The Washington National Guard this week plans to break ground on a $27 million headquarters at JBLM for a unit that seeks to tilt the battlefield in its favor by influencing the decisions of enemy leaders.
A Joint Base Lewis-McChord military police brigade that repeatedly sent soldiers to Iraq and Afghanistan over the past 10 years finally has a home to honor the troops it lost .
"Roll over! Roll over!" the soldiers cried out. A 19-ton Stryker teetered on its side for an impossibly long second and somehow came down upright on all eight wheels.
Command Sgt. Maj. Samuel Murphy led JBLM Stryker troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Del Byers standardized Army policies since launching the 7th Infantry Division last year.
The community is invited to celebrate the grand opening of two new elementary schools at Joint Base Lewis-McChord at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday Oct. 16.
Friends and commanders of Sgt. Joshua Strickland from Joint Base Lewis-McChords 1st Special Forces Group shared stories Thursday as they gathered to mourn the 23-year-old soldier who was shot to death with two Green Berets in Afghanistan on Sept. 21.
The Obama administration, scrambling to tamp down a controversy over suspended death benefits for the families of fallen troops, announced Wednesday that a charity would pick up the costs of the payments during the government shutdown.
Pvt. Jeremiah Hill will be held in lieu of $2 million bail on charges that he stabbed Spc. Tevin Geike in the heart
Lt. Jennifer Moreno was killed with three other soldiers. She served on a special operations cultural support team, one of few ways for female soldiers to go on combat missions with Rangers.
Three Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldiers were arrested Monday in connection with the fatal stabbing of a fellow soldier but Lakewood police said they still did not know what provoked the slaying.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord said Sunday that all furloughed Department of Defense civilian employees who work at the base will be back on the job Monday.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today announced that he is ordering most of the Pentagon's civilian employees back to work on Monday despite the partial government shutdown that kept many of them home this week.
About 200 Stryker soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord spent the past eight months training for a deployment order that might not ever come.
A looming government shutdown had military and veterans offices in the South Sound scrambling Monday to figure out how to keep essential services running without a clear idea of when Congress might restore their funding.
Fort Bragg officials say an officer who died this week during training was using a parachute that is not routinely used by his unit.
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