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Jessie Esquiro, left, and Spc. Shoni Esquiro, of 46th Aviation Support Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, look over a collection of JBLM Libraries’ books for sale at the JBLM Spring Flea Market on Lewis Main Saturday.

JBLM Spring Flea Market

Northwest Guardian

Hundreds of excited shoppers and sellers flocked to the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Spring Flea market at the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Fest Tent on Lewis Main Saturday.

Lewis Army Museum

Published: 03:13PM April 26th, 2018

Lewis Army Museum held its first Lunchtime History informal lecture April 19.

JBLM College Graduation Ceremony

Published: 03:11PM April 26th, 2018

The JBLM college graduation at Clover Park Technical College is set for May 11 at 1 p.m.

555th Engineer Brigade

Published: 03:08PM April 26th, 2018

The Soldiers in the 22nd Engineer Clearance Company have all completed a 72-day course at Florida State Fire College to be Pro Board certified, a nationally accredited certification in fire services and related fields.

Commentary

Published: 03:21PM April 26th, 2018

Laptops, e-cigarettes, smart phones and hover boards — items that use lithium batteries for power — can create dangerous fire situations.

593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command

Published: 03:05PM April 26th, 2018

Twenty Soldiers from the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, ranging from the ranks of private through captain were selected by their command to represent their unit in the Best Of competition.

Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program

Published: 03:36PM April 26th, 2018

Heath Phillips now speaks at military bases and military functions about sexual harassment, highlighting that assault can happen to any gender.

Bike Month

Published: 03:30PM April 26th, 2018

GO Lewis-McChord is partnering with Pierce Trips to make May Bike Month. Joint Base Lewis-McChord community members can use the base’s GO Bike program and enter Pierce Trips’ “Bike Everywhere Challenge.”

7th Infantry Division

Published: 02:51PM April 26th, 2018

The 7th Inf. Div.’s culinary management team conducted the Bayonet Culinary Academy in order to strengthen culinary noncommissioned officers proficiency and demonstrate an increased understanding of food service excellence, field feeding operations and improve quality of service at the Food Service Training Facility April 16 to 20.

JBLM Down and Dirty Mud Run

Published: 03:31PM April 26th, 2018

The annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Down and Dirty Mud Run will return to Soldiers Field House on Lewis Main May 12. The event will split hundreds of runners in three heats to traverse mud pits and obstacles on a 5K course.

Survivor Outreach Services

Published: 02:42PM April 19th, 2018

Survivor Outreach Services hosted an outing at Point Defiance Zoo an Aquarium Saturday in honor of Gold Star Spouses Day.

446th Airlift Wing

Published: 02:34PM April 19th, 2018

The 446th Airlift Wing held its annual awards banquet to honor significant contributions of its Air Force Reservists, civilian workers April 7.

Lincoln Military Housing

Published: 02:33PM April 19th, 2018

Housing renovations and other capital improvements are underway in most neighborhoods on base.

National Autism Awareness Month

Published: 02:08PM April 19th, 2018

April is designated as National Autism Awareness Month.

Intrepid Spirit Center

Published: 02:46PM April 16th, 2018

It is the sixth Intrepid Spirit Center to open nationally, thanks to a partnership between the Army and the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund.

International Military Band Concert

Published: 02:33PM April 12th, 2018

Soldiers from America’s I Corps Band participated in the annual International Military Band Concert at the Washington State Center for Performing Arts in Olympia April 7.

17th Field Artillery Brigade

Published: 12:00AM April 13th, 2018

From April 3 to Monday, the 17th Field Artillery Brigade and its subordinate conducted a 550-mile movement from Joint Base Lewis-McChord to Orchard Combat Training Center, Idaho.

American Red Cross Workshops

Published: 02:31PM April 12th, 2018

The American Red Cross offers workshops monthly on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Development and Training Flight

Published: 02:21PM April 12th, 2018

The Development and Training Flight program helps future Reserve Citizen Airmen prepare for basic training and make the transition to serving their country.

R.A.D. Physical Self-Defense

Published: 02:14PM April 12th, 2018

Instructors and students of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Rape Aggression Defense Physical Self-Defense program provided a Demo Day for the base community April 6 at the Clarkmoor Gym on Lewis Main.

JBLM Volunteer Fair

Published: 02:12PM April 12th, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered for a Volunteer Fair at the Club at McChord Field Wednesday morning. This was the first of a few weeks of volunteer recognition events on the installation.

JBLM Volunteer of the Month

Published: 02:11PM April 12th, 2018

Amanda Pinkstaff is Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Volunteer of the Month.

JBLM Easter Dash

Published: 02:31PM April 5th, 2018

About 4,000 children and parents participated in the annual Easter Dash at Cowan Stadium Saturday.

Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention

Published: 02:20PM April 5th, 2018

I Corps kicked of the month early, March 29, at the Nelson Recreation Center.

Boys and Girls Clubs of America

Published: 02:19PM April 5th, 2018

Katherine “Katie” Wilton, a military child on JBLM, was recently named the Boys and Girls Club of America’s 2018 state of Washington Military Youth of the Year.

GO Lewis-McChord

Published: 12:00AM April 6th, 2018

By taking advantage of the GO Lewis-McChord programs — GO Transit, GO Bike and GO Rideshare — you can save time and money and reduce your impact on the environment.

1st Special Forces Group

Published: 02:14PM April 5th, 2018

A 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) sniper team earned overall first place honors in the ninth annual International Sniper Competition after besting more than 40 special operations force teams from around the U.S. military’s most elite units and international special forces teams. Sniper teams converged on Fort Bragg, N.C., March 18 to 22, to compete in a challenging and combat-oriented competition.

Seattle Mariners Salute to Armed Forces Night

Published: 01:40PM April 5th, 2018

Major League Baseball’s Seattle Mariners will host the 16th annual Salute to Armed Forces Night April 14 at 6:10 p.m. against the Oakland Athletics.

Annual Tomodachi Reception

Published: 05:03PM March 29th, 2018

Several senior leaders from Joint Base Lewis-McChord joined the consulate-general of Japan in Seattle for his annual Tomodachi Reception March 23, to celebrate Japan’s continued partnership with the United States.

JBLM Kids’ Fest

Published: 04:44PM March 29th, 2018

Kids’ Fest at Joint Base Lewis-McChord is scheduled for Thursday at Family and MWR’s Fest Tent, as well as Bowl Arena Lanes on Lewis Main.