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Sgt Andrew Robertson

Members of 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) are joined by the family and friends as they dedicate buildings in the 1SFG(A) compound to their fallen comrades, December 8, 2014 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt Andrew Robertson)

19th Public Affairs Detachment

First Special Forces Group and members of the Canadian Army’s Princess Patricia’s Light Infantry Regiment commemorated three important anniversaries at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Dec. 8 to 11 during “Menton Week.”

Published: 03:27PM January 8th, 2015

2-75 Rngr. conducts live-fire in Yakima with 4-160th SOAR and 3rd Bde. elements in support

Published: 03:13PM January 8th, 2015

The United States has begun training Iraqi army recruits, a central part of the strategy by the U.S.-led coalition that is working with the Iraqi government to retake territory and ultimately defeat Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in the country.

Published: 12:41PM December 18th, 2014

Annual exercise pays big benefits in fostering working relationships with allied partners

Published: 12:40PM December 18th, 2014

Training brings C-17s together from three Air Force installations

Published: 12:36PM December 18th, 2014

The Green Berets celebrate their annual ‘Menton Week’ with recreation and competitions

Published: 12:36PM December 18th, 2014

The Army isn’t quite known for its fleet of watercraft, but during a computer-simulated exercise like Yama Sakura that occurs in a country comprised of thousands of islands, leaders say they are invaluable.

Published: 12:29PM December 18th, 2014

At 10:35 on the morning of Dec. 10, the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force announces an attack by invading forces during a bilateral exercise. Eighteen notional enemy missiles with chemical payloads rocket toward unsuspecting ground troops and civilians who have yet to evacuate.

Published: 07:40PM November 26th, 2014

Six Soldiers assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion on JBLM braved the chilly waters of Redondo Beach, for an open water dive Nov. 12.

Published: 07:14PM November 26th, 2014

The 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment Soldiers train with helicopter crews to medically evacuate casualties

Published: 12:02PM November 20th, 2014

Wearable technologies may provide U.S. Soldiers with on-the-move, portable energy and reduce the weight of gear they carry into combat.

Published: 11:59AM November 20th, 2014

The abandoned cooling towers at the Satsop Business Park were the backdrop for an unusual drama played out Nov. 12. What started out as a quiet, cold morning heated up when Soldiers moved in and began battling insurgents.

Published: 11:51AM November 20th, 2014

Anyone who has had a car break down on the side of the road can attest to how important mechanics are.

Published: 01:46PM November 13th, 2014

Hundreds of U.S. Army Soldiers and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members headed for the mountains to defend sovereign territory and defeat a fictional enemy during a simulated combat field training exercise, Nov 3-5.

Published: 01:36PM November 6th, 2014

Cold, constant rain could not put out the competitive fire of the Iron Dragon Soldiers during a multi-event team leadership and warrior task challenge at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Oct. 30.

Published: 01:35PM November 6th, 2014

Patriot snipers work with Japanese counterparts during Operation Orient Shield 14

Published: 01:35PM November 6th, 2014

JBLM-based Soldiers finish an 11-day exercise with allied counterparts in Japan.

Published: 01:35PM November 6th, 2014

U.S. snipers train in Japan exercise

Published: 12:59PM October 30th, 2014

Twenty-one Airmen from around the Air Force were put to the test both physically and mentally in their pursuits to attend the U.S. Army Ranger school during the Ranger Assessment Course (RAC) Oct. 2-16, at Silver Flag Alpha range, Nevada.

Published: 01:00PM October 30th, 2014

Floating easily over the steep mountains of Yakima Training Center, a twin rotor CH-47 Chinook gracefully carries the massive weight of an M777 howitzer cannon and its crew toward their destination. Their mission was to drop in, quickly set up their guns and suppress simulated enemy air defense, allowing infantry units to advance forward with the help of close-air support.