Community Ledger

The sidewalk along the northern perimeter of Gray Army Airfield will be closed from Dec. 1, 2014 to Jan. 16, 2015 during construction of a new perimeter fence. The sidewalk, a popular running route, will be closed from the shoppette at the intersection of Pendleton Boulevard and 2nd Division Drive to the intersection of Pendleton and 41st Division Road. People who run.

Published: 01:52PM November 13th, 2014

The McChord Field commercial vehicle inspection point (CVIP) off of Perimeter Road reopened Wednesday for commercial traffic. Concurrent with that, the McChord Field North Gate, off of 112th St. South, returned to normal hours of operation, 5:45-7:45 a.m. and 3:45-5:45 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Published: 01:52PM November 13th, 2014

Get proactive for your future and join us for the Seattle All Veterans Job Fair, Thursday at Safeco Field in Seattle, 1250 1st Ave. South, from 11 a.m.-3p.m. To register, or for more information, go to

Published: 01:43PM October 23rd, 2014

Attend the 2014 National Disability Employment Awareness Resource Fair and Conference Tuesday from 9 a.m.-2p.m. at the Seattle VAMC Building 1, Rooms 1/240 and 236B. No registration is needed and attendees can come at any time during the event. There will be exhibitors, such as Veteran Benefits Administration's Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program, the Washington State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, the U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans' Employment and Training Service, and more; Speakers on topics such as “What if you need a

Published: 01:19PM October 9th, 2014

Today: DONSA

Published: 01:18PM October 9th, 2014

Service members — to include active-duty, Guard & Reserve — from all branches, plus veterans, retirees and family members who are seeking employment should attend the JBLM ACAP Service Member for Life Transition Summit, Oct. 21-23. This three-day summit will feature a senior leaders' seminar, industry workshops and a large employment fair. Details:

Published: 08:49AM October 2nd, 2014

Come to a Tool Center information session held every Wednesday 2 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Reach Center, 714 S. 27th Street, Tacoma. You will get information about the next 12-week class– 30 to 40 hours per week. The class covers OSHA 10, CPR and first aid, flagging, fork lifting, scaffolding usage and you can receive 10 credits from Bates Technical College. You must be 18-24 years old and have a high school diploma or GED. Contact for more information.

Published: 08:49AM October 2nd, 2014

Buy used equipment at a NAF-owned property sale Saturday from 8am-noon. Children’s furniture, tables, club chairs, grills on trailers, treadmills, ellipticals, computers, printers, office furniture and more are being sold! Pay either by cash or check and haul away at the time of sale. Sales are final, no returns. Computers may not have hard drives for security reasons. Serviceability is at your own risk; expect some equipment to be used for parts only. The sale is at 2059 Crary Ave at JBLM-Lewis Main. Contact Patti Jeffrey at the JBLM MWR Marketing Office at 253-967-6395 or for more information.

Published: 08:46AM October 2nd, 2014

Come to the Back2Work Now Career Fair Tuesday from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. at Central Washington University’s Higher Education Center, Building 29, 2400 S. 240th Street Des Moines, Wash. Space is limited so register at our event page The fair will include: an employer informational panel, “Acing the Interview” workshop, resume review/assistance and career & workforce training resources. There will also be recruiting event with the following employers (subject to change): AIM Aerospace, Amtrak, City of Kent, Fred Meyer, Hexcel, Highline College, New Era Staffing, Safeway, Service Linen Supply, SmartTalent Staffing, ThyssenKrupp Aerospace and more.

Published: 10:05AM September 25th, 2014

Joint Base Lewis-McChord salutes Vietnam-era veterans Oct. 9, 1-5 p.m. at Watkins Field. Keynote speaker: Gen. Barry McCaffrey (retired). Featuring: Salute Ceremony, Massing of the Colors, pinning ceremony for Vietnam-era veterans and interactive displays. Vietnam-era veterans can preregister by using the link on the JBLM website, or for more information, call 593rd ESC at 253-967-5171 or 253-967-3570.

Published: 10:52AM August 21st, 2014

Aug. 29 DONSA

Published: 04:27PM August 7th, 2014

Aug. 29 DONSA

Published: 05:31PM July 31st, 2014

Events and holidays in August, September

Published: 05:10PM July 31st, 2014


Published: 11:00PM July 24th, 2014

JBLM FY14 holidays & days of no scheduled activities

Published: 04:35PM July 17th, 2014

The 2014 Pacific Northwest Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Ball will be celebrated at the American Lake Conference Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord today at 5 pm.

Published: 03:12PM July 10th, 2014

The Open shred for July 11th is cancelled. The next open shred will be Aug. 1.

Published: 02:24PM July 3rd, 2014

The last day of Pacific Northwest Historic Vintage Auto Races, Sunday at Pacific Raceways in Kent, will be Military Appreciation Day.

Published: 01:49PM June 26th, 2014

The Landing at Hawks Prairie shopping center will play host to a special event open to all military families from noon to 3 p.m. July 23 to honor the commitment of and sacrifices made by the men and women of the U.S. armed forces.

Published: 02:58PM June 19th, 2014

Construction has begun on a new road and overpass project that will cross over Perimeter Road, which bisects JBLM Lewis Main and McChord Field, to link both sides of the joint base.

Published: 04:16PM June 12th, 2014

JBLM invites you to participate in this important survey. JBLM has a goal of reducing air pollutants by the year 2020.

Published: 05:24PM June 5th, 2014

The Madigan Army Medical Center Main Outpatient Pharmacy has changed its hours.

Published: 10:42AM June 2nd, 2014

D-day movie free to military and vets

Published: 02:52PM May 22nd, 2014

The Madigan Main Outpatient Pharmacy is closed through May 26 for renovation.

Published: 02:14PM May 15th, 2014

The Madigan Main Outpatient Pharmacy will be closed May 22 to 26 for renovation. Plan ahead to ensure you have enough medication to cover this closure.

Published: 04:25PM May 8th, 2014

JBLM FY14 holidays & days of no scheduled activities

Published: 12:27PM May 1st, 2014

JBLM FY14 holidays & days of no scheduled activities

Published: 04:51PM April 24th, 2014

Enter the food show and culinary competition

Published: 01:50PM April 17th, 2014

JBLM FY14 holidays & days of no scheduled activities

Published: 03:05PM April 10th, 2014

JBLM FY14 holidays & days of no scheduled activities