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A railroad construction crew took a photo of this training fuse, that goes inside a World War II anti-tank land mine, after they unearthed it near the railroad tracks that run along Joint Base Lewis-McChord March 8.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal

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An training fuse, that goes inside a World War II anti-tank land mine, was discovered March 8 near the railroad tracks beside I-5 South along Joint Base Lewis-McChord and cleared by the 707th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 3rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade.


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Health and Fitness

Published: 11:04AM March 20th, 2017

Lt. Col. (Dr.) Mark Cucuzzella from West Virginia University’s School of Medicine spoke to nearly 70 service members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord about healthy running to maintain long-term benefits during a special seminar March 10 at McChord Fitness Center.


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JBLM Shamrock ‘n Run 5K

Published: 11:07AM March 20th, 2017

The annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Shamrock ‘n Run attracted more than 600 runners Saturday outside Family and MWR’s Festival Tent on Lewis Main.


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Published: 11:10AM March 20th, 2017

The Lady Hawks are the champions of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Open Women’s Basketball League after defeating the Lady Savage 52-38 Sunday at McChord Fitness Center. Gabrille Wade was the Most Valuable Player with 20 points and nine rebounds. Alex Montgomery had 19 points and 16 rebounds.

Published: 03:15PM March 16th, 2017

March highlights Women’s History Month, and there are many notable women who blazed the aeromedical evacuation path to make it what it is today. For many professionals in the career field, saving lives and returning America’s warriors to their families is the reason they serve.


5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Published: 03:35PM March 9th, 2017

Ready and Resilient directly links to increased Soldier readiness to train and deploy.

Published: 03:07PM March 2nd, 2017

I challenge you to research someone’s history other than your own. I challenge you to get to know about some of the service members, who came before us and made serving possible today.


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JBLM Fire and Emergency Services

Published: 03:26PM March 16th, 2017

A service dog named Snow, a white husky, is back at work with his human mom, Pfc. Christina Carter after being rescued from a house fire on Joint Base Lewis-McChord in January. The dog was carried out of the smoke-filled house by JBLM firefighters and resuscitated before being transported to an Olympia veterinarian.


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62nd Medical Squadron

Published: 03:25PM March 16th, 2017

Surgeons General meet with 62nd MDS leadership to discuss some of the unique aspects of running a medical squadron on an Army-led joint base.


62nd Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Battalion Mass Tactical Week

Published: 03:24PM March 16th, 2017

During the exercise, aircrews received training in a variety of areas to include formation flying, airdrop, static-line jumps of Soldiers and the experience of working with Airmen from different units.


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Outdoor Recreation

Published: 11:04AM March 20th, 2017

Enjoy military discounts at local winter hot spots before ski season ends.


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Health & Fitness

Published: 02:05PM March 10th, 2017

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord race calendar kicks off with the annual Shamrock ‘n Run Saturday at 11 a.m. just outside Family and MWR’s Festival Tent on Lewis Main. In addition to the 5K and kids’ 1K, there will also be a beer garden for ages 21 and older, root beer and snacks for kids and bounce houses.

JBLM Operation Baby Shower

Published: 01:53PM March 2nd, 2017

Expectant moms will gather at American Lake Conference Center Saturday for goodies and information to make for some extra blessings connected to their upcoming bundles of joy.

Published: 02:46PM March 16th, 2017

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


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Northwest Aviation Career Forum

Published: 01:53PM March 9th, 2017

Aspiring pilots and aviation aficionados packed into the Northwest Aviation Career Forum to showcase their knowledge, learn and network with career aeronautical experts Feb. 24 at the Washington State Fairgrounds.




Published: 01:50PM March 9th, 2017

The program launches with more than 50 service providers and will initially serve King, Snohomish, Island, Kitsap, Pierce, Thurston, Mason and Lewis counties.


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Madigan Army Medical Center

Published: 03:04PM March 16th, 2017

While immediately after her surgery nearly six months ago, Tessa Fautherree had to go on a liquid diet, she slowly introduced new foods since then to learn what her body can now tolerate. With the nutrition changes before the surgery, Fautherree lost 18 pounds — she’s now lost more than 100 pounds.


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National Sleep Awareness Month

Published: 03:03PM March 16th, 2017

Active-duty patients who would like to use Madigan Army Medical Center Sleep Services should ask their primary care managers for referrals. Due to the volume of patients at the clinic, nonactive-duty patients needing sleep specialty services are referred to the TRICARE network by their primary care managers.

Madigan Army Medical Center

Published: 03:01PM March 2nd, 2017

In total, more than 100 audience members joined in the celebration, going on a journey with the speakers from the beginning of Madigan itself when the now-Madigan Annex was built in the 1940s to the opening of its doors at the current hospital in 1992. In 1944, the “Fort Lewis Station Hospital” opened as a barracks-style complex, with nearly eight miles of ramps and corridors spread out over 75 acres.

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