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Fernanado Heredia, left, enters the arena with his entourage prior to his match against Chris Aparicio Saturday during a Sparta Combat League MMA event at the Xfinity Arena in Everett.

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After an 8-1 amateur record through 2013 and 2014, Fernando Heredia of JBLM won his pro mixed marital arts debut match in convincing fashion during a military themed Sparta Combat League card Saturday at the Xfinity Arena in Everett.

Published: 12:00PM February 26th, 2015

2nd Inf. Div. DIVARTY commander builds morale with PT and a meeting

Published: 11:55AM February 26th, 2015

Best combat engineers on JBLM named after grueling competition

Published: 11:54AM February 26th, 2015

SHARP director tells her personal story to students and community members

Published: 11:49AM February 26th, 2015

Integrity Gate, located near DuPont-Steilacoom and Wharf Roads, opens Monday at 6 a.m.

Published: 11:47AM February 26th, 2015

Airmen attend the first of three enlisted town halls on McChord Firld

Published: 11:40AM February 26th, 2015

Military Saves Week Feb. 23-25 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord started with the “Financial Readiness Boot Camp” Feb. 23 at JBLM’s Stone Education Center. The Armed Forces Community Service hosted the four-to-five different financial topic classes throughout the week.

Published: 11:39AM February 26th, 2015

McChord Field workshop discusses the legal implications and requirements surrounding sexual assault

Published: 11:38AM February 26th, 2015

Monthly home buying workshops teach card-holding attendees the basics of buying a home.

Published: 11:33AM February 26th, 2015

Set a goal. Make a plan. Save. That was the motto for Military Saves Week Monday through Thursday on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 12:00AM February 26th, 2015

More than 500 people attended Brewfest 2015 at the Club at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 11:34AM February 26th, 2015

The Department of Defense eliminated all funding for renters insurance, therefore JBLM discontinued the provision of renters insurance that used to be included in all Basic Allowance for Housing plans.

Published: 01:53PM February 19th, 2015

Joint Base Lewis-McChord is monitoring 173 service members and civilian who have returned from Liberia, Africa.

Published: 05:50PM February 19th, 2015

AF NCO drives 10 miles to rescue a retiree overcome by generator exhaust fumes

Published: 01:44PM February 19th, 2015

Important news, local and otherwise

Published: 01:43PM February 19th, 2015

Seven McChord Field NCOs achieve the highest enlisted rank

Published: 01:41PM February 19th, 2015

Close-quarter combat skills renewed in shoot house training on JBLM, prior to training exercises at Yakima and NTC

Published: 01:40PM February 19th, 2015

Discovery might lead to saving time and money, as well as prolonging the life of critical platforms

Published: 01:40PM February 19th, 2015

Air Force senior noncommissioned officer

Published: 01:40PM February 19th, 2015

Former deputy confirmed, takes office as U.S. secretary of defense

Published: 01:39PM February 19th, 2015

SecAF James discusses importance of Airmen in difficult budget environment

Published: 01:39PM February 19th, 2015

2-3 Inf. Soldiers practice no-notice rapid-deployment procedures with 62nd AW

Published: 01:39PM February 19th, 2015

JBLM-based 84th CA Bn. takes part in corps-level operations at Fort Hood, Texas

Published: 01:27PM February 19th, 2015

Service members and their families can learn more about educational opportunities March 11.

Published: 01:50PM February 12th, 2015

The 84th Civil Affairs Battalion had teams of three-to-six practice their combat skills for a Pacific Partnership 15 training Feb. 5 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s paintball area.

Published: 01:50PM February 12th, 2015

1st SFG catches rides on Navy choppers for helocast training

Published: 12:00AM February 13th, 2015

During testimony on Capitol Hill Jan. 28, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III stressed the negative impact sequestration will have on future Air Force capabilities, emphasizing further budget cuts will lead to low morale and declined readiness in the Air Force.

Published: 01:49PM February 12th, 2015

Longer rotations at the training center are designed to save DOD money

Published: 01:46PM February 12th, 2015

McChord Field Airmen embark on their 575th mission in support of the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic operations in support of Operation Deep Freeze.

Published: 01:42PM February 12th, 2015

Natick continuous research to improve the quality, taste and nutrition of combat rations