Tacoma, WA, 4-5 May 2013 Personnel from McChord provided support for the Mission Pilot training. Major Lopez as Duty IC and Air Operations Branch Director. Lt Boonprohm as Mission Observer in High Bird, Lt Caverly as Assistant Safety Officer, Lt Pimpiano as Maintenance Officer, and Cadet J. Pimpiano and Cadet D. Pimpiano as assistants. The event qualified 8 new mission pilots to provide support to the Aviation Emergency Services Program and to the pilots and citizens of Washington State. Amongst the graduates is McChord's very own Lt Col James Carpenter.