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Jeremy Myers, middle, poses for a picture with Demetrious Johnson, UFC Flyweight champion, at the Lewis Main Exchange Nov. 25.

Northwest Guardian

Demetrious Johnson, Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Flyweight champion, made a visit to the Lewis Main Exchange on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Nov. 25. Fans who came to get autographs and pictures with the man nicknamed “Mighty Mouse” ranged from retirees and veterans to service members and family members.

Published: 12:32PM December 1st, 2016

Playing football as part of Thanksgiving festivities is a tradition that has carried over into the military. Several units played at the annual Turkey Bowl games or tournaments throughout Thanksgiving week at various playing fields on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 12:31PM December 1st, 2016

Jakob Bierere led the 308th Brigade Support Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Brigade with three goals and two assists as the team defeated Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, 7-4, in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Indoor Soccer Championship Nov. 21 at Wilson Sports and Fitness Center.

Published: 12:29PM December 1st, 2016

Outdoor: The monthly Sporting Clays shooting competition is Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Skeet and Trap Range on Lewis Main. Competition includes 100 targets across 10 different stations. Registration opens at 9 a.m. and is $35 per participant. For more information, call 253-967-7056.

Published: 10:30AM November 28th, 2016

A record 777 participants ran during the annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Turkey Trot Saturday at Family and MWR’s Festival Tent on Lewis Main. A total of 10 turkeys were awarded to random runners, along with a drawing for two round-trip airline tickets to anywhere in the United States.

Published: 10:30AM November 28th, 2016

Navy Region Northwest’s Taylor Burns threw for 323 yards and four touchdowns in a 28-0 win over Joint Base Lewis-McChord in the 17th annual Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic Nov. 18 at Cowan Stadium on Lewis Main.

Published: 10:32AM November 28th, 2016

Katherine Tran, Kristine Lee, Lauren Bullis and Regina Thorp led the 47th Combat Support Hospital to claiming the team title at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Swim Meet Nov. 16-17 at Soldiers Field House. The 47th CSH finished with 106 team points, followed by the 255th Medical Detachment with 85.

Published: 10:12AM November 23rd, 2016

Outdoor: The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is hosting a free salmon fishing seminar for the base community Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Nelson Recreation Center on Lewis Main. Instructors will provide tips for outdoor enthusiasts interested in learning how to fish in the nearby Nisqually River. For more information about fishing in Washington, visit wdfw.wa.gov.

Published: 01:54PM November 17th, 2016

Sefo Liufau, senior quarterback for Colorado University, can credit many of his character traits to growing up in a military family on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. His father, Joe, was an Army sergeant first class at the Western Regional Medical Command.

Published: 01:53PM November 17th, 2016

Teams from Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Navy Region Northwest make their final preparations for the 17th annual Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic Friday at 1 p.m. at Cowan Stadium. Navy is hoping to continue a three-game winning streak while JBLM hopes its newcomers will break the streak.

Published: 01:52PM November 17th, 2016

Second Lieutenant Sam Kendricks, aside from placing third in the pole vault, earned even greater acclaim when he halted his sprint during qualifications to stand at attention while the U.S. national anthem was playing for another athlete. His act of honor was featured on media outlets around the world.

Published: 01:51PM November 17th, 2016

Youth: Registration is open for children to join the upcoming basketball and cheerleading seasons for the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Special Olympics program. Open to children ages 8 to 18. Additionally, the JBLM Tigers are looking for volunteer coaches for both activities. Register through JBLM Child, Youth and School Services at jblmmwr.com/CYS. For

Published: 02:04PM November 10th, 2016

About 50 people competed in a time trial challenge during the Alpha Warrior event Saturday at the Wilson Sports and Fitness Center on Lewis North. Overall, the event attracted more than 250 people who also got to meet “American Ninja Warrior” stars Brent Steffensen and Kacy Catanzaro, along with Bennie Wylie of NBC’s “Strong.”

Published: 01:49PM November 10th, 2016

The annual Turkey Shoot charity golf tournament attracted a field of 132 golfers participating in a two-person best ball scramble format Nov. 4 at Eagles Pride Golf Course.

Published: 01:43PM November 10th, 2016

Eric Geber of 2nd Infantry Division Artillery was the first to cross the finish line with a time of 11:34 during the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Triumph Series 2-Mile Championship Nov. 4 at Family and MWR’s Festival Tent on Lewis Main. Jessica Knoll of Madigan Army Medical Center was the fastest female with a time of 12:53.

Published: 01:42PM November 10th, 2016

Clark Jones’ 354 total offensive yards was the big reason why the 201st Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade defeated Madigan Army Medical Center, 28-21, at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander's Cup Flag Football Championship Nov. 3 at the Lewis North Athletic Complex.

Published: 01:41PM November 10th, 2016

Capt. Nicole Solana of Joint Base Lewis-McChord finished 30th overall at the 41st annual Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. Solana’s time helped the All-Army women win gold for the Armed Forces Marathon Championship that ran congruently with the Marine Corps Marathon.

Published: 01:40PM November 10th, 2016

Races: Registration is still open now through Wednesday for runners to sign up for this year’s Joint Base Lewis-McChord Turkey Trot Nov. 19 at Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Fest Tent on Lewis Main. Prices are currently $20 for the 5K and $15 for the youth Drumstick Dash 1K for military ID cardholders. Civilians without a military ID pay $30 for the 5K and $20 for the 1K. Prices will increase as online registration remains open until Wednsday. For more information, visit jblmmwr.com/races.

Published: 01:56PM November 3rd, 2016

America’s Credit Union will host its 16th annual Turkey Shoot golf tournament Friday at Eagles Pride Golf Course on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 01:53PM November 3rd, 2016

Service members and civilians participated in the Zombie Paintball event hosted by the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Paintball Field on Lewis North Saturday. Participants chose to play as zombies or humans in an effort for assimilation.

Published: 01:52PM November 3rd, 2016

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Tigers finished with 16 top four finishes during the Special Olympics Washington Southwest Regional Tournament Saturday at Pacific Lanes in Tacoma. Bowlers competed in singles, assisted ramp and unified team divisions.

Published: 01:51PM November 3rd, 2016

Outdoor: The monthly Sporting Clays shooting competition is Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Skeet and Trap Range on Lewis Main. Competition includes 100 targets across 10 different stations. Registration opens at 9 a.m. and is $35 per participant. For more information, call 253-967-7056.

Published: 01:46PM October 27th, 2016

Richard Williams of Madigan Army Medical Center (17:39) finished first among all runners at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Triumph Commander’s Cup Series’ 5K Championship Oct. 21 at Family and MWR’s Fest Tent on Lewis Main. Amanda Dietzen was the fastest among all female runners with a time of 19:29.

Published: 01:35PM October 27th, 2016

Army Spc. John Morken is a second-year coach for the Lakes Junior Lancers youth football program in Lakewood. Most of his team come from active duty families stationed on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, which has helped him build a connection with the program’s eighth grade team.

Published: 01:34PM October 27th, 2016

Golfers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord participated in the second annual Veteran Golfers Association’s National Championship Oct. 18-19 at Fallen Oaks Golf Club in Biloxi, Miss. The field included active duty service members like Jordan Bobert and Micah Tilley as well as retired veterans like Michael Coelho and Howard Smith.

Published: 01:34PM October 27th, 2016

Outdoor: The Paintball Field on Lewis North will host a special Zombie Paintball event

Published: 01:08PM October 20th, 2016

With modern rifle deer and waterfowl hunting seasons starting recently, it is a peak time for hunting on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Here’s a refresher on the rules of hunting on the installation.

Published: 01:52PM October 20th, 2016

Tryouts to play for Joint Base Lewis-McChord in the 17th annual Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic are open up until the game is played Nov. 18 at Cowan Stadium. There is a need for more active-duty service members to attend practices; current numbers are lower than expected.

Published: 01:06PM October 20th, 2016

Marine Corps Security Force Battalion-Bangor passed the 12th Man flag to Navy Region Northwest as Sailors and Marines participated in the 5th annual USAA change of command ceremony at CenturyLink Field in Seattle Oct. 11.

Published: 01:06PM October 20th, 2016

Youth: Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Child, Youth and School Services is accepting children for the upcoming youth basketball and cheerleading seasons starting Jan. 21. Registration is open through Wednesday and can be done online at jblmmwr.com/cyss. Basketball offers Lil’ Dribblers for ages 3 to 4 and youth basketball for ages 5 to 15. Cheerleading is for children 5 to 15. Volunteer coaches are needed. For more information, call 253-967-2405.