Former JBLM Soldier, Retired Army Staff Sgt. Jason Gibson, invited to attend State of the Union address to the nation.
The surrounding Joint Base Lewis-McChord area’s leaders, citizens and service members spoke out about the Army’s process of reducing active-duty end-strength from 562,000 in 2012 to 490,000 starting this year.
A celebration was hosted on Jan. 23 to honor the 20th anniversary of the David L. Stone Education Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
The Air Force Reserve’s 446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, based at JBLM, trains to be ready to help in times of need.
Patient safety top priority at Madigan Army Medical Center and influences how providers approach medical care
JBLM Child, Youth and School Services are hoping for more volunteers to coach the variety of youth sports offered throughout the year — from baseball to volleyball and everything in between.
Washington State Patrol Capt. Mark Brogan presented installation commander Col. H. Charles Hodges the Chief’s Coin on behalf of WSP Chief John Batiste. Hodges reciprocated the favor by giving a commander’s coin in return.
UIJEONGBU, South Korea New US-ROK division in South Korea to have robust capabilities to defend a world hot spot
Basic Allowance for Housing changes on JBLM include increases and decreases, depending on rank, and renter’s insurance taken out of BAH for 2015.
Scams focused on stealing money from service members change tactics.
Madigan Army Medical Center has a long history of avoiding surgery, unless necessary for the safety of mother or child.
McChord running route temporarily modified due to gate construction
The I Corps Equal Opportunity Office, 7th Infantry Division and 17th Field Artillery Brigade hosted a celebration to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of Monday’s holiday.
The sustainability and environmentally-friendly Net Zero competition is back for round four of competitions at Joint Base Lewis-McChord with a chance to win $10,000.
Midwives bring a different approach focused on natural birth to Madigan Army Medical Center based in education
The first baby born in Thurston County in 2015 arrived at 12:01 at Madigan Army Medical Center
JBLM Commander Col. H. Charles Hodges loses a friendly wager to Lakewood Mayor Don Anderson with Florida State’s loss to Oregon in the 2015 Rose Bowl. Hodges must now wear an Oregon jersey as well as treat Anderson to a dinner.
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.
Wingman Day on Dec. 15 focused on “Connecting the Dots” and sticking together as Wingmen.
New gallery celebrates 7th Inf. Div.
Three Airman currently under controlled monitoring at JBLM for the Ebola virus have begun building a gazebo to help pass the time.
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.
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.
Juana “Lizania” Galeano is the volunteer of the month for December. Galeano works with the 47th Combat Support Hospital Family Readiness Group.
Annual holiday program saves service members money
A food service specialist works to be selected for competition in the job he loves
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.
2-1 Inf. delivers early gifts to JBLM nonprofit Santa’s Castle
Winter reading program in progress for JBLM children
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.