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First and second graders sing “All I Really Need” at the grand opening ceremony for Evergreen Elementary School on Lewis Main April 20.

Evergreen Elementary School Grand Opening

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Evergreen Elementary School hosted its grand opening April 20 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.


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NW Military Masters Bowling

Published: 02:22PM April 27th, 2017

Rafe Barone went from fourth place entering the match play round to winning the $500 first place prize at the Northwest Military Masters Bowling Tournament April 22 at Bowl Arena Lanes at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The tournament was open to all active duty service members and retirees, as well as Department of Defense employees in the Pacific Northwest.


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JBLM Ten-Miler Qualifier

Published: 02:20PM April 27th, 2017

Second lieutenant Casey Trias of 23rd Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division had the fastest time overall of 59 minutes and 42 seconds during the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Ten-Miler Qualifier April 21 outside Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Festival Tent on Lewis Main. It was the first of three qualifiers to make the men’s and women’s JBLM Ten-Miler teams for October.

Published: 02:14PM April 27th, 2017

Races: The first Joint Base Lewis-McChord Awareness Run is set for Saturday at 10 a.m. at Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Festival Tent on Lewis Main. Register online at First 1,000 people to sign up will get a free T-shirt and custom finisher’s medal. Additional activities include a photo booth, arts and crafts and giveaways. For more information, call 253-967-4768.


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Published: 02:20PM April 27th, 2017

It seemed like a good idea at the time. That’s the answer I typically give when friends and family ask what made me choose to join the Army. The tougher question, however, is why I continue to serve almost 20 years later.


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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?

Published: 11:52AM April 14th, 2017



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Spring Flea Market

Published: 02:43PM April 27th, 2017

A variety of items were sold at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Spring Flea Market Saturday at Family and MWR’s Festival Tent on Lewis Main. Anything that wasn’t sold – such as toys, tools and clothes – were donated to the Goodwill.


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62nd Airlift Wing

Published: 02:41PM April 27th, 2017

The 62nd Operations Support Squadron Air Traffic Control Tower at McChord Field responded quickly to prevent an aircraft incident April 11 on the McChord runway, when an U.S. Navy P-3 Orion seemingly lost all radio communications with them.


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Operation Deploy Your Dress

Published: 02:39PM April 27th, 2017

Dresses and accessories were handed out April 20 at Operation Deploy your Dress’ first free formal wear giveaway at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.


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Tacoma Ghost Tours

Published: 02:12PM April 27th, 2017

A local family offers three hauntingly fun tours in Tacoma’s ghostly old areas.


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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.

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.

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:

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Primary Care Service Line

Published: 02:31PM April 27th, 2017

Breastfeeding moms and moms-to-be are now getting more support thanks to a lactation education course for Madigan healthcare staff.

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Emergency Physician Assistant of the Year

Published: 02:28PM April 27th, 2017

Maj. Jonathan Monti of Madigan Army Medical Center recently earned the title of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant of the Year.

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.

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