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A construction crew prepares a bridge support column girder Aug. 18 for the $7.5 million JBLM Connector road project between JBLM Lewis Main and JBLM McChord Field. Local elected officials got a firsthand look at construction during a tour of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord connector road site.

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Elected officials toured the construction site of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord connector road. The $7.5 million project is expected to be completed in Spring 2015.

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Published: 11:21AM August 21st, 2014

Hope Corizzo was named volunteer of the month for August. Corizzo dedicates much of her time to the Lewis Community Spouses’ Club.

Published: 02:23PM August 21st, 2014

Throughout the ages, dogs have served as a valuable asset to militaries everywhere. In modern times, they continue to serve with U.S. service members in some of the most dangerous conflicts.

Published: 10:42AM August 21st, 2014

JBLM Aquatics hosts the final ‘Movie at the Beac’h event by showing “Frozen” Aug. 23 at Shoreline Park on JBLM Lewis North. This family outing will also include concessions for sale and a raffle for movie-themed prizes.

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Published: 10:56AM August 21st, 2014

Staff Sgt. Peter Kacapyr and Pfc. Nicholas Jackson. Jackson and Kacapyr won the I Corps’ Soldier, NCO of the Year competition and will compete at Fort Bragg, N.C., at Forces Command.

Published: 01:16PM August 21st, 2014

The 4th Attack Reconnaissance Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, inactivated during a ceremony at Watkins Parade Field Aug. 14. The unit is the first squadron to be inactivated as the Army phases out models of the OH-58 Kiowa helicopter from its aviation force.

Published: 11:06AM August 21st, 2014

Four combat controllers and two tactical air control party members from the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron were presented eight medals during an awards ceremony here Aug. 18. Combat controllers and TACP members are trained special operations forces who deploy undetected into combat and hostile environments to establish assault zones or airfields, and provide air traffic control and close air support.

Published: 10:47AM August 21st, 2014

Hundreds line up in downtown Tacoma to honor local military service members. Units from JBLM brought troops and vehicles for civilians to see in person.


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Published: 01:39PM August 21st, 2014

Athletes compete against themselves, others in olympic and sprint triathlons at JBLM’s Shoreline Park. More than 100 swam, biked and ran throughout the installation.

Published: 07:00AM August 21st, 2014

Chaplain Ryan Neill and Capt. Tyler Boyd look forward to the unique physical challenge of an Ironman race’s swim, bicycle and run that totals 140.6 miles.

Published: 06:59AM August 21st, 2014

2nd. Lt. Giovanna Comacho was invited to All-Army Boxing Camp at Fort Huachuca for a chance to join World Class Athlete Program and the opportunity to train for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Published: 10:48AM August 21st, 2014

What's going on for sports and leisure in the coming weeks.

Published: 11:25AM August 21st, 2014

Staff Sgt. Lealan BuehrerSmall, of the 182nd Airlift Wing, speaks about how knowing SAPP (security, accuracy, propriety, policy) when it comes to social media and photos is important for all service members.

Published: 11:26AM August 21st, 2014

Old habits die hard, but together we’re setting old habits aside.

Published: 11:10AM August 21st, 2014

A glance at online terrorism calendars shows multiple incidents every month with no indications that such activity will decrease.

Published: 01:44PM August 21st, 2014

The 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, is about to get even more maneuverable on the battlefield.

Published: 01:44PM August 21st, 2014

Ten soldiers of the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, gathered for a 10-mile endurance run as they prepared for the upcoming Seattle Marathon.

Published: 01:42PM August 21st, 2014

Squads of the 5-20 Inf. compared soldier skills in a competition Aug. 8.