Northwest Guardian

Col. Leonard J. Kosinski, commander of the 62nd Airlift Wing, coordinates children before the McChord Field Menorah and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Monday.

Madigan, McChord and the Yakima Training Center held their Christmas tree and menorah lightings to bring in the two faith’s holidays, which both fall on Christmas this year.


Northwest Guardian

Published: 02:14PM December 8th, 2016

Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Child, Youth and School Services has openings for volunteer coaches for its various sports programs throughout the year. Service members, spouses and family members ages 16 and older are eligible to help teach the basic fundamentals in sports like football, soccer and basketball.


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Published: 02:13PM December 8th, 2016

Clarence Massey, a sergeant first class with the 42nd Military Police Brigade at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, completed his fifth season with the Puyallup Roughriders youth football program. Massey has been a coach for the eighth grade team’s offensive and defensive lines.

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Published: 02:12PM December 8th, 2016

Major Judy Coyle stayed in shape but it was not until joining the 728th Airlift Squadron with the Rainier Wing that she rose to the next level of fitness. In this squadron, she joined a group of Airmen and retirees competing in the Boise Half Ironman Triathlon.


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Published: 02:11PM December 8th, 2016

On Nov. 30 at 5 p.m., Tacoma Police Officer Reginald “Jake” Gutierrez, 45, a 17-year veteran of the Tacoma Police Department, was shot while responding to a domestic violence call.

Published: 04:01PM December 6th, 2016

As we embark on our yearlong centennial celebration journey, we will reflect on the division’s legacy in service to our nation and focus on Task Force Bayonet’s future

Published: 10:18AM November 23rd, 2016

For a variety of reasons, however, AMC has decided to discontinue the old RODEO construct, and in 2017, will unveil its replacement – Exercise Mobility Guardian, to be held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in August.


122nd Public Affairs Operations

Published: 02:34PM December 8th, 2016

The 81st Brigade will be assigned to the 7th Infantry Division, stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The 81st Bde. and 7th ID have a great deal of shared history — serving in both world wars, the Cold War and Operation Enduring Freedom to name a few — but this new milestone is expected to strengthen an already sturdy relationship.


Northwest Guardian

Published: 02:33PM December 8th, 2016

Local service member families received Christmas trees Dec. 2 and Saturday as part of the Trees for Troops program, through which FedEx has shipped more than 176,000 Christmas trees to 65 bases in 17 countries during the past 12 years.


446th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Published: 02:32PM December 8th, 2016

The 446th Security Forces Squadron collaborated to plan and execute a comprehensive active shooter exercise at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Sunday.


Northwest Guardian

Published: 02:07PM December 8th, 2016

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord 5K Jingle Bell Jog and 1K Reindeer Romp will take place Saturday at 10 a.m., starting and finishing at the American Lake Conference Center on Lewis North. The running event also features drawings for prizes such as round-trip airline ticket vouchers and more.


JBLM Outdoor Recreation

Published: 12:28PM December 1st, 2016

Keep these tips in mind to enjoy an affordable holiday season.

Published: 10:36AM November 28th, 2016

Explore the outdoors with these fun winter trips through the JBLM Northwest Adventure Center.

Published: 02:08PM December 8th, 2016

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

Published: 12:35PM December 1st, 2016

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

Published: 10:13AM November 23rd, 2016

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

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Madigan Public Affairs

Published: 02:18PM December 8th, 2016

As he walks into the hospital, he sees a winter wonderland of a Christmas tree ahead, decked in gold and white decorations, with birds, deer and other wildlife placed amidst a snow-like scene.


U.S. Army Photo

Published: 02:15PM December 8th, 2016

There must be a substantial change in the way Soldiers think about behavioral health care.

Published: 10:41AM November 28th, 2016

Madigan staff received accolades for their efforts to improve the inpatient experience at a ceremony on Nov. 18 at Letterman Auditorium at Madigan Medical Center.

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