It’s that time of year, when Joint Base Lewis-McChord firefighters plan prescribed burns. A recent wildfire on base may have occurred the same day as a prescribed burn, but this one wasn’t planned.
Intramurals: A representative meeting will take place for all units wishing to participate in this year’s Commander’s Cup softball league on Joint Base Lewis-McChord — open to active-duty units stationed on JBLM. There will be a meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. inside the Warrior Zone’s VIP Room on Lewis North, followed by a meeting Wednesday at noon inside the McChord Fitness Center. League starts June 6. For more information, call 253-967-4768 or visit jblmmwr.com/intramural.
Abunai collects seven home runs to win the competitive league final over the 494th Brigade Support Battalion, 17-7, during the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Open League Softball Championships at the Lewis North Athletic Complex May 13. The Bombers defeated the 504th Military Police Battalion 19-5 in five innings to claim the recreational league final.
About 200 staff members, nurses and doctors from Madigan Army Medical Center participated in the annual Madigan Nurses Run 5K event at Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Fest Tent on Joint Base Lewis-McChord May 11.
446th Airlift Wing’s commander recently had the opportunity to meet with elected officials from Washington during an annual Capitol Hill Visit to discuss, among other things, the impact of the military budget on day-to-day operations at the unit level.
It’s time to get ourselves back on track and the bottom line is that we need leaders to take the lead for physical fitness.
The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina resulted in many lessons learned and changes which significantly affected the use of active duty units, to include medical units, in U.S. disaster response. Today, military organizations across the country actively prepare to respond to disasters and save American lives.