U.S. Army Col. Thomas Brittain, right, and Air Force Col. Kenny Weldon, left, unveil a new sign for Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Feb. 1, 2010. The base is sending nonessential personnel home early Thursday and having them report to work later Friday as a fall wind and rain storm approaches the South Sound.
U.S. Army Col. Thomas Brittain, right, and Air Force Col. Kenny Weldon, left, unveil a new sign for Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Feb. 1, 2010. The base is sending nonessential personnel home early Thursday and having them report to work later Friday as a fall wind and rain storm approaches the South Sound. Ted S. Warren AP file, 2010
U.S. Army Col. Thomas Brittain, right, and Air Force Col. Kenny Weldon, left, unveil a new sign for Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Feb. 1, 2010. The base is sending nonessential personnel home early Thursday and having them report to work later Friday as a fall wind and rain storm approaches the South Sound. Ted S. Warren AP file, 2010

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