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Quarterback Justin Steadman, right, was one of 60 prospective players participating in the JBLM team tryouts at Cowan Stadium Oct. 11.

Puget Sound Army vs. Navy Flag Football Classic

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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.

Published: 01:52PM October 19th, 2017

Recreation: Prospective lifeguards can attend the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Aquatics Job Fair at Soldiers Field House Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to compete for multiple positions starting at $11.25 per hour. A swimming test will be available. Civilian Personnel Advisory Center staff will be present with tentative job offers for qualified candidates.

JBLM Commander’s Cup Football

Published: 03:23PM October 12th, 2017

Clark Jones Jr. had 335 passing yards and six total touchdowns to lead the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion team to a 39-27 win over the 627th Communications Squadron in the 2017 Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Flag Football Championship Oct. 5 at the Lewis North Athletic Complex.

2017 Army Ten-Miler

Published: 03:21PM October 12th, 2017

Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s women’s team finished second overall in the active duty women’s division at the 2017 Army Ten-Miler Oct. 8 in Washington, D.C., led by Kristen Conley (1:08:11) and Leah Guerrero (1:08:22). The JBLM men finished sixth overall, led by Trevor Lafontaine’s time of 55:31.

JBLM Haunted Houses

Published: 03:12PM October 12th, 2017

Joint Base Lewis-McChord will have two separate Halloween-themed events this month on the installation: the annual Walk in the Dark at Shoreline Park on Lewis North and the 627th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Nightmare on Barnes Boulevard.

Published: 03:08PM October 12th, 2017

Races: Sign up now for the fourth annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Zombie Apocalypse 5K Run set for Saturday at the Wilson Sports and Fitness center on Lewis North. The kids’ 1K Monster Dash will start at 8 p.m., followed by 5K heats of 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. Pick-up starts at 5 p.m. Day of registration costs are $20 for the 1K and $35 for the 5K with valid military ID. Costs will be $25 for the 1K and $45 for the 5K for those without a military ID. Paid registration comes with custom finisher medals and free tickets to the annual Walk in the Dark at Shoreline Park theatrical nightmare Thursday or Oct. 26 only. For more information about the Zombie Run, visit jblmmwr.com/races or call 253-967-4768.

Published: 04:00PM October 5th, 2017

I Corps’ Daniel Dudek was one of more than 550 competitors representing 17 countries in 12 adaptive sports at the 2017 Invictus Games Sept. 23-30 in Toronto, Canada. Dudek received a bronze medal in the men’s 1,500-meter wheelchair racing final in his division.

2017 Army Ten-Miler

Published: 03:59PM October 5th, 2017

Runners from Joint Base Lewis-McChord have been preparing for the Sunday’s 2017 Army Ten-Miler in Washington, D.C. since May. The active-duty women’s team hopes to build on last year’s third place finish, while the men hope to improve from a ninth place ranking among active-duty men.

2017 Armed Forces Softball Championship

Published: 03:57PM October 5th, 2017

Sgt. Jedon Matthews of 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division was part of a powerful All-Army men’s team that went undefeated during the 2017 Armed Forces Softball Championships at Joint Base San Antonio in Texas Sept. 19 to 23.

Published: 03:56PM October 5th, 2017

Recreational: The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Skeet and Trap Range on Lewis Main will host the monthly Sporting Clays shooting competition Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Registration starts at 9 a.m., and cost is $35 per person. Competition includes 10 stations with 100 clay targets that simulate unpredictability of live-quarry shooting. For more information, call the Skeet and Trap Range at 253-967-7056.

Anchor Invitational

Published: 03:35PM October 2nd, 2017

Softball players from 22nd Special Tactic Squadron and 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) on Joint Base Lewis-McChord came out on top with a 12-8 win over a team of local Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps service members in the Tacoma Navy League’s Anchor Invitational Sept. 23 at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma.

JBLM Youth Pheasant Hunt

Published: 02:25PM September 28th, 2017

Military and civilian families, as well as several experienced hunters, converged onto Training Area 12 off East Gate Road for the annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Youth Pheasant Hunt Sept. 23-24.

Armed Forces Golf Championship

Published: 02:22PM September 28th, 2017

Captain Wesley Carver of Joint Base Lewis-McChord was part of the All-Army men’s team that competed against the Air Force, Coast Guard and Navy during the 2017 Armed Forces Golf Championships Sept. 11-14 at Glen Eagle Golf Course at Naval Support Activity Mid-South in Millington, Tenn.

Published: 02:20PM September 28th, 2017

Recreational: The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Skeet and Trap Range on Lewis Main will host the monthly Sporting Clays shooting competition Oct. 7 at 10:30 a.m. Registration starts at 9 a.m., and cost is $35 per person. Competition includes 10 stations with 100 clay targets that simulate unpredictability of live-quarry shooting. For more information about the competition, call the Skeet and Trap Range at 253-967-7056.

Whispering Firs McChord Cup

Published: 02:03PM September 21st, 2017

Sixteen golfers completed the Whispering Firs McChord Cup series with the cup championship Sept. 16 at Whispering Firs Golf Course on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Military Softball Exhibition

Published: 02:00PM September 21st, 2017

Service members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) and 22nd Special Tactics Squadron will represent the Army and Air Force in an exhibition softball game Sept. 23 at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma. The game’s ceremonies start at 3 p.m., and the game will be against a combination of local Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps service members.

Race for a Soldier

Published: 01:56PM September 21st, 2017

The annual Race for a Soldier half-marathon and 5K event is set to start Sept. 24 at 7:45 a.m. at Tom Taylor Family YMCA in Gig Harbor, which supports the Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation.

Published: 01:54PM September 21st, 2017

Recreational: The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Skeet and Trap Range on Lewis Main will host the monthly Sporting Clays shooting competition Oct. 7 at 10:30 a.m. Registration starts at 9 a.m., and cost is $35 per person. Competition includes 10 stations with 100 clay targets that simulate unpredictability of live-quarry shooting. For more information about the competition, call the Skeet and Trap Range at 253-967-7056.

JBLM Salmon Run

Published: 04:43PM September 14th, 2017

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Salmon Run attracted nearly 200 total participants who ran either a 12K or 5K course, with most kids running in a 1K, Saturday at Heritage Hill on McChord Field.

Team Red, White and Blue

Published: 04:40PM September 14th, 2017

The Old Glory Relay spans 62 days and over 4,600 miles from Seattle to Tampa, Fla. The Old Glory Relay is one of Team Red, White and Blue’s cornerstone efforts to help spread their mission, recruit new members and generate donations for their veteran enriching programs.

JBLM Youth Pheasant Hunt

Published: 04:41PM September 14th, 2017

The annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Youth Pheasant Hunt is scheduled to take place Sept. 23 and 24 at 7 a.m. at Training Area 12 along East Gate Road on Lewis Main.

Published: 04:39PM September 14th, 2017

Recreational: The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Skeet and Trap Range on Lewis Main will host the monthly Sporting Clays shooting competition Oct. 7 at 10:30 a.m. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and cost is $35 per person. Competition includes 10 stations with 100 clay targets that simulate unpredictability of live-quarry shooting. For more information about the competition, call the Skeet and Trap Range at 253-967-7056.

Published: 02:16PM September 7th, 2017

The 22nd Special Tactics Squadron from McChord Field powered its way to a 17-6 victory over the Maintenance Group Support Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group in the 2017 Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Softball Championship at the Lewis North Athletic Complex Aug. 31.

Outdoor Adventure

Published: 12:00AM September 8th, 2017

The Appalachian Trail goes through 14 states and is 2,198 miles long. The journey took Julie Coffman 163 days.

U.S. Military Endurance Sports Team

Published: 02:11PM September 7th, 2017

Jodie Bolt of Madigan Army Medical Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord won a silver medal at the International Triathlon Union’s World Championships for Duathlon Aug. 19-21 in Penticton, Canada.

Published: 02:05PM September 7th, 2017

Races: The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Salmon Run is Saturday at 10:45 a.m. at Heritage Hill on McChord Field. Runners can sign up at the event starting at 9 a.m. The fee for those with a military ID is $20 for the kids’ 1K, $35 for the 5K and $40 for the 12K. Everyone else pays $25 for the kids’ 1K, $40 for the 5K and $50 for the 12K. For more information, visit jblmmwr.com/races, or call the JBLM Intramural Sports Office at 253-967-4768.

2017 Invictus Games

Published: 12:49PM August 31st, 2017

Col. Daniel Dudek of I Corps at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will compete in his second Invictus Games Sept. 23-30 in Toronto. But Dudek’s passion for adaptive sports didn’t start off so fondly after being struck by an improvised explosive device in 2007.

2017 World Military Triathlon Championship

Published: 01:07PM August 31st, 2017

WARENDORF, Germany — U.S. service members from all five branches competed to represent the U.S. Armed Forces Triathlon Team in the 2017 World Military Triathlon Championship in Sassenberg, Germany, Aug. 5.

World Class Athlete Program

Published: 12:45PM August 31st, 2017

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — Five years ago, Megan Henry was in peak physical condition and had her sights set on riding her skeleton sled all the way to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.