The new school is bringing JBLM youth into the future
I recently completed a visit with the great Soldiers and organizations of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, and I could not be more impressed. The professionalism, talent and hard work of I Corps — “America’s Corps” — was apparent in every office, motor pool and center I visited.
Enjoy the revamped menu and refurbished dining areas.
After just one year as the Rainier Wing’s weapons safety manager, former enlisted technical sergeant Scott Plocar was recognized by Air Force Reserve Command for his success modernizing the wing’s weapons safety program. His selection as the AFRC Outstanding Weapons Safety Civilian of the Year Award recipient was announced recently.
Leadership believed that receiving airborne wings together would bring a sense of brotherhood between Canadian and U.S. forces. In the spirit of kinship Canadian Special Operations Regiment and Special Forces Group (Airborne)conducted joint airborne operations during Menton Week.
The Rainier Wing was rated ‘effective’ and scored ‘highly effective’ mark for the major graded area of Improving the Unit, which is the highest rating a wing can achieve for any graded area.
Department of Defense leaders bid a fond goodbye to is secretary.
Three military working dogs, Layla, Rita and Gizmo served for more than 25 years combined and were honored at a memorial service Dec. 14, 2016.
Buttercup, the homeless, senior dog that was recently abandoned on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, was adopted prior to Christmas.
Joseph Koczur, Jr. is Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s January Volunteer of the Month.
Team McChord’s newest flight commanders recently attended a leadership course hosted by McChord leadership. The course took place Dec. 16, 2016, to help prepare new flight commanders for their new leadership positions at Joint Base Lewis McChord.
Survivor Outreach Services is providing a Milestone Benefits Class at the Family Resource Center Wednesday.
Puget Sound Military Health System is launching a coordinated campaign to raise awareness of the many benefits offered to beneficiaries.
Regional Health Command-Pacific closed a year full of transformation and continuation of the region’s metamorphosis started in 2015.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is making available to military amputees the first production versions of a groundbreaking upper-limb prosthesis.
Suze Orman, a best-selling author and television personality, plans to offer her services free of charge to Soldiers, including a seven-step online course, normally $54, and an upcoming video detailing the military’s new retirement system.
The Defense Department announced Dec. 30, 2016, a renewed effort to ensure veterans are aware of the opportunity to have their discharges and military records reviewed, according to a DOD news release.
Sgt. Christopher Springer is among the first military personnel in the country taking part in the U.S. Army’s efforts to control the mosquito-borne virus.
KUMAMOTO, Japan The purpose of Yama Sakura is to enhance U.S. and Japan’s combat readiness and interoperability while strengthening bilateral relationships and demonstrating U.S. resolve to support the security interests of allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
Lisa Hallett and her family were invited to honor their fallen Soldier with the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s SKIESUnlimited production of “The Nutcracker” wowed the crowds at the Evergreen Theater Dec. 9 and Saturday.
FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. As Senior Airman Logan Lingren entered the restaurant, he saw a distressed woman standing outside the men’s restroom screaming for help. Lingren rushed to the woman’s aid, where she described the horrific scene of one man taking a knife from his jacket and stabbing another man.
To a lot of people, the holidays mean more time to spend with family, but for Airmen living in the dorms, spending time with family isn’t always an option.
Army and Air Force units from Joint Base Lewis-McChord executed a massive deployment readiness exercise Dec. 5 to 9 as part of the ongoing effort to be ready when called to deploy quickly.
The company is preparing for a trip to the Joint Readiness Training Center in 2017.
A successful formal dress recycling program at Texas’ Fort Bliss, known as Operation Deploy Your Dress, is coming to Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
December’s Lunch and Leadership Lecture was called “Leadership over Time” and was about how leadership has changed over different generations.
Members of the 17th Field Artillery Brigade and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force trained together during Yama Sakura 71, an annual bilateral-exercise, at Camp Kengun, Kumamoto, Japan, Dec. 6 through Tuesday.
An senior dog recently abandoned on Joint Base Lewis-McChord by a moving military family is available for adoption.
Based on the New York Times bestseller “Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High,” team members learned to prepare for high-stakes situations, to create powerful dialogue, to create a safe environment for difficult conversations and to be persuasive not abrasive.