During a recent retirement briefing at French Theater, service members got a brief glimpse into the new retirement system that will take effect in 2018.
About 100 volunteers, service members and their families gathered for the 3rd annual Take Back the Night community walk on Joint Base Lewis-McChord April 21.
Awards LuncheonPublished: 12:59PM April 28th, 2016
The following people were award winners at the JBLM Volunteers of the Year awards luncheon at the Club at McChord Field Thursday.
More than $35,000 in scholarships were awarded to 20 people at the McChord Spouses Club’s 4th annual Shoot for the Stars scholarship reception Sunday at the American Lake Conference Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Civic leaders heard from JBLM officials Monday regarding a shift in the training rhythm on the joint base and Yakima Training Center.
Service members participated in the “I Was There” film workshop at Joint Base Lewis-McChord April 11 to 14. The four-day event provided Soldiers the tools needed to effectively communicate with their loved ones through a creative short film.
“Developing character, living the Army Values and why and how we serve” was the theme to the second annual Junior Leaders Army Profession Symposium April 13 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Doves were released at recent Gold Star Wives luncheon at the Tacoma Yacht Club.
Senior Airman Jonathan McGregor, 62nd Operation Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, was selected to become an officer as part of the Leaders Encouraging Airmen Development program.
More than 20 Soldiers and Airmen from Joint Base Lewis-McChord stood on the field with members from the Seattle Mariners and the visiting Oakland Athletics.
WASHINGTON, D.C. All positions in 19 series armor, 11 series infantry and the 13F forward observer specialty in the Army are open to women.
Air Force starts a new form of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training that Airmen will receive each year.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. Air Force Research Laboratory’s C-17 Drag Reduction Program is using C-17 on loan from Joint Base Lewis-McChord to reduce drag, which saves fuel and, ultimately, money.
Gold Star Spouses’ Day of Remembrance is scheduled for Saturday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. The 81st Brigade Combat Team, of the Washington Army National Guard, headquartered in Seattle. They will be associated with the 7th Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Twenty-seven select Army National Guard and Reserve units will soon train more closely with active-duty Soldiers in a program known as Associated Units.
MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. Original members of the Tuskegee Airmen, their families and supporters gathered Montgomery, Ala., to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Tuskegee Airmen Experience March 22. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III was made an honorary member of the Tuskegee Airmen.
WASHINGTON, D.C. A U.S. Airman from Joint Force Command Brunssum in the Netherlands and members of the Airman’s family were injured in an attack at the Brussels airport Tuesday, Air Force officials said.
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Senate hosts a panel on Women’s History March 17 in Washington, D.C.
The 446th Airlift Wing partners with the 62nd Airlift Wing in a total force effort to provide airlift support to the Antarctic Program, which manages three research stations year-round.
Charles Thornton, JBLM’s Directorate of Emergency Services joint operations officer for McChord Field, was the recipient of the Bryce Lilly Service Award at a banquet March 11.
Starting April 1, Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Yakima Training Center will begin compliance with the Real ID Act of 2005 requirements. By May 1, full implementation will be complete and those without proper ID and a base pass will not be permitted access onto the installation.
American Red Cross volunteers recognized for dedication and servitude at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord hosted an open house Tuesday at Eagles Pride Golf Course Conference Center to share details about the upcoming test firing of 27 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Reduced Range Practice Rockets Tuesday through Thursday.
NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain Reservists with the 446th Airlift Wing’s maintenance and aircraft maintenance squadrons, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, supported the 725th Air Mobility Squadron at Naval Station Rota, Spain, Feb. 14-28.
At any given moment, Soldiers of 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division’s “Ghost Brigade,” are engaging in missions and training around the U.S. and the world.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Chief Petty Officer Edward C. Byers Jr., a Navy corpsman, becomes the 11th living service member awarded the Medal of Honor for heroic actions in Afghanistan.
Sixty Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldiers complete inaugural RACE to apply for the U.S. Military Academy Feb. 24
Senior leaders discuss Army and I Corps priorities in a setting conducive to dialogue, focusing on building and sustaining readiness with regionally aligned forces.
The Army Emergency Relief program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will kick off its annual fundraising campaign Friday at 9 a.m. at Carey Theater on Lewis Main. The AER Campaign takes place from Tuesday through May 15.
Seventy families of deployed service members attend the quarterly deployment dinner.