Races: Friday is the last day to RSVP for the first 4K Stroller Derby at McChord Field’s Parade Field June 29 at 3 p.m. Open to all valid military ID cardholders. Family and friends are welcome. For more information, call 253-982-6707.
Sports & Leisure
2018 Warrior GamesPublished: 02:27PM June 14th, 2018
Sgt. Steven Wurth found a passion in wheelchair basketball, which has grown more after being part of the gold-medal Army wheelchair basketball team at the 2018 Warrior Games June 1-9 at the Air Force Academy, Colo.
JBLM Commander’s Cup BasketballPublished: 02:25PM June 14th, 2018
The top-seeded 308th Brigade Support Battalion was able to start and finish strong in a 62-46 win over the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Basketball Championship June 7 at Wilson Sports and Fitness Center on Lewis North.
Sound to Narrows Military Formation RunPublished: 02:24PM June 14th, 2018
More than 350 service members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord ran in formations during the 46th annual Sound to Narrows event at Vassault Park in Tacoma.
4th Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Soldiers acted as judges, spotters, weight rackers, scorekeepers and most importantly motivation and encouragement to the athletes at Washington State Special Olympics Powerlifting competition Saturday on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
446th Aeromedical Evacuation SquadronPublished: 02:46PM June 7th, 2018
Building on the television reality game show “The Amazing Race,” the 446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron’s Air Reserve Technicians designed a course that required Airmen to compete in a wide variety of challenges.
Special Olympics WashingtonPublished: 02:42PM June 7th, 2018
The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Tigers competed in the Special Olympics Washington’s Spring Games June 2 and 3. Three of the swimming athletes used it as preparation for the upcoming 2018 Special Olympics USA Games July 1 to 6 in Seattle.
Golf: Four-person team competition at Eagles Pride Golf Course on Lewis Main is Friday with shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Entry fee is $35 per team, which includes green fees and cart rental. Individuals can also be placed on a team if they don’t have one. Open to all Joint Base Lewis-McChord ID cardholders. For more information, call 253-967-6552.
Whispering Firs Cup SeriesPublished: 02:14PM May 31st, 2018
Golfers who played a round at Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Whispering Firs Golf Course Saturday had the opportunity to submit their score into the summer-long Whispering Firs Cup Series.
201st Expeditionary Military Intelligence BrigadePublished: 02:12PM May 31st, 2018
Soldiers from the 201st Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade and its subordinate units, their families and leaders gathered at Cowen Stadium to take part in the brigade’s Organization Day, which offered friendly competition in a relaxed environment while improving morale and strengthening unit cohesion.
2017 Air Force Athletes of the YearPublished: 02:10PM May 31st, 2018
To learn more about the Air Force Sports program or to apply for a spot on one of the teams, visit myairforcelife.com/Sports/.
Intramural: The information meeting for the Joint Base Lewis-McChord open league volleyball is Saturday at noon at the Wilson Sports and Fitness Center on Lewis North. Season begins June 16 with a league tournament July 21. Registration is $300 per team. For more information, call 253-967-7311 or visit jblmmwr.com/intramural.
The 1,000-pound club is a challenge with three powerlifting events — squat, bench and deadlift. To be a member of the club, one must be able to lift a total of 1,000 pounds with the combined weight lifted in each event.
Seattle SeawolvesPublished: 01:11PM May 24th, 2018
Will Holder, a captain with Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 17th Field Artillery Brigade at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, is a new member of the Seattle Seawolves of Major League Rugby.
Army vs. Navy Commander’s Cup Rugby ChampionshipPublished: 01:09PM May 24th, 2018
The 63-38 Army win avenges last year’s loss to the Navy and gives the Army a 17-2 series record.
Bowling: Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Bowl Arena Lanes on Lewis Main and Sounders Lanes on McChord Field are participating in the Kids Bowl Free summer program. Families can register children ages 17 and younger for two games of bowling a day at either center. Adults can purchase a family pass to bowl with their kids for a one-time fee starting at $29.95, good for the whole summer. To register, visit kidsbowlfree.com/jblm.
2018 Warrior GamesPublished: 01:07PM May 24th, 2018
Sergeant First Class Heather Moran, formerly of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, is preparing for her second entry in the Department of Defense’s 2018 Warrior Games June 1 to 9 at the Air Force Academy, Colo.
JBLM Commanders Cup Soccer ChampionshipPublished: 02:30PM May 17th, 2018
Austin Spagnola’s header goal in the final 10 seconds of regulation, followed by a strike in overtime gave the 5th Air Support Operations Squadron a 3-2 win over A Company, Madigan Army Medical Center in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commanders Cup Soccer Championship May 10 at the Lewis North Athletic Complex.
2018 Department of Defense Warrior GamesPublished: 02:27PM May 17th, 2018
Sergeant 1st Class James Shields recovered at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Warrior Transition Battalion where he plans to submit his retirement package in July.
2018 Armed Forces Volleyball ChampionshipPublished: 02:26PM May 17th, 2018
Felicia Clement, a second lieutenant, with the 62nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Joint Base Lewis McChord, helped lead the Air Force women to a perfect 6-0 record to earn gold at the 2018 Armed Forces Volleyball Championship at Hurlburt Field, Fla. from May 7 to 11.
Youth: Enroll children ages 5 to 15 for flag football and cheerleading through Monday for $55 per youth. Enrollment is open for fall soccer for ages 5 to 15 at $55 per youth and bumblebee soccer for ages 3 and 4 at $25 per youth. Children must register with Child and Youth Services and have a current sports physical. For more information, call 253-967-2405.
60th annual Fort Lewis AmateurPublished: 02:13PM May 10th, 2018
More than 100 golfers turned out for the 60th annual Fort Lewis Amateur golf tournament Saturday and Sunday at Eagles Pride Golf Course on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
AGCRA Mount Rainier ChapterPublished: 12:07PM May 10th, 2018
The Adjutant General Corps Regimental Association — Mount Rainier Chapter hosted its second annual fishing tournament Saturday at Russell Landing on American Lake, featuring 28 teams with more than 80 fishing enthusiasts enjoying the camaraderie and competition.
2018 JBLM Bodybuilding ChampionshipPublished: 12:04PM May 10th, 2018
Command Sgt. Maj. Kenny Clayborn is hoping Joint Base Lewis-McChord community members will try bodybuilding for the 2018 JBLM Bodybuilding Championship Aug. 11. Clayborn first started competing in the 2013 JBLM Bodybuilding Championship and has benefited from the improved fitness and lifestyle.
Golf: Improve your competitive game by entering the Whispering Firs Cup series beginning Saturday. Series continues May 26, June 16 and 30, July 14 and 28 and Aug. 11 and 25. Golfers must participate in at least four events to qualify for the championship. Buy-in is $15 plus green fee for the top three gross and net for each division. For more information, call 253-982-2124.
Bayonet Warrior Athlete ProgramPublished: 02:06PM May 3rd, 2018
About 50 Soldiers from the various components of 7th Infantry Division took on the Bayonet Warrior Athlete Program’s The Martinez challenge April 26 at Cowan Stadium on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The time trial challenge started with doing 40 pull-ups, followed by 80 push-ups, 120 air squats and a 1-mile run.
Pacific Northwest Army-Navy Rugby ChampionshipPublished: 02:03PM May 3rd, 2018
The Joint Base Lewis-McChord rugby team is hoping to bring back the cup by defeating the Kitsap Bangors from Bremerton at the 19th annual Pacific Northwest Army-Navy Rugby Championship May 19 at Rainier Field on McChord Field.
Youth: Enroll children ages 5 to 15 for flag football and cheerleading through May 21 for $55 per youth. Enrollment is open for fall soccer for ages 5 to 15 at $55 per youth and bumblebee soccer for ages 3 and 4 at $25 per youth. Register children with Child and Youth Services and have a current sports physical. Visit jblmcysregistration.com. For more information, call 253-967-2405.
First Tee of South Puget SoundPublished: 01:56PM May 3rd, 2018
Military youth participated in a golf camp through the First Tee of South Puget Sound Tuesdays at Eagles Pride Golf Course and Thursdays at Whispering First Golf Course on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Northwest Military Masters Bowling TournamentPublished: 01:53PM April 26th, 2018
Active duty service members, veterans, family members and civilians converged at Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s Bowl Arena Lanes for the 12th annual Northwest Military Masters Bowling Tournament April 21.