area. During the ceremony, 16 widows of Vietnam veterans were presented with a certificate of honor from the Department of Defense. The ceremony

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8th AS deploys for overseas contingency

The 8th Airlift Squadron deployed Jan. 31 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. More than 60 Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing's 8th AS departed for a 60-day deployment to Southwest Asia. They will be accompanied by Airmen from the 446th AW at JBLM and others from

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Congratulations to the 62nd AW's newest chief master sergeants

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Three senior master sergeants from the 62nd Airlift Wing will soon be among the top one percent of the enlisted force. The Air Force released the list of 454 senior master sergeants selected for promotion to chief master sergeant. The following are the 62nd AW's newest chief

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U.S. Air Force Band to perform around Puget Sound area

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- 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. Below is the schedule of performances: July 1: Wings and Wheels Freedom Fair

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AMC commander visits McChord Field, delivers new C-17

Gen. Raymond E. Johns, Jr., Air Mobility Command commander, visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord Feb. 24 to deliver McChord Field's newest C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. During his short visit, Johns also took the opportunity to thank and inspire Airmen during a commander's call. "First of all,

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Medal of Honor recipient makes McChord sergeant's re-enlistment memorable

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Not many Airmen, especially those who have had several, can look back and say that their re-enlistment was an event they'll remember for the rest of their life. This is not the case for one master sergeant because for her re-enlistment, retired

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