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Q-Anywhere, Madigan’s answer to pharmacy lines

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Q-Anywhere, Madigan’s answer to pharmacy lines

MADIGAN ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Joint Base Lewis-McChord - Do you like standing in line? Does anyone? If you are a patient at Madigan Army Medical Center, you can expect to do less of it with the Department of Pharmacy's new Q-Anywhere system. Patients can now use this program to skip the

Top 3 things to know about the updated Air Force fitness test

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Top 3 things to know about the updated Air Force fitness test

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - The new exercise options for airmen to complete their Air Force Physical Fitness Assessment are in effect as of Jan. 1, 2022. The Air Force's new assessment options allow airmen to choose from a wider variety of exercises to show their level of fitness.   Here are the

A miracle on 2nd Street

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A miracle on 2nd Street

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - Janice Batiste has been driving buses for Clover Park School District since 1988. She's seen and heard her fair share of adolescent pranks and jokes. What started out as another joke Batiste overheard about 30 minutes into the ride home from Lakes High School in early January, quickly changed

Make a connection to mental health

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Make a connection to mental health

For many Americans, and some veterans, living through the past several years of COVID-19 induced chaos has been a struggle. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, this struggle has had - and will continue to have - a negative effect on mental health. Specific to veterans, the CDC reports

Guard fixed wing unit receives upgraded plane

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Guard fixed wing unit receives upgraded plane

For nearly 30 years Chief Warrant Officer 5 Tony Dohse has flown in one aircraft or another as part of the Washington National Guard. "I started in the Chinook and did that for four years, then I moved to the old C-23 Sherpa plane and now I am in the C-12

Looking out for one another

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Looking out for one another

As part of the ongoing Invisible Wounds Initiative Command Team Campaign launched by Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and Gen. John W. "Jay" Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, the service is working to improve the perception of invisible wounds, remove barriers to care, enhance the continuum of care

Military families, civilians banned from blood donation now eligible under new rules

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Military families, civilians banned from blood donation now eligible under new rules

Rock Island, Ill. - While the world was rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic and the focus of health care centered on trying to contain the rapid spread of the virus, the Veterans Administration announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration lifted restrictions on certain military families and civilians previously banned

The Olympia region is a winter wander land for women to explore

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The Olympia region is a winter wander land for women to explore

Winter is here. Whether you're looking to escape for the weekend with girlfriends, spend some quality time with mom or travel solo, the Olympia region is the perfect place to feel rejuvenated and relaxed after the holidays Go slow with nature Hike, run or snowshoe! Located in the Black Hills of Olympia,

JBLM unit a winner

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JBLM unit a winner

Maj. Gen. David J. Francis, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker commander, announced the Fiscal Year 2021 recipients of the Ellis D. Parker Awards during the Army Aviation Senior Leader Forum Jan. 19. The Ellis D. Parker Award annually recognizes the top Army Aviation battalions (or equivalent) in

Washington National Guard members help hospitals

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Washington National Guard members help hospitals

CAMP MURRAY, Wash. - About 100 Washington National Guard members were activated Jan. 21 to help alleviate staffing shortages and offer COVID-19 testing at eight hospitals across the state. The rapid spread of the Omicron variant has caused a spike in demand for COVID-19 tests. At the same time, hospitals face

Downton Abbey’s American cousin

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Downton Abbey’s American cousin

From January of 2011 through March of 2016, legions of faithful American fans of Downton Abbey tuned in to PBS every Sunday night to revel in the upstairs-downstairs adventures of the Earl and Countess of Grantham, their immediate and extended family and friends, and, of course, the equally compelling staffers

St. Frances Cabrini School hosts an open house

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St. Frances Cabrini School hosts an open house

St. Frances Cabrini School invites the Joint Base Lewis-McChord community and the surrounding local area to its annual open house. "St. Frances Cabrini School would like to invite all interested families to attend the open house," Rose Vlad, Director of Development & Admissions, wrote in an email. The open house is part

Civilian Development nomination window opens, eligibility expanded

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Civilian Development nomination window opens, eligibility expanded

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AFNS) -  The Air Force's Personnel Center is accepting nomination packages from Department of the Air Force civilians for more than 35 Civilian Development opportunities starting Jan. 18. Civilian airmen and guardians can apply for up to four programs by submitting their application, resume and additional

Puyallup Cub Scout flag flown in Antarctica

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Puyallup Cub Scout flag flown in Antarctica

PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON - Scouts across the nation have taken their unit flags around the world in interesting places such as Mt. Everest, on board the Challenger space craft, rocketed to outer space, on board the International Space Station and around the moon. The latest involves Cub Scout Pack 274 in

Free salute to military, Princess and Superhero Tea

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Free salute to military, Princess and Superhero Tea

Join us for a free Princess and Superhero Tea, presented by StationedAT JBLM and sponsored by Grand Canyon University, to honor military families and their sacrifice. The party will take place on Jan. 29 at Capital Christian Center in Lacey from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Juice and cookies will be

Applications due Jan. 28 for DoDEA Virtual High School

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Applications due Jan. 28 for DoDEA Virtual High School

School, which allows high school students to supplement their education with virtual classes. The National Defense Authorization Act authorized the Expanded Eligibility Pilot Program, an enrollment expansion, this year. Its purpose is to evaluate the feasibility and scalability of a permanent DoDEA's Virtual High School program after four years as well as

7ID and I Corps commanders survey the battle during Rotation 22-03

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7ID and I Corps commanders survey the battle during Rotation 22-03

The commander of 7th Infantry Division, Maj. Gen. Stephen G. Smith and Lt. Gen. Xavier T. Brunson, commander of I Corps, observe their own Joint Base Lewis-McChord based units train at Fort Irwin, California's National Training Center Jan. 17, 2022. 7ID soldiers from 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 16th Combat

Washington National Guardsmen prepare to deploy to Poland

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Washington National Guardsmen prepare to deploy to Poland

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - Just as the Washington National Guard welcomed home nearly 100 members of the 81st Stryker Brigade Combat Team after a nine-month deployment to Ukraine, 100 members of the 2nd Battalion, 146th Field Artillery Regiment and 898th Brigade Engineer Battalion left for Fort Bliss, Texas, to prepare

Goodbye Ray Donovan

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Goodbye Ray Donovan

The most shocking death in the history of the blood-soaked Showtime series Ray Donovan was the hit taken out on the show itself in January 2020 - a move that blindsided the creators, who had ended Season 7 with a number of cliffhangers in the mistaken belief there would be

AFCLC launches new introduction to China, Russia courses with certificates on Culture Guide app

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AFCLC launches new introduction to China, Russia courses with certificates on Culture Guide app

The Air Force Culture and Language Center recently added Introduction to China, Introduction to Russia Culture courses, and a video library to its newly updated, free Culture Guide mobile app. The addition of the courses moves lock-step with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown Jr.'s strategic initiative, Accelerate

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