Officials cut the ceremonial ribbon, opening the new family lounge in
terminal at McChord Field, Wash., on the grounds of Joint Base
Lewis-McChord. "Efforts to upgrade the McChord family lounge began in
the spring of 2011," said
2nd Lt. Michael Weber, 62nd Aerial Port Squadron passenger terminal
flight commander, in the joint base's release. Construction began in
as part of an Air Mobility Command plan to standardize its passenger
around the world, according to the release. The lounge includes a large
area, jungle gym, quiet nursing room, and a secluded business center.
all of the folks from the aerial port, particularly the passenger
this really signifies AMC's commitment to our families," said Col. David
Kumashiro, McChord's 62nd Airlift Wing commander. The lounge opened on June
23. (McChord report
by SSgt. Russ Jackson)
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