62nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Col. Rebecca Sonkiss, right, 62nd Airlift Wing commander, accepts the wing’s guidon from Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck, 18th Air Force commander, during a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord July 14.

Change of Command Ceremony

62nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Col. Rebecca Sonkiss, 62nd Airlift Wing commander, comes to the Pacific Northwest from the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, where she served as the vice commander overseeing close air support, air mobility, combat search and rescue, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, air control and communications and electronic attack operations in support of U.S., coalition and partner forces in Afghanistan.


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Run Forrest Run 5K

Published: 03:24PM July 20th, 2017

Nearly 800 runners and walkers participated in the first Joint Base Lewis-McChord Run Forrest Run 5K outside the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Festival Tent July 15 on Lewis Main. Coordinators started planning a month ago in conjunction with Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band’s performance nearby at Memorial Stadium.


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JBLM Child and Youth Services

Published: 03:23PM July 20th, 2017

Sumner High School’s boys’ basketball team hosted a special youth basketball clinic for more than 100 Joint Base Lewis-McChord children July 14 at the JBLM Child and Youth Services gymnasium on Lewis Main.


364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command

364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command

Published: 03:21PM July 20th, 2017

Some interesting metrics came out of the Warrior Fit Camp at Dublin, Calif., June 17 to 30. The 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, in Marysville, Wash., conducted the camp for 22 of its Army Reserve Soldiers.


U.S. Army Photo/2010

Published: 04:05PM July 20th, 2017

When practiced regularly, mindfulness can help a person regain their focus and clarity in order to have a more productive work day. For that reason, and others, many organizations have begun to implement mindfulness and meditation programs to enhance their workforces’ productivity levels.


62nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs

View from the Top

Published: 12:30PM July 18th, 2017

As I look back on my tenure at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, it is obvious how special these Team McChord partnerships have become and how vital they are for our continued success.

Published: 02:41PM July 6th, 2017

In the early years of our nation, men and women armed themselves with muskets and canister shot to win a society free from tyranny. Today we use smart weapons, stealth aircraft, unmanned aircraft systems, broadband satellite communications and many other tools to accomplish this same goal.


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USO Concert at Memorial Stadium

Published: 04:21PM July 20th, 2017

Gary Sinise, aka: Lt. Dan Taylor of the classic film, “Forrest Gump,” performed with his Lt. Dan Band at Memorial Stadium on Lewis Main Saturday.


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Soldier’s Medal

Published: 03:24PM July 21st, 2017

A Soldier who saved the life of a man trapped in a burning vehicle in rural Thurston County in January was honored at a ceremony at Evergreen Chapel July 13.


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JBLM Garrison Change of Command

Published: 04:19PM July 20th, 2017

Col. Daniel Morgan, Joint Base Lewis-McChord garrison commander, is moving at the end of the month.


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2017 JBLM Freedom Run

Published: 03:18PM July 20th, 2017

In addition to running in honor of those who have or are currently serving, the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Freedom Run Saturday is the last chance for active duty service members to qualify for the JBLM teams for the Army Ten-Miler.


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Russell Landing

Published: 12:23PM July 18th, 2017

Lewis North’s Bistro at Russell Landing has gone barbecue — now named the Bistro BBQ — with a new menu sure to delight fans of the installation’s barbecue food truck.


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Blue Star Museums

Published: 09:41AM July 17th, 2017

Service members and their families can enjoy many local museums and others across the country for free this summer, thanks to the Blue Star Museums program.

Published: 03:28PM July 20th, 2017

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

Published: 02:24PM July 13th, 2017

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

Published: 02:30PM July 6th, 2017

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


Madigan Public Affairs

Madigan Army Medical Center

Published: 03:42PM July 20th, 2017

Madigan consultants cover the fields of adolescent medicine, medical informatics, neurology, pathology and surety medicine for Army Medicine. Consultants are field grade officers who go through a lengthy process to apply for the four- to six-year position.


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Warrior Web

Published: 03:29PM July 20th, 2017

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — Thanks to a new “suit” being developed by the Department of Defense-funded Warrior Web program, future Soldiers will be able to march longer, carry heavier gear and improve mental sharpness.

Warrior Transition Battalion

Published: 02:34PM July 6th, 2017

About 60 service members and veterans got to try their hand at creating glass art with the Hot Shop Heroes program in the Warrior Transition Battalion quad on Joint Base Lewis-McChord from June 22 to 24.

Published: 08:52AM July 28th, 2014

Photo Gallery

Published: 02:47PM July 24th, 2014

Photo Gallery