An employment fair was hosted at McChord Field to wrap up the three-day Service Member for Life Transition Summit on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Anyone who can remember the early '80s might recall critics blasting Michael Jordan for treating basketball as if it were a one-man sport in his early NBA years. Nonetheless, he went on to earn a few “Most-Valuable-Player” awards, and a handful of championship rings during the latter-part of his career.
Home Pride Winners given coins, gift baskets at Oct. 28 ceremony.
Senior leaders from the Army, Air Force, National Guard, Army Reserve and the Canadian military gathered on Joint Base Lewis-McChord for a two-day senior leader development conference to discuss the implementation and benefits of the Army’s Total-Force Policy Oct. 22.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held to announce the first eight homes completed at the Stony Oak housing community at McChord Field on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
A new “one-stop shop” facility for the Integrated Disability Evaluation System was introduced to Joint Base Lewis-McChord during a ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 14.
ARLINGTON, Va. U.S. Army Recruiting Command gathered leading public and private sector thinkers to study the future of recruiting as the quality of the prospect pool dwindles.
Dille, Anthony & Laurie, girl, Aug. 23
Denise Brown’s sister was murdered. It was a case that garnered worldwide attention and shattered stereotypes about domestic violence. The man Brown and her family held accountable for Nicole Brown’s death was O.J. Simpson, a famous football player and actor, and her ex-husband.
A series of patients at Madigan have led doctors to discover a new, unique sleep-related condition impacting Soldiers called trauma-associated sleep disorder.
WASHINGTON Army children are at a slightly higher risk for mental disorders, but they're also incredibly resilient, say mental health and education experts.
JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. The 633rd Medical Group received a germ-zapping robot, nicknamed “Saul,” which harnesses the power of technology to kill off viruses — including the Ebola virus. Airmen were given a demonstration of the robots functions and capabilities from Geri Genant, the Xenex Healthcare Services implementation manager, Oct. 20.
The McChord Field commercial vehicle inspection point (CVIP) off of Perimeter Road will re-open for commercial traffic Nov. 12. Concurrent with that the McChord Field North Gate, off of 112th St. South, will return to normal hours of operation which are 5:45-7:45 a.m. and 3:45-5:45 p.m. Monday - Friday.
Are you a veteran with questions about housing, jobs and benefits? Then join us tomorrow and don’t miss the Lewis County Veteran’s Advisory Board’s Veterans Resource Fair. The event will run from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at the Veteran Memorial Museum, 100 SW Veterans Way, Chehalis. For more information contact Bill Evans at 360-742-4759.
Last month, the 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery Regiment, returned home from a nine-month deployment in support of a U.S. Central Command mission.
As another cost savings initiative, the DOD is reducing per diem rates by 75 percent for long-term, temporary-duty assignments, which will go into effect Nov. 1.
October is the Military Health System’s Health Literacy month, an opportunity for members of the military and other Tricare beneficiaries to take stock of their medication habits.
WASHINGTON Transitioning Soldiers and spouses have a trove of experience and insight to offer civilian employers, say Army experts.
Five new employment initiatives intended to help service members seamlessly transition from the military into the civilian workforce were unveiled Tuesday during a "Senior Leaders’ Seminar" attended by approximately 800 elected officials, businesses, and state, federal and military leaders at the American Lake Conference Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
DARIEN, Ill. An Army Reserve Soldier was inducted in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) hall of fame Saturday for his distinction and accomplishments as a rifle competition shooter.
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand After a record 87 missions in support of Operation Deep Freeze, Air Force Reserve Chief Master Sgt. Jim Masura may have just completed his last rotation, Sept. 23 through Oct. 12
More than 200 Airmen from the 627th Air Base Group spent a day volunteering in the local community during the Thurston County Day of Service event Sept. 16, in Lacey.
Fifty Soldiers from the 570th Sapper Company, 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade, returned home to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, ending their six-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Service members participate in a Department of Labor workshop, one of six required Service Member for Life: Transition Assistance Program classes that are designed to teach service members how to write compelling resumes, how to apply for jobs and how to perform well during an interview.
A ribbon cutting hosted by Clover Park School District celebrates the grand opening of Meriwether and Rainier Elementary Schools Oct. 8 at Meriwether Elementary School on Joint Base Lewis McChord. Special guests include U.S. Senator Patty Murray, former U.S. Congressman Norm Dicks, JBLM Commander Col. H. Charles Hodges, Jr. and Col. David Kumashiro, 62nd AW commander.
The Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 14th Cavalry Regiment, shared a little of their cavalry history with their spouses as they took part in a spur ride Oct. 8.
Since August 2011, Anna De La Rosa has been the volunteer treasurer with Bravo Company’s Family Readiness Group at the 47th Combat Support Hospital on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Rosa said volunteering “comes naturally to me.”
WASHINGTON Expect to come across a lot of activity in two weeks during an emergency response exercise, Nov. 6 and 7 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
JBLM’s new Facebook page, facebook.com/JBLMUnlimited, is geared toward connecting transitioning service members and their families to employment and training opportunities and events. JBLM receives support and many opportunities for transitioning service members and their families. Several agencies on JBLM currently post employment opportunities and events. To try and provide a single Facebook portal for all employment-related opportunities, JBLM has created “JBLM Unlimited.” Be sure to visit our new page, “like” us and check-out the latest employment opportunities.
The Oct. 28 Operation Rising Star audition narrows hopeful singers down to 12 contestants for the Nov. 4 competition.