Lewis Army Museum

The Trench and Camp served as the Camp Lewis newspaper from Oct. 7, 1917 to June 7, 1918. It was published by the Tacoma Tribune.

Northwest Guardian Final Edition

Northwest Guardian

After more than a century of base newspapers, the last issue of the Northwest Guardian was published June 15 on JBLM.

Published: 03:56PM June 14th, 2018

Races: Friday is the last day to RSVP for the first 4K Stroller Derby at McChord Field’s Parade Field June 29 at 3 p.m. Open to all valid military ID cardholders. Family and friends are welcome. For more information, call 253-982-6707.

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55th Combat Camera

2018 Warrior Games

Published: 02:27PM June 14th, 2018

Sgt. Steven Wurth found a passion in wheelchair basketball, which has grown more after being part of the gold-medal Army wheelchair basketball team at the 2018 Warrior Games June 1-9 at the Air Force Academy, Colo.


Northwest Guardian

JBLM Commander’s Cup Basketball

Published: 02:25PM June 14th, 2018

The top-seeded 308th Brigade Support Battalion was able to start and finish strong in a 62-46 win over the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Basketball Championship June 7 at Wilson Sports and Fitness Center on Lewis North.

Published: 02:11PM June 14th, 2018

On behalf of all the civilian and military journalists who have contributed to the quality and success of our base newspaper, I can only say to our readers, Thank you. It’s been an honor producing the Northwest Guardian for you.


593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command

Published: 02:59PM June 7th, 2018

The command focuses on the ability to deploy, fight, sustain and win at a moment’s notice every day.


Madigan Army Medical Center

Published: 02:14PM May 31st, 2018

We take our mission of training, not just doctors but Army doctors, to heart at Madigan, knowing that when our doctors are deployed, they need to provide excellent care without the benefit of a full-sized military treatment facility behind them.


62nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Exercise Rainier War

Published: 04:09PM June 14th, 2018

The exercise ultimately included 18 C-17 Globemaster IIIs — 10 from McChord Field, seven from other bases throughout Air Mobility Command and one from Australia.


593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command

EFMB Competition

Published: 04:08PM June 14th, 2018

The Expert Field Medical Badge competition began June 7 with 282 candidates from Army and one Navy lieutenant. Soldiers, ranging from the ranks of private to lieutenant colonel from units across JBLM, attended this year’s competition.


446th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Air Force Reserve Command Squadron of the Year

Published: 04:05PM June 14th, 2018

The Air Force Reserve Command and the Air National Guard support the bulk of aeromedical evacuation operations. The Reserve has 18 aeromedical evacuation squadrons, the Guard has 10 and there are four squadrons.

Published: 11:26AM January 7th, 2016

After the holidays, there are plenty of wallet-friendly activities to do in or around Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 09:44AM December 17th, 2015

Wondering what to do while the weather outside is frightful?

Published: 01:27PM December 10th, 2015

Various winter-themed activities are ongoing in December and January through Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Northwest Adventure Center: snowshoeing, skiing, snow tubing and more.

Published: 01:57PM June 14th, 2018

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


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Hiring Our Heroes

Published: 02:57PM June 7th, 2018

Military job seekers, including transitioning service members and family members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, attended the Hiring Our Heroes job fair June 1 at Safeco Field in Seattle. Recruiters from more than 100 companies touted local and national job opportunities.


Northwest Guardian / 2017

JBLM Education Fairs

Published: 10:45AM June 11th, 2018

The upcoming education fairs on JBLM are aimed at helping service members transition and family members get started in the field of education.

Published: 04:17PM January 21st, 2016

More teenaged military family members can now get their health care needs taken care of right in their schools thanks to the recent opening of three more School Based Health Centers.

Published: 04:17PM January 21st, 2016

Starting Feb. 1, several changes to the TRICARE Pharmacy benefit will take effect, notably the online refill system and the copay costs for retail network pharmacies and home delivery.

Published: 11:47AM January 7th, 2016

For the second year running, a Madigan Army Medical Center doctor earned the honor of being named the Military Health System Junior Army Female Physician Leadership Award.

Published: 08:52AM July 28th, 2014

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Published: 02:47PM July 24th, 2014

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