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Han Rex, of 1-14 Cav., watches his tee shot during the JBLM Commander’s Cup Golf Championship at Whispering Firs Golf Course Monday.

JBLM Commander’s Cup Golf Championship

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The 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment team defeated three Air Force teams in a two-duo best ball format in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Golf Championship Monday at Whispering Firs Golf Course on McChord Field. 1-14 CAV finished with a total score of 146, followed by the 62nd Maintenance Squadron (148), the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (153) and the 5th Air Support Operations Squadron (161).

1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)

Published: 03:39PM August 17th, 2017

2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) visit the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall in DuPont.

JBLM Youth Shotgun Fun Shoot

Published: 03:33PM August 17th, 2017

More than 150 children went trap shooting during the annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Youth Shotgun Fun Shoot Aug. 12 at the JBLM Skeet and Trap Range outside Lewis Main. Military youths had a chance to try out .410, 20 and 12 gauge shotguns, aiming at clay pigeons sent into the air.

Published: 03:27PM August 17th, 2017

Golf: The Sergeants Major Association of the Northwest’s annual charity golf tournament is Friday at Eagles Pride Golf Course on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m. with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Registration is $75 per person for the four-person best ball format. Fees include dinner, a bucket of range balls and a gift bag. For more information, call 253-370-9277 or email SMANorthwest@gmail.com.

Team RWB — JBLM Chapter

Published: 02:42PM August 10th, 2017

More than a dozen members of Team Red, White and Blue’s Joint Base Lewis-McChord chapter participated in the 2017 Unleashed at Stadium Bowl Sunday at Stadium High School In Tacoma. The group had runners complete either the one-lap, 1,628-stair race or the two-lap option with 3,256 stairs.

JBLM Youth Shotgun Fun Shoot

Published: 02:41PM August 10th, 2017

The annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Youth Shotgun Fun Shoot will take place Aug. 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the JBLM Skeet and Trap Range near Scouts Out Gate on Lewis Main. Children ages 15 and younger can try .410, 20 gauge and 12 gauge shotguns, as well as pellet and BB guns.

Health and Fitness

Published: 02:40PM August 10th, 2017

Alesha Davis took on a personal challenge transforming her frame in just four grueling months at the Shocklee Fitness Center, sculpting her body into a bodybuilding wonder woman.

Published: 09:11AM August 15th, 2017

Intramural: Registration is now open for Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Open League Softball season starting Aug. 26. Sign-up meeting is Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Nelson Recreation Center. Fee for each team is $250. Players without teams are encouraged to attend meeting for team placement. Open to all JBLM community ID cardholders, ages 18 and older. For more information, visit jblmmwr.com/intramural, or call 253-967-4768.

Published: 02:33PM August 3rd, 2017

Air Force Capt. David Simon’s path to sliding down an icy track, which he describes as being stuffed in a trash can and being kicked down a hill, was the result of failing to qualify for a U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa track and field event in 2015. He turned that experience into an opportunity to try a new sport.

2017 Defense Department Warrior Games

Published: 02:32PM August 3rd, 2017

CHICAGO — Two master sergeants competing in 2017 Defense Department Warrior Games in Chicago seemed to have been guided by fate, leading them toward a chance to serve as teammates and represent the Air Force at this year’s games.

Military Day

Published: 02:30PM August 3rd, 2017

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — The season’s first pads-on day at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Training Camp was no ordinary day at One Buc Place in Tampa, Fla., Monday.

Published: 02:29PM August 3rd, 2017

Outdoor: The next monthly Sporting Clays shooting competition is Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Skeet and Trap Range on Lewis Main. Competition includes 100 targets across 10 different stations. Commonly nicknamed “golf with shotguns. Registration opens at 9 a.m. and is $35 per participant. For more information, call 253-967-7056.

2017 JBLM Freedom Run

Published: 03:05PM July 27th, 2017

Madigan Army Medical Center’s Capt. Kevin Kniery (1:03:59) and 1st Lt. Kristen Conley (1:12:03) were the fastest male and female runners in the Army Ten-Miler qualifier during the 2017 Joint Base Lewis-McChord Freedom Run Saturday at Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Festival Tent on Lewis Main.

Western Washington Traveling Skeet League 2017

Published: 03:03PM July 27th, 2017

A mixture of experienced and novice shooters participated in the second event of the new Western Washington Traveling Skeet League July 22 at the JBLM Skeet and Trap Range on Lewis Main. The league continues Aug. 19 at McChord Field Sportsman’s Club and goes into the month of November.

Health & Fitness

Published: 03:01PM July 27th, 2017

Neither the gym, house chores or being disabled will stop this retired Navy chief petty officer from staying active.

Published: 02:57PM July 27th, 2017

Youth: Joint Base Lewis-McChord Child and Youth Services’ sports program is offering youth recreational soccer leagues to teach fundamentals in a fun atmosphere. Youth soccer for ages 5 to 15 is $55. Bumblebee soccer classes for ages 3 and 4 is $25. Register by Monday. Youth must be registered in CYS to enroll in sports. For more information, visit jblmmwr.com/cys, or call 253-967-2405.

Run Forrest Run 5K

Published: 03:24PM July 20th, 2017

Nearly 800 runners and walkers participated in the first Joint Base Lewis-McChord Run Forrest Run 5K outside the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Festival Tent July 15 on Lewis Main. Coordinators started planning a month ago in conjunction with Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band’s performance nearby at Memorial Stadium.

JBLM Child and Youth Services

Published: 03:23PM July 20th, 2017

Sumner High School’s boys’ basketball team hosted a special youth basketball clinic for more than 100 Joint Base Lewis-McChord children July 14 at the JBLM Child and Youth Services gymnasium on Lewis Main.

364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command

Published: 03:21PM July 20th, 2017

Some interesting metrics came out of the Warrior Fit Camp at Dublin, Calif., June 17 to 30. The 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, in Marysville, Wash., conducted the camp for 22 of its Army Reserve Soldiers.

Published: 03:20PM July 20th, 2017

Outdoor: The Western Washington Traveling Skeet League invites shooters of all experience levels to new shooting events alternating between the McChord Field Sportsman’s Club and the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Skeet and Trap Range on Lewis Main starting Saturday at 10 a.m. on Lewis Main. Event costs $16, which includes targets and lunch. Ages 17 and younger must be accompanied by parent or guardian. For more information, call 253-967-7056. For entry forms, email usarmy.jblm.imcom.list.dfmwr-skeet-and-trap-range@mail.mil.

Branch Battle Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Video Tournament

Published: 01:44PM July 13th, 2017

Local service members were able to warm-up for the start of the Branch Battle video game tournament Saturday at the Warrior Zone on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Tournaments using the title Counter Strike, Global Offensive begin Saturday at 10 a.m., with the finals set for July 22.

Connected Warrior Yoga

Published: 04:07PM July 17th, 2017

Relaxation and physical training are the goals of a Connected Warrior Yoga class offered weekly at Jensen Gym on Lewis Main.

Published: 01:38PM July 13th, 2017

Outdoor: The Western Washington Traveling Skeet League invites shooters of all experience levels to new shooting events alternating between the McChord Field Sportsman’s Club and the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Skeet and Trap Range on Lewis Main starting Saturday at 10 a.m. on McChord Field. Event costs $16, which includes targets and lunch. Ages 17 and younger must be accompanied by parent or guardian. For more information, call 253-967-7056. For entry forms, email usarmy.jblm.imcom.list.dfmwr-skeet-and-trap-range@mail.mil.

Gold Star Child and Youth Bowling

Published: 02:28PM July 6th, 2017

Military youths who have lost a parent enjoyed two hours of free bowling and pizza during the Gold Star Child and Youth Bowling event Saturday at Sounders Lanes on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

JBLM Rugby Sevens Tournament

Published: 02:27PM July 6th, 2017

The annual Joint Base Lewis-McChord Rugby Sevens tournament took place Tuesday at Watkins Field on Lewis Main, featuring five total teams between JBLM squads and civilian clubs from the Seattle-Tacoma area.

CISM Women’s Volleyball Championship

Published: 02:23PM July 6th, 2017

2nd Lt. Felicia Clement of the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Joint Base Lewis-McChord recently represented JBLM and the Air Force at the Armed Forces Women’s Volleyball Championship in May and the International Military Sports Council’s Women’s Volleyball Championship in June.

Published: 02:21PM July 6th, 2017

Sports: The Seattle Sounders of Major League Soccer will host Eintracht Frankfurt for an international friendly exhibition Saturday at noon at Century Link Field in Seattle. Members of the military community can purchase specially priced tickets for $25, which comes with a special military challenge coin. For more information, call 206-582-0763.

Published: 02:53PM June 29th, 2017

Nearly 100 runners ran along with dogs during Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s first Get Fit With Fido 5K Saturday at the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Festival Tent on Lewis Main.

20th annual Rainier Cup Golf Tournament

Published: 02:47PM June 29th, 2017

Team Air Force dominated on the third and final day of the 2017 Rainier Cup Sunday at Eagles Pride Golf Course on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Air Force finished with 89 points, followed by Navy’s 77 points and Army’s 62.

Northwest Adventure Center

Published: 02:44PM June 29th, 2017

The Northwest Adventure Center has new rental items that are sure to help inflate your next party.