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Take A Walk in the Dark

Outdoors

Take A Walk in the Dark

Celebrating Halloween is all about the thrills, isn't it? We're drawn to the heart-pumping rush, the gleeful feeling we get from scaring the pants off each other as we amble through the dark once a year. Joint Base Lewis-McChord's Better Opportunities for Single Servicemembers (BOSS) and Family and Morale, Welfare

The possibilities of glass and steel

Arts

The possibilities of glass and steel

Since the Museum of Glass opened in Tacoma in 1992, it has brought cutting-edge, contemporary art to audiences each year. The museum's tilted, steel and glass cone has even become a symbol of creativity as artists collaborate in the glassblowing studio beneath it and audiences look-on nearby. The museum draws

The zombie apocalypse is here!

Military Life

The zombie apocalypse is here!

That's right. A zombie apocalypse is headed right for Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), and you cannot avoid it. In fact, JBLM's Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR) program is making it easier for you to get to and encourage servicemembers, families and friends to attend it. We're talking about

Military Life

A single experience in Olympia

Being single isn't always a bad thing. Am I right? A night out on the town is usually cheaper, more spontaneous and definitely more unpredictable when you're flying solo. So why shouldn't we embrace the untethered lifestyle when the opportunity presents itself -- especially when nearby haunts like Olympia offer

A jazzy, classy good time

Military Life

A jazzy, classy good time

Imagine you're relaxing in a soft lounge chair, holding a glass of wine and tapping your toes to the eclectic tunes of a local jazz ensemble. Across the room, your friends are painting on a small canvas while they sip regional wine. If this sounds like the perfect evening, then you're

It's all about the views

Travel

It's all about the views

It's safe to say that when most people head to Oregon for a weekend getaway, they've got Portland on their minds. But there's another destination nearby, nestled deep in the Columbia River Gorge, where vacationers looking to get out of the city can lose themselves in Oregon's stunning landscapes and

Gritty, on-post entertainment

Military Life

Gritty, on-post entertainment

There's nothing like sleeping in on a Saturday morning, then rolling out of bed and letting the day take you where it may. It's a lifestyle most single people, particularly single servicemembers, take full advantage of at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, where on-base entertainment can keep anyone busy long before the

Marrying wine with military values

Travel

Marrying wine with military values

"Our fathers and grandfathers expected us to work hard and be humble ... to have fortitude and commitment to overcoming life's challenges without grumbling along the way." This might sound like something a military servicemember would say, but it was spoken by David Traul, a fourth-generation physician and owner of Ledger

62nd season of dance

Stage

62nd season of dance

Tacoma might be known as the "Grit City," but its residents have been enjoying the ethereal beauty of performing arts since the city was founded in 1875. The city's constantly expanding arts community provides plenty of theater, live music and dance performances to audiences each year, livening otherwise bleak seasons

2017 Oktoberfest and Fall Flea Market

Military Life

2017 Oktoberfest and Fall Flea Market

It's been more than 200 years since Oktoberfest, everyone's favorite Bavarian beer festival and traveling funfair, was first celebrated in Munich, Germany. The annual festival continues to gain in popularity and has spread to cities around the world, including Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). JBLM's Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation

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