YAKIMA For Lt. Col. Jason Evers, coming to take command of Joint Base Lewis-McChords Yakima Training Center felt like a homecoming.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD Active and retired service members hit the catwalk during a fashion show held at the Lewis Main Exchange on Joint Base Lewis McChord.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD Senior Enlisted Adviser for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, Chief Master Sgt. Tony Pearson, visited Joint Base Lewis McChord July 15-18
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD With the weather warming up, its nice to know the water in bottles, glasses and cups around Joint Base Lewis-McChord is safe to drink.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD service members through the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Service Member for Life Transition Assistance Program in a nine-month period, Patterson-UTI Drilling Company LLC is one of JBLMs biggest employers of transitioning service members.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen all agree: They like the look and feel of the new M50 respirator, said U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, who developed the masks.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD An aircraft fire is not an event anyone in the Air Force wishes for, but it can come in handy for a service members to get the real-world training of fighting a fire.
FORT DETRICK, Md. A team of scientists can scan the surface of severely burned skin, creates a three-dimensional map of the wound with a laser, and then print skin cells onto the patient using a 3-D bioprinter.
Is it possible to make an appointment with the Staff Judge Advocate Legal Office over the phone?
WASHINGTON, D.C. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is exploring the possibility of partnering with the private sector for projects involving Americas waterways and ports.
FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kan. The Army wants to put the right people in the right jobs at the right time; especially with shrinking budgets, manpower and an uncertain global-security environment, but does it do that very well?
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD Dressed head to toe in American flag print clothes Army Privates Joseph Pedicone, Thomas Bland and Jacob Ayala marched around Freedom Fest waving an American flag and stopping periodically to pose for pictures with other attendees of the Fourth of July event.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Foster Farms is recalling an unspecified amount of its chicken products, including some sold at McChord Field's Commissary, because the products may be contaminated with a strain of salmonella Heidelberg, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent July 9.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD The Armys Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program aims to synchronize and professionalize victim advocacy services by establishing SHARP Resource Centers on military installations across the globe.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD Nestled between rows of Firebirds, Cadillacs and hot rods, Spc. Nicholas Drossos 1972 Volkswagen was parked instilling raised eyebrows and scary comments from onlookers.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD Shannon Vernon and her nine-year-old daughter Sophia move like a well-oiled machine. Every third Thursday of the month they bring four pounds of hamburger meat, eight ounces of shredded cheese, two cans of refried beans, lettuce, tomato, onions, sour cream and salsa to the Fisher House.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD The 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) welcomed back an old hand July 2 as their new commander. Colonel Robert C. McDowell handed off command of the 1st SFG to Col. Otto K. Liller, who has been part of the group three other times in his 20-year Army career.
Lieutenant Colonel Darrell OSteen has had two years of savoring the dry, hot summers of the Yakima Valley. Its a lot different from most of my assignments, OSteen said, adding that he mostly has been in the Southeast during his 25 years in the Army. I do not miss the humidity at all.
WASHINGTON, D.C. The United States has sent troops back to Iraq because it is in Americas interest for the country to remain stable and to counter Sunni militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. A permanent-change-of-station move prompts its own challenges, but family members with special-needs children face another complexity when looking for the right schools at their new home, a Defense Department official said at the Pentagon July 2.
WASHINGTON, D.C. The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center has released new clinical recommendations and support tools to assist in the identification and treatment of a sleep disturbance occurring in patients after a concussion (mild traumatic brain injury or mTBI). The suite of products assists health care providers in the identification of a sleep problem and provides recommendations for its treatment.
When the weather heats up, both adults and children head outside. Long lazy days in the water or short summer bike trips can be fun and great ways to stay cool, but slip and falls or bike accidents can put a chill on all the summer fun.
Madigan Army Medical Center earned the honor of being named one of the Most Wired hospitals in 2014 thanks to its use of technology across the board to positively impact patient care.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD The Seattle Seahawks and the Joint Base Lewis-McChord community have shared a warm relationship for many years, through lean and good times.
McChord Fields passenger terminal opened its doors to a new family lounge during a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 23. In 2010, Air Mobility Command attempted to standardize passenger terminals around the world after noticing facility discrepancies between various terminals.
WASHINGTON, D.C. The formation of a national unity government in Iraq will be key to defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told National Public Radio June 27.
Typical Pacific Northwest weather didnt stop the Outdoor Expo from taking place Saturday at the Exchange on Joint Base Lewis-McChords Lewis Main.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD Airmen in new multi-colored T-shirts are making an appearance at McChord Field on Fridays. The Air Forces change to authorized dress and appearance instructions, approved in January, has given way to Morale Fridays.
Soldiers of the 42nd Military Police Brigade, 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command and civilian officers of the Directorate of Emergency Services attended the first Search and Canvas course taught by the Vancouver (British Columbia) Police Department at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, June 23 to 27.
Its not always easy in college to decide what you want to be when you grow up. For United States Military Academy cadets who are all destined to be military officers, the career choices are little more limited, but not by much.