Kara Gibson, wife of retired Staff Sergeant Jason Gibson, hopes to use own experiences with an injured spouse to help others.
Over the course of 30 minutes driving around JBLM, 1st Lt. Samuel Wharton, 51st Military Police Detachment, 504th Military Police Battalion and Law Enforcement Operations Officer in the Directorate of Emergency Services, saw nine people swerving, not looking at the road and slamming on their breaks – all signs of distracted driving.
A new, unique fire training facility that trains Joint Base Lewis-McChord firefighters how to get out of a jam, literally, opened April 9 on McChord Field.
As state of Washington Boys and Girls Club of America Youth of the Year Award for Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Military Youth of the Year for the state of Washington, 16-year-old Daniela Suarez has a bright future.
Pamela Metzger has been named the April Volunteer of the Month for her work with the 570th Engineer Company Family Readiness Group.
17th FA brigade kicks off a month of sexual assault awareness activities with unit run.
From worms, books and foam sword fights, Kids Fest: The Wheels of Science April 2 was a fun event for the whole family on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Band practices continuously to improve despite busy performance schedule.
SEATTLE In a vast land, far, far away, known as the Pacific Northwest, a group of 25 lone heroes set out on a journey to explore and conquer the unknown — meet the unexplained — and to uncover what was known as the premier comic book and pop culture convention, the Emerald City Comicon.
Thousands of Easter Eggs were collected by children on Joint Base Lewis-McChord at the Aquatic Egg Hunt Saturday at Kimbro Pool and at the Easter Dash Sunday at Cowan Stadium. Both events gave prize bags to children, regardless the number of eggs they had in their basket.
Tacoma “The Wall That Heals,”a half size replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall, was at the Interstate Distributor trucking firm in Tacoma March 26-28. It was a touching experience for those that attended.
It’s hard to miss Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s MP “officer friendlies” bike patrol as they cruise and patrol eight hours and 30 miles a day.
Child, Youth and School Services teaches safe preparation of healthy food
Off-site family workshop builds Soldiers’ resilience
NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Army’s vice chief of staff kicked off the 2015 Army Aviation Association of America conference in Nashville, Tenn., Monday by highlighting some of the best aviation units and Soldiers in the Army.
As we recognize Women’s History Month in March, I am struck by the thought that heroes and role models do not have to be one single person but, in fact, can be several people. For me, this truth is especially relevant.
Melanie Stambaugh from the 25th District of the Washington State House of Representatives was the 2015 Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Women’s History Month guest speaker.
FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. JBLM MPs train with Reserves on CBRN response at Fort Hunter Liggett
WASHINGTON The ninth Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James C. Binnicker passed away Saturday in Calhoun, Ga.
Despite the wet weather, hundreds of people attended the annual Spring Flea Market at JBLM on March 21.
Ellen Moore, UW-Tacoma instructor, spoke about her time helping locate the remains of service members while in Vietman with the Joint Task Force Full Accounting at the Washington State History Museum March 19.
There are 90 garden plots available on Joint Base Lewis-McChord for $25 each on a first-come, first-serve basis.
It is said that more is known about the surface of the moon than about the oceans, but Col. Anthony Davit, Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s deputy commander, took an active role to promote environmental awareness in oceans March 7 in Gig Harbor. Davit was one of three divers who dove into the waters of Puget Sound during Harbor WildWatch’s Pier into the Night, showcasing underwater wildlife.
Members of the JBLM American Red Cross volunteers gathered at The Club at McChord Field to recognize their volunteers for all their hard work and dedication to the organization.
First chemical vehicle arrives at Lewis Army Mueum
For the large majority of people who join the Army, the choice to enlist came in their late teens to early 20s. That large percentage, young and single, take on all of the challenges the military presents.
Shaved heads aren’t uncommon on military installations. But at Joint Base Lewis-McChord March 7, a crowd of Soldiers, family members and local residents gathered to cheer on 50 volunteers in a bittersweet shearing event that generated tears and applause.
TACOMA Twenty high school students aim their sights while lying close to the ground. They breathe steadily as they prepare to take the first of 20 shots during a regional drill and rifle competition. Down the hall, other students toss and trade their rifles, while onlooking parents hold their breath — hoping not to hear the clack of a rifle hitting the ground.
DUPONT 555 Engr. Bde. members visit DuPont middle school to discuss the practical applications of science, technology, engineering and math
Author recounts anecdotes about World War I service dog during JBLM reading