Northwest Guardian

2nd Lt. Jack Peadbody, middle, of 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, and his girlfriend, Erin Tittsworth, of Dallas, wear matching “Kiss Me I’m a Texan” T-shirts during the annual JBLM ShamROCKin’ Run 5K on Lewis Main Saturday.

JBLM ShamROCKin’ Run 5K

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Nearly 800 participants gathered for the rebranded ShamROCKin’ Run on Joint Base Lewis-McChord March 10 at Family and MWR’s Festival Tent on Lewis Main. In addition to a 1K and 5K run, families enjoyed rock and Irish-themed activities.

Department of Defense

Published: 02:16PM March 15th, 2018

Research on the effectiveness of including women in military peace-building and conflict resolution negotiations found that peace agreements between civil society groups are 64 percent more likely to succeed — and 35 percent more likely to last at least 15 years — than agreements that overlooked the female perspective.

Change of Responsibility

Published: 02:13PM March 15th, 2018

Yakima Training Center welcomed Command Sgt. Maj. Paul DeSanto March 9 during a change of responsibility ceremony.

Army Emergency Relief Campaign

Published: 03:16PM March 8th, 2018

The Army Emergency Relief Campaign kicked off with an event at Carey Theater March 2.

SHARP Summit

Published: 03:11PM March 8th, 2018

The senior and junior leaders of both 17th Field Artillery Brigade and 201st Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade come together on Joint Base Lewis-McChord as one for a or the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program summit March 1.

JBLM Newcomers Orientation

Published: 03:06PM March 8th, 2018

The Newcomers Orientation is a great way for service members and families new to the installation to learn about Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 02:45PM March 6th, 2018

Air Force Gen. John Hyten said the top priority of his command is deterring the use of nuclear weapons, preventing the use of those weapons against the United States and its allies, and preventing a catastrophic space or cyberspace activity.

Published: 02:43PM March 6th, 2018

Although married life is tough for any couple, dual-military romances face unique obstacles, but can withstand the test of time with love.

Directorate of Emergency Services

Published: 03:57PM March 1st, 2018

Robert Miller was officially sworn into the role of chief of police for Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Directorate of Emergency Services during a ceremony Feb. 22 at the Lewis Main Chapel’s Fellowship Hall.

Army Spouse of the Year

Published: 03:55PM March 1st, 2018

Krista Simpson Anderson, Gold Star spouse and wife of an active duty Green Beret with the 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), has been named Military Spouse Magazine’s 2018 Army Spouse of the Year as well as the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Military Spouse of the Year.

Hiring our Heroes and Military Spouse Program

Published: 11:20AM March 5th, 2018

Hundreds of military spouses and 80 local employers gathered at American Lake Conference Center last week for a two-day Hiring our Heroes and Military spouse Program reception and hiring event.

African-American History Month

Published: 03:37PM February 22nd, 2018

The 16th Combat Aviation Brigade hosted JBLM’s African-American History Month event Tuesday and invited artists to perform.

Family readiness

Published: 03:32PM February 22nd, 2018

Senator Patty Murray , along with other local lawmakers — including U.S. Rep. Denny Heck and former U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks — helped push for passage of to secure funding for schools on military bases.

Department of Defense Office of Personnel and Readiness

Published: 03:24PM February 22nd, 2018

DOD’s office of personnel and readiness has “come out with a policy that if you’re not deployable for a year or more, you’re going to have to go somewhere else,” said James Mattis, secretary of defense.

Department of Defense

Published: 02:05PM February 15th, 2018

The base budget is set for $617 billion and the overseas contingency operations fund is set for $69 billion.

Army Emergency Relief

Published: 01:59PM February 15th, 2018

The Army Emergency Relief Campaign kicks off Feb. 23 at 9 a.m. at Carey Theater on Lewis Main.

Department of Defense

Published: 01:57PM February 15th, 2018

The high number of nondeployable Soldiers, currently at about 100,000, is “hurting Army readiness,” Esper said Feb. 6 at the Pentagon during a meeting with representatives of military and veteran service organizations.

Madigan Army Medical Center

Published: 02:16PM February 8th, 2018

Brig. Gen. Guthrie’s dedication to being a true leader, an exceptional physician and a trailblazer in Army Medicine led Madigan Army Medical Center to dedicate the Brig. Gen. Guthrie Turner Junior Preventive Medicine Clinical Services Building Feb. 2.

Carey Theater

Published: 02:13PM February 8th, 2018

February is African-American History Month.


Published: 02:10PM February 8th, 2018

Kevin Hines’ story is documented in his 2013 memoir “Cracked Not Broken, Surviving and Thriving After A Suicide Attempt,” and is also featured in the 2006 film “The Bridge” by the film director and producer Eric Steel.

Exercise Winterhook

Published: 02:46PM February 1st, 2018

More than 100 Airmen assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing and 627th Air Base Group participated in Exercise Winterhook, a two-phase readiness exercise at Joint Base Lewis-McChord from Jan. 22 to 26.

2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)

Published: 02:43PM February 1st, 2018

Green Berets assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), conducted a joint training exercise with Indian special operation forces Jan. 14 to 29 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Air Mobility Command

Published: 02:41PM February 1st, 2018

The commander of Air Mobility Command visited McChord Field on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Jan. 25 and witnessed full-spectrum readiness in action.

JBLM Tax Center

Published: 03:23PM January 25th, 2018

JBLM’s Tax Center opens Monday for free tax filing for service members, families and retirees.

627th Security Forces Squadron

Published: 03:19PM January 25th, 2018

If retired Marine Corps Lt. Col. Ronald Price and Staff Sgt. Daniel Watkins, 627th Security Forces Squadron unit training manager, did not count themselves among those who believe in fate prior to their serendipitous meeting the morning of Jan. 10, it is likely they now do.

Military OneSource

Published: 03:19PM January 25th, 2018

With the new year bringing a new tax season, Military OneSource has launched its free tax software to support military members and their families in the annual task of filing on militaryonesource.mil.

JBLM Martin Luther King Jr. Observance

Published: 01:52PM January 18th, 2018

JBLM celebrated the life of slain civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr. with a ceremony at Carey Theater on Lewis Main Jan. 11.

Department of Defense

Published: 01:48PM January 18th, 2018

A continuing resolution is designed to be a short-term bridge as lawmakers form a new budget, the chairman said. But this year, the department will be under a continuing resolution for four months. The current continuing resolution runs out Friday.

16th Combat Aviation Brigade

Published: 01:43PM January 18th, 2018

With the new year just starting and people beginning their resolutions, the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade also turned a page by bidding farewell to Col. William Ryan III and welcoming Col. Matthew Braman to the brigade at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Jan. 10.

446th Airlift Wing

Published: 03:06PM January 11th, 2018

Colonel Sean Pierce assumed his role as the 446th Airlift Wing’s newest commander following a change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Jan. 6.