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Published May 24th, 2015 - 5:00PM
She says former bed-and-breakfast will belong to the 6,835 families who’ve lost someone in Iraq or Afghanistan, including 316 fallen service members who served at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Published May 22nd, 2015 - 6:57PM
This Monday marks the first year since the Iraq and Afghanistan wars began that no service members from JBLM or with other local ties were killed in action.
Published May 22nd, 2015 - 6:57PM
This Monday marks the first year since the Iraq and Afghanistan wars began that no service members from JBLM or with other local ties were killed in action.
Published May 21st, 2015 - 9:39AM
Clarence Borley of Olympia and Steve Ritchie of Bellevue represent two different periods of aerial warfare, but their combat records are equally impressive.
Published May 19th, 2015 - 4:57PM
The total tour is scheduled to last a year, but the 70 soldiers will be rotated out and replaced by other soldiers after several months.
Published May 17th, 2015 - 12:26PM
Each of the six special vehicles can be sealed to drive into a toxic environment, where it can obtain soil, vegetation, air and water samples for testing.
Published May 16th, 2015 - 2:00PM
A nonprofit founded in the South Sound last year to help veterans and military families thrive after leaving the Armed Forces is expanding.
Published May 15th, 2015 - 12:38PM
$612 billion includes funds for Boeing-made jets in the Puget Sound Region, as well as money for local Navy projects
Published May 14th, 2015 - 5:48PM
A carnival and Army-Navy rugby match are among the attractions
Published May 13th, 2015 - 9:34PM
The Navy is asking the Agriculture Department for permission to expand electronic warfare training over the Olympic Peninsula.
Published May 12th, 2015 - 6:55PM
Maj. Gen. Thomas S. James Jr. comes to JBLM from U.S. Forces Command
Published May 11th, 2015 - 2:42PM
Victim advocates at McChord Air Field met standards, though a majority of their peers throughout the Air Force did not.
Published May 11th, 2015 - 2:00PM
Sgt. 1st Class Earl Plumlee is one of three members of 1st Special Forces Group recognized for valor in a August 2013 battle that breached NATO defenses.
Published May 9th, 2015 - 2:23PM
The visit focused on humanitarian assistance following emergencies, an issue that is seen as a potential point of collaboration between the U.S. and China.
Published May 8th, 2015 - 5:59PM
A war correspondent and the Medal of Honor recipient who took him to one of the first major battles of the Vietnam War will reunite for a series of interviews on KCPQ FOX news next week.
Published May 6th, 2015 - 1:38PM
JBLM’s Stryker brigades have been spending months at exercises in Central Washington, the Mojave Desert and East Asia.
Published May 6th, 2015 - 12:22PM
Senior Pentagon leaders have been trying to build relationships with West Coast tech firms.
Published May 2nd, 2015 - 7:30PM
Unity Bridge is expected to help improve Interstate 5 traffic for military service members and civilians alike.
Published May 2nd, 2015 - 7:30PM
Since Simpson’s death, his widow has raised tens of thousands of dollars to help military families
Published April 30th, 2015 - 11:39AM
More than 100 senior Army officers and academics huddled Tuesday at the University of Washington Tacoma for a leadership forum.
Published April 29th, 2015 - 3:59PM
Their business, run out of a garage, is called Combat Flip Flops. Despite flawed materials and other setbacks, “failure’s not an option,” one of the co-founders says.
Published April 29th, 2015 - 1:59PM
Efforts to protect the greater sage grouse under the federal Endangered Species Act could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West, according to a new report by the Army.
Published April 27th, 2015 - 4:57PM
Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s I Corps has had increasing ties with Japan as part of Defense Department’s “Pacific pivot”
Published April 27th, 2015 - 3:14PM
Cargo jets at McChord Air Field now on standby for humanitrian relief orders
Published April 24th, 2015 - 4:06PM
Past Air Mobility Rodeos have brought hundreds of airmen to McChord Air Field.
Published April 23rd, 2015 - 3:32PM
Howitzer canons firing at JBLM Thursday and Friday
Published April 22nd, 2015 - 5:57PM
The verdict spares Pvt. Jeremiah Hill a mandatory life sentence for Spc. Tevin Geike’s death.
Published April 22nd, 2015 - 4:51PM
Liz Hunt of DuPont is honored by a national foundation for her work looking out for her husband’s needs, and her work with other caregivers.
Published April 22nd, 2015 - 12:42PM
Officers shot and killed a black bear near where the attack took place; teeth match bite marks on injured man.
Published April 21st, 2015 - 5:42PM
Two friends of murder suspect testify they don’t remember much from fateful night; two others said suspect was cruelly unconcerned about the stabbing.
Published April 20th, 2015 - 5:27PM
Pvt. Jeremiah Hill faces life in prison if he’s convicted of murder in Spc. Tevin Geike’s October 2013 death.
Published April 20th, 2015 - 3:58PM
Some of the rental assistance money will reach Pierce County.
Published April 19th, 2015 - 6:28AM
The same postwar cost-cutting pressures that are leading the military to shrink the number of uniformed troops are also driving it to do more complex training at home bases, rather than in Yakima or California.
Published April 18th, 2015 - 12:00AM
JBLM’s Warrior Transition Battalion will be one of 15 left in the Army after 2016.
Published April 17th, 2015 - 7:13AM
JBLM residents and employees have been previously warned of bear sightings in 2011 and 2013.
Published April 16th, 2015 - 1:00PM
Brig. Gen. John Cho is one of nine senior Army medical commanders who have been suspended or relieved from command since 2012.
Published April 12th, 2015 - 6:13AM
At Joint Base Lewis-McChord, diagnoses of post-traumatic stress disorder over the past three years have been at the highest level since the peak of the Iraq war, even though many fewer soldiers are going overseas.
Published April 12th, 2015 - 6:12AM
Harshest discipline falls to the most junior soldier after fatal jump of Col. Darron Wright, who spent four years as a senior officer at Joint Base Lewis-McChord before he died at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Published April 10th, 2015 - 8:01PM
Shawn Manning, a JBLM mental health counselor, was among medal recipients
Published April 10th, 2015 - 6:17AM
The Department of Defense daily releases a list of U.S. and coalition airstrikes conducted in the previous 24 hours against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant forces across war-torn Iraq and Syria.
Published April 9th, 2015 - 10:32PM
About 70 people are expected to attend the gathering of the World War II group; most are descendants or loved ones of veterans from the critical Ardennes Forest campaign. The public is welcome.
Published April 2nd, 2015 - 2:50PM
The Warrior Transition Battalion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord is close to empty. That means far fewer military service members are being hurt in overseas conflicts while the ones assigned to medical units are spending less time in them because processes meant to help them gain a footing in the civilian world are finally working as efficiently as they were designed to.
Published April 1st, 2015 - 7:53PM
Researchers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord tracked 3.9 military service members over eight years; they found heightened risk after discharges.
Published April 1st, 2015 - 4:49PM
A Puget Sound marijuana activist fought for the release of flight records and other documents related to a National Guard counterdrug task force.
Published April 1st, 2015 - 7:48AM
“Meat cleaver” and “blunt force trauma” were some of the terms used to describe federal budget cuts that could downsize local Army base by several thousand soldiers.
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