Scott Hansen Northwest Guardian

Northwest Guardian

Families gathered around trees and menorahs for festive lighting events around JBLM.

Published: 12:00AM December 12th, 2014

Actor and military supporter Gary Sinise spent Dec. 9 visiting with service members and families at Joint Base Lewis-McChord to promote “Get Skills to Work.” The organization links manufacturing businesses and educators to help veterans prepare for careers after the military.

Published: 12:00AM December 12th, 2014

Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander Col. H. Hodges Jr. presented 4th Quarter, Certificate of Achievement awards Dec. 2. Stephanie Parr, left, earned the Non Appropriated Funds Employee of the Quarter Award. Diann Sanders, top right, was named the JBLM Plans, Analysis and Integration Office’s Employee of the Quarter. Myriam Arroyo, bottom right, was presented with the NAF Supervisor of the Quarter Award.

Published: 06:55PM December 11th, 2014

Fire safety is especially important during the holidays.

Published: 06:58PM December 11th, 2014

Races: Sign up for Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s first Polar Dip and Skip 5K run 10 a.m. Saturday at Shoreline Park on Lewis North that includes a plunge into the neighboring American Lake. Hot showers will be turned on and hot chocolate will be served at the finish line. For registration, visit

Published: 06:56PM December 11th, 2014

Kristiné Reeves has her hands full as the Military and Defense Sector Lead and Defense Industry Adjustment Grant Program Manager for the Washington State Department of Commerce.

Published: 06:57PM December 11th, 2014

The 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade received a $2,560 contribution and more than 200 toys from its Community Connections city of Gig Harbor for Santa's Castle on Joint Base Lewis-McChord for service members in financial need.

Published: 06:47PM December 11th, 2014

5-20 Inf. virtually hones combat skills

Published: 06:45PM December 11th, 2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has directed a policy change in new paycheck allotments to prevent unscrupulous commercial lenders from taking advantage of troops and their families, Pentagon officials said Nov. 21.

Published: 06:48PM December 11th, 2014

Maintenance group chief receives award for Afghanistan service

Published: 06:46PM December 11th, 2014

1-14 Cav. Soldiers conduct livefire exercise at Yakima Firing Center

Published: 06:51PM December 11th, 2014

Rent Santa and his assistant elf for your unit, squadron, office or home party at JBLM now through Dec. 21. Call the BOSS office at 967-5636 for details and to schedule your time with Santa.

Published: 06:38PM December 11th, 2014

Youngster with leukemia lights the 2014 Madigan Christmas tree

Published: 06:37PM December 11th, 2014

Annual Yama Sakura exercise begins Dec. 8 in Japan

Published: 12:00AM December 4th, 2014

Multiple trees lit up with shining ornaments, menorahs with candles waiting for sundown and garlands strewn with ribbons are spread throughout many home at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. On Dec. 13, the Lewis Community Spouses’ Club is giving interested guided tours inside homes in the historic Broadmoor and newer Merriwether neighborhoods.

Published: 12:00AM December 5th, 2014

Service members and civilians pass the time while undergoing 21-day monitoring for the Ebola virus at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 01:55PM December 4th, 2014

For the first time, the Army’s new Master Driver Trainer Qualification Course was held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. Nov. 17 to 26.

Published: 01:54PM December 4th, 2014

Service members of the 5th Air Support Operations Squadron and family members of Master Sgt. Steven Auchman attended a dedication ceremony of an auditorium in the 5th ASOS, Nov. 21, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 01:53PM December 4th, 2014

Continuing resolutions with the prospect of Sequestration, provide a dangerous 1-2 punch for 2015 U.S. economy

Published: 01:43PM December 4th, 2014

The Digital Signature Enforcement Tool is scheduled for Air Force-wide integration today, providing Microsoft Outlook email users with an interactive, automated virtual assistant to help ensure the security of personally identifiable information.

Published: 01:41PM December 4th, 2014

The intersection of Garcia Boulevard, Colorado Avenue and N. 16th Street on JBLM Lewis Main will be closed from Dec. 10 through Dec. 31 to connect the roads in that location to the new roundabout.

Published: 01:40PM December 4th, 2014

A Soldier from the 787th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company received a battlefield promotion to staff sergeant for his service in Afghanistan.

Published: 01:35PM December 4th, 2014

7th ID Courts-Martial

Published: 01:32PM December 4th, 2014

Holiday safety tips fro USA Criminal Investigation Command

Published: 01:25PM December 4th, 2014

Travelers through JBLM need to be aware of their surroundings and follow the law to avoid accidents.

Published: 01:25PM December 4th, 2014

Take your furry friends to meet Santa Claus.

Published: 12:00AM November 27th, 2014

Rainier Gate on Lincoln Road will be closed Dec. 5 to Jan. 6 tentatively for construction on the $8.4 million Joint Base Connector Phase I project for JBLM that will connect the Lewis Main and McChord Field areas. Barnes Avenue will also be closed Dec. 16 to March 27 in order to construct a new roundabout intersection for efficient and effective traffic flow.

Published: 07:41PM November 26th, 2014

Women selected to observe and assess Ranger Course

Published: 07:37PM November 26th, 2014

General Vincent K. Brooks, the commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific, met with troops and senior leaders at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Nov. 18 to discuss the Army’s strategic vision for the Pacific and how I Corps units will be part of the Army’s continued focus on the region.

Published: 07:36PM November 26th, 2014

The running theme at the South Sound Military and Comunities Partnership forum was for individuals to engage their elected leaders to support the military, including Joint Base Lewis-McChord and to prepare for a decrease in the military and the after effects it will have on the South Sound.