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5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey, right, shakes the hand of a Soldier before awarding him with a coin at the I Corps headquarters building on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Monday.

5th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

General Daniel Allyn, vice chief of staff of the Army, and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey visited JBLM to discuss the Ready and Resilient Campaign — also known as R2C.

Published: 12:57PM December 1st, 2016

It didn’t matter if the Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing could attend the wing commander’s call in person to get answers to their questions — they could text them in to Col. Leonard Kosinski, 62nd Airlift Wing commander, if they couldn’t make it.

Published: 12:56PM December 1st, 2016

National Native American Indian Heritage Month was celebrated at Joint Base Lewis-McChord with an educational and entertaining cultural production at Carey Theater Nov. 22.

Published: 10:29AM November 28th, 2016

Leaders from the South Sound area received an update from Joint Base Lewis-McChord leadership Nov. 18 at the JBLM Senior Leaders’ Community Update Breakfast at American Lake Conference Center.

Published: 10:20AM November 23rd, 2016

After 35 years of military service, Maj. Gen. William K. Fuller, former deputy commanding general of I Corps, retired from the Army during a ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Nov. 18.

Published: 10:06AM November 23rd, 2016

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new JBLM Wastewater Treatment Plant took place Monday. The new center replaces a 65-year old facility.

Published: 02:30PM November 17th, 2016

Joint Base Lewis-McChord welcomed six new citizens at Naturalization Ceremony Nov. 9 at the Club at McChord Field.

Published: 02:28PM November 17th, 2016

Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldiers and leaders from I Corps were out in force Veterans Day weekend to offer support to local communities across the Puget Sound region.

Published: 01:17PM November 16th, 2016

The winner of Miss Idaho USA 2017, Cassie Lewis, was crowned Saturday in Boise, Idaho in only her second time competing in the pageant world.

Published: 02:03PM November 10th, 2016

Soldiers from the 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 17th Field Artillery Brigade, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, took over command of the Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar mission in Afghanistan during a ceremony held at Bagram Airfield Nov. 2.

Published: 02:02PM November 10th, 2016

The JBLM Fall Cleanup Week and Ammunition Amnesty Day tidied up the base Oct. 31 through Friday.

Published: 01:26PM November 8th, 2016

Joint Base Lewis-McChord units began supporting more than 40 Veterans Day events hosted by schools, veterans groups, and other organizations in local communities from November 3 through Saturday.

Published: 02:39PM November 3rd, 2016

Twenty family members of World War I veteran, John Goodman, gathered at Lewis Main Saturday for a posthumous Silver Star and purple heart presentation. The event Goodman is being honored for occurred almost 100 years ago to the day of the presentation.

Published: 02:38PM November 3rd, 2016

Donnie Weeks, 91, wanted to share a treasure she was entrusted with — a brass bell — that was given to her by a notable Japanese family as a sign of peace for the two countries. The bell was turned over to I Corps officials in a presentation in DuPont Oct. 25.

Published: 02:38PM November 3rd, 2016

Of the 832 Soldiers who started the Expert Infantryman Badge testing, only 143 Soldiers successfully completed all the required tasks and earned their Badge – making the attrition rate 83 percent.

Published: 02:26PM October 27th, 2016

Joint Base Lewis-McChord hosted a Domestic Violence Awareness Conference at the Club at McChord Field Oct. 21.

Published: 02:25PM October 27th, 2016

Refuse To Lose raised awareness about veteran suicide numbers.

Published: 02:24PM October 27th, 2016

The national earthquake drill allowed people on JBLM to practice earthquake safety

Published: 03:51PM October 20th, 2016

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.

Published: 01:49PM October 20th, 2016

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.

Published: 01:48PM October 20th, 2016

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.

Published: 02:59PM October 13th, 2016

More than 30 service members graduated Oct. 6 from the management fellowship.

Published: 02:57PM October 13th, 2016

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.

Published: 02:58PM October 13th, 2016

Joint Base Lewis-McChord recognized National Hispanic Heritage Month with an event at Carey Theater Oct. 6.

Published: 03:40PM October 6th, 2016

I Corps commanding general, Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza attended the 2016 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington D.C. Monday to Wednesday.

Published: 02:48PM October 6th, 2016

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.

Published: 02:29PM October 6th, 2016

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.

Published: 03:05PM September 29th, 2016

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.

Published: 02:59PM September 29th, 2016

The 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command at Joint Base Lewis-McChord introduced the program during its Suicide Stand Down Days Sept. 22 and 23.

Published: 01:38PM September 28th, 2016

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.