More than 100 kids came out and participated in the eighth annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Youth Shotgun Safety and Fun Shoot Saturday at the JBLM Skeet and Trap Range on Lewis Main.
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Registration is full for the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Deuces Wild Triathlon at Shoreline Park on Lewis Main Saturday. Event staff is taking safety precautions as a result of last year’s windstorm injuring some participants with fallen trees and branches.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Leisure Travel Services hosted its 12th annual ticket sale for the Seattle Seahawks’ home games for the 2016 season Saturday on Lewis Main. More than 200 people came out after their names were selected in a drawing earlier this month.
Sports: Sign up for the Joint Base Commander Golf Tournament Friday at 1 p.m. at Whispering Firs Golf Course on McChord Field. The golf tournament is open to all military ID cardholders and is a four-person team competition. Registration fee is $35 per golfer and includes green fee and cart rental. For more information, call 253-982-2124.
RIO DE JANEIRO Sam Kendricks, a five-time U.S. champion and 2012 Olympian, graduated from the University of Mississippi last year with a commission of second lieutenant in the Army Reserve.
Thirty-three Soldiers competed at the JBLM Combatives Tournament at Soldiers Field House Aug. 2 to 4.
The annual battle against gravity featured members of Team Red, White and Blue Sunday at Stadium High School.
The Sergeants Major Association of the Northwest Annual Charity Golf Tourney took place Aug. 5 at Whispering Firs Golf Course at McChord Field.
Youth: The eighth annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Youth Shotgun Safety and Fun Shoot is set for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Skeet and Trap Range on 2nd Division Range Drive on Lewis Main. The event will provide children ages 8 to 16 a chance to learn and improve upon shooting skills for free. Safety gear, equipment and a free lunch will be provided through the Pheasants Forever Puget Sound Chapter. Preregistration is required by Friday. For more information, call 253-967-7056.
Bravo Company, 1st Special Forces Group used disciplined base running and plenty of hits to earn the 19-8 win over the 523rd Composite Truck Company during the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Softball Championship July 28 at the Lewis North Athletic Complex on Lewis North.
Army Spc. David Blakely and contractor Laosamoa Ropeti won the prizes for top overall bodybuilders during the 2016 Joint Base Lewis-McChord Bodybuilding Championships Saturday at the Nelson Recreation Center on Lewis Main.
At the Unleashed at Stadium Bowl event, you can run up and down all 1,628 stairs inside one of the largest high school football stadiums in Washington state. The inaugural Heroes Race will allow service members, law enforcement and first responders to wear load-bearing gear (40 pounds) while completing the course.
Intramurals: The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Intramural Sports program will host informational meetings for the upcoming Commander’s Cup flag football season that starts Aug. 22 at the Lewis North Athletic Complex. Unit representative meetings will take place Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Warrior Zone on Lewis North and Wednesday at noon at the McChord Fitness Center. Open to active-duty service members on JBLM. For more information, call 253-967-4768 or visit jblmmwr.com/intramural.
Youth: Friday is the last day to register for Child, Youth and School Services’ fall soccer and bumble bee soccer programs for children ages 3 to 15. A sports physical and CYSS registration are required. Enrollment is available at jblmcyssregistration.com. For more information, call 253-967-2405.
The 2016 Joint Northwest Regional Warrior C.A.R.E. event will be hosted by Joint Base Lewis-McChord Monday to Thursday at various locations on the installation. The event will feature adaptive sports camps for wounded warriors from both the Army and Air Force, as well as caregiver support and transition readiness workshops.
Chris Pedi of Joint Base Lewis-McChord finished first overall among all Ten-Miler runners with a time of 52:56 during the JBLM Freedom Run Saturday that started at Cowan Stadium on Lewis Main. Larissa Kolasinski finished first among all female runners with a time of 1:00:25.5.
The Mixx A Lot squad was able to win the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Open League Volleyball tournament after defeating Kosrae in three sets Saturday at the McChord Fitness Center on McChord Field. Mixx A Lot finished with 12 blocks and six aces as a team to win the championship final.
More than 100 youths from Joint Base Lewis-McChord participated in a three-hour youth basketball clinic hosted by the Sumner High School boys’ basketball program July 15 at the CYSS Gymnasium on Lewis Main.
John Scacciotti had an 18-hole round of 76 to have the best overall score during the Veteran Golfers Association West Region tournament Saturday at Whispering Firs Golf Course on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Other division winners included Samual Grove (77), Anthony Manalo (79), Robert Babauta (81) and Greg Jiran (84).
The Sergeants Major Association of the Northwest will hold its annual charity golf tournament Aug. 5 at Whispering Firs Golf Course.
Sports: The next Joint Base Commander’s Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday at 1 p.m. at Eagles Pride Golf Course on Lewis Main. The event is open to all Department of Defense ID cardholders, and registration is $35 per golfer. This includes green fee and cart. Four-person teams will begin play with a shotgun start. For more information, call 253-967-6522.
Richard Williams of Madigan Army Medical Center finished first with a time of 38:01 in a field of 102 runners that participated in the JBLM 10K Championship run July 8 at Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Fest Tent on Lewis Main. Elizabeth DeSitter finished first among women with a time of 44:44.
Active-duty and former service members from the Joint Base Lewis-McChord community participated in the Lakewood SummerFest Triathlon Saturday from American Lake to Fort Steilacoom Park in Lakewood. The event was the second part of the Triple Threat Triathlon series that concludes Aug. 20 with the JBLM Deuces Wild Triathlon.
More than 30 service members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord attended the start of a soccer camp Tuesday at the Lewis North Athletic Complex to form a team to compete in the 14th annual Defender’s Cup National Military Soccer Tournament in September at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.
Youth: Children ages 7 to 16 can sign up for a full week of training with Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp Monday to July 22 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Child, Youth and School Services’ Athletic Fields on Lewis Main. There is a half-day option for $136 per child and a full-day option for $192 per child. There are also options for ages 3 to 5. Registration is open until the day of camp at challengersports.com.
Air Force Maj. Judith Coyle of the 728th Airlift Squadron on Joint Base Lewis-McChord finished first among all female runners with a time of 2:11:03 at the Armed Forces Triathlon June 18 at Point Muga, Calif. Coyle’s Air Force team finished third overall in the women’s standings.
About 20 youths from Joint Base Lewis-McChord took part in a four-day archery camp June 27 to 30 at Child, Youth and School Services’ Parent Central Services’ gymnasium on Lewis Main. The camp was part of JBLM’s Get Fit, Be Strong program.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will host a Freedom Run July 23 at 7 p.m. at Cowan Stadium on Lewis Main. The event features a 5K fun run and a 10-mile qualifying race for the JBLM teams that will participate in the Army Ten-Miler event later this year.
Sports: The Triumph Commander’s Cup Series continues with the Joint Base Lewis-McChord 10K Championship Friday at 6 a.m. at Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Fest Tent on Lewis Main. Event is open to active-duty service members on JBLM and will help units earn points toward the 2016 Commander’s Cup. Registration is open at 5:30 a.m. on the day of the race. For more information, call the JBLM Intramural Sports Office at 253-967-4768.
David Iuli, a retired Army sergeant first class from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, won four medals during the 2016 Department of Defense’s Warrior Games June 14 to 21 at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. — including gold medals in shot put and discus.