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I Corps leader setting fitness example

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I Corps leader setting fitness example

During his 30-year Army career, I Corps Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell has promoted fitness for Soldiers. "Too many times in Iraq or Afghanistan I would see Soldiers breaking down because they weren't training right and they weren't fueling themselves right," he said. "If we're truly tactical athletes

Spousal ink, should there be limits?

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Spousal ink, should there be limits?

Go to any military base or post and take a look around just outside the gates: there'll be a tailor, a check-cashing place and, of course, a couple tattoo shops. Those shop owners know their market; members of the military are notorious for getting tattoos and investing in quality ink,

Sunday, Feb. 17: Numero By Northwest

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Sunday, Feb. 17: Numero By Northwest

"Numero By Northwest" is an unusual DJ showcase at The Brotherhood Lounge Sunday. And by unusual, I mean rare - but I also mean weird, which in Olympia, equates to awesome. The Numero Group's Ken Shipley, Justin Trosper from Unwound/Survival Knife and DJ Wildman James will spin soul, garage and

Tips to PCS-proof décor, household goods

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Tips to PCS-proof décor, household goods

Military families are accustomed to moving frequently. Many are also accustomed to finding their household goods in bad shape when they arrive at their new duty station. "We used to buy nice things, but as we are still waiting to be reimbursed for everything the movers broke or ruined from this

To live on base or off? That is the question

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To live on base or off? That is the question

Military couples and families are often staunchly opinionated on whether residing on or off base is best. For some, living on post might feel like the military controls every aspect of their life, yet for others, it signifies a guaranteed camaraderie with their neighbors. Regardless of the social perspective, one

USO Northwest new “No Dough Dinners” a sure hit

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USO Northwest new “No Dough Dinners” a sure hit

You may know that the United Service Organization Northwest (USONW) has a location on McChord Field. You may also know that its Shali Center is the only non-profit organization on Joint Base Lewis-McChord that takes care of deploying troops after they say their goodbyes. Now, the USONW is expanding its

Starting the new house search before a PCS

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Starting the new house search before a PCS

A PCS brings about a lot of stress and upheaval for a military family, to include the challenge of finding a new place to literally call home. According to a PCS-checklist on Military.com, families should start to look for a new home two months before a PCS. It goes on

Deployed 62nd Airman breaks records

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Deployed 62nd Airman breaks records

SOUTHWEST ASIA - In six months Staff Sgt. Ryan Stoks expedited more than 413 missions and moved more than 18 million pounds of cargo to set new aerial port expeditor records for Air Mobility Command and the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing. What began as a simple challenge with his fellow 8th

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McChord Reservist helps out in France

A simple phone call can change everything. Less than eight hours after receiving the call to manage U.S. airlift operations in support of French efforts against extremist forces in Mali, Lt. Col. Ben Morley was on the road. On Jan. 20, mere hours after the call, he landed in Istres, France, where

Group commander leaves for wing commander position

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Group commander leaves for wing commander position

Trading in the shiny, state of the art jets at McChord Field for the old-school aircraft of Youngstown Air Reserve Station, Ohio does have its reward - position of commander for the 910th Airlift Wing. Col. James Dignan, 446th Operations Group commander here, will be leaving McChord Field toward the end

Airman discovers Grandad is WWII hero

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Airman discovers Grandad is WWII hero

Staff Sgt. Martin Hensen of the Maintenance Squadron at McChord Field didn't know his grandfather was an unsung World War II (WWII) hero until he came to visit last summer. A simple evening of reminiscing for Jan Hensen, 93, unknowingly sparked a series of events no one could have foreshadowed.

South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

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South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Spar Cafe Olympia - Downtown. James Coates. 8 pm. NC. Cascadia Grill Olympia - Downtown. Jeremy Serwer. All Ages. 6-9 pm. NC. Olympic Club Hotel and Theater Lewis County. Justin & Lucy Page. All Ages. 7 pm. NC. Matrix Coffee House Lewis County. Open Mic Night.

Thursday, Feb. 21: "The Beauty From Alhambra"

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Thursday, Feb. 21: "The Beauty From Alhambra"

Anyone who believes that Tacoma is still a blue-collar backwater town with few ties to the outside world had better stay away from the 11th annual Sister Cities International Film Festival, which launched two weeks ago. The experience might just shatter everything that poor soul holds to so misguidedly. Tacoma

South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Friday, Feb. 22, 2013

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South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Friday, Feb. 22, 2013

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Spar Cafe Olympia - Downtown. Jabi Shriki, Jeremy Serwer. All Ages. 8 pm. NC. Matrix Coffee House Lewis County. Lilly Moon. All Ages. 8 pm. $6. BLUES Red Bicycle Bistro and Sushi Bar Vashon. OneNiteStand. All Ages. 8:30 pm. NC. COMEDY/GAMES Tacoma Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian

Thursday, Feb. 21: "Scarlet" Book Release Party

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Thursday, Feb. 21: "Scarlet" Book Release Party

Marissa Meyer is a YA author from Tacoma and a Pacific Lutheran University graduate. She's a fan of Firefly. She wrote Sailor Moon fan fiction for 10 years. Cinder, the first book in her Lunar Chronicles, is about an android Cinderella in futuristic China was on the New York Times

South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013

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South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013

COMEDY/GAMES Capitol Theater Olympia - Downtown. "All's Fair In Love & War" Burlesque, with TUSH and Gritty City Sirens. 8 pm. $15-$20. Tacoma Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Andy Woodhull. 8 and 10:30 pm. $15. Grit City Comedy Club Tacoma - Downtown. Comedian Harrold Gomez. 8:30 and

Saturday, Feb. 23: Hell's Belles

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Saturday, Feb. 23: Hell's Belles

Hell's Belles returns to Jazzbones Saturday, where last November they blasted Bobble Tiki's eardrums and raised the Jazzbones' temperature to hell-like heat with its all-female brand of chugging, riffing rock. The all-female AC/DC tribute band gets 'em in the door, but guitarist Adrian Connor (Angus incarnate with more energy!) and

South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013

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South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Charlie's Restaurant Puyallup. Acoustic Jam Night. Open mic format with Pam Carter from Classic Case as the host. 6-9 pm. NC. Blue Heron Arts Center Vashon. Family Series: LP Pat Camozzi. All Ages. 1:30 pm. $5-$8. BLUES Dawson's Bar and Grill Tacoma - South. Blues Jam, hosted by

Saturday, Feb. 23: Olympia Bakers Guild Pie Fest 2013

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Saturday, Feb. 23: Olympia Bakers Guild Pie Fest 2013

Good pie is important. It's unfortunate that very few places understand how important, which must be why most pie is, well, sad. Flabby, machine-made crust and Technicolor interiors are the least of it. The contestants participating in Saturday's Olympia Pie Fest understand the importance of pie. Otherwise, they'd be gardening

South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

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South Puget Sound Live Music and DJs Calendar: Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

ACOUSTIC/FOLK/CELTIC Le Voyeur Café and Lounge Olympia - Downtown. Dave Randal. 9 pm. BLUES Uncle Sam's American Bar & Grill Spanaway. Blues Monday. With Billy Pease, Paul Buck and Chris Gartland. 7 pm. NC. Stonegate Pizza Tacoma - South. Rafael Tranquilino rockin' blues jam. 8 pm. NC. The

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