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Northwest Guardian/2013

Toni Snyder, of Lakewood, left, Skyla Catron, 13, of JBLM, middle, and Nyah Hall, 12, of JBLM, hug the wall as they take “A Walk in the Dark” at Shoreline Park.

Northwest Guardian

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: 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: 12:00AM September 26th, 2014

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

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.

Published: 01:37PM September 18th, 2014

Soldier Show’s light entertainment delivers serious messages

Published: 01:28PM September 18th, 2014

Volleyball and softball games between soldiers of Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and Soldiers of 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division kicked off a day celebrating the partnership for this year’s Rising Thunder combined exercises at Yakima Training Center, Sept. 7.

Published: 12:00AM September 11th, 2014

The second annual Salmon Run on McChord Field features live music, four races and a salmon feast.

Published: 09:08AM September 4th, 2014

The Washington State Fair returns from Sept. 5-21. Military Appreciation Days are scheduled for Sept. 8 and 15.

Published: 12:00AM August 28th, 2014

Heading south on I-5 from Joint Base Lewis-McChord leads to the state capital, full of things to do

Published: 10:54AM August 28th, 2014

A non-descript trailer at the Orchard Combat Training Center with the word ‘moulage’ taped to the door hardly stands out from the other buildings spread throughout the expansive training area in Idaho.

Published: 11:21AM August 21st, 2014

Hope Corizzo was named volunteer of the month for August. Corizzo dedicates much of her time to the Lewis Community Spouses’ Club.

Published: 02:23PM August 21st, 2014

Throughout the ages, dogs have served as a valuable asset to militaries everywhere. In modern times, they continue to serve with U.S. service members in some of the most dangerous conflicts.

Published: 10:42AM August 21st, 2014

JBLM Aquatics hosts the final ‘Movie at the Beac’h event by showing “Frozen” Aug. 23 at Shoreline Park on JBLM Lewis North. This family outing will also include concessions for sale and a raffle for movie-themed prizes.

Published: 01:46PM August 21st, 2014

On a normal Sunday afternoon, sounds of birds chirping, water gently lapping at the side of a canoe and a breeze rustling tree branches are the only things heard while walking around YMCA Camp Seymour at Gig Harbor. Those sounds are quickly replaced as dozens and dozens of children arrive eager to take part in Camp Corral, Aug. 3 to 9.

Published: 01:45PM August 21st, 2014

The new “cigarette butler” is part of the Cigarette Waste Brigade utilized by Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, I Corps, to combat the tobacco related waste problem on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, starting Aug. 11.

Published: 12:00AM August 14th, 2014

The Daffodil Festival and City of Tacoma present the Celebrating Military Service Parade on Saturday.

Published: 12:00AM August 14th, 2014

More than 300 kids and parents convened at Shoreline Park on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Saturday to take part in EFMP Day Camp. “It brings families closer together and they’re able to experience the types of things we take for granted,” Timmy Milligan, EFMP volunteer, said.

Published: 12:00AM August 14th, 2014

Nearly 3,000 single service members flocked to the Warrior Zone on Aug. 7 to attend Single Service Member Day. The BOSS-hosted event offered an array of activities for service members.