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Are you mentally fit enough?

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Are you mentally fit enough?

Flip off safety. Identify target. Aim weapon. Exhale. Think about late rent. Rehash tight budget. Tally up additional bills. Fire. Learning the ability to focus completely on the present moment despite other distractions -- also known as mindfulness -- can help servicemembers be safer, train better, and be more effective downrange. It can

Is private school a good fit for your family?

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Is private school a good fit for your family?

Frequent moves can be challenging for military children, and some local families on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) have chosen the private school option to help mitigate it. Private schools are usually small, with a low student-to-teacher ratio. Many of the local private schools also offer substantial financial aid to military

You’re connected!

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You’re connected!

Joint Base Lewis-McChord and the surrounding municipalities are well connected. This connection informs and strengthens -- both the base and the cities work successfully together to support each other. Not long after 9/11, it became clear that the military and civilian communities needed each other. The ensuing high rate of deployment

Schools to fulfill promise

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Schools to fulfill promise

For parents new to the community, deciding which school to educate one's children is a big decision. The Clover Park School District understands this concern, and it works to ensure that the children in its care receive the best. "Families can expect a welcoming, committed school community, focused on the success of

JBLM teen honored as top Military Youth

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JBLM teen honored as top Military Youth

Two Army teenagers were honored as regional winners and runners-up during this year's Boys & Girls Clubs of America's National Military Youth of the Year celebration. Brandon Clay, from the Fort Knox Child and Youth Services in Kentucky, was selected as this year's Midwest region representative. Katherine "Katie" Wilton was the

Neighborhood must-sees

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Neighborhood must-sees

In terms of places to visit and things to do, the area surrounding Joint Base Lewis-McChord offers a wide variety of historical sites, artistic, and sports venues to visit and enjoy. What follows are four well-known locales that new members to the community will enjoy. Thornewood Castle This English Tudor/Gothic mansion on the

1st SFG (A) soldier achieves his American Dream

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1st SFG (A) soldier achieves his American Dream

"I came to the United States of America at 27 years of age," said Gustavo Salvador, a native of Ecuador. "I arrived in the USA in order to achieve the American Dream. At this moment I can say with great confidence that I have achieved my American Dream." The American Dream

Scouting opportunities on JBLM

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Scouting opportunities on JBLM

Whether you just moved to the area and need a new troop or want to get your kids involved for the first time, you'll find a vibrant scouting community on and around Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). GIRL SCOUTS Now is a great time to get involved in a local Girl Scout Troop.

I Corps and JBLM host Exercise Courage Dawn 18

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I Corps and JBLM host Exercise Courage Dawn 18

In order to promote readiness and synchronize war fighting functions, I Corps Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion conducted Exercise Courage Dawn 18, a tactical command post exercise on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Aug. 27-29. Exercise Courage Dawn was an opportunity for America's First Corps to facilitate its own, and subordinate unit's training objectives,

Welcome to JBLM … a base that has it all

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Welcome to JBLM … a base that has it all

Welcome to Joint Base Lewis McChord. To help ease your transition to the area, I have outlined some practical and useful information to get you settled in and well on your way to living the full Pacific Northwest life. Must Do First If you're a parent, then first thing's first. You must take

Airmen make it rain soldiers in Predictable Iron

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Airmen make it rain soldiers in Predictable Iron

Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing participated in a joint exercise with the 82nd Airborne Division to drop equipment and personnel at two drop zones during Exercise Predictable Iron from Aug. 20-24 at Army Pope Field, North Carolina. Airmen from the 7th and 8th Airlift Squadrons crewed two C-17 Globemaster IIIs

Air Force Wounded Warrior Program hosts Warrior CARE at JBLM

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Air Force Wounded Warrior Program hosts Warrior CARE at JBLM

"I never considered myself a wounded warrior... at least not immediately after I was injured. I was not blown up like my brother who served in the Army; my injuries were not combat-related. And while I may never feel like I earned this title, I finally see that I am

Where to stay when on-base lodging is full

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Where to stay when on-base lodging is full

Holidays and PCS season often find lodging at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) with no room at the inn. Whether you like your lodging brand new or historic, there are options just outside the gates of JBLM. DuPont offers newer lodging and is close to restaurants and shops. Two hotels are located

What is Futures Command?

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What is Futures Command?

In an empty office space on the 19th floor of a University of Texas System building in Austin, Texas, Aug. 24, the Army unveiled the location for the headquarters of its new Futures Command, which has the monumental task of modernizing the service's future force. For the first time, the Army

The MWR Fall Guide

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The MWR Fall Guide

This fall, JBLM Morale, Welfare, and Recreation has a wide variety of activities for soldiers and family members. Experience an assortment of regularly scheduled activities as well as holiday-themed events. From wine tasting and happy hours, to fun runs and golf specials, this fall will be your best yet.SeptemberCosmic Black

Sipping beer in Bend

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Sipping beer in Bend

There are 26 breweries in Bend, Oregon, which is the most breweries per capita in the state of Oregon according to Visit Bend and Craft Beer Oregon. Naturally, we tried to drink a beer at every single one of them during a long weekend this summer. We failed. But only

TRICARE Prime around JBLM

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TRICARE Prime around JBLM

There are many options for medical treatment through Tricare Prime while stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). Tricare Prime is the medical plan that has no enrollment fees or copays for active-duty military families. In the JBLM area you have two options, the Puget Sound Military Health System which includes

Visit the dazzling new Pacific Seas Aquarium

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Visit the dazzling new Pacific Seas Aquarium

After more than four years of planning and construction, the dazzling, new 35,000 square-foot Pacific Seas Aquarium at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium will open Friday, Sept. 7, with a program and dedication at 9:30 a.m. The showpiece of the new facility is Baja Bay, a 280,000-gallon tank with

Hidden gems near JBLM

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Hidden gems near JBLM

Quaint towns and fun activities surround Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Traffic can be challenging and its nice to have places to visit that don't involve getting on Interstate 5. Most people are familiar with the city of DuPont, but they are thinking of the modern, planned community of Northwest Landing with its

Welcome to the Northwest

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Welcome to the Northwest

If you are holding a copy of this 2018 Welcome Guide, then you either found it inside one of our weekly military newspapers, The Ranger, NW Airlifter or JBLM Living, online via our social media, or you picked it up at one of our military support events. Welcome to the Northwest! This

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