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Actor Gary Sinise, a longtime supporter of veterans and service members, visited JBLM Dec. 9 to promote “Get Skills to Work,” a program that helps transitioning service and family members find training for manufacturing jobs.

Northwest Guardian

Actor and military supporter Gary Sinise spent Dec. 9 visiting with service members and families at Joint Base Lewis-McChord to promote “Get Skills to Work.” Sinise serves as spokesman for the organization that links manufacturing businesses and colleges to help prepare veterans for careers after the military.

Published: 12:37PM December 18th, 2014

Wingman Day on Dec. 15 focused on “Connecting the Dots” and sticking together as Wingmen.

Published: 12:34PM December 18th, 2014

New gallery celebrates 7th Inf. Div.

Published: 12:00AM December 19th, 2014

Three Airman currently under controlled monitoring at JBLM for the Ebola virus have begun building a gazebo to help pass the time.

Published: 12:30PM December 18th, 2014

The Seahawks Sea Gals, accompanied by Blitz, BOOM and Blue Thunder, spent time with military families at Carey Theater on JBLM Dec. 6. They gave away Christmas gifts and hosted their annual Holiday show.

Published: 06:36PM December 11th, 2014

On Sept. 10, Jandres rescued a stray husky, malamute and shepherd-mix dog on Joint Base Lewis-McChord near the old Madigan Housing Area. She though she was just saving a stray, but it turned out to be much more.

Published: 06:37PM December 11th, 2014

Juana “Lizania” Galeano is the volunteer of the month for December. Galeano works with the 47th Combat Support Hospital Family Readiness Group.

Published: 06:47PM December 11th, 2014

Annual holiday program saves service members money

Published: 06:39PM December 11th, 2014

A food service specialist works to be selected for competition in the job he loves

Published: 06:44PM December 11th, 2014

It’s a cold Thursday morning as Joan Wasserstrom arrives to the McChord Thrift Shop early as usual. She reaches the door and discovers it’s locked and reaches for her keys but they aren’t hanging from neck where she usually finds them. She’s going to have to get used to that.

Published: 06:34PM December 11th, 2014

2-1 Inf. delivers early gifts to JBLM nonprofit Santa’s Castle

Published: 06:34PM December 11th, 2014

Winter reading program in progress for JBLM children

Published: 12:00AM December 5th, 2014

Pacific Lutheran University and the Association of the United States Army Captain Meriwether Lewis Chapter hosted new JBLM arrivals for a sit down Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 26.

Published: 01:41PM December 4th, 2014

FedEx delivered Christmas trees for the Trees for Troops event at Joint Base Lewis-McChord's Northwest Adventure Center Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.

Published: 01:55PM December 4th, 2014

I Corps celebrates homestyle Thanksgiving at dining facility

Published: 01:42PM December 4th, 2014

Turkey Drop 2014 provided meals for service members

Published: 01:56PM December 4th, 2014

Food service specialists try their hands at ice sculptures

Published: 01:28PM December 4th, 2014

Annual flight attracts global audience

Published: 07:37PM November 26th, 2014

Department of Public Works employee Larry Balch was honored with a 50-year pin during a retirement ceremony at JBLM.

Published: 07:37PM November 26th, 2014

The 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron has taken the initiative by switching from yellow and black stickers, to red attachments with red tape to distinguish tools that produce over 85 decibels of sound.

Published: 11:26AM November 20th, 2014

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