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302nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

A 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Soldier scans his sectors of fire during exercise Bayonet Focus 18-02 at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Feb. 8.

7th Infantry Division

7th Infantry Division Public Affairs

The 10-day exercise certified one of the division’s subordinate brigades, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, on individual and collective tasks as the brigade prepares for an April National Training Center rotation.

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JBLM Bettie Brigade

Published: 01:43PM February 15th, 2018

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Bettie Brigade won its 2018 season opening bout 180-134 against the Rodeo City Rollergirls Saturday at Rollin’ 253 Skate and Community Center in Fircrest. The team has continued to provide a support group in the form of a roller derby team for service members, retirees, veterans, spouses and family members in the local community.

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Armed Forces Cross-Country Championships

Published: 01:39PM February 15th, 2018

Major Nicole Solana, flight surgeon with 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, was part of the All-Army women’s team that won gold in the 2018 Armed Forces Cross-Country Championships held during the USA Track and Field Cross Country Championships Feb. 3 in Tallahassee, Fla.

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Veteran Golfers Association

Published: 01:37PM February 15th, 2018

The Veteran Golfers Association 2018 event calendar has been released and includes a few tournaments in Washington state. Eagles Pride Golf Course on Joint Base Lewis-McChord will host a West Region tournament June 9.

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U.S. Army Photo

Published: 01:38PM February 15th, 2018

Sustainment is the backbone to readiness. Without deployable Soldiers and properly functioning equipment, units simply cannot train, let alone deploy, fight and win.

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Madigan Public Affairs

Published: 01:58PM February 8th, 2018

When service members of all colors and backgrounds enter the Brig. Gen. Guthrie Turner Jr. Building, they’ll pass by a plaque of General Turner — a constant reminder to all of his lifelong dedication to protect the health of the Army community.

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62nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs / 2016

Published: 02:18PM February 1st, 2018

Whatever challenge the world presents, we have to do everything possible to ensure our Airmen’s readiness.

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Department of Defense

Published: 02:05PM February 15th, 2018

The base budget is set for $617 billion and the overseas contingency operations fund is set for $69 billion.

Army Emergency Relief

Published: 01:59PM February 15th, 2018

The Army Emergency Relief Campaign kicks off Feb. 23 at 9 a.m. at Carey Theater on Lewis Main.

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Department of Defense

Published: 01:57PM February 15th, 2018

The high number of nondeployable Soldiers, currently at about 100,000, is “hurting Army readiness,” Esper said Feb. 6 at the Pentagon during a meeting with representatives of military and veteran service organizations.

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Local Winter Farmers Markets

Published: 01:31PM February 15th, 2018

Local winter markets offer garden and pantry supplies, as well as an opportunity to get out and enjoy the sunshine.

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Act 1 Theater Production Company

Published: 01:45PM February 8th, 2018

Air Force Staff Sgt. Bertrand Foley spends his spare time on the stage, currently portraying “good guy” Doc Porter in the Act 1 Theatre production of the dark comedy “Crimes of the Heart.”

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Where to watch Super Bowl LII

Published: 01:40PM February 1st, 2018

Football fans on Joint Base Lewis-McChord have a few places on base they can watch the Philadelphia Eagles challenge the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII Sunday at 3:30 p.m.

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USO Pathfinder

Published: 01:37PM February 15th, 2018

The USO Pathfinder program offered an Employment Readiness Workshop with the Boeing Company at the Hawk Transition Center Jan. 25.

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Operation: GoodJobs

Published: 01:35PM February 15th, 2018

Hundreds of service members, retirees and veterans attended a special veteran networking event hosted by Goodwill — Olympics and Rainier Region’s Operation: GoodJobs group at the American Lake Conference Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Feb. 7.

Published: 01:32PM February 15th, 2018

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

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Georgian Ministry of Defense

Georgian Ministry of Defense

Published: 02:07PM February 1st, 2018

Stepping into the role of senior medical adviser for the Georgian Ministry of Defense in February, Frank Bannister is nearing completion of a yearlong deployment.

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Fitness Trackers

Published: 02:06PM February 1st, 2018

These heat maps from fitness trackers can show military bases and may be used to target individuals.

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Nutrition

Published: 02:05PM February 1st, 2018

The key to good nutrition is eating a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, diary, lean meats and fish.

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