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  1. a-J Remembers: Robert Bernero recalls Vietnam WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... to veterans: "When I came back the last time in May of 1969, we flew out of Cameron Bay, to McChord Air Force Base at Seattle. They gave me a ride out to Sea-Tac, which is a commercial airport, and I had five hours before my flight." He recalls, "I ...

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  2. Operation Colony Glacier: A race against nature to bring home the military's fallenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... the 1952 crash. The Globemaster II crashed into Mount Gannett during severe weather en route from McChord Air Force Base in Tacoma, Washington, to Elmendorf. Harsh weather prohibited search and rescue attempts for three days after the incident. ...

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  3. John Collins of Wake Forest shoots Kansas State during the First Four ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Palm Beach Post

    ... in Tacoma, Wash. (Photo courtesy Lyria Collins) Collins started playing organized basketball on the McChord Air Force Base in Tacoma. But before that, when he was about 5, he asked his mom (Lydia and Collins' father, who was in the Navy, divorced ...

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  4. If you want to escape a possible nuclear attack, better not move to Washington stateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | NewsTarget.com

    ... (and Chinese, for that matter, though China was far less powerful at the time). Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base - the two installations that were combined in 2010 - have been in place since the early 1900s. The state has also long served as a ...

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  5. From special agent to softball coach: Ralph Weekly's story Read Story Chierstin SuselRead the original story

    May 11, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Weekly spent 24 years in the Air Force and commanded the Air Force Office of Special Investigation Detachment at McChord Air Force Base in Washington. "I spent a lot of time overseas, spent some tours in Vietnam.

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  6. Air Force releases details on crash that killed U-2 instructor pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Command. The student pilot had served previously as a C-17 commander at the 10th Airlift Squadron at McChord Air Force Base in Washington in 2011, the Air Force report said. The pilot went on to become a T-38 instructor pilot at Randolph Air Force ...

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  7. Expanded Pacific Pathways forging readiness, says outgoing I Corps CGRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The United States Army

    ... EXCEPTIONAL PARTNERSHIP Lanza arrived at JBLM in 2012, just two years after Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base merged into a joint base. He said today the relationship between the two partners on the installation is exceptional. "We could not ask ...

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  8. DeWayne LannRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    ... and Medical Technician with 42 total jumps during his career. DeWayne later became an Instructor at McChord Air Force Base, near Tacoma, , teaching survival skills for the Air Force. It was here where he met the love of his life, Sue Hammett, and ...

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  9. Life 57 mins ago 8:39 a.m.Patient reunited with surgeon who performed life altering surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... Johnson at Madigan hospital fighting of her life, while her family was stationed at what was then McChord Air Force Base. "I was given a 1 percent chance to live, and on multiple occasions my parents were told unfortunately that I would die. There ...

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  10. Usace R&D helps build strong snow runway in AntarcticaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | The United States Army

    ... runway, we have done something that no one else has done, said Melendy." (Photo by T.J. Melendy) A McChord Air Force Base C-17 Globemaster III, a cargo and transport aircraft used by air forces around the world, takes flight from the new Antarctic ...

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  11. Trump talks on Air Force One cost make progress, Boeing CEO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | SFGate

    ... Kennedy, ... more President John F. Kennedy is shown here in 1962 getting off the SAM 970 at McChord Air Force Base. Kennedy's stylish wife, Jackie, can be seen at the top of the stairs. President John F. Kennedy is shown here in 1962 getting off ...

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  12. New clue emerges in famed skyjacking mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... of the 318 FIS, McChord AFB, ca. 1971. Two F-106 "Delta Dart" aircraft pilots from the 318 FIS at McChord Air Force Base followed Flight 305 from Seattle after it left for Mexico City. Neither pursuit aircraft observed Cooper making his skydiving ...

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  13. Shocking discovery made in one of the greatest American mysteries of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Bay Area Business Woman

    ... rked, "Looks like Tacoma down there," as the aircraft flew above it. He also correctly mentioned that McChord Air Force Base was only a 20-minute drive (at that time) from

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  14. Scientists: Possible new evidence in D.B. Cooper caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | SFGate

    ... of the 318 FIS, McChord AFB, ca. 1971. Two F-106 "Delta Dart" aircraft pilots from the 318 FIS at McChord Air Force Base followed Flight 305 from Seattle after it left for Mexico City. Neither pursuit aircraft observed Cooper making his skydiving ...

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  15. Fire HazardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Air & Space

    ... for it. "It lacks the realism," says Master Sergeant Kevin Matlock, fire chief at Washington state's McChord Air Force Base, where he trains enlistees. "We've got a lot of young firefighters who don't know how hydrocarbon fuels react, that don't ...

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  16. Oregon Air National Guard to track Santa on Christmas EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | The News-Review

    ... F15s." "Year after year, we receive reports on Christmas Eve from the Western Air Defense Sector at McChord Air Force Base, Washington," said Senior Master Sgt. Shelly Davison, spokesperson for the Portland Air National Guard Base. "They report ...

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  17. Online magazine to open up FBI files on the 'D.B. Cooper' skyjacking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... of the 318 FIS, McChord AFB, ca. 1971. Two F-106 "Delta Dart" aircraft pilots from the 318 FIS at McChord Air Force Base followed Flight 305 from Seattle after it left for Mexico City. Neither pursuit aircraft observed Cooper making his skydiving ...

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  18. Candidate Profile: Ernest ReevesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... the eruption of Mount Pinatubo through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seattle, Washington and McChord Air Force Base, Tacoma, Washington in 1991. Finally, I grew up helping my father with his grass cutting business -- my father's most ...

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  19. Airman conquers triathlons, strengthens CAF domainsRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... members serving, and I knew I wanted to be a part of their ranks. Having been located close to McChord Air Force Base, (Washinton), I would see planes flying overhead and knew I wanted to fly; this is what drove me toward the Air Force in ...

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  20. The Military Names Climate Change an Urgent Threat, But Where's the Money?Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2016 | US News & World Report

    An Antarctic sun, which shines 24 hours a day this time of year, fights through the clouds at right as a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster sits after landing on a sea-ice runway Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006 at McMurdo Weather Station in Antarctica. The plane and its crew are both based out of McChord Air Force Base in Washington state.

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