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Western R Bar & Grill's gin and tonic

Tacoma has an abundance of dives — some murky, some dark, some that smell funny, some that are just plain dangerous. There are joints, holes-in-the-wall and hellholes of every description in this town — the Western R took the prize, because depending on what day of the week and what

Armed Forces Day military discounts

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Armed Forces Day military discounts

Many local businesses are showing their appreciation to military servicemembers on Armed Forces Day and during the month of May. At businesses, ask if they offer a military discount. Some that don't usually offer a military discount may offer one this month. So take advantage of these offers and save

Interesting facts and trivia about AF Day

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Interesting facts and trivia about AF Day

Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 18, 2019, is upon us. But what exactly is Armed Forces Day? It is a day to celebrate and honor the men and women who are currently serving in the United States Armed Services. Here are some interesting tidbits and facts about this annual holiday

Thanking those in the Armed Forces

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Thanking those in the Armed Forces

Armed Forces Day allows Americans to thank those who currently serve. That said, it is also a good time to express appreciation to those who have served. This act can take the form of a strong handshake, a solid pat on the shoulder, a long hug, or a noticeable nod

Bremerton’s 72nd Armed Forces Day celebration

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Bremerton’s 72nd Armed Forces Day celebration

For the past 72 years, Bremerton has been the place to be to celebrate those who have served in our Armed Forces. So much so, that it is the longest running Armed Forces Day parade in the nation. This year's celebration will kick off at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 18.

Memorial Day events around the South Sound

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Memorial Day events around the South Sound

The end of the month brings many things to celebrate such as warm weather and summer vacation, but not all celebrations are about hot dogs on the BBQ or big weekend parties. On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, we stop what we are doing to honor and remember those who

2019 Armed Forces Day

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2019 Armed Forces Day

Click here to view our interactive 2019 Armed Forces Day Guide.

Manny’s Place

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Manny’s Place

ANNOUNCER: Always game for traditional comfort food when it includes breakfast items, Dutch and Jackie head out to the Proctor District in Tacoma. Manny's Place mirrors much of the menu items from Alfred's Café near the Tacoma Dome as both places share ownership. DUTCH: I'm happy to have these menu items

Electric and fire-filled books

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Electric and fire-filled books

Photo: A photo from High Voltage Women, in which Electrical Trades Trainee (ETT) program participants at Seattle City Light in the 1970s, speaking at a press conference to protest layoffs. (Left to right) Jody Olvera, Jennifer Gordon, Megan Cornish, Teri Bach, Angel Arrasmith and Heidi Durham. There's a current running through

Take it off!

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Take it off!

The Full Monty seemed like it was destined to be adapted to a Broadway musical: a bunch of blue-collar blokes, despite having no dancing experience or marquee idol looks, decide to stage a one-night-only nude revue. The film -- which rode on a wave of similarly charismatic British crossover comedies

Yakima landing boosts Rainier Wing readiness

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Yakima landing boosts Rainier Wing readiness

For the first time, 446th Airlift Wing Reserve citizen airmen landed at the newly restored Selah airstrip at the Yakima Training Center and accomplished readiness training May 1. While engaged in an exercise at the training center, Army officials called upon two C-17 Globemaster III units to transport four UH-60 Black

Spouse relicensure reimbursement program

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Spouse relicensure reimbursement program

The Air Force announced the spouse relicensure reimbursement program, May 15, which would provide financial relief up to $500 to airmen whose spouses must obtain state occupational relicensures or recertifications during a permanent change of station or assignment across state lines. The Air Force will reimburse qualifying relicensure and recertification fees

Year of the Defender

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Year of the Defender

Photo: A Warrior Training Alliance instructor explains to 627th Security Forces Squadron airmen the process for training with a simulator that puts the defenders through various scenarios to test them on use of force and other tactics at Joint Base Lewis-McChord April 30. Security forces is the largest enlisted career field

Camping on the Olympic Peninsula

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Camping on the Olympic Peninsula

If you're new to Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), it probably hasn't taken you long to realize that when the skies finally clear up, the views are absolutely stunning. As you gaze over the sparkling Puget Sound, you can see clear out to the Olympic Mountain Range. While they seem to

PNW Explorers learn all about beads

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PNW Explorers learn all about beads

The Pacific Northwest Explorers ventured to Exit 111 off of I-5 to discover what the buzz was about in the newly named Lacey Producers District. In an area dominated by large warehouse buildings, a variety of businesses are popping up which are open to the public. Craft beverage makers include

The end of an era

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The end of an era

As Joint Base Lewis-McChord has continued to grow and change around them, 193 buildings on JBLM North have remained mostly untouched throughout their 78 years here. Now, after outlasting their projected lifespan of five years, the buildings, known as D Block, will be demolished over the next year to make

Army spouse maps the globe

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Army spouse maps the globe

Resilience ... it's one of the first words people think of when they hear military spouse -- and for good reason, too. Between the constant moves and family separations, anyone would have to be resilient to walk in those shoes. But Joint Base Lewis-McChord spouse, Mandy Kruger, the mind behind the

New policy helps spouses continue their careers

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New policy helps spouses continue their careers

The Army recently issued a directive to reduce the financial burden for spouses who wish to continue their professional careers after they move to a new duty station. The policy allows spouses to be reimbursed up to $500 for qualified relicensing costs that result from a permanent change of station or

Working for children

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Working for children

Photo: From left to right: Sgt. Beija Condit (Incoming Special Victim Prosecutor NCO), Staff Sgt. Renee Grell (Special Victim Prosecutor NCO), Ms. Monica Ervin (Special Victim Prosecutor Victim Witness Liaison), Maj. Brittany Warren (Special Victim Prosecutor), and Cpt. William Lichvar (Special Victim Prosecutor). The Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Future of medicine at Madigan Research Day

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Future of medicine at Madigan Research Day

Whether they focused on increasing survival from abdominal injuries or ectopic pregnancies, or reducing opioid use or infections, the best Madigan Army Medical Center research and quality improvement projects got highlighted as residents, fellows and staff members presented their findings at the 22nd Madigan Research Day May 3. "Not only is

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