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JBLM Command Sgt. Maj. Richard T. Mulryan, left, congratulates Pierce College graduate Kelvin Disla-Pena during the annual JBLM Combined College and University Graduation ceremony at Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood May 12.

30th annual JBLM Combined College and University Graduation

Northwest Guardian

One hundred and eighty of the 600 2017 JBLM graduates and their friends and family members celebrated the earning of degrees and certificates at a ceremony at Clover Park Technical College May 12.

JBLM Centennial

Published: 02:08PM May 18th, 2017

The two airfields on Joint Base Lewis-McChord have very interesting history.

JBLM Volunteer Recognition Lunchean and Awards Ceremony

Published: 02:06PM May 18th, 2017

JBLM volunteers were honored at a luncheon at the Club at McChord Field May 11.

446th Airlift Wing

Published: 02:04PM May 18th, 2017

The 86th APS sent six members to the intense, biennial competition hosted by the 94th Airlift Wing at Dobbins Air Reserve Vase, Ga.

555th Engineer Brigade

Published: 02:03PM May 18th, 2017

Sergeant Thomas Tran is quickly making volunteering in Roy something of a tradition for him and his young family. Tran was one of more than 63 volunteers from 555th Engineer Brigade who flooded the rustic city’s downtown May 6 for Hometown Heroes, Roy’s annual day of service.

1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division

Published: 02:01PM May 18th, 2017

The 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division has been taking part in an installationwide material management program to synchronize and execute material management actions and increase on hand equipment readiness.

Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Published: 01:55PM May 18th, 2017

May is Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a celebration of Asians Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

Olympic Flight Museum

Published: 01:53PM May 18th, 2017

Members of the local media were given a larger-than-life history lesson when they flew aboard the fully restored B-17, May 10 in Tumwater and spoke with World War II veterans who either worked aboard or piloted the aircraft during its heyday.

Clover Park High School

Published: 01:52PM May 18th, 2017

Clover Park High School students and staff will continue on the nearly a decade-old tradition of honoring fallen American service members with the Arlington Project.

Continuing Education

Published: 01:42PM May 18th, 2017

There are currently more than 50 service members from JBLM studying through City University , which began offering classes onsite in the fall of 2016. Army Staff Sgt. Melvin Correa Lopez is the university’s first graduate through the partnership.

JBLM Leschi-Quiemuth Honor Walk

Published: 03:43PM May 11th, 2017

About 270 Native Americans from the Nisqually Indian Tribe reflected on their heritage as they participated in the ninth annual Honor Walk on JBLM May 5.

JBLM 2017 Day of Remembrance

Published: 03:34PM May 11th, 2017

Henry Friedman, a Holocaust survivor and author, shared his story at the 2017 National Day of Remembrance at Carey Theater May 5.

JBLM Arts and Crafts Center

Published: 03:32PM May 11th, 2017

Many participants used their phones to snap pictures of the paintings they wanted to recreate before taking their seats and donning their aprons.

Published: 11:40AM May 15th, 2017

Lieutenant Colonel Dan DeYoung, Joint Base Lewis-McChord Mobility Guardian director, met with community leaders at the Lakewood Military Affairs Committee recently to brief and inform them on what impact the community can expect from the upcoming Mobility Guardian Exercise. The exercise will take place at Joint Base Lewis-McChord July 31 to Aug. 12.

All-1st Army, Best Warrior Competition

Published: 03:30PM May 11th, 2017

Despite the typical cold and rainy Washington state weather, the competitors displayed a great level of determination, drive, confidence and motivation throughout the competition.

Regional Health Command-Pacific

Published: 09:57AM May 18th, 2017

The goal was to equip senior leaders with proven tools and methods to effectively implement continuous process improvements within their facilities, align them with the region’s strategic campaign plan and conduct leadership development.

201st Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade

Published: 03:25PM May 11th, 2017

Throughout the country, YMCAs hosted an annual event called Healthy Kid’s Day, which is the kickoff for all YMCA summer activities and camps designed to keep youth active academically and physically while they are on summer break.

Guardian Response 2017

Published: 03:23PM May 11th, 2017

Guardian Response 2017 — the national certification exercise from April 19 to May 3 tested units’ readiness to respond to cataclysmic events.

627th Civil Engineer Squadron

Published: 03:21PM May 11th, 2017

In a real-world scenario, if civil engineers were establishing a bare base, they essentially have to build it to function at whatever location was necessary.

Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan

Published: 03:20PM May 11th, 2017

Nurses, and all other medical personnel, work day and night ensuring the warfighter get back to the fight or back home, safe and sound. The mission relies on their professionalism and expertise, regardless of the situation at hand.

Child and Youth Services

Published: 01:32PM May 4th, 2017

Joint Base Lewis-McChord Child and Youth Services Sports hosted the annual Pitch, Hit and Run competition starting Tuesday night at the CYS Athletic Fields on Lewis Main. Qualifying continued Wednesday and will finish Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the top eight in each group going to sectionals May 13 in Puyallup.

JBLM Centennial

Published: 01:27PM May 4th, 2017

When the crisis in Berlin culminated with the construction of the now infamous Berlin Wall, the U.S. decided to show their commitment to its West German allies and the now isolated island of West Berlin.

Special Olympics Washington

Published: 01:26PM May 4th, 2017

Special Olympics Washington will bring some of the events of the 2017 Spring Games to Joint Base Lewis-McChord June 2 to 4. Volunteers are sought on the installation for cycling and powerlifting competitions, as well as the Olympic Town being staged near Integrity Gate on Lewis North.

Habitat for Humanity

Published: 01:23PM May 4th, 2017

For the Soldiers from the 201st EMI Bde., it was a good team-building opportunity, they made new community partnerships and learned new skills.

446th Airlift Wing

Published: 01:22PM May 4th, 2017

A now permanent program used by the Financial Management Office, eFinance local voucher processing was tested throughout 2016 before the wing received permanent authorization to process vouchers in house.

627th Security Forces Squadron

Published: 01:21PM May 4th, 2017

Armed and trained Airmen from the 627th SFS answer the call of duty every day to ensure the McChord Field flightline is secure at all times by patrolling it with vigilance.

Published: 12:53PM May 4th, 2017

This modernization effort directly affected the Army network for the project’s core customers at the headquarters for JBLM, the I Corps and the 62nd Airlift Wing, in addition to the Madigan Army Medical Center and the JBLM Network Enterprise Center.

Published: 12:52PM May 4th, 2017

Children from ages 1 to 15, were split into four age groups and fished from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for an opportunity to win prizes and trophies.

Evergreen Elementary School Grand Opening

Published: 02:44PM April 27th, 2017

Evergreen Elementary School hosted its grand opening April 20 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Commanding General’s Arboretum

Published: 02:37PM April 27th, 2017

Joint Base Lewis-McChord said a final farewell to Lt. Gen. Stephen Lanza as the former I Corps commanding general shoveled a final shovelful of dirt on a newly-planted tree to dedicate it as part of the Commanding General’s Arboretum and Walking Trail inside the Liberty Gate at Lewis Main.