The Army, Navy and Air Force health care facilities in the Puget Sound area have been involved in greater collaboration and cooperation this year. As the manager of the local military health system, I want to assure you that my team and I are committed to providing all our beneficiaries care that leads the nation in terms of access, safety and quality.
WASHINGTON Trust is the foundation of the ethic, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno said Oct. 13, during a “Living the Army Ethic” panel on "Why and How We Serve," at the Association of the United States Army’s annual meeting here.
The 62nd Airlift Wing achieved a notable milestone with the closeout of fiscal year 2014, the 62nd Maintenance Group ended the year with an overall mission capable rate of 87.1%, which marks the highest yearly rate ever achieved for C-17 operations at McChord Field.
Last week’s ‘welcome home’ ceremony on Watkins Field for Vietnam veterans was long overdue
More than competence and commitment, character forms the foundation of leadership
October is National Depression Education and Awareness Month; this year’s theme is “Take the first step, get screened.”
Columbus Day has been a federal holiday since 1937. Each of you deserves some rest and relaxation. Celebrate and enjoy this time off with your family and friends. As you embark on your long weekend, please be careful and emphasize safety.
I recently had the privilege of judging the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year competitions. I couldn’t help being impressed by what I saw.
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY. Colo. Although we can point out many reasons why America is great, I say we owe our success largely to our diverse backgrounds and cultures.
M2M, a State Department-funded program, helps service members learn the basics in selling themselves during a job interview and negotiating the business world.
We have talked often in our battalion over the past year about the direction the Army is taking; from success in combat to unit inactivation to fielding the latest technology for our Soldiers. One aspect we continually reinforce is the human dimension of leadership. Regardless of all of the changes that the Army is going through, one constant remains the same: the need for qualified, competent Soldiers who are stewards of the Army as a profession.
Patients should take care to only take the pain medications they need to avoid falling into abuse
The cooler weather of fall is a good reminder that the season for flu vaccinations is just around the corner. In October, Madigan will welcome all of our patients to the annual flu vaccination drive in our Medical Mall.
WASHINGTON U.S. service members truly lost a friend with the death of Robin Williams earlier this month.
As summer wanes in the Pacific Northwest, we all look forward to the opportunity the Labor Day holiday gives us to rest, reflect, recharge and get outdoors.
Staff Sgt. Lealan BuehrerSmall, of the 182nd Airlift Wing, speaks about how knowing SAPP (security, accuracy, propriety, policy) when it comes to social media and photos is important for all service members.
Old habits die hard, but together we’re setting old habits aside.
A glance at online terrorism calendars shows multiple incidents every month with no indications that such activity will decrease.
JBLM AT officer Tom Rudd advises residents on the do's and don'ts of reporting incidents of possible terrorist or criminal activity.
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JBLM community is invited to participate in new quarterly Madigan Town Hall conversations to take a role in shaping health care decisions in the future.
I Corps CG defines U.S. investment in the Pacific, and how America’s Corps supports it.
With the arrival of the Army Antiterrorism Month of August and terrorism on the march in the world, we should all renew our vigilance against terrorist threats.
Readers give their opinions about the convenience of breastfeeding on JBLM
Columbine, Virginia Tech, Fort Hood, Tucson, Aurora, Newtown and Washington, D.C. Navy Yard.
OXON HILL, Md. When I think about being a good Airman first, there are two quotes that have framed my focus.
Only if Senior Leaders micro-manage them. Ben Barber
Kim and I left Charlotte, North Carolina 33 years ago and weve dreamed about the day we would return. With my retirement in August, that day is rapidly approaching with much anticipation.
Last month, the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Lancers, completed an extremely successful rotation to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. At NTC, the Lancer Team fought a highly organized and well-equipped near-peer armored military force.
Weve gone to American Lake almost every weekend of the summer, for the past 3 years! Swimming, fishing, and boating are our favorite hot weather activities! Amanda Fletcher Dupont