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JBLM paramedics attend to a woman who was hurt when several trees fell during a sudden windstorm Saturday abruptly ending the Deuces Wild Triathlon at Shoreline Park on Lewis North. At least four people were injured and taken to Madigan Army Medical Center.

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Four people were injured around 10 a.m. today when multiple trees and limbs fell near a parking lot at Shoreline Park and along a triathlon course on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. All four of the injured were transported to Madigan Army Medical Center and are in good condition, according to Jay Ebbeson, chief of public affairs for Madigan.


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Published: 01:01PM August 27th, 2015

The 373rd Training Squadron, 12th Detachment, defeated B Company, 47th Combat Support Hospital for the Intramural Golf Championship match played Monday evening at Whispering Firs Golf Course on McChord Field.


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Published: 01:01PM August 27th, 2015

Nearly 30 individuals look to see who is the best golfer on JBLM McChord Field during Whispering Firs Golf Championship Saturday-Sunday. The event is considered a tradition who have considered the Air Force based golf course their home course for decades.

Published: 12:41PM August 27th, 2015

Seattle Storm has partnered with Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Family and MWR, as well as Child, Youth and School Services, to present JBLM service members and families with a special Hoops for Heroes event during the team’s Sept. 11 game against the Minnesota Lynx.

Published: 12:48PM August 27th, 2015

The 2004 tsunami that devastated part of the Southeast Asia gave birth to the Pacific Partnership. The U.S. government’s expeditionary response to the needs of the region resulted in extraordinary humanitarian aid, known at the time as Operation Unified Endeavor.

Published: 12:42PM August 27th, 2015

In a survey conducted last year by the Pew Research Center, Facebook remains by far the most popular social media site. As a member of the military, and for family members of service members, it is more important than ever to remain vigilant of operational security.


Staff Sgt. Tim Chacon/ 62nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Published: 12:40PM August 20th, 2015

It is an honor and a privilege to serve as the commander of the 62nd Airlift Wing. I have witnessed firsthand your outstanding performance and attitudes over this first month and a half of command.


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Published: 12:56PM August 27th, 2015

As summer leads into fall, it’s time to plan for the first day back at school for many children and their families.


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Published: 12:57PM August 27th, 2015

“Galaxy Warriors of American Lake” was the theme for Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s eighth annual Exceptional Family Member Camp at Shoreline Park Saturday with activities that included face painting, pontoon boat rides, adaptive bicycles, bouncy houses and photo ops with Star Wars characters.

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Published: 12:58PM August 27th, 2015

Service members and their families enjoyed a day of fun in the sun Saturday during the Chapel Roundup at the Lewis North Chapel. The event helped culminate spiritual resiliency and present JBLM chapel programs.


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Published: 01:58PM August 27th, 2015

Attend the free JBLM Backyard Barbecue Cook-off for good food and entertainment Saturday.


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Run, Walk and Swim

Published: 12:42PM August 20th, 2015

Individuals and teams can participate in the JBLM Deuces Wild Sprint and Olympic Triathlon event on Aug. 29 at Shoreline Park.


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Published: 12:14PM August 13th, 2015

Seventh annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Youth Shotgun Safety and Fun Shoot provides introduction to sport of shooting and hunting for military children Saturday at the JBLM Skeet and Trap Range just outside Lewis Main. The event is sponsored by the Puget Sound chapter of Pheasants Forever, who provide equipment for families to practice and learn.


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Published: 12:56PM August 27th, 2015

Sergeant Dustyn Flavell leaves Japan for training before transitioning to civilian career.

Published: 12:57PM August 20th, 2015

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

Published: 12:00PM August 13th, 2015

The Washington State Service Member for Life Transition Summit will be held Sept. 22-24 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. This three-day summit brings together key federal and state agencies, influential military leaders, innovators in the business and employer community, and local community leaders with transitioning service members, veterans and their families.


Gia Oney/ Madigan Public Affairs

Published: 12:35PM August 20th, 2015

It is pretty normal when a group of friends gather, they spend the first few minutes complimenting one another’s outfits, relishing over new hairdos or chatting

Published: 12:01PM August 20th, 2015

Back to school season — it can be a parent’s dream come true or worst nightmare.

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Published: 12:03PM August 13th, 2015

Teams from up and down the West Coast participated in this year’s Western Regional Medical Command-Best Medic Team Competition held on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Aug. 4-7.

Published: 08:52AM July 28th, 2014

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