Military Newsletter


First flight of quarantined troops from West Africa to arrive Tuesday at JBLM

JBLM is one of five stateside bases that will share duties in housing quarantined troops.

World War II style barracks at Joint Base Lewis-McChord are to be used to house temporarily military service members leaving Ebola-resonse missions in West Africa. (Lui Kit Wong/The News Tribune) (5/13/09)

Enlisted soldiers who became officers fight for pension benefits, with senators’ help

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray of Washington says potential loss of retirement pay for scores of officers is “unacceptable.”

Army is committed to Asia region for at least two years, four-star general says on JBLM visit

Message from Army Pacific commander is significant for South Sound military community. It means the Army has placed a priority on sustaining West ...

Gen. Vincent Brooks, commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific, attends a briefing at I Corps Headquarters at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Nov. 18, 2014.

Soldier demoted after pleading guilty to threatening reporter’s family

An Army paratrooper’s crude attempt to stymie a newspaper investigation caused him more trouble than his questionable shooting of two Iraqi cattle herders seven years ago.

Soldier connected to Iraq killings says he’ll plead guilty to threatening reporter’s family

Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera is due in court at JBLM for charges stemming from an Iraq mission gone awry