Article Archives (1534) Currently Viewing: 61 - 80 of 1534

Browse Archives

Restrict to:

ID cards ‘vectors of disease?’

News Articles

ID cards ‘vectors of disease?’

The U.S. Army is looking for alternatives to traditional military identification cards, which are needed to gain entry to bases worldwide but are also "known vectors of diseases," a service bid announcement said. The Army in an April 1 solicitation said it will begin accepting proposals later this month for developing

News Front

A Look At Post-COVID Stress Disorder

As the global COVID-19 pandemic lessens, mental health care professionals are now concerned with confronting post-COVID stress disorder.   To understand the connection between the psychological impact of COVID-19 and PTSD, an Italian survey (the COVID-19-PTSD questionnaire) was created to study this connection.   "These results are relevant from a clinical point of view

Money help for off base

Housing

Money help for off base

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - Life in the military can be challenging and the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have only made it more difficult. For some service members, veterans and their families, the added worry of civilian layoffs and limited childcare have impacted the financial stability of some households. In March 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act established a national eviction moratorium to

Army at a crossroads

News Articles

Army at a crossroads

WEST POINT, N.Y. - Spc. Brittney Verberkmoes recalled the impact that suicide had on units at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, after witnessing the grief others felt as they dealt with the tragic loss of a fellow soldier. Verberkmoes, a multimedia illustrator with the 95th Civil Affairs Brigade, never had a personal

Service to the core

Focus

Service to the core

Michael Ake's service in his civilian and military occupations is an excellent definition and example of what it means to be a citizen soldier. As both the interim Chief of Police of Tacoma and the commander of the 56th Theater Information Operations Group (TIOG), Washington Army National Guard, his focus is

What’s open in Seattle

Explore

What’s open in Seattle

Seattle is the perfect day trip from Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Located 45 miles from JBLM and packed with activities, restaurants and bars it serves as the perfect day getaway, or even an overnight or weekend escape. With COVID-19 restrictions still in place it's important to know before you go. Below

News Front

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD)

  The majority of previous studies on the connection between Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) have focused on male populations.   PTSD is a psychiatric disorder that may occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event; IHD is a term given to heart problems caused by

Kids

Armed Forces Day Word Scramble Contest Terms & Conditions

  NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING. 1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who sign up at the https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NWMARMEDFORCESDAY and who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open

Archives

Leave your brain behind

I became double booked this weekend when my daughter found herself at a tae kwon do match that landed her one step closer to being allowed to date. She has to have a black belt, and she just received her white belt with a green stripe. She has awhile, but

Archives

The prodigal returns

Does he miss his native Tacoma? “Every day,” admits actor David Foubert of New York’s The Acting Company, which is bringing its productions of “Moby Dick ‘Rehearsed’” and William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” to the Broadway Center’s Theater on the Square beginning Feb. 6. Foubert, a graduate of Washington High School in

Archives

"ReMix"

Saturday, the Weekly Volcano attended the reception for Mindy Barker’s art show “ReMix” at the Black Water Café.  Family, friends, scenesters, and art enthusiasts commanded the café previously occupied by many young men in hoodies pounding away on their laptops, who eventually disappeared into the cold night. Besides her hand

Archives

The Lucky Charms of indie rock

There was a time in my musical life when a band like Larusso would have been right down my alley. There was a time when all a band’s sound had to be was loud and catchy for me to enjoy it. These were simpler times, when the possibilities seemed endless

Earplug trial starts

News

Earplug trial starts

AUSTIN, Texas - A lawsuit involving more than 229,000 veterans with hearing problems that they claim are linked to faulty earplugs issued by the military began its first trial March 29 in a Florida federal courtroom. The multidistrict litigation claims the companies that made the earplugs - 3M and its predecessor

Robot dogs have reported for duty

News Front

Robot dogs have reported for duty

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) - The first official semi-autonomous robot dogs were delivered to Tyndall Air Force Base March 22 for integration into the 325th Security Forces Squadron. The purpose of the Quad-legged Unmanned Ground Vehicles, or Q-UGVs, is to add an extra level of protection to the base.

All-female flight

News Front

All-female flight

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - With March being Women's History Month, it is important to recognize how the role of women in the military has dramatically changed over the years. During the 18th and 19th centuries, women were confined to serving as cooks, seamstresses and nurses. The formation of the Women's

JBLM teenager honored

News Front

JBLM teenager honored

Steilacoom High School sophomore Ethan Ashford has been named the 2021 Washington Military Youth of the Year in Boys and Girls Clubs of America's National Youth of the Year program. The Youth of the Year title is a prestigious honor bestowed upon an exemplary young person in recognition of leadership,

Archives

Joe Jackson and others on sale

SECRET TICKET CODE TM = Ticketmaster, (253) 627-TIXS, www.ticketmaster.com TW = TicketsWest, (800) 325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com TWEB = Ticketweb, (866) 468-7623, www.ticketweb.com on sale now Bedouin Soundclash, Westbound Train, Beat Union Seattle. Feb. 13 (all ages) 9 pm. $13-$15 (Chop Suey, TW). Open World Russian Jazz All Stars Seattle. Feb. 18 7:30 pm. $20.50 (Jazz Alley, TM). Roberta

Archives

Esquire Man drinketh

Ever since Esquire Magazine came out with their Top Beers (top bars) in America ranking, so many of us here in Tacoma have been clapping about the fact that the Parkway Tavern and Doyle’s Public House made it to this elite list. But the remaining question that everyone wants answered is: What’s

Archives

Better than a Rusty Nail

Drew Ebersole has a contagious smile and brown wavy hair that looks like a movie star’s, which is no surprise as he’s starred in several films and TV shows. He guest starred in the hit shows “ER,” “Dharma and Greg,” “Jag” and “That 70s Show.” He was also in a

Archives

Pornrific

When I was first asked to write about Ron Jeremy for the music section, I asked, “The porn star?” With the typical ’70s porn soundtrack thumping in my brain, I questioned, “Is he going to sing, dance, MC?" Who knows. Maybe all three. Who knew he was more than a big,

Archives By Date (View All)

2021
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
2020
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2019
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2018
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2017
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2016
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2015
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2014
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2013
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2012
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2011
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2010
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2009
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2008
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2007
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2006
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2005
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
2004
March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December