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Lori Schock, director of investor education and advocacy for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, addresses a group of service members and civilians during a retirement briefing at French Theater on Lewis Main Tuesday.

Northwest Guardian

During a recent retirement briefing at French Theater, service members got a brief glimpse into the new retirement system that will take effect in 2018.

Published: 01:02PM April 28th, 2016

About 100 volunteers, service members and their families gathered for the 3rd annual Take Back the Night community walk on Joint Base Lewis-McChord April 21.

Awards Luncheon

Published: 12:59PM April 28th, 2016

The following people were award winners at the JBLM Volunteers of the Year awards luncheon at the Club at McChord Field Thursday.

Published: 01:00PM April 28th, 2016

More than $35,000 in scholarships were awarded to 20 people at the McChord Spouses Club’s 4th annual Shoot for the Stars scholarship reception Sunday at the American Lake Conference Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 02:28PM April 21st, 2016

Civic leaders heard from JBLM officials Monday regarding a shift in the training rhythm on the joint base and Yakima Training Center.

Published: 02:27PM April 21st, 2016

Service members participated in the “I Was There” film workshop at Joint Base Lewis-McChord April 11 to 14. The four-day event provided Soldiers the tools needed to effectively communicate with their loved ones through a creative short film.

Published: 02:24PM April 21st, 2016

“Developing character, living the Army Values and why and how we serve” was the theme to the second annual Junior Leaders Army Profession Symposium April 13 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 03:45PM April 14th, 2016

Doves were released at recent Gold Star Wives luncheon at the Tacoma Yacht Club.

Published: 03:42PM April 14th, 2016

Senior Airman Jonathan McGregor, 62nd Operation Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, was selected to become an officer as part of the Leaders Encouraging Airmen Development program.

Published: 03:43PM April 14th, 2016

More than 20 Soldiers and Airmen from Joint Base Lewis-McChord stood on the field with members from the Seattle Mariners and the visiting Oakland Athletics.

Published: 12:21PM April 7th, 2016

All positions in 19 series armor, 11 series infantry and the 13F forward observer specialty in the Army are open to women.

Published: 12:20PM April 7th, 2016

Air Force starts a new form of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training that Airmen will receive each year.

Published: 12:18PM April 7th, 2016

Air Force Research Laboratory’s C-17 Drag Reduction Program is using C-17 on loan from Joint Base Lewis-McChord to reduce drag, which saves fuel and, ultimately, money.

Published: 02:31PM March 31st, 2016

Gold Star Spouses’ Day of Remembrance is scheduled for Saturday.

Published: 02:28PM March 31st, 2016

The 81st Brigade Combat Team, of the Washington Army National Guard, headquartered in Seattle. They will be associated with the 7th Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Twenty-seven select Army National Guard and Reserve units will soon train more closely with active-duty Soldiers in a program known as Associated Units.

Published: 02:26PM March 31st, 2016

Original members of the Tuskegee Airmen, their families and supporters gathered Montgomery, Ala., to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Tuskegee Airmen Experience March 22. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III was made an honorary member of the Tuskegee Airmen.

Published: 03:11PM March 24th, 2016

A U.S. Airman from Joint Force Command Brunssum in the Netherlands and members of the Airman’s family were injured in an attack at the Brussels airport Tuesday, Air Force officials said.

Published: 03:13PM March 24th, 2016

U.S. Senate hosts a panel on Women’s History March 17 in Washington, D.C.

Published: 02:53PM March 24th, 2016

The 446th Airlift Wing partners with the 62nd Airlift Wing in a total force effort to provide airlift support to the Antarctic Program, which manages three research stations year-round.

Published: 02:49PM March 24th, 2016

Charles Thornton, JBLM’s Directorate of Emergency Services joint operations officer for McChord Field, was the recipient of the Bryce Lilly Service Award at a banquet March 11.

Published: 10:08AM April 1st, 2016

Starting April 1, Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Yakima Training Center will begin compliance with the Real ID Act of 2005 requirements. By May 1, full implementation will be complete and those without proper ID and a base pass will not be permitted access onto the installation.

Published: 03:02PM March 17th, 2016

American Red Cross volunteers recognized for dedication and servitude at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 02:46PM March 10th, 2016

Joint Base Lewis-McChord hosted an open house Tuesday at Eagles Pride Golf Course Conference Center to share details about the upcoming test firing of 27 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Reduced Range Practice Rockets Tuesday through Thursday.

Published: 02:41PM March 10th, 2016

Reservists with the 446th Airlift Wing’s maintenance and aircraft maintenance squadrons, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, supported the 725th Air Mobility Squadron at Naval Station Rota, Spain, Feb. 14-28.

Published: 02:37PM March 10th, 2016

At any given moment, Soldiers of 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division’s “Ghost Brigade,” are engaging in missions and training around the U.S. and the world.

Published: 03:01PM March 3rd, 2016

Chief Petty Officer Edward C. Byers Jr., a Navy corpsman, becomes the 11th living service member awarded the Medal of Honor for heroic actions in Afghanistan.

Published: 02:53PM March 3rd, 2016

Sixty Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldiers complete inaugural RACE to apply for the U.S. Military Academy Feb. 24

Published: 02:51PM March 3rd, 2016

Senior leaders discuss Army and I Corps priorities in a setting conducive to dialogue, focusing on building and sustaining readiness with regionally aligned forces.

Published: 03:25PM February 25th, 2016

The Army Emergency Relief program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will kick off its annual fundraising campaign Friday at 9 a.m. at Carey Theater on Lewis Main. The AER Campaign takes place from Tuesday through May 15.

Published: 03:29PM February 25th, 2016

Seventy families of deployed service members attend the quarterly deployment dinner.