214th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Airman 1st Class Italia Sampson, Joint Base Lewis-McChord Culinary Team, prepares her dish during the Joint Culinary Training Event at Fort Lee, Va., Saturday.

Joint Culinary Training Exercise

214th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

The exercise, administered by the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence, is the largest American Culinary Federation sanctioned competition in North America, showcasing the talent of military chefs from around the globe in all branches of the U.S. armed forces and includes four international military teams from the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Canada.

Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium

Published: 02:09PM March 15th, 2018

Master Sgt. Bartek Bachleda, 22nd Air Refueling Wing, McConnell Air Force Base, Kans., KC-135 boom instructor, won the inaugural Air Force Spark Tank Competition Cup for his KC-135 aircraft boom instructor platform proposal to reengineer the boom operator instructor platform position for the entire KC-135 fleet.

U.S. Military Service Academy Information Night

Published: 02:11PM March 15th, 2018

The Congressman Denny Heck-sponsored U.S. Service Academy Information Nights for students interested in getting sponsorship to be accepted at a military academy are scheduled in Lacey, March 26 and Lakewood March 27.

62nd Medical Brigade

Published: 02:04PM March 15th, 2018

Sgt. Santosh Kachhepati, a combat medic with the 62nd Medical Brigade, was recently selected to attend the Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program

I Corps

Published: 02:02PM March 15th, 2018

Commanders from across I Corps gave an update on their current and future training plans and lesson learned through the conference which served as a semiannual training brief, highlighting how each unit leverages its training to build and sustain readiness.

Published: 01:59PM March 15th, 2018

What’s the first thing you’re going to do when the weather stays nice for a whole weekend?

Youth Boxing Academy

Published: 03:19PM March 8th, 2018

Joint Base Lewis-McChord parents and youths were introduced to SKIESUnlimited’s youth boxing academy during an open house March 1 at the academy on Lewis Main. The boxing program is open to ages 5 to 17.

Women in the Woods

Published: 03:04PM March 8th, 2018

New courses at Northwest Adventure Center are geared for women.

National Women’s History Month

Published: 03:03PM March 8th, 2018

Two prominent JBLM women will speak at the National Women’s History Month observance at French Theater on Lewis Main March 20.

16th Combat Aviation Brigade

Published: 02:59PM March 8th, 2018

As a squadron assigned with manned and unmanned aircraft, the 4-6 ARS trained and improved its unit readiness during a live-fire gunnery qualification training at Fort Hunter-Liggett, Calif., from Feb. 26 through Saturday.

1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division

Published: 02:57PM March 8th, 2018

The purpose of the exercise was to prepare 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers for their upcoming National Training Center rotation at Fort Irwin, Calif.,

593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command

Published: 02:55PM March 8th, 2018

The course taught 25 unit movement officers the hands-on of what it takes to plan, coordinate and move their units for deployment, redeployment and training exercises.

43rd Annual Joint Culinary Training Exercise

Published: 02:53PM March 8th, 2018

The luncheon served as training for culinary tasks the team will face in the upcoming competition at Fort Lee, Va., that started Thursday and runs through March 16. It also gave the command teams the opportunity to see the progress their Soldiers have made over the past few months.

Team McChord Chiefs Induction Ceremony

Published: 02:51PM March 8th, 2018

The four Reserve Citizen Airmen selected for chief master sergeant are: Chief Master Sgt. Kenneth Mazzuca, 446th Security Forces Squadron, Chief Master Sgt. Cherie Rogers, 446th Airlift Wing, Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Skoglund, 446th Maintenance Squadron, and Chief Master Sgt. Marshall Stokoe, 86th Aerial Port Squadron.

Washington State Patriotic Day and Massing of the Colors

Published: 04:00PM March 1st, 2018

From the DuPont Cub Scouts to the 7th Infantry Division under I Corps, more than 100 national and organizational colors marched into Stadium High School’s gymnasium as the greater Joint Base Lewis-McChord community came together to honor their devotion to the country Feb. 24 at the Tacoma high school.

4th Airlift Squadron

Published: 03:50PM March 1st, 2018

On Feb. 20, 10-year-old McKay Neel became the newest honorary pilot in the 4th Airlift Squadron as he, his family and his friends received a tour of Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

7th Infantry Division

Published: 03:43PM March 1st, 2018

FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. — During Exercise Bayonet Focus 18-02, joint operations took place at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., as 60 U.S. Marines performed essential tasks for the 7th Infantry Division’s unit exercise success.

I Corps

Published: 03:41PM March 1st, 2018

Senior and junior leadership from Field Artillery Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment hosted an equipment modification discussion with Brig. Gen. Michel-Henri St-Louis (Canada), deputy commanding general for Operations of I Corps at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, and representatives from General Dynamics Land Systems at the FA headquarters Feb. 22.

JBLM Volunteer of the Month

Published: 03:32PM March 1st, 2018

Danielle Hitsman, an Army spouse and volunteer at the Lewis Army Museum is JBLM’s March Volunteer of the Month.

JBLM Volunteer of the Year Awards

Published: 10:51AM March 13th, 2018

Nominations are being accepted now-March 19 for JBLM’s Volunteer of the Year Awards.

Military Saves Week

Published: 03:27PM March 1st, 2018

Just like providing water and food to the garden, service members and their families must employ tactics such as saving regularly and avoiding too much debt.

17th Field Artillery Brigade

Published: 03:39PM February 22nd, 2018

Soldiers from the 17th Field Artillery Brigade’s 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery Regiment and 308th Brigade Support Battalion had to work through during the brigade’s batteries and companies evaluations Feb 8 to 14.

Museum of Glass Hot Shop Heroes

Published: 03:22PM February 22nd, 2018

Glass poppies commemorating World War I and created by service members and veterans are on display at Tacoma’s Museum of Glass now to March 4.

Military Saves Week

Published: 03:21PM February 22nd, 2018

Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Military Saves Week kicks off Monday at 1 p.m. inside Waller Hall, with a series of workshops and classes across the base focusing on saving and preparing for financial readiness.

864th Engineer Battalion

Published: 03:18PM February 22nd, 2018

The exercise simulated a 10-kiloton nuclear device detonation on American soil, a doomsday scenario that the Pacemakers hope to avoid, but are ready to respond to.

Financial Peace University

Published: 03:17PM February 22nd, 2018

To help Soldiers and their families avoid any of these issues, the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command chaplain’s office hosted a 6-week Financial Peace University course from Jan. 10 to Feb. 14 on Lewis-North.

Published: 03:16PM February 22nd, 2018

Recognizing the donors and the commands that make the Armed Services Blood Bank Center-Pacific Northwest mission possible is always an honor.

7th Infantry Division

Published: 02:07PM February 15th, 2018

The 10-day exercise certified one of the division’s subordinate brigades, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, on individual and collective tasks as the brigade prepares for an April National Training Center rotation.

Directorate of Personnel and Family Readiness

Published: 01:48PM February 15th, 2018

Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Directorate of Personnel and Family Readiness officially formed Oct. 1, , by combining the services and programs of the Directorate of Human Resources and Armed Forces Community Services.

Warrior Transition Battalion

Published: 01:47PM February 15th, 2018

An avid athlete, Spc. Katherine Morrin was introduced to adaptive sports on JBLM, which has helped her adjust to her new normal.