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Sgt. Carol Courtright, middle left, Spc. Jamal Clements, middle right, and Airman Christopher Meza, right, help volunteers unload some of the more-than 1,100 frozen turkeys donated this year on JBLM to 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division during Operation Turkey Drop Nov. 16.

Operation Turkey Drop

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Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s annual Operation Turkey Drop took place Nov. 16.


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Published: 11:50AM November 22nd, 2017

Units throughout Joint Base Lewis-McChord began playing their annual Turkey Bowl games a week before Thanksgiving and through the entire week leading up to the holiday.


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JBLM Turkey Trot

Published: 11:47AM November 22nd, 2017

More than 500 runners participated in the annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Turkey Trot and Drumstick Dash outside Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Fest Tent on Lewis Main Saturday. The fun run included a raffle drawing with prizes like turkeys, a fryer and a fitness package.

Published: 11:44AM November 22nd, 2017

Youth: Enrollment for Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s soccer season is Dec. 1-Jan. 18, 2018. Bumblebee Soccer for ages 3 and 4 is $25 per child. Soccer enrollment for ages 5 to 15 is $55 per child. Parents meet for both seasons Feb. 10; both seasons kick off Feb. 12. Register at For more information, call 253-967-2405.


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Published: 12:10PM November 22nd, 2017

Early in his tenure as Army chief of staff, Gen. Mark Milley recognized we must rely more heavily on our Reserve component teammates to meet the demands of a complex global environment, since most of the Army’s capacity resides in the National Guard and Army Reserve.

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Published: 01:29PM November 16th, 2017

Brooke Army Medical Center received eight of the 20 injured victims of the Sutherland Springs shooting Nov. 5 — six adults and two minors. As of Wednesday, Brooke Army Medical Center continues to care for five victims of the shooting. Three have been discharged.


Published: 02:59PM November 9th, 2017

We appreciate your sacrifice, and we honor your service with our continued commitment to readiness.


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John H. Anderson Military Citizen of the Year Award

Published: 12:24PM November 22nd, 2017

Master Sergeant Monique DuBose, 62nd Office of the Inspector General superintendent, was honored for outstanding civic contributions during the Rotary Club of Tacoma No. 8 Veterans Day program Nov. 9.

Senate Confirmation

Published: 12:23PM November 22nd, 2017

Dr. Mark Esper named four broad priorities he would focus on if he were confirmed as secretary of the Army. Those include ensuring Soldiers, their families and Army civilians are “well-led, well-supported and well-cared for.”


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USO Northwest Camp Lewis Center

Published: 12:21PM November 22nd, 2017

The USO Northwest Camp Lewis Center opened Monday with a ceremony at its new site inside America’s Credit Union on Lewis Main.

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Local Holiday Light Displays

Published: 11:35AM November 22nd, 2017

The holiday season begins around South Sound with holiday light displays.


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JBLM Turkey Trot

Published: 01:04PM November 16th, 2017

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Turkey Trot event is scheduled for Saturday outside Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Fest Tent on Lewis Main. The 1K Drumstick Dash for kids begins at 9:30 a.m., with the 5K run scheduled to kick off at 10 a.m.


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JBLM Leisure Travel Services

Published: 02:27PM November 9th, 2017

Service members, retirees and military families can take advantage of discounted travel trips and rates through Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Leisure Travel Services, including trips to tourist attractions like Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Florida. JBLM Outdoor Recreation also has a few local options for those who wish to stay within the state during the upcoming winter leave.

Published: 12:30PM November 22nd, 2017

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


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Stone Education Center

Published: 01:23PM November 16th, 2017

Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Stone Education Center on Lewis Main hosted a special education fair Tuesday as part of Celebrate American Education Week. Twenty-six colleges and universities, along with other transition programs and organizations were present with information for transitioning members of the military community.


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Council of Military Educators of Washington State

Published: 01:21PM November 16th, 2017

Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Stone Education Center hosted the Council of Military Educators of Washington State’s annual conference on Monday; which included panels of military education counselors and active duty and veterans who have completed or currently working towards collegiate degrees.


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Madigan Army Medical Center

Published: 12:05PM November 22nd, 2017

Madigan is the first Army military treatment facility and first major military medical center to field MHS GENESIS.


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Neural Analytics

Published: 12:04PM November 22nd, 2017

Army funding development of battlefield devices to assess moderate, severe brain injury


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Military Family Month

Published: 12:03PM November 22nd, 2017

November, Military Family Month, as designated by the Department of Defense, is a time to thank those who support service members for sacrifices that come with serving our country.

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