Joint Base Lewis-McChord hosted a Vietnam Era Veterans' Salute Ceremony Oct. 9.
YAKIMA TRAINING CENTER JBLM Airmen and Soldiers deliver tires and MREs to Strykers during training operation at YTC
The Service Member for Life Transition Summit will feature a senior leaders’ seminar, industry workshops and a large employment fair.
WIESBADEN, Germany Army postal officials are asking patrons to be a little more proactive in their mail pickup habits in anticipation of the holiday rush.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord Opportunities Unlimited’s Facebook page is a one stop shop for transitioning service members and employers looking to feel jobs.
A town hall meeting was held at Madigan Army Medical Center Oct. 9 to provide information on the Military Health System report, released earlier this month.
A Symposium on the U.S. Strategic Reblance to the Asia-Pacific Region is being held Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. in William W. Philip Hall, 1918 Pacific Ave., University of Washington-Tacoma.
More than 800 middle school students heard from pilots and loadmasters from JBLM on how they use math in their everyday life.
Holocaust survivor and Army Veteran Henry Friedman, of Seattle, was given an honorary high school degree during the fall graduation for Kent Independent School District.
WASHINGTON October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Defense Department is working to increase awareness of what a senior department official calls a serious public health issue and one for which the military offers multiple options for prevention and treatment.
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand Continuing the Department of Defense's longstanding support of the National Science Foundation, a JBLM crew made up of 62nd and 446th Airlift Wing members safely completed another run to McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Oct 8, as part of their contribution to the U.S. Antarctic Program.
JBLM kids received gifts and fire safety tips Saturday at a fair that mixed fun with safety education
PUSLATPUR, Indonesia Pvt. Juan Gonzalez, a native of Chicago, Ill., and infantryman assigned to Blackwatch Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division from Joint Base Lewis-Mchord, Wash., has transformed from a high school athlete to a squad automatic weapon gunner in the U.S. Army.
The lives of service members and their families are full of transitions. Whether it’s permanent change of station moves, retiring, going from Reserve status to active duty or something else — the one constant is change.
Six people became honorary members of the 2nd Ranger Battalion during the 40th anniversary celebration Oct. 3.
The first annual 84th Civil Affairs Battalion 2014 Phoenix Warrior Challenge Oct. 2-3 fostered warrior ethos, inspired excellence and commemorated its first year as a unit.
The westbound section of Lewis Main’s Pendleton Avenue will include new sidewalks, a rain garden, bicycle lanes and an improved road surface for all three lanes. The project is expected to be completed by Oct. 2015.
Col. Scott McLaughlin took responsibility of the 446th Airlift Wing during a ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. This will be McLaughlin’s first assignment as wing commander.
Christchurch, New Zealand McChord Airmen, in New Zealand for Operation Deep Freeze 2014, participate in the country's annual celebration of its position on the global stage called "Ice Fest."
Crews are restoring the Lewis Community Spouses’ Club building to its original look.
One of the greatest contributors to expendable Soldier load is spare batteries. Recent efforts by the Maneuver Center of Excellence and Project Managers such as PM Soldier Sensors and Lasers have standardized the majority of dismounted electronic equipment into a few common battery types. Commercially available 1.5v AA batteries have replaced numerous unique equipment-specific battery types in night vision devices, target locators and weapon sights. While these efforts drastically reduced the myriad types of batteries required, they did not necessarily reduce the overall Soldier load.
The key leaders of 8th Brigade (Reserve Officer Training Corps) are focused and energized to begin the next phase of the Basic Officer Leader Development (BOLD) Transformation, following the Senior Leader Validation Training (SLVT) that was held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Sept. 15 through 19.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. It is widely known that U.S. service members must meet stringent physical standards to serve, but maintaining a high level of fitness can be a challenge for pregnant and postpartum Soldiers.
WASHINGTON Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work and other senior DOD leaders outlined to reporters, Oct. 1, the findings of a review of military health care and the job that lies ahead to ensure access, safety and quality across the system.
48 federal workers and service members were recognized Oct. 3.
Records and files found in 2011 paint a picture of what JBLM was like in the 40s through the 60s.
The Service Member for Life Transition Summit on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Oct. 21-23 will be the biggest transition event JBLM has ever seen. Service members within 12 to 15 months of their separation date are recommended to register for the event.
The beans that made a cup of coffee may have been roasted just around the corner
Service Member for Life Transition Summit on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Oct. 21-23 will be the biggest transition event JBLM has ever seen with businesses needing employees, workshops and 350 booths.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Sept. 25 for the second Fisher House at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Construction is already underway and is expected to be completed by in 2015.