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Madigan Army Medical Center opened a new substance abuse residential treatment facility on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Jan. 21.

Published: 04:01PM January 21st, 2016

Military and civilian leaders from across the south Puget Sound met Jan. 12 at the Eagle’s Pride Golf Course on Joint Base Lewis-McChord to discuss the impacts the base has on the surrounding communities.

Published: 03:52PM January 21st, 2016

Members of the Tacoma Pierce County Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee received a comprehensive look Wednesday at some of the major events coming up on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 03:48PM January 21st, 2016

Joint Base Lewis-McChord announced Tuesday plans to fire nonexplosive High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Reduced Range Practice Rockets over a three-day period during the week of March 14 to 18 to measure the noise from the rocket firing.

Published: 04:14PM January 21st, 2016

Specialist Megan O’Malley, a small-framed woman with an unobtrusive demeanor, might not immediately stand out from a crowd.

Published: 12:44PM January 14th, 2016

Staff Sergeant Matthew Siegele, 627th Force Support Squadron sports and fitness noncommissioned officer in charge, saved a little girl fell through the ice on Carter Lake on McChord Field.

Published: 12:40PM January 14th, 2016

Command Sgt. Maj. James Norman III as he transferred his duties as I Corps command sergeant major during the change of command ceremony.

Published: 12:37PM January 14th, 2016

The 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron sprang into action following a terrorist attack including Airman 1st Class John Michael Aradanas, deployed from the 62nd Aerial Port Squadron from JBLM.

Published: 12:34PM January 7th, 2016

Facebook community helps spread the word about a local family’s missing huskies.

Published: 12:30PM January 7th, 2016

More than 258 people have died and more than 245 aircraft have been destroyed since 1988.

Published: 12:37PM January 7th, 2016

After more than a year of planning and coordinating, the Western Regional Medical Command is scheduled to finalize its merger with the Regional Health Command-Pacific Friday.

Published: 12:00AM November 24th, 2015

JBLM’s new CSM focuses on learning the ropes with a constant emphasis on family.

Published: 04:17PM April 30th, 2015

Castles and Cannons, the dining facility run by 17th Field Artillery Brigade and 555th Engineer Brigade, is the first grab-and-go DFAC on JBLM.

Published: 12:21PM January 22nd, 2015

Scams focused on stealing money from service members change tactics.

Published: 11:00PM July 24th, 2014

There’s plenty to do on Joint Base Lewis-McChord throughout the week and into the weekend for families and singles.

Published: 11:00PM July 24th, 2014

Students visit and get cultural lessons at the Lewis Army Museum.

Published: 11:00PM July 24th, 2014

Now in its 10th year, Key, Peninsula Middle School’s NASA Explorer program continues to educate students while impacting their futures as they venture into college.

Published: 05:34PM July 17th, 2014

Biblical characters Moses and Miriam helped around 150 children, ages 5-12, explore what life was like in biblical times during the Wilderness Escape Vacation Bible School event at the Lewis Main Chapel July 14-18.

Published: 01:17PM July 21st, 2014

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs has named Clover Park Technical College’s veterans navigator Jonathan Wagner the 2013- 14 Vet Corps Member of the Year

Published: 02:57PM July 17th, 2014

Capes and masks, ranging in color from Batman-black to Iron Man red, will be flooding through Soldiers Field House Saturday.

Published: 04:59PM July 17th, 2014

The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center has released new clinical recommendations and support tools to assist in the identification and treatment of a sleep disturbance occurring in patients after a concussion (mild traumatic brain injury or mTBI).

Published: 05:12PM July 10th, 2014

More than 50 Soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord recently graduated from a four-week Master Fitness Training Course focusing on the latest methods for Army physical readiness.

Published: 06:10PM July 17th, 2014

The Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program will hold its fifth annual “Run to Home Base,” presented by New Balance, Saturday at historic Fenway Park in Boston. More than 2,000 runners and walkers — hundreds of active-duty military and military family members in their ranks — will take part to raise funds and awareness for programs that support veterans and their families healing from post-traumatic stress and traumatic brain injury.

Published: 03:49PM July 10th, 2014

The Army-led Future Vertical Lift program is being developed to replace the service’s aging helicopter fleet, and the aircraft of other services, at some point in the future.

Published: 03:42PM July 10th, 2014

Eighteen months ago, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command began migrating education content to the dotcom cloud, a commercially operated bank of servers.

Published: 03:37PM July 10th, 2014

A light bulb drawn over someone’s head usually symbolizes an idea — but could the type of light bulb, or type of lighting, actually affect how well someone is able to think?

Published: 02:26PM July 10th, 2014

Warm and dry summer nights make for great camping conditions, and there’s plenty of choice spots near Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 05:06PM July 3rd, 2014

Air Force leaders want Airmen to share their stories with the world so they designed the 2014 American Airman Video Contest with that purpose in mind.

Published: 01:27PM July 3rd, 2014

Beach yourself along the water while the weather’s good. It’s an unspoken Washington truism for the brief summer window of July and August, and beaches here and in Oregon are just waiting for your bare feet.

Published: 05:32PM June 26th, 2014

Professional skateboarder Torey Pudwill was surprised to find that there is a skateboarding community in the military — especially at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.