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28th Public Affairs Detachment

Spc. Jonah Atkinson, center left, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, I Corps, along with Spc. Labeisha Ingram, center right, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 17th Field Artillery Brigade, pose with the Lakewood City Council members after receiving the Lakewood Police Chief’s Commendation by Police Chief Michael Zaro, center, Feb. 1. The two Soldiers applied initial medical care to a shooting victim until first responders could arrive at the scene.

28th Public Affairs Detachment

When on the battlefield, Soldiers are expected to be able to react to any situation, which range from engaging enemies with their assigned weapon to applying medical care to an injured comrade

Published: 01:07PM February 11th, 2016

Since 2002, military police, like many specialties across the Army, had to adapt to serve the mission on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Published: 01:06PM February 11th, 2016

Patrick J. Murphy was sworn in as the 32nd undersecretary of the Army and chief management officer by President Barack Obama Jan. 4.

Published: 12:27PM February 4th, 2016

For Soldiers, guidance from leaders is paramount. It gives them the tools to complete the missions and tasks assigned to them while meeting the commander’s intent.

Published: 12:27PM February 4th, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Defense Department is increasing military maternity leave and instituting other changes in an effort to support military families, improve retention and strengthen the force of the future, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Jan. 28.

Published: 12:26PM February 4th, 2016

Green Berets assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), conducted Vajra Prahar training exercise with Indian army special operation forces at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Camp Rilea, Ore., Jan. 18 to 29.

Published: 11:33AM January 28th, 2016

The KC-46 Tanker Program reached a major milestone Sunday when it successfully demonstrated its first aerial refueling contact and fuel transfer with an F-16C Fighting Falcon.

Published: 11:10AM January 28th, 2016

Madigan Army Medical Center opened a new substance abuse residential treatment facility on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Jan. 21.

Published: 11:09AM January 28th, 2016

Personnel participated in the Network Enterprises Centers’ CCRI workshop Jan. 21 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Mission Training Complex.

Published: 04:01PM January 21st, 2016

Military and civilian leaders from across the south Puget Sound met Jan. 12 at the Eagle’s Pride Golf Course on Joint Base Lewis-McChord to discuss the impacts the base has on the surrounding communities.

Published: 03:52PM January 21st, 2016

Members of the Tacoma Pierce County Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee received a comprehensive look Wednesday at some of the major events coming up on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 03:48PM January 21st, 2016

Joint Base Lewis-McChord announced Tuesday plans to fire nonexplosive High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Reduced Range Practice Rockets over a three-day period during the week of March 14 to 18 to measure the noise from the rocket firing.

Published: 04:10PM January 21st, 2016

Specialist Megan O’Malley, a small-framed woman with an unobtrusive demeanor, might not immediately stand out from a crowd.

Published: 12:44PM January 14th, 2016

Staff Sergeant Matthew Siegele, 627th Force Support Squadron sports and fitness noncommissioned officer in charge, saved a little girl fell through the ice on Carter Lake on McChord Field.

Published: 12:40PM January 14th, 2016

Command Sgt. Maj. James Norman III as he transferred his duties as I Corps command sergeant major during the change of command ceremony.

Published: 12:37PM January 14th, 2016

The 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron sprang into action following a terrorist attack including Airman 1st Class John Michael Aradanas, deployed from the 62nd Aerial Port Squadron from JBLM.

Published: 12:34PM January 7th, 2016

Facebook community helps spread the word about a local family’s missing huskies.

Published: 12:38PM January 7th, 2016

The Fort Lewis Thrift Shop is donating a scholarship for spouses to the Fort Lewis Family Member Scholarship Fund for the first time.

Published: 12:30PM January 7th, 2016

More than 258 people have died and more than 245 aircraft have been destroyed since 1988.

Published: 12:37PM January 7th, 2016

After more than a year of planning and coordinating, the Western Regional Medical Command is scheduled to finalize its merger with the Regional Health Command-Pacific Friday.

Published: 01:25PM December 17th, 2015

The smell of cooking chicken permeated the air. Metal bowls clinked and water burbled amid a frantic rush of activity.

Published: 09:39AM December 21st, 2015

The Lewis Army Museum’s new director, Erik Flint, will oversee major changes in 2016.

Published: 09:55AM December 17th, 2015

The Seahawks Sea Gals performed their holiday show at JBLM.

Published: 01:27PM December 17th, 2015

With the holidays fast approaching, this can be a challenging time for many Airmen living in the dorms who are still becoming accustomed to being away from their families and for some it can be the first holiday away from home.

Published: 10:23AM December 17th, 2015

Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce gala guests donate toys, money to Santa’s Castle on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 12:03PM December 10th, 2015

It was the break of dawn on a cold sunny day when three Airmen arrived at the construction site. After six long hours of hard labor, the job was complete. The volunteer work was done — now it was time to head to work.

Published: 12:02PM December 10th, 2015

56th Army Band played a free concert Tuesday for service members and their families.

Published: 01:31PM December 10th, 2015

Eight hundred Christmas trees were delivered to JBLM service members as part of the Trees for Troops program.

Published: 12:01PM December 10th, 2015

An anxious feeling began to overtake Sgt. Victor Fincher.

Published: 12:00PM December 10th, 2015

Holiday trees on Lewis Main and McChord Field were lit last week during separate ceremonies.