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Capt. Ryan Coker, right, and his wife, Megan, hold candles for the three children they’ve lost in the past year during the third annual Walk to Remember ceremony at Madigan Army Medical Center on Lewis Main Oct. 14.

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Madigan Army Medical Center’s annual Walk to Remember took place Oct. 14.


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Published: 01:08PM October 20th, 2016

With modern rifle deer and waterfowl hunting seasons starting recently, it is a peak time for hunting on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Here’s a refresher on the rules of hunting on the installation.


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Published: 01:52PM October 20th, 2016

Tryouts to play for Joint Base Lewis-McChord in the 17th annual Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic are open up until the game is played Nov. 18 at Cowan Stadium. There is a need for more active-duty service members to attend practices; current numbers are lower than expected.


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Published: 01:06PM October 20th, 2016

Marine Corps Security Force Battalion-Bangor passed the 12th Man flag to Navy Region Northwest as Sailors and Marines participated in the 5th annual USAA change of command ceremony at CenturyLink Field in Seattle Oct. 11.

Published: 01:30PM October 20th, 2016

The observations of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is established by Public Law and Presidential Proclamation and is observed during the month of October each year.


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Published: 02:48PM October 13th, 2016

While we put a special emphasis on breast cancer awareness in October, at Madigan Army Medical Center we like to focus on the health of our female patients year-round.

Published: 02:29PM October 6th, 2016

We are excited to officially welcome the 81st Brigade of the Washington Army National Guard to the Task Force Bayonet Family. The 81st Bde. comes to us as part of the Army’s Associated Unit Pilot Program.


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Published: 03:51PM October 20th, 2016

The South Sound Military and Communities Partnership has initiated the first phase of the North Clear Zone project — an initiative to address incompatible land uses in the McChord Field north clear zone.


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Published: 01:49PM October 20th, 2016

After a record low number of fires on base, Joint Base Lewis-McChord officials are asking folks to continue diligence as we enter the holiday season.


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Published: 01:48PM October 20th, 2016

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James was named an honorary Tuskegee Airman and was presented the Tuskegee Airman red jacket during the Air Force Memorial’s 10th anniversary ceremony in Arlington, Va., Oct. 14.


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Published: 01:27PM October 20th, 2016

Visit the Haunted House on American Lake if you dare.


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Published: 02:37PM October 13th, 2016

There are a host of Halloween haunts and harvest festivities scheduled around the area, many of which are fun for the whole family.

Published: 01:28PM October 6th, 2016

Run for your lives in the third annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Zombie Apocalypse Run Saturday at the corner of 17th Street and 31st Division Drive near the Lewis North Athletic Complex. The 5K course will send out runners in three heats — 6, 6:30 and 7 p.m. — as well as a youth 1K Monster Dash beforehand.

Published: 01:26PM October 20th, 2016

The following is a snapshot look into some upcoming employment fairs and networking opportunities:


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Published: 01:25PM October 20th, 2016

Thousands of service members attend the three-day event to plan for the future Oct. 12 to 14 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.


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Published: 01:24PM October 20th, 2016

A new online decision support tool is providing Soldiers across the Army information that can save them time and money in the long term, by helping them identify academic programs that most closely align to their interests and goals today.

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Published: 02:43PM October 13th, 2016

Proper drug disposal reduces access to dangerous and potentially addictive drugs, such as opioids (such as oxycodone or hydrocodone), and prevents environmental contamination.


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Published: 02:43PM October 13th, 2016

The Family Advocacy Program also places emphasis on prevention of domestic violence, and early identification and reporting of abuse. Their Family In Need of Services program offers treatment and case management to families with lower levels of conflict to prevent abuse from occurring.

Published: 02:07PM September 29th, 2016

Whenever the hospital’s tiniest babies need specialized treatment, they’re placed in the care of the highly-trained nurses of Madigan Army Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

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