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Micah Tilley, 7, of Lacey, left, crawls down from Jim Hossack’s, right, British Abbot Self-Propelled Gun FV-433 during the annual JBLM Armed Forces Day celebration at Cowan and Memorial Stadiums on Lewis Main Saturday.

JBLM Armed Forces Day Celebration

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Numerous activities and displays were available for the military community and the public to enjoy at the annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Armed Forces Day May 20 at Cowan and Memorial Stadiums on Lewis Main.


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Pacific Northwest Army-Navy Rugby Championship

Published: 01:46PM May 25th, 2017

For only the second time in its 18-year rivalry, the Joint Base Lewis-McChord rugby team lost to Naval Base Kitsap, 42-31, during the Pacific Northwest Army-Navy Rugby Championship May 20 at Cowan Stadium on Lewis Main.


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JBLM Commander’s Cup Volleyball Championship

Published: 01:44PM May 25th, 2017

While playing at a one-person disadvantage, the Western Air Defense Sector was able to defeat C. Company, 46th Aviation Support Battalion in three sets – 28-30, 25-23 and 16-14 – for the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Volleyball Championship May 18 at Soldiers Field House on Lewis Main.


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2017 Armed Forces Women’s Volleyball Championship

Published: 01:43PM May 25th, 2017

Splitting the competition in the triple-round robin tournament, Air Force and Navy faced each other for the gold after Navy’s hard-fought comeback against Army in the previous match.


U.S. Navy photo/2013

Published: 01:59PM May 25th, 2017

This Monday, on Memorial Day, the entire nation honors these Americans who gave their lives to protect American freedom and liberty. Among them are counted the men and women who served with honor and distinction in the battles of the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Civil War, Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan and other conflicts throughout the world.


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Published: 01:58PM May 18th, 2017

I cannot stress this message enough, do not try to beat these trains — because you will not.

Published: 09:17AM May 17th, 2017

During the conference, the importance of total force contributions to AMC operations was emphasized by AMC leadership.


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Published: 02:13PM May 25th, 2017

Construction on a portion of Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s East Lincoln Road reopened Thursday. The one-mile section on Lewis Main has been going through a two-month full pavement replacement since first closing on March 27.


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Award ceremony

Published: 02:12PM May 25th, 2017

Sergeant 1st Class Joshua Leach was one of more than 150 Soldiers awarded for their recent efforts in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel during a ceremony May 19 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Leach received the Silver Star Medal.


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Change of Stole

Published: 10:41AM May 26th, 2017

Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Khallid Shabazz, who holds a Ph. D. as well as four master’s degrees, has dedicated his life to working with service members of all religions. He grew up as a Lutheran in Louisiana and converted to Islam as an enlisted Soldier.


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Local Memorial Day Events

Published: 01:39PM May 25th, 2017

Memorial Day is Monday, and Joint Base Lewis-McChord will be hosting the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Camp Lewis Cemetery at 10:30 a.m. Additional events will take place throughout the weekend outside of the installation, including a Memorial Day run by wear blue: run to remember Monday at Powderworks Park in DuPont.


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JBLM Armed Forces Day Celebration

Published: 01:34PM May 18th, 2017

A variety of activities, games and displays will be available at Armed Forces Day at both Cowan and Memorial Stadiums Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Open to the public, the event includes military static displays, historical re-enactments and an abundance of games and carnival rides.

Mother’s Day Events

Published: 03:06PM May 11th, 2017

There are several ways around the South Sound to celebrate and honor loved ones this Mother’s Day.

Corporate Fellowship Program

Published: 01:12PM May 4th, 2017

Training for the Hiring our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program is set for Wednesday to July 28.

Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring Summit

Published: 01:10PM May 4th, 2017

Naval Sea Systems Command will host the seventh annual Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Summit May 23 and 24 at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel — Seattle-Tacoma Airport in Seattle. Employers meet for a summit to discuss hiring from the military talent pool on the first day, followed by an open hiring fair accepting walk-in interviews.

JBLM College Graduation Ceremony

Published: 01:09PM May 4th, 2017

Graduates from eight resident schools and 32 off-base colleges and universities will walk in JBLM’s college graduation ceremony at Clover Park Technical College May 12.


Photo courtesy of Willie Binion

Jordan Binion Project

Published: 01:54PM May 25th, 2017

Willie and Deb Binion established the Jordan Binion Project, which provides mental health education to high school students. Since 2011, the couple’s initiative has reached more than 50,000 students in Pierce and King counties with a message of awareness, compassion and hope.

Spring Allergies

Published: 01:53PM May 25th, 2017

It is commonly believed that eating local honey reduces allergy symptoms from local pollens. A quick internet search for honey and seasonal allergies leads to claims of its wonder working power. But can honey really protect against seasonal allergies?

758th Forward Surgical Team

Published: 01:53PM May 25th, 2017

During the weeklong training exercise, Soldiers of the 758th Forward Surgical Team set up a six-tent hospital system just outside Madigan as they would if deployed. Branstetter, also a professional filler to the forward surgical team, would deploy with the unit if it were called to action.

Published: 08:52AM July 28th, 2014

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