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A Pacific walrus entertains (from left) Sonia Wengelewski, her grandson Brayden Robinson, 5, and daughters Mariah, 4, and Bethany, 17, during JBLM and Camp Murray’s Gold Star Spouses Day at Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma Saturday.

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Survivor Outreach Services hosted an outing at Point Defiance Zoo an Aquarium Saturday in honor of Gold Star Spouses Day.


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Armed Forces Kids Run

Published: 02:19PM April 19th, 2018

Hundreds of children attended the 2018 Joint Base Lewis-McChord Armed Forces Kids Run Saturday at Cowan Stadium on Lewis Main.


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Armed Forces Bowling Championship

Published: 02:16PM April 19th, 2018

Staff Sgt. Chris Arterburn of Joint Base Lewis-McChord finished third overall among male bowlers at the 2018 Armed Forces Bowling Championships April 10 to Monday in Fort Lee, Va. He and fellow JBLM roller Master Sgt. Robert Robinson qualified for the All-Army team.

Published: 02:14PM April 19th, 2018

Bowling: Bowl Arena Lanes is hosting the 12th annual Northwest Military Masters Bowling Tournament Saturday for service members, retirees, Department of Defense employees and spouses. Entrants must be U.S. Bowling Congress members. One in four bowlers wins cash with first place winning $1,000, based on 36 entries. Entry is $100. Check-in is 9 a.m. Practice is 9:30 a.m. Qualifying begins at 10 a.m. For more information, call 253-967-4661.


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Published: 02:28PM April 19th, 2018

Before hopping on that motorcycle, launching your boat, starting that grill or taking a family road-trip, please make sure that you consider safety precautions and have a PACE — Primary, Alternate, Contingency and Emergency — plan.

Published: 02:52PM April 16th, 2018

Like all things Army, readiness is about people. In evaluating our own performance, we’ve identified six key components to enhancing our personnel readiness.


Madigan Army Medical Center

Published: 02:07PM April 5th, 2018

With changes from the regional contractor to types of plans available to copays, one question many ask is why so many changes are happening at the same time.


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Remembrance Day

Published: 02:39PM April 19th, 2018

Hundreds of Soldiers, Airmen and civilians from Joint Base Lewis-McChord attended the Holocaust Remembrance Day to remember and reflect on the tragedy.


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Rape Aggression Defense Program

Published: 02:36PM April 19th, 2018

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month to raise awareness around the commitment to recognize and stop situations that can escalate to sexual assault.


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Salute to Armed Forces Night

Published: 02:37PM April 19th, 2018

After the first pitches, military service members from active and reserve components, veterans and members of various service organizations took positions on the infield to be recognized by members of the Mariners and almost 30,000 cheering baseball fans.


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JBLM Spring Flea Market

Published: 02:05PM April 19th, 2018

The Spring Flea Market will take place at Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Fest Tent on Lewis Main Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Spring Fair at the Washington State Fairgrounds

Published: 01:20PM April 12th, 2018

The Spring Fair is set for April 19 to 22 at the Washington State fairgrounds in Puyallup.


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JBLM Easter Activities

Published: 02:55PM March 29th, 2018

There are many fun activities for children and families on and around Joint Base Lewis-McChord to celebrate Easter and spring break.

Published: 02:22PM April 19th, 2018

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


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Operation: GoodJobs

Published: 02:08PM April 12th, 2018

Between 50 and 70 employers and veteran service organizations will be available for a free veterans networking event hosted by Operation: GoodJobs at the American Lake Conference Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Troops to Teachers

Troops to Teachers

Published: 02:05PM April 12th, 2018

Retired Lt. Col. Mike Winkler, who has been teaching for the past 10 years, retired out of Madigan Army Medical Center in 2004 and immediately transitioned into a civilian career there. Although he said he enjoyed his time at Madigan, he felt that he needed to follow his second calling — to be a teacher.


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Madigan Army Medical Center

Published: 02:11PM April 5th, 2018

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender service members can now join a newly-formed support group at Madigan Army Medical Center.

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Madigan Army Medical Center

Published: 04:30PM March 29th, 2018

Residents at Madigan Army Medical Center are reducing the use of opioids by surgery patients thanks to new quality improvement projects.


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National Nutrition Month

Published: 04:29PM March 29th, 2018

Spring is the time for fresh starts and new beginnings — a time to look, once again, at priorities and motivations. As National Nutrition Month comes to a close, the attention brings the importance of dietary choices into sharper focus.

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