Northwest Guardian/2017

New JBLM garrison commander Col. Nicole Lucas, second from left, passes the colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Mulryan, middle right, during a Change of Command ceremony July 28.

Looking Back on 2017

The following is just a flavor or some of the stories covered in the Northwest Guardian newspaper for 2017.


Northwest Guardian

Sports Year in Review

Published: 02:23PM December 14th, 2017

Here’s a look back at the 2017 sports highlights on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.


Northwest Guardian

18th annual Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic

Published: 02:19PM December 14th, 2017

Navy Region Northwest continued its winning streak in the 18th annual Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic with a 14-6 win over Joint Base Lewis-McChord at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Dec. 8.


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JBLM Centennial

Published: 02:10PM December 14th, 2017

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses will honor Camp Lewis and Mare Island Marines for their participation in the 1918 Rose Bowl game. One hundred years ago, the game was nearly canceled when college football players were drafted into the military for World War I.

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17th Field Artillery Brigade Public Affairs

Published: 02:27PM December 15th, 2017

It’s been a busy year across I Corps and all of JBLM.


Northwest Guardian/2016

Published: 01:52PM December 7th, 2017

It took the better part of a 24-year career for me to even acknowledge the need for work-life balance — and I’m still learning.


Regional Health Command-Pacific

Published: 02:43PM November 30th, 2017

But first I wanted to re-emphasize why we’re switching over to MHS GENESIS to begin with — using a single health care record across the DOD (that can be digitally shared with the Department of Veterans Affairs), as opposed to the multiple systems that military providers currently use, creates a more accurate and more complete health record with less chance for medical errors.


JBLM Public Affairs

Rainier War

Published: 03:12PM December 14th, 2017

Rainier War has solely been hosted as an air training exercise for several years. Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldiers have been invited to participate for the past few years.


Northwest Guardian

Change of Responsibility

Published: 03:04PM December 14th, 2017

Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Mulryan will retire after a change of responsibility ceremony Dec. 18 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.


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Yama Sakura 73

Published: 03:02PM December 14th, 2017

For 35 years, the United States has been demonstrating its commitment to its strategic alliance and military partnership with Japan through Yama Sakura.


Northwest Guardian/2016

JBLM Winterfest Celebration

Published: 02:04PM December 14th, 2017

Winterfest is at American Lake Conference Center Saturday.


Northwest Guardian / 2016

JBLM Jingle Bell Jog and Reindeer Romp

Published: 01:08PM December 7th, 2017

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Jingle Bell Jog and Reindeer Romp will take place outside of the Wilson Sports and Fitness Center on Lewis North, featuring fun runs, prize giveaways and an ugly Christmas sweater contest.


Northwest Guardian/2016

‘The Nutcracker’

Published: 02:22PM November 30th, 2017

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord SKIESUnlimited production of “The Nutcracker” shows at Evergreen Theater on Lewis Main Dec. 8-10.


Northwest Guardian

Boeing Field Integrated Services

Published: 02:26PM December 14th, 2017

When Boeing delivered Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s first C-17 Globemaster III aircraft in 1999, it also developed the Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Partnership on McChord Field. Since then, the program has hired several military veterans and retirees to provide support for JBLM’s C-17 aircraft.


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Army Warrior Transition Command

Published: 02:25PM December 14th, 2017

Army Command Sgt. Maj. Jerome Wren never expected to end up in a warrior transition battalion, but the Adaptive Reconditioning Program has helped him find his new 100 percent.

Published: 02:23PM December 14th, 2017

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


Madigan Visual Information Services

Madigan Army Medical Center

Published: 01:42PM December 7th, 2017

Hosted by Madigan Army Medical Center’s Department of Ministry and Pastoral Care, this year’s event featured songs of both the Christian and Jewish faiths, details on the meaning of the Christmas tree and menorah, treats and a visit from Santa.


Madigan Public Affairs

Warrior Transition Battalion

Published: 01:41PM December 7th, 2017

For their work supporting and leading these Soldiers through their recoveries and transitions, three WTB staff members earned the 2017 Cadre Excellence Awards from the Warrior Care and Transition Program. Mary Ball and Bob Malm received their awards at a ceremony Nov. 22 at the WTB; Sgt. 1st Class Maria Guerra, a former WTB platoon sergeant, was unable to attend.


Regional Health Command-Pacific

Madigan Army Medical Center

Published: 12:05PM November 22nd, 2017

Madigan is the first Army military treatment facility and first major military medical center to field MHS GENESIS.

Published: 08:52AM July 28th, 2014

Photo Gallery

Published: 02:47PM July 24th, 2014

Photo Gallery