5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Sgt. 1st Class David Bennett, an infantryman with 2nd Battalion, 358th Regiment, competes in the obstacle course portion of the 189th Combined Arms Training Brigade’s Best Warrior Competition at Joint Base Lewis-McChord March 14.

189th Combined Arms Training Brigade Best Warrior Competition

5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Sergeant First Class David Bennett, an infantryman from 2nd Battalion, 358th Regiment, won against two other competitors from his brigade in a series of physically and mentally exhausting tasks in the 189th Combined Arms Training Brigade’s Best Warrior Competition on Joint Base Lewis-McChord from March 13 to 16.


Regional Health Command-Central

2018 Warrior Games

Published: 03:29PM March 22nd, 2018

Ten athletes from Joint Base Lewis-McChord combined for 41 total medals during the 2018 Warrior Games’ Army Trials March 2-9 at Fort Bliss, Texas. Specialist Angela Euson won seven gold medals, while Sgt. 1st Class Heather Moran earned a total of nine medals – both earning spots on Team Army for the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games.


Northwest Guardian

Armed Forces Bowling Championship

Published: 03:27PM March 22nd, 2018

Four bowlers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord will be participating in the All-Army bowling trial camp April 10 to 13 in Fort Lee, Va., to earn a spots on the Army Team for the 2018 Armed Forces Bowling Championships April 14 to 17.


U.S. Army Photo

Fort Bragg Combatives Tournament

Published: 03:25PM March 22nd, 2018

Combatives is kinetic chess, according to Pvt. Todd Bevan of 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. He recently won first place in the Light Heavyweight class at the annual Fort Bragg Combatives Tournament that took place Feb. 28 to March 3 at Fort Bragg, N.C.


U.S. Air Force Photo / 2016

Published: 03:45PM March 22nd, 2018

Our nation is a superpower because we can go wherever we need to, whenever we need to, for as long as we need to. Other nations may be able to launch a missile, sail a ship or deploy some small force to other parts of the world, but no other nation on Earth has Mobility Forces like ours.


U.S. Air Force Photo

Published: 02:00PM March 15th, 2018

If you are a career, active-duty service member and approaching retirement, there are some important decisions that you will need to make regarding future health care coverage.


Northwest Guardian / 2017

Published: 02:33PM March 8th, 2018

Here in the Pacific Northwest, long-time residents associate springing forward with looking forward to warmer temperatures; longer, sunnier days; and outside activities that don’t involve snow (sorry skiers and snowboarders).


U.S. Army Photo

Department of Defense

Published: 12:00AM March 23rd, 2018

Service secretaries addressed the challenges of providing taxpayers more defense value for their money, and getting innovation into warfighters’ hands faster during a House Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday on the Defense Department’s proposed fiscal year 2019 budget.

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17th Field Artillery Brigade

Women’s History Month

Published: 04:28PM March 22nd, 2018

The 17th Field Artillery Brigade hosted I Corps’ Women’s History Month observance Tuesday at French Theater to honor trailblazing women in the military who paved the way for future generations.


Army and Air Force Exchange Service

Vietnam Veterans Day

Published: 04:23PM March 22nd, 2018

Any Vietnam-era veteran who served on active duty between Nov. 1, 1955 and May 15, 1975, regardless of location, is invited to visit the Lewis Main Exchange or the McChord Field Exchange Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on National Vietnam War Veterans Day, to receive their United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin.


Northwest Guardian

Trivia Nights on JBLM

Published: 02:45PM March 22nd, 2018

Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Samuel Adams Brewhouse on Lewis Main and the Club at McChord Field are hosting Trivia Night competitions for JBLM community members to test their knowledge against their peers.


Northwest Guardian / 2017

Local spring flower festivals

Published: 01:25PM March 15th, 2018

Spring is the time to enjoy the floral festivals in and around the Pacific Northwest.


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JBLM Outdoor Recreation

Published: 02:17PM March 8th, 2018

As the weather gets warmer and spring flowers begin to pop, there are still many winter outdoor opportunities to enjoy in the Pacific Northwest.


Northwest Guardian

Published: 03:37PM March 22nd, 2018

Clover Park Schools took its search for quality employees to JBLM Saturday for its first ever Job Fair on the installation.


Northwest Guardian

Seattle Seahawks

Published: 01:53PM March 15th, 2018

Medically retired Army staff sergeant Armando Mejia suffered severe injuries while deployed in Iraq in 2004, but the education he earned at JBLM started him on a path to work for the Seattle Seahawks.


Northwest Guardian

Painters and Allied Trades Veterans Program

Published: 01:51PM March 15th, 2018

The Painters and Allied Trades Veterans Program offers one month of free training to transitioning service members and spouses and a job guarantee at completion of the course.


U.S. Army Photo

Vision Health

Published: 12:15PM March 2nd, 2018

According to the National Eye Institute, keratoconus is the most common corneal dystrophy — degeneration of tissue of the cornea — in the U.S., affecting one in every 2,000 Americans. Now, with corneal cross-linking, Madigan Army Medical Center is treating the disease successfully.


Madigan Visual Information

Regional Health Command-Pacific

Published: 12:19PM March 2nd, 2018

When a fellow passenger lost oxygen and experienced chest pains last summer while flying at 35,000 feet in the air, Dr. Curtis Hobbs, of Madigan Army Medical Center, stepped up to stabilize him and make sure he landed safely.


Georgian Ministry of Defense

Georgian Ministry of Defense

Published: 02:07PM February 1st, 2018

Stepping into the role of senior medical adviser for the Georgian Ministry of Defense in February, Frank Bannister is nearing completion of a yearlong deployment.

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