A new report from the Government Accountability Office shows that the number of civilian and military employees at Joint Base Lewis-McChord has increased by almost 64 percent since 2006, a pace that marked the fifth-fastest clip for any domestic military installation.
An injured soldier from Castle Rock met one of his last goals as he prepares to leave the Army when he cleaned up at the Warrior Games this month, earning two medals in the annual athletic competition for veterans.
To his fellow Green Berets, Sgt. 1st Class James Grissom had a wildcard personality, keeping his friends guessing about his next practical joke while he pursued his quest for perfection as an elite Special Operator.
A Tacoma doctor and a medical ethics advocacy group are petitioning the Defense Department to halt exercises at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in which airmen use live animals for training.
Thousands of Defense Department employees in Pierce and Thurston counties are still facing the likelihood of unpaid time off this summer, but not as much as the Pentagon initially proposed.
A military judge has found Army Sgt. John Russell guilty of premeditated murder in the 2009 killings of five fellow service members at a combat stress clinic in Iraq.
Jeff Scott, engineering and physics teacher at Washington High School in the Franklin Pierce School District, was recently named teacher of the year by the McChord Field Chapter of the Air Force Association. He will advance to vie for the association’s statewide award.
Like many other Stryker troops, the soldiers of Joint Base Lewis-McChord's 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment spent four of the past 10 years at war. This is the second story in an occasional series following these soldiers at a time of rest and transition.
A collision involving a motorcycle and a car on northbound Interstate 5 at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord main gate exit tied up traffic Saturday afternoon, the Washington State Patrol reported.
Sgt. Dominic Morales still hears an “evil chuckle” in his nightmares. He remembers it as the frightening laugh of Sgt. John Russell just before he shot an unarmed soldier in the face inside a Baghdad combat stress clinic four years ago.
There’s no question Sgt. John Russell killed five of his fellow military service members four years ago at a Baghdad combat stress clinic. He already pleaded guilty to shooting a Navy commander and four soldiers in the worst case of fratricide of the Iraq War.
The sergeant who pleaded guilty to killing five fellow U.S. service members at a Baghdad military mental health clinic is back in court today to fight the Armys contention that he murdered his victims with premeditation.
A Joint Base Lewis-McChord Green Beret who followed his father into the Army’s Special Forces died Thursday at a military hospital in Germany from wounds he sustained in Afghanistan last week.
The Defense Department today identified a Joint Base Lewis-McChord Green Beret who died Thursday at a military hospital Germany from wounds he sustained last week in Afghanistan.
A Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier has died from wounds he suffered in Afghanistan, his family in Texas reported to local media this week.
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