The South Sound Military and Communities Partnership has initiated the first phase of the North Clear Zone project — an initiative to address incompatible land uses in the McChord Field north clear zone.
After a record low number of fires on base, Joint Base Lewis-McChord officials are asking folks to continue diligence as we enter the holiday season.
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James was named an honorary Tuskegee Airman and was presented the Tuskegee Airman red jacket during the Air Force Memorial’s 10th anniversary ceremony in Arlington, Va., Oct. 14.
More than 30 service members graduated Oct. 6 from the management fellowship.
WASHINGTON, D.C. More than 1,700 Sailors and 700 Marines are supporting humanitarian efforts in Haiti in addition to aircraft such as MV-22 Ospreys, helicopters such as CH-47 Chinooks and UH-60 Black Hawks, and landing craft utility boats.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord recognized National Hispanic Heritage Month with an event at Carey Theater Oct. 6.
I Corps commanding general, Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza attended the 2016 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington D.C. Monday to Wednesday.
Staff Sergeant Matthew Siegele, 627th Force Support Squadron sports and fitness noncommissioned officer in charge, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, was the first of six individuals to be recognized at the Heroes luncheon.
General Paul J. Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and former commander of the 62nd Airlift Wing, served as the guest speaker at the ball. As vice chairman, Selva is the nation’s second highest-ranking military officer.
First Lieutenant Joshua Gurr, 47th Combat Support Hospital, won the JBLM level of the competition, and he will represent the 62nd Medical Brigade in the Army Best Medic Competition. Staff Sergeant David Nagle, Madigan Army Medical Center won the regional portion of the competition and will represent the region in the 2016 Command Sgt. Major Jack L. Clark Jr. Army Best Medic Competition in October.
The 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command at Joint Base Lewis-McChord introduced the program during its Suicide Stand Down Days Sept. 22 and 23.
When Senior Airman Victoria Montgomery joined the 446th Logistics Readiness Flight, she didn’t anticipate supporting a mission that would lead to the initial production lot of the Air Force’s newest refueling tanker — the KC-46A Pegasus.
FORT LEE, Va. Breaking some ties of brotherhood can be difficult, but it can be even harder when your brother is also your twin.
Of the hundreds of thousands of people who are homeless in the U.S., one 446th Airlift Wing Airman knows all too well.
In a ceremony Monday on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Sgt. Daniel Malm, 110th Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort), 555th Engineer Brigade, was reunited with a ceramic plate he wore with his body armor that saved his life – twice – in 2011
JBLM hosted a Remembrance Luncheon at the Club at McChord Field Sept. 16 as the finale of a week of events to honor America’s POWs and MIAs.
POW and MIAs were honored at the annual 24-hour memorial run Sept 14.
The recent visit by Army Under Secretary Patrick J. Murphy was a great opportunity to highlight JBLM’s transitions programs, which according to Murphy, are a model for other installations across the country.
The 54th annual Foofaraw Cruise took place Sept. 9 at the Olympia Yacht Club’s Island Home, treating about 500 service members to a day of relaxation.
Eugene Collins, the the deputy assistant secretary of the Army environment, safety and occupational health, visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord to present the Army Environmental Award Monday.
On Sept. 9, 1st SFG (A) Soldiers, friends, and family members came together to remember the extraordinary life of Staff Sgt. Matthew V. Thompson in a memorial ceremony on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Twenty-seven High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Reduced Range Practice Rockets are scheduled to be fired on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Sept. 27-29 to measure the noise from the rocket firing in an effort to save money from traveling to Yakima Training Center.
YONGIN, SOUTH KOREA A small city of tents was erected to house the influx of U.S. and Canadian soldiers in Yongin, South Korea — more than 500 in all. The accommodations might seem rustic to the typical civilian, but to a soldier, they were pretty good.
John and Margaret Farrell, owner of Farrelli’s and McNamara’s Pub and Eatery in DuPont, and Lakewood City Manager John Caulfield were honored with the Lt. Gen. William H. Harrison Service Award and inducted into the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Civilian Hall of Fame at a ceremony Tuesday at the Nelson Recreation Center on Lewis Main.
Antiterrorism Month is near its end, but it’s everyone’s responsibility to be vigilant year-round.
STAFF SGT. NATASHA STANNARD
TACOMA Edward Dvorak, a Vietnam veteran, was awarded the Silver Star at a ceremony Wednesday at the VFW in Tacoma.
Executive nurse, Col. Lena F. Gaudreau, AN, retired at JBLM after 36 years of military service.
Dozens of questions from the community were answered during the JBLM Facebook Town Hall Monday.
The 864th Engineer Battalion began work Aug. 15 on five major construction projects expected to provide training sites for Army Rangers.