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Tips on lowering your cyber and social media profile

Published: 12:04PM December 18th, 2014

US-Japanese military cooperation

Published: 11:25AM December 18th, 2014

Holiday message from WRMC commander

Published: 06:49PM December 11th, 2014

This November, I had the tremendous privilege of spending 24 hours with a joint team of firefighters consisting of Air Force, Army and civilian personnel at Fire Station 105, at the McChord Field flightline.

Published: 02:13PM December 5th, 2014

Free legal services available for service members to review their IDES results

Published: 01:42PM December 4th, 2014

Respecting each other is the best way to build strong relationships

Published: 01:30PM December 4th, 2014

We’re coming to that time of year when religious celebrations meet pagan rituals at the shortest day of the year — the winter solstice. Many of us moderns ignore Dec. 21, anxious to blast past it into a warmer, brighter, more hospitable season. But it’s been a big deal for most of our civilized history and deserves respect despite the relative absence of druids and witches from our daily discourse.

Published: 07:10PM November 26th, 2014

Thanksgiving is a great American tradition. It offers us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the blessings in our lives. We are thankful to live in this great country, and for the liberties provided by our Constitution. We are blessed that we get the opportunity to serve the Soldiers, family members, civilians and contract teammates that make up the Army team.

Published: 07:08PM November 26th, 2014

Leaders should stay involved with their subordinates

Published: 07:08PM November 26th, 2014

Every year, on Thanksgiving Day, Americans join with family and friends to give thanks for the many blessings that have been bestowed upon us. It is a tradition rooted in American history.

Published: 07:03PM November 26th, 2014

President agrees it’s the right time for resignation

Published: 11:17AM November 20th, 2014

Sustainment operations important to combat arms efforts

Published: 11:14AM November 20th, 2014

IMCOM 2025 and Beyond synthesizes Army themes and creates plan for action

Published: 01:53PM November 13th, 2014

When I arrived at JBLM, the day was clear and I looked out my window at Mount Rainier. Its prominence was undeniable and it beckoned to be summited. I knew nothing about the preparation, effort and finances it would take to accomplish such a task, but I was immediately hooked with the thought, “I want to climb that mountain!”

Published: 01:50PM November 13th, 2014

The holiday season is generally a time to celebrate with family and friends. For some however, it brings renewed grief, loneliness or depression. Madigan is your community hospital, and we want to help your holiday season be a positive one.

Published: 01:41PM November 13th, 2014

November is National Diabetes Month and health care professionals and educators are encouraging patients to learn more about this harmful medical condition to combat its damaging effects.

Published: 01:37PM November 6th, 2014

Veterans Day is a good time to honor those who serve and sacrifice, but shouldn’t be the only day

Published: 01:38PM November 6th, 2014

The Air Force reminds us not to post information about deployment departures, locations, and on-going operations. However, even a simple photo of your family pet can reveal personal information in the metadata, especially when taken with a smart phone.

Published: 12:55PM October 30th, 2014

Those looking for staff-interaction skills and improved personal-communications abilities should look to a three-year tour in the U.S. Army Recruiting Command.

Published: 12:54PM October 30th, 2014

Truth be told, I’m a bit of a news junkie. Before I go to sleep every night and as soon as I wake up every morning, I’m on my smartphone, checking all the feeds for the latest news and happenings around the world.

Published: 01:48PM October 23rd, 2014

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.

Published: 01:41PM October 23rd, 2014

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.

Published: 02:59PM October 16th, 2014

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.

Published: 02:40PM October 16th, 2014

Last week’s ‘welcome home’ ceremony on Watkins Field for Vietnam veterans was long overdue

Published: 01:24PM October 9th, 2014

More than competence and commitment, character forms the foundation of leadership

Published: 01:14PM October 9th, 2014

October is National Depression Education and Awareness Month; this year’s theme is “Take the first step, get screened.”

Published: 01:11PM October 9th, 2014

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.

Published: 08:59AM October 2nd, 2014

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.

Published: 09:13AM September 25th, 2014

Although we can point out many reasons why America is great, I say we owe our success largely to our diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Published: 09:08AM September 25th, 2014

M2M, a State Department-funded program, helps service members learn the basics in selling themselves during a job interview and negotiating the business world.