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Capt. Ryan Coker, right, and his wife, Megan, hold candles for the three children they’ve lost in the past year during the third annual Walk to Remember ceremony at Madigan Army Medical Center on Lewis Main Oct. 14.

Northwest Guardian

Madigan Army Medical Center’s annual Walk to Remember took place Oct. 14.

Published: 01:40PM October 20th, 2016

The Lewis Community Spouses’ Club’s annual Holiday Market is set for Oct. 28 and 29 at the American Lake Conference Center.

Published: 01:38PM October 20th, 2016

The Halloween Monster Mash Family Event is scheduled at the McChord Club at McChord Field Oct. 28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Published: 01:37PM October 20th, 2016

Benjamin Lambertson, a local 10-year-old, was honored as Pilot for a Day by the 4th Airlift Squadron on Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Published: 01:36PM October 20th, 2016

The 42nd Military Police Brigade hosted a ceremony Wednesday to honor the local civilian police departments for all they do.

Published: 01:36PM October 20th, 2016

Pacific Pathways has allowed Army units to broaden their training as they deploy across the region for bilateral and multilateral drills with foreign militaries, while working with their sister services.

Published: 01:31PM October 20th, 2016

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted the meeting, which follows the Military Committee Meeting with South Korean chairman Army Gen. Lee Sun-jin on Oct. 11.

Published: 01:31PM October 20th, 2016

Fifteen regional functional commands transformed into four multidisciplinary Regional Health Commands. Now included in the RHC structure are Dental Health Command, Warrior Transition Command and Public Health Command.

Published: 01:29PM October 20th, 2016

David Camacho, a retired Army master sergeant and former Joint Base Lewis-McChord wounded combat veteran, still enjoys the camaraderie of being with fellow Soldiers by riding in a nonprofit cycling group, Warriors 4 Life.

Published: 01:28PM October 20th, 2016

There is a long tradition of being apolitical in the American military.

Published: 02:59PM October 13th, 2016

More than 500 runners ran through Lewis North near the World War II barracks and avoided the undead during the third-annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Zombie Apocalypse Run Saturday.

Published: 02:57PM October 13th, 2016

Lacey Veterans Services dedicated its new South Sound Community College hub in Lacey Oct. 7.

Published: 02:56PM October 13th, 2016

SKIESUnlimited provided a free Harvest Festival and Open House for Joint Base Lewis-McChord children and parents Oct. 7 at the Lewis Main facility.

Published: 02:52PM October 13th, 2016

Soldiers from the United States and India completed a two-week training exercise Sept. 27 at Chaubattia Military Station, India. The closing ceremonies marked the 12th year of the bilateral training exercise known as Yudh Abhyas.

Published: 01:55PM October 20th, 2016

The Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge organized a trip to Lewis Museum and lunch with current service members Oct. 6.

Published: 02:47PM October 13th, 2016

Lieutenant Colonel Evelyn Lundstrom-Weiss and Lt. Col. Eleanor Baker have spent nearly a lifetime with the Washington Wing of the Civil Air Patrol at McChord Field.

Published: 02:47PM October 13th, 2016

In a 112-page report, the Defense Business Board has outlined the issues and tasks that will face Defense Department leaders during the transition after the presidential election in November.

Published: 02:46PM October 13th, 2016

The 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, Det. 1 flies the C-17 missions from the Rock from such stateside locations as Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Joint Base Dix-McGuire-Lakehurst and Joint Base Charleston, S.C., and made stops at multiple locations in Afghanistan.

Published: 02:51PM October 6th, 2016

Joint Base Lewis-McChord celebrated the beginning of the fall season with Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s annual Oktoberfest Saturday.

Published: 02:49PM October 6th, 2016

Rick Adler and Gary Birka were given the Silver Star at JBLM Sept. 30 for their valor in Vietnam.

Published: 02:43PM October 6th, 2016

Generations of JBLM officials came out to thank Alice Kline for her work Sept. 30.

Published: 11:31AM October 11th, 2016

Central Washington University and City University opened their new location at JBLM’s Stone Education Center with a ribbon cutting at the center Sept. 29.

Published: 02:35PM October 6th, 2016

The emotional effect of music could be seen as the 56th Army Band started its performance for the Washington State School for the Blind in Vancouver, Wash.

Published: 02:34PM October 6th, 2016

The 62nd Aerial Port Squadron is in the process of updating its X-ray machine web-based training program and with the help of the Air Force Expeditionary Center at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., it will be implemented Air Forcewide next year.

Published: 02:32PM October 6th, 2016

The new 16th Combat Aviation Brigade Raptor Soldier and Family Resiliency Center repurposed an unused building to bring together all of the brigade’s mental, physical and spiritual fitness capabilities.

Published: 02:21PM October 6th, 2016

Command Sgt. Maj. James P. Wills, U.S. Army Reserve Command Sergeant Major, visited JBLM to meet with leaders from the 104th Training Division, the 5K Salmon Run and a town hall meeting with Soldiers and Airmen.

Published: 02:18PM October 6th, 2016

Parents and family members of fallen Soldiers were honored Saturday at a Gold Star Mother’s Day Luncheon at JBLM’s Family Resource Center.

Published: 02:17PM October 6th, 2016

Free salmon giveaway is going on now at JBLM’s Clear Creek Fish Hatchery.

Published: 02:15PM October 6th, 2016

Because Capt. Erika Hildebrandt’ yoga background, the brigade gave her the green light to start conducting yoga with the unit’s behavioral health specialists and then she started giving classes to the rest of the brigade.

Published: 02:13PM October 6th, 2016

JBLM chief master sergeants and sergeants major get together once a month for leadership training and mentorship across service branches and across the base. They also get together once a quarter to PT together.