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Service members and players from the Portland Trail Blazers sort food duringthe NBA Commitment to Service event Nov. 14, at the Oregon Food Bank.

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Service members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord teamed up with players of the Portland Trail Blazers to feed the hungry at the Oregon Food Bank in Beaverton, Oregon, Nov. 14.

Published: 12:07PM November 20th, 2014

The holidays are here and there’s a lot going on at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Find out ways you can celebrate Thanksgiving, participate in some holiday cheer and ring in the New Year.

Published: 12:08PM November 20th, 2014

The German Defense Attache laid wreaths at the graves as a tribute to German prisoners of war at the Fort Lewis Cemetery on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Nov. 16. Three prisoners of war never left JBLM and are buried at the Fort Lewis Cemetery. Two of them died of natural causes, and there are reports that one committed suicide when the end of the war was declared, too afraid to face a return to Germany.

Published: 11:21AM November 20th, 2014

It’s that time of year again, where the Thanksgiving holiday makes way for fire safety refreshers, said Edward Chavez, JBLM fire inspector from Fire and Emergency Services.

Published: 01:47PM November 6th, 2014

Veterans Day, Nov. 11, is a great time to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the country, and there are lots of events and happenings on, or near, Joint Base Lewis-McChord throughout the month to mark the celebration.

Published: 01:17PM October 30th, 2014

The Department of Emergency Services teamed up with AAFES Loss Prevention to host Operation Hobgoblin at the McChord BX and Lewis Main PX on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 12:38PM October 30th, 2014

JBLM Northwest Adventure Center offers multiple trips throughout the Pacific Northwest where military families can find the best value for the upcoming holiday season. Trips include Victoria, British Columbia, Portland, Seattle and Leavenworth.

Published: 12:16PM November 18th, 2014

Sign up for a chance to win a turkey or gift card in time for Thanksgiving at the annual Turkey Trot Fun Run and Inline Skate, Nov. 22, at the MWR Fest Tent.

Published: 01:43PM November 13th, 2014

Soldiers lent Santa Claus a hand Nov. 5 by donating toys to Santa’s Castle on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 12:18PM November 18th, 2014

Randy Mulder, chef for the Bistro at Russell Landing, will be featured on Food Network’s “Guy’s Grocery Games.” A viewing party will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Eagles Pride Golf Course

Published: 12:59PM October 30th, 2014

Service members completed over 30 projects around the Joint Base Lewis-McChord area in support of Make a Difference Day, the largest national day of community service, Oct. 25 .

Published: 01:41PM October 23rd, 2014

Here are some tips to keep you and yours safe and sound this Halloween.

Published: 02:28PM October 23rd, 2014

Monsters are often embraced as symbols for a society’s every day problems.

Published: 01:40PM October 23rd, 2014

Feeding nearly 700 hungry U.S. Army Soldiers participating in exercise Orient Shield 2014 is a huge undertaking for any cook.

Published: 02:51PM October 16th, 2014

Find places on or near JBLM to get a good scare.

Published: 02:54PM October 16th, 2014

More than 800 middle school students heard from pilots and loadmasters from JBLM on how they use math in their everyday life.

Published: 03:02PM October 16th, 2014

The first time she walked into the gym with a scarf on her head, it felt like a declaration.

Published: 10:44AM October 10th, 2014

Find pumpkin patches with kids’ activities in Pierce and Thurston Counties

Published: 01:54PM October 9th, 2014

A traditional German Oktoberfest brings Bavaria to Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Published: 01:53PM October 9th, 2014

Second Lt. Tierra Phillips runs as the first Miss JBLM USA Oct. 18-19 for Miss Washington USA with “Women Empowerment” platform.

Published: 01:15PM October 9th, 2014

Megan Perez, an Army spouse and mother of two, felt like she had hit a wall. Her son Daniel, 14, was struggling to maintain a healthy weight. She had taken him to see a nutritionist, but as someone who never had issues with her weight, she said she didn’t understand at the time that the entire family needed to embrace healthier choices.

Published: 03:28PM October 9th, 2014

Find pumpkin patches with kids’ activities in Pierce and Thurston Counties

Published: 01:12PM October 9th, 2014

Joint Base Lewis-McChord has been bitten by the zombie bug with multiple events in the coming weeks, starting with a Zombie War, 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at the JBLM Paintball Field on Lewis North.

Published: 09:36AM October 2nd, 2014

Celebrate fall the German way at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Oct. 4.

Published: 08:58AM October 2nd, 2014

The 2014 Philip A. Connelly award for Excellence in Army Food Service in the large garrison category will be proudly displayed at the Courage Inn, a dining facility on JBLM, after an awards ceremony at the facility Sept. 26.

Published: 09:23AM September 25th, 2014

Shop without sales tax, take a walk through pedestrian-friendly downtown and see the sights.

Published: 12:00AM September 26th, 2014

Shop without sales tax, take a walk through pedestrian-friendly downtown and see the sights.

Published: 09:03AM September 25th, 2014

Carey Theater at Joint Base Lewis-McChord was transformed Tuesday in a colorful and vibrant way to recognize Hispanic Heritage Month.

Published: 01:09PM September 18th, 2014

Warrior Zone on JBLM Lewis North is considered one of the best places to watch any NFL team this season. With 54 total televisions, every game can be seen throughout the entire recreational complex.

Published: 01:31PM September 18th, 2014

Visitors at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Fall Flea Market sifted through clothes, toys, a drum set, vintage comic books, Halloween costumes and kitchenware looking for a good deal.