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Nick Carulli, president of the Vancouver Executives Association, looks through the sights for an M777A2 howitzer during a visit to Joint Base Lewis-McChord Sept. 30. The executives came to learn more about JBLM and what the military does.

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Thousands of commuters pass Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, every day — never knowing for sure what complex training occurs on the base.

Published: 11:41AM October 8th, 2015

Any parent feels proud and joyful when they can have their son or daughter attend their retirement celebration after many years working for an organization.

Published: 11:38AM October 8th, 2015

The “I Was There” workshop is scheduled for Oct. 19-22 at the JBLM Stone Education Center.

Published: 11:45AM October 8th, 2015

The “Make the Right Moves” conference is scheduled for Oct. 23 at the Columbia Center in Seattle.

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Published: 10:19AM October 1st, 2015

Joint Base Lewis-McChord service members can rent McChord Blue Bike’s for free that’s part of the GO Lewis-McChord initiative.

Published: 10:18AM October 1st, 2015

Active-duty females from the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division who are breast-feeding can find support at their work with the first breast-feeding room in the brigade known as the “Mother’s Room.”


Published: 09:44AM October 1st, 2015

Celeste Betton, wife of 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division’s Staff Sgt. Kevin Betton, makes it onto Team Pharrell on “The Voice.”

Published: 09:51AM October 1st, 2015

It looked like any other U.S. Army Conex used on every military installation around the globe. But this was no ordinary storage container, this one was part of a mobile forensic exploitation lab provided by the Forensic Exploitation Directorate of the Defense Forensic Science Center used by the military to exploit forensic evidence and identify criminals and anonymous threat actors through the use of international biometric databases.

Published: 09:43AM October 1st, 2015

A grand opening celebration was hosted Sept. 22 for Beachwood Elementary School at JBLM.

Published: 11:28AM September 24th, 2015

More than 50 service members, family members and local community partners brought joy to the Christmas season early this year at Joint Base Lewis-McChord by attending the Santa’s Castle open house Sept. 17.

Published: 11:27AM September 24th, 2015

The smell of wood smoke, barbecue sauce and sizzling meat wafted through Memorial Stadium Sept. 19 during the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Backyard BBQ Cook-off & Family Fest.

Published: 11:27AM September 24th, 2015

JBLM’s POW/MIA Remembrance Week luncheon Sept. 18 honored POW veterans and was a time to remember those MIA.

Published: 11:26AM September 24th, 2015

On Sept. 18, Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Raindrops & Rainbows Parent and Child Play Center celebrated 10 years of service to families on base

Published: 11:24AM September 24th, 2015

Rep. Dave Reichert visited the Yakima Training Center Sept. 21.

Published: 11:19AM September 17th, 2015

The 53rd Annual Foofaraw event Sept. 11 brought together about 400 people and 40 yachts that sailed off to Olympia Yacht Club’s private island called “Island Home” for a day of military appreciation.

Published: 11:20AM September 17th, 2015

Multiple events were hosted at JBLM in honor of POW/MIA remembrance week.

Published: 11:23AM September 17th, 2015

Get in the Washington State Fair for free with a military ID next Monday.

Published: 11:44AM September 17th, 2015

Members of the I Corps Command Honor Guard from Joint Base Lewis-McChord present the colors before the Seattle Mariners game against the Colorado Rockies Sept. 11 in Seattle. The Rockies topped the Mariners 4-2 in the game.

Published: 11:20AM September 17th, 2015

Service members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord traveled by bus, boat and ferry last week to take part in a spiritual journey during a military men’s retreat on a picturesque island in Canada, Sept. 10 through Sunday.

Published: 10:48AM September 10th, 2015

Pat Powers has been a vital volunteer and board member at Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Lewis Army Museum for the past 20 years — and he doesn’t plan to stop anytime soon.

Published: 10:47AM September 10th, 2015

Chaplain (Capt.) Abram Staten, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, visited single parents and single Soldiers with the 17th Field Artillery Brigade during an open discussion and luncheon dinner at Lewis North Chapel Sept. 2.

Published: 01:30PM September 3rd, 2015

Every year, thousands of Service members suffer from injuries or illnesses that leave them disabled or deemed unfit to continue their service.

Published: 01:34PM September 3rd, 2015

At age 14, Josh Fueston, a Bellingham Bay, Wash., resident, decided to complete an eight-mile swim in the bay to raise awareness for those who lost their lives due to a lack of basic swimming skills.

Published: 01:29PM September 3rd, 2015

The Commemorative Air Force Airbase Arizona flew the World War II-era B-17G Bomber, “Sentimental Journey” into the Chehalis-Centralia Airport and will be having tours and rides through Monday.

Published: 04:12PM August 25th, 2015

The Lewis Community Spouse’s Club at Joint Base Lewis-McChord celebrated moving into its new digs at Clarkmoor Community Center, formerly Clarkmoor Elementary School, with a “Welcome Expo.”

Published: 01:29PM September 3rd, 2015

The 2015 Army Soldier Show is making a stop at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Sept. 16 at the Evergreen Theater on Lewis Main. The show is one of more than 60 different concerts at nearly 40 installations across the country.

Published: 01:28PM September 3rd, 2015

“Stand with Those Who Serve” celebrated it’s fifth annual event Sunday, and for the first time, they celebrate it at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. It was an opportunity for first responders to bring their families together, relax, bond and share in the positive, uplifting reasons those men and women do their jobs. 

Published: 12:52PM September 3rd, 2015

In 1971, the Congress designated Aug. 26 as “Women’s Equality Day.” The date was selected to commemorate the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote.

Published: 12:56PM August 27th, 2015

As summer leads into fall, it’s time to plan for the first day back at school for many children and their families.

Published: 12:57PM August 27th, 2015

“Galaxy Warriors of American Lake” was the theme for Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s eighth annual Exceptional Family Member Camp at Shoreline Park Saturday with activities that included face painting, pontoon boat rides, adaptive bicycles, bouncy houses and photo ops with Star Wars characters.