There was plenty to see and hear during the annual Armed Forces Day event hosted at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Saturday. The sounds of cannons and rifles echoed around Cowan and Memorial stadiums as re-enactors portrayed Soldiers from time gone by.
Tech. Sgt. Natasha Sanchez returned to represent the Air Force in the 2015 Armed Forces Bowling Championships May 12-16 at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla. Sanchez continues to bowl after learning from her dad, an experienced bowler in the Army.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s rugby club defeats Naval Base Kitsap in their 17th annual meeting, 77-14, Saturday at Cowan Stadium. Air Force player Tom Heath leads the team with three scores while seven other JBLM players contribute to the rout.
84th Civil Affairs Battalion win straight sets against the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron to win the JBLM Intramural Volleyball Championship thanks to key runs in both sets to cap an undefeated season.
Army doctrine defines mission command as “the exercise of authority and direction by the commander using mission orders to enable disciplined initiative within the commander’s intent to empower agile and adaptive leaders in the conduct of unified land operations.”
On Memorial Day, we remember those who died in service to America. Many of you will use this time to be with friends and family.
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. In 1978, Congress established Asian-Pacific American Heritage Week to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans to U.S. history and culture. In 1990, President George H.W. Bush extended the celebration to the entire month.