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Team member Kamryn Dunblazier, 10, prepares for the upcoming Special Olympics Washington Fall Games at Bowl Arena Lanes Nov. 30.

Special Olympics Washington’s Fall Games

Northwest Guardian

Five bowlers from Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Special Olympics team will compete at Special Olympics Washington’s 2017 Fall Games in Kenmore Dec. 10. Kamryn Dunblazier, 10, Thomas Allen, 9, Ryan Carr, 9, and Alex Johnson, 13, make up JBLM’s juniors unified team. Kyle Stewart, 19, will compete in the senior singles division.

University of Washington Football

Published: 01:25PM December 7th, 2017

Benning Potoa’e, an outside linebacker for the University of Washington, has received plenty of coaching from the Husky staff and his father – Master Sgt. Aleki Potoa’e. The advice and instruction continues from time at JBLM to this season’s Fiesta Bowl Dec. 30, when Washington faces Penn State in Glendale, Ariz.

20th Civil Engineer Squadron

Published: 01:23PM December 7th, 2017

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. — Drenched in sweat from delivering continuous blows to a punching bag, the athlete shrugs off the physical strain of a three-hour training session, feeling both exhausted and accomplished.

Published: 01:11PM December 7th, 2017

Sports: Joint Base Lewis-McChord service members will take on Navy Region Northwest in the 18th annual Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Friday at 2 p.m. Free. Fans with valid military ID can enter the station; others must visit the pass and ID office. For more information, call 360-257-4320.

Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic

Published: 02:34PM November 30th, 2017

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord team is hoping to get a big upset win to break a four-year losing streak to Navy Region Northwest in the 18th annual Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Dec. 8 at 2 p.m.

2017 Pacific Regional Warrior Games Trials

Published: 02:32PM November 30th, 2017

The Warrior Games and the other adaptive sports competitions, such as Pacific Regional Trials, emphasize the importance of adaptive reconditioning activities in daily recovery.

Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Published: 02:30PM November 30th, 2017

While many of the Soldiers may have preferred to spend the day with their families, units on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, made sure that troops had the chance to spend the day bonding with each other while away from home.

Published: 02:26PM November 30th, 2017

Youth: Enrollment for Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s soccer season is open now-Jan. 18. Bumblebee Soccer for ages 3 and 4 is $25 per child. Soccer enrollment for ages 5 to 15 is $55 per child. Parents meet for both seasons Feb. 10; both seasons kick off Feb. 12. The Bumblebee soccer season will end March 24, with youth soccer ending March 31. Youth must be registered with Child and Youth Services and have a valid sports physical to participate. Register at jblmcysregistration.com. For more information, call 253-967-2405.

Published: 11:50AM November 22nd, 2017

Units throughout Joint Base Lewis-McChord began playing their annual Turkey Bowl games a week before Thanksgiving and through the entire week leading up to the holiday.

JBLM Turkey Trot

Published: 11:47AM November 22nd, 2017

More than 500 runners participated in the annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Turkey Trot and Drumstick Dash outside Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Fest Tent on Lewis Main Saturday. The fun run included a raffle drawing with prizes like turkeys, a fryer and a fitness package.

Published: 11:44AM November 22nd, 2017

Youth: Enrollment for Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s soccer season is Dec. 1-Jan. 18, 2018. Bumblebee Soccer for ages 3 and 4 is $25 per child. Soccer enrollment for ages 5 to 15 is $55 per child. Parents meet for both seasons Feb. 10; both seasons kick off Feb. 12. Register at jblmcysregistration.com. For more information, call 253-967-2405.

U.S. Air Force Wounded Warrior Program

Published: 11:45AM November 22nd, 2017

CARE week ultimately gave a place for wounded warriors to break down barriers and gave them a sense of belonging.

Published: 01:15PM November 16th, 2017

Led by Fredy Cordova Trejos’ four goals, the 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron earned a 6-2 victory over the defending champions in the 308th Brigade Support Battalion at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Indoor Soccer Championship Nov. 9 at Wilson Sports and Fitness Center on Lewis North.

Warrior Care Month

Published: 01:10PM November 16th, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Growing up in Gardena, Calif., now-Marine Corps Cpl. Leighton Anderson recalled that as a boy his Navy father would take him to military airshows.

Armed Forces Basketball Championship

Published: 01:12PM November 16th, 2017

Second lieutenant Kyle Wilson, of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, contributed to the All-Army men’s team to gold medal in the 2017 Armed Forces Basketball Championships Nov. 1-7 at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. Sergeant Latrel Kirkland was also on the Army women’s team in their gold medal game, but suffered a knee injury two minutes after coming off the bench.

Published: 01:09PM November 16th, 2017

Youth: Enrollment for Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s soccer season is Dec. 1-Jan. 18, 2018. Bumblebee Soccer for ages 3 and 4 is $25 per child. Soccer enrollment for ages 5 to 15 costs $55 per child. A parent meeting for both seasons is Feb. 10; both seasons kick off Feb. 12. Register at jblmcysregistration.com. For more information, call 253-967-2405.

Published: 02:34PM November 9th, 2017

The 17th annual Turkey Shoot charity golf tournament at Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Eagles Pride Golf Course had a large turnout Nov. 3 with more than 170 golfers helping raise money for three JBLM groups: Santa’s Castle, the Madigan Foundation and the JBLM Holiday Assistance Program.

Armed Forces Basketball Championship

Published: 02:30PM November 9th, 2017

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas — The weeklong Armed Forces Basketball Championship ended at the Chaparral Fitness Center on Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, Tuesday. Men’s and women’s teams from all branches of the military played a double round-robin ending with the Army men and Navy women taking home the gold.

Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation

Published: 02:32PM November 9th, 2017

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation is hoping to increase participation in fitness events.

Published: 02:28PM November 9th, 2017

Youth: Enrollment for Child and Youth Services’ Special Olympics basketball and cheerleading opens Monday. Participation fee is $50 for ages 8 to 18. Parents’ meeting is Dec. 14. Register at: jblmcysregistration.com. For more information, call 253-967-2977.

Special Olympics Washington

Published: 01:01PM November 2nd, 2017

Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Special Olympics Bowling team finished with 22 total medals during the Special Olympics Washington’s Capital Bowling Tournament at Pacific Lanes in Tacoma Oct. 29.

Armed Forces Marathon Championships

Published: 12:53PM November 2nd, 2017

Trevor Lafontaine, an Army first lieutenant from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, was part of the All-Army team that won gold for the Armed Forces Marathon Championships ran within the 2017 Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 22. Lafontaine’s time of 2:32:00 was good for the 12th best overall run of the day.

Seattle Thunderbirds Hockey

Published: 12:51PM November 2nd, 2017

Thom Beuning, the voice of the Seattle Thunderbirds since 2001, has been a long-time voice in the Puget Sound before, during and after his time in the Air Force.

Published: 12:49PM November 2nd, 2017

Golf: America’s Credit Union will host its annual Turkey Shoot golf tournament at Eagles Pride Golf Course Friday. In-person registration opens at 9 a.m.; shotgun start for four-person scramble format at 10 a.m. Dinner, awards and raffle are after play. Money raised goes to JBLM Santa’s Castle, the JBLM Holiday Assistance Program and the Madigan Foundation. Visit turkeyshoot.youracu.org.

2017 JBLM Commander’s Cup 5K Championship

Published: 02:04PM October 26th, 2017

Bentley Bonnell of 17th Field Artillery Brigade finished first overall among males (16:26) during the 2017 Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup 5K Championship at Family and MWR’s Fest Tent Oct. 20. Jessica Knoll was first among women with a time of 19:15. The 17th FA Bde. took the overall team championship.

Published: 02:05PM October 26th, 2017

Members of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Special Olympics bowling team are preparing for the upcoming Special Olympics Washington regional bowling tournament at Pacific Lanes in Tacoma Sunday. Thirty-six of the group’s 40 bowlers will compete.

Air Force World Class Athlete Program

Published: 02:02PM October 26th, 2017

Air Force Capt. Eric Duechle is one of the first players signed by the Seattle Seawolves for the inaugural Major League Rugby season in Spring 2018. Duechle was assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord while spending 2015 with the Seattle Saracens rugby club.

Published: 01:54PM October 26th, 2017

Outdoor: Hunting enthusiasts are invited to attend a free waterfowl hunting clinic Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at JBLM Outdoor Recreation’s Skeet and Trap Range, Building 3969, on Lewis Main. Learn waterfowl hunting methods and locations. For more information, call 253-967-7056.

Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic

Published: 02:02PM October 19th, 2017

Tryouts took place for the 2017 Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic Oct. 10-12 at Cowan Stadium on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The JBLM team, who will play Navy Region Northwest Dec. 8 in Whidbey Island, hopes to break the Navy’s four-year winning streak.

JBLM Zombie Apocalypse Run

Published: 01:59PM October 19th, 2017

More than 500 runners participated in the fifth annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Zombie Apocalypse Run Saturday on Lewis North. Nearly 150 people volunteered to enlist in the Army of the undead, chasing runners to steal their flags during the kids’ 1K and 5K runs.