The Army is inactivating the 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division as part of an overall force reduction plan. 4-2 soldiers at JBLM will be on to new places by Sept. 30, 2014 at the latest.
Pacific Lutheran University, The Evergreen State College and Saint Martins University among the magazine's best colleges for veterans in Western states.
Washington Democratic Sens. Murray and Cantwell have endorsed creating special victims counsel to advocate for military sex assault victims.
If something isn’t done to fix the Interstate 5 bottleneck from Joint Base Lewis-McChord south to Lacey, the ability of the cities on the I-5 corridor to grow economically might be significantly impaired.
Mechelle Winder imagined herself living out the dream she shared with her husband when she bought a home in DuPont after he was killed in Iraq six years ago. That was what they planned to do together at the end of his tour with Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s 1st Special Forces Group.
Three years ago Joint Base Lewis-McChord wore a reputation as the “nation’s most troubled” military installation and a “base on the brink,” according to some outside media observers.
Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera allegedly murdered two deaf Iraqi brothers while serving with the 82nd Airborne Division in Iraq's Diyala Province
Joint Base Lewis-McChord helicopters might fly over your house from time to time, but the Army has dropped a plan to send them regularly into civilian communities in Pierce and Thurston counties.
The latest proposal for a statewide transportation tax package would spend more than $2 billion on highway projects in the South Sound, including widening Interstate 5 near Joint Base Lewis-McChord and extending state Route 167 from Puyallup to Tacoma.
A Pierce County judge calls a soldier who extorted sexually suggestive photos from minor girls "a marked danger to the community."
Bradley Scott Melvin was posthumously promoted to staff sergeant. He served two tours in Iraq, as well as overseas assignments in Germany and in Kuwait.
Next week's exercise will involve the C-17 cargo jets South Sound residents often see near McChord Air Field, as well as Osprey aircraft and various Army helicopters
The lead prosecutor of Stryker brigade Staff Sgt. Robert Bales told The Associated Press in an interview Thursday that the case faced significant hurdles, from limited crime scene access to a drawdown of American troops from Afghanistan.
A soldier died in a vehicle accident on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Wednesday night, Public Affairs Officer Major Johnpaul Arnold said in a release.
The two-star general the Defense Department brought to Joint Base Lewis-McChord last year to build a new division headquarters is getting a promotion and will become the Army’s highest ranking officer at the base, the Army announced today.
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