One hundred and seventy-six military vehicles and storage containers were loaded on rail cars at JBLM this week en route to a 30-day training exercise at Yakima Training Center.
Open football tryouts took place Monday to Thursday at Cowan Stadium for the Joint Base Lewis-McChord team that will face Navy Region Northwest in the 17th annual Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic Nov. 18 at Cowan Stadium on Lewis Main.
Youths from Joint Base Lewis-McChord community learned about the sport of hunting during the annual JBLM Youth Pheasant Hunt Saturday and Sunday at Training Area 12, just outside Lewis Main. The two-day event attracted regulars and first-timers alike.
More than 300 people participated in the fourth annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Salmon Run Saturday at Heritage Hill on McChord Field. After runners completed the 12K, 5K and 1K Smolt Kids’ Run, there was a salmon bake lunch with about 150 pounds of Chinook salmon prepared on site.
Regional Health Command-Pacific emphasizes medical skills training to enhance the readiness of our forces.
On Joint Base Lewis-McChord, the vast majority of suicides are due to relationship distress, while Soldiers with behavioral health diagnosis or pending disciplinary actions make up the other leading factors.
The 2016 Air Force birthday theme is “American Airmen Bringing Airpower to the Joint Fight,” focusing on Airmen leading and supporting joint operations around the globe and across all mission areas.