Community Ledger

The following are the dates of the Army’s Day of No Scheduled Activity, Air Force’s Family Days and federal holidays for the remainder of the year on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 10:12AM June 11th, 2015

Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Nonappropriated Funds Human Resources Office is hosting a Job Recruitment Fair Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eagles Pride Golf Course, (Exit 116 off of Interstate-5). They are recruiting for the positions of waiter/waitress, food and beverage attendant, food service worker, bartender, gardener, motor vehicle operator and lifeguard. More than 60 positions are available. Bring your resume and be ready to fill out an application. All applicants are required to have a account and be prepared for courtesy interviews.

Published: 01:34PM June 4th, 2015

The Armed Forces Community Service Employment Readiness Program is seeking feedback from military spouses about their employment needs and planning for their service member’s transition to civilian life after leaving active-duty military service. To take part, visit

Published: 01:00PM May 14th, 2015

About 18,500 Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldiers, Army Family members and Department of Defense health care providers will receive an invitation to take part in a behavioral health survey, titled “Opening Doors: Strengthening Behavioral Health Supports for Soldiers,” this month. Invitations may arrive by mail or official email, and the survey takes approximately 20-25 minutes to complete. All survey responses are confidential, and results will help Army leaders improve supports and services for Soldiers experiencing behavioral health problems. The opinions of Soldiers, family members, and Soldiers may help make it possible for more individuals to get needed help and support. This survey is being conducted Education Development Center, an independent, nonprofit health and education organization, with funding from the Department of Defense. The study has received approval from the Army Research Institute, the Human Research Protection Office, the EDC Institutional Review Board, and JBLM.

Published: 11:41AM April 24th, 2015

Learn about healthy relationships and healthy communication at a class today from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at 552 Barnes Blvd., McChord Field. Bring your lunch for the class. Register at under “Classes, FAP Healthy Communication.”

Published: 09:28AM April 17th, 2015

City of Lacey Parks and Recreation has teamed up with the South Sound chapter of the Puget Sound Anglers to host a day of fun designed to encourage fishing as a family activity at Long’s Pond at Lacey’s Woodland Creek Community Park Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event features volunteers on-site to assist both beginners and experienced anglers. Each child, 5 to 14 years old, will get a rod and reel to keep. Cost is $5 per youth participant. Preregistration is required. For more information or to sign up, call 360-491-0857.

Published: 02:41PM April 16th, 2015

Find jobs on the “JBLMUnlimited” website at or Facebook page at

Published: 11:35AM April 2nd, 2015

The westbound lane of Pendleton Avenue from 9th Division Street — next to French Theater — to North Division Street — next to Jensen Fitness Center — will be closed for construction until April 15. Westbound traffic should use Liggett Avenue as a detour. The eastbound lane of Pendleton Avenue will be open throughout construction. Access to housing, parking lots and shops on the north side of construction zone will be from 9th and North Division Streets.

Published: 12:00AM March 20th, 2015

JBLM Community Calendar

Published: 09:05AM March 13th, 2015

JBLM Community Calendar

Published: 11:32AM February 26th, 2015

Register for the upcoming International Spouse Orientation to be held March 4, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Armed Forces Community Service classroom in Waller Hall. The orientation can help foreign-born spouses better understand American customs and culture and will provide information about obtaining a driver’s license, English as a second language, employment opportunities and more. Register at (under Classes and Events) or call 253-967-3628 for information.

Published: 01:44PM February 19th, 2015

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord community is invited to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment change of command March 10 at 2 p.m. on Watkins Field, Lewis Main. Lieutenant Colonel Douglas R. Walter will relinquish command to Lt. Col. Edward J. Ballanco. A reception will follow at Fellowship Hall. Call 253-967-6238 to RSVP.

Published: 01:23PM February 12th, 2015

Want to make a lasting memory with a special dining experience for your loved one on Valentine’s Day? The Bistro at Russell Landing can come to your rescue.

Published: 12:08PM February 5th, 2015

Reserve your spots now for the Club at McChord Field’s “Kids’ Night Out” Valentine party Feb. 11 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. The party includes a buffet, dancing, games, a movie and family photo booth for selfies. The cost is $12.95 for adults, $8.95 for ages 3–9 and free for ages 2 and younger. Reservations are required; call 253-982-5581.

Published: 01:56PM January 29th, 2015

Community Calendar Jan. 30, 2015

Published: 01:04PM January 22nd, 2015

The “JBLMUnlimited” website is up and running for veterans, service members and their families at

Published: 01:01PM January 22nd, 2015

Community calendar items from Jan. 23

Published: 12:31PM January 15th, 2015

Community calendar items from Jan. 16

Published: 12:10PM December 18th, 2014

Rent Santa and his assistant elf for your unit, squadron, office or home party at JBLM through Sunday. Each visit includes a stocking from Santa. Rental fees are $25 for a 15-minute ho-ho-ho, $50 for a half-hour visit or $75 for an entire hour of jolliness. Each additional 15-minutes over an hour is $10. Call the BOSS office at 967-5636 for details and to schedule your time with Santa.

Published: 06:51PM December 11th, 2014

Rent Santa and his assistant elf for your unit, squadron, office or home party at JBLM now through Dec. 21. Call the BOSS office at 967-5636 for details and to schedule your time with Santa.

Published: 03:53PM December 4th, 2014

Rent Santa and his assistant elf for your unit, squadron, office or home party at JBLM now through Dec. 21. Each visit includes a stocking from Santa. Rental fees are $25 for a 15-minute ho-ho-ho, $50 for a half-hour visit or $75 for an entire hour of jolliness. Each additional 15-minutes over an hour is $10. Call the BOSS office at 967-5636 for details and to schedule your time with Santa.

Published: 11:10AM November 21st, 2014

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.