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Members of the Joint Color Guard that included members of I Corps from Joint Base Lewis-McChord presented the colors for the pregame festivities before the Seattle Mariners faced the Texas Rangers at Safeco Field in Seattle Saturday.

Salute to Armed Forces Night

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Service members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord and other local installations, along with veterans, took the field for the Seattle Mariners’ 15th annual Salute to Armed Forces Night Saturday at Safeco Field. JBLM service members participated in a number of pregame festivities, including a first pitch ceremony and acting as Honorary Mariners before the game against the Texas Rangers.


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Armed Forces Kids Run

Published: 02:22PM April 20th, 2017

The annual Armed Forces Kids Run at Cowan Stadium on Joint Base Lewis-McChord attracted more than 400 military youths and their families Saturday. The event featured half, one and two-mile runs for ages 5 to 16 and also celebrated Purple Up Day, recognizing military youths.


1st Special Forces Group Support Battalion

1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)

Published: 02:21PM April 20th, 2017

Sweat, heat and determination filled the gym as Soldiers grunted through Crossfit-inspired workouts at the 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Battle of the Brave competition at Thor3 gym April 13 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.


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JBLM Centennial

Published: 02:18PM April 20th, 2017

Joint Base Lewis-McChord is home of Eagles Pride Golf Course on Lewis Main and Whispering Firs Golf Course on McChord Field. Installation officials have attempted to create a golf course on the property since the earliest days of Camp Lewis 100 years ago.


U.S. Army Photo

Published: 02:34PM April 20th, 2017

So the question is, what can you personally do to change how we as a military culture think about mental health?


Courtesy Photo

Published: 11:52AM April 14th, 2017



Air Force Photo

Published: 11:34AM April 13th, 2017

In 2017, I have witnessed fantastic leadership in action here at McChord Field, in the 62nd Airlift Wing and the 627th Air Base Group.


62nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Mission Oriented Training

Published: 02:44PM April 20th, 2017

Loadmasters from the 62nd Airlift Wing trained alongside Soldiers from the 13th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command to load a 121,000 pound Rough Terrain Container Handler onto a C-17 Globemaster III.


5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Operation Pacific Reach

Published: 02:42PM April 20th, 2017

POHANG, South Korea — On a bright and windy day, a gray U.S. Army landing craft utility ship loaded with tactical vehicles and other mission equipment to support exercise Operation Pacific Reach 2017 April 13 slowly made its way to the Trident Pier causeway at Pohang, South Korea, while U.S. Soldiers and Marines patiently wait.


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Logistics Readiness Center

Published: 10:44AM April 24th, 2017

More than 650 vehicles and other pieces of military equipment were loaded on 300 trucks April 14 to Tuesday for Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s largest commercial line haul to Camp Atterbury, Ind.


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JBLM Spring Flea Market

Published: 02:09PM April 20th, 2017

It’s time to unclutter your home or add some great bargains. The JBLM Spring Flea Market is at Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Fest Tent, 2200 Liggett Ave., next to Bowl Arena Lanes, Lewis Main, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Northwest Guardian / 2016

JBLM Easter Weekend Events

Published: 11:06AM April 14th, 2017

No matter how you choose to celebrate Easter, several options are available on and around Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

15th annual Salute to Armed Force Night

Published: 12:15PM April 7th, 2017

Major League Baseball’s Seattle Mariners will host their 15th annual Salute to Armed Forces Game April 15 at Safeco Field when they host the Texas Rangers. Service members from all branches, including those at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, will participate in pregame festivities. Tickets are on sale with military discount until April 14.

American Lake Conference Center

Published: 04:13PM April 6th, 2017

Service members and their families got an opportunity to see some of the transition career opportunities available during an Hire G.I. Job Fair at American Lake Conference Center March 30.


Published: 04:12PM April 6th, 2017

Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air will recruit at the American Lake Conference Center Tuesday from 3:45 to 7 p.m.

Published: 02:19PM March 30th, 2017

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

Published: 11:34AM April 14th, 2017

During the last six months, Madigan Licensed Practical Nurse Sarah Hodges was “caught” six times for her willingness to help out wherever needed and usually without being asked. Hodges’ peers at the Puyallup Clinic celebrated her team spirit when they named her the Puyallup Clinic MVP for the October 2016 to April 2017 time frame. She has a number of additional duties, including serving as the first chairperson of the Patient Caring Touch System Unit Practice Council, and she is one of the clinic’s primary trainers for new LPN staff. Hodges freely offers her many years of expertise to make the running of the clinic more professional and a place the staff can all be proud to work. Hodges is pictured with Brig. Gen. Ronald Stephens, deputy commander of Regional Health Command-Pacific, who presented her with a coin.


Madigan Army Medical Center

Madigan Army Medical Center

Published: 11:33AM April 14th, 2017

Command Sergeant Major Mark Bivins assumed responsibility of Madigan from outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Horace Tyson. Bivins is the new senior enlisted leader for the medical center which provides health care for more than 100,000 active-duty service members, their families and retirees.


Naval Hospital Bremerton

Puget Sound Military Health System

Published: 11:33AM April 14th, 2017

In an effort to enhance the overall patient experience, population health nurses recently joined the primary care team at Naval Hospital Bremerton’s medical home ports.

Published: 08:52AM July 28th, 2014

Photo Gallery

Published: 02:47PM July 24th, 2014

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