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Extreme medics

Military Life

Extreme medics

Editor's Note: The following is the first in a series profiling Madigan Army Medical Center. Imagine you're alone and injured on a trail near the base of Mount Rainier. You've already called for help, but you're still scared, immobile and in need of medical assistance as soon as possible. Chances are

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells

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Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells

With the extravagant meals and family gatherings of turkey day behind us and the glowing lights and sparkling wrapping paper of Christmas ahead of us, it's no wonder that families at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) are gearing up for the annual JBLM 5K Jingle Bell Jog & 1K Reindeer Romp. "The

Olympia's Midwife of the Soul treats trauma

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Olympia's Midwife of the Soul treats trauma

There aren't many people in the world with the nickname "midwife of the soul." If you narrow that number down to people who actually live up to the nickname, you're left with a precious few. Lucky for residents of the Pacific Northwest, spiritual teacher Kim Lincoln is one of those

Turkey Trot your way to the holiday season

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Turkey Trot your way to the holiday season

For most military families, there are few things as synonymous with the month of November as the family, food and warm tidings of the Thanksgiving holiday. Joint Base Lewis-McChord's Family and Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR) program recognizes the importance of the family centered holiday as well and pays homage

Madigan leads the way

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Madigan leads the way

Since 1992, more than 100,000 patients have walked through the doors of Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC) on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). Some have received emergency medical assistance while others have utilized counseling, physical therapy, preventative care or pharmaceutical services. Still, more have visited at least one of MAMC's advanced

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

Military Life

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

The evening of Oct. 14 started out like any other Saturday night at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) North Fort. The sun set as servicemembers ambled across post, enjoying their much-deserved weekend and getting ready for an evening of fun. But as the evening wore on, one thing became clear: the

Happy and healthy while transitioning

Jobs & Education

Happy and healthy while transitioning

One of the most nerve-wracking aspects of exiting the military is figuring out how to keep yourself and your family safe, happy and healthy while you transition. Maintaining peace of mind about healthcare can make all the difference in how smoothly your transition process is carried out. Separating servicemembers should know

The Big Bike Jump

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The Big Bike Jump

Nine years ago, Second Cycle opened its doors as a community cycle center in Tacoma. Since then, the nonprofit organization has been educating and supporting local cyclists by providing a community work space, bicycle maintenance classes, repair services and youth-centered bike programming to community members. This year, Second Cycle is

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

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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

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