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Taking our military out to the ballgame

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Taking our military out to the ballgame

Is there anything quite as American as watching a baseball game in the warm, afternoon sun? Very few experiences can rival the nostalgia felt while sitting in a small-town baseball stadium enjoying a home game. But on Sunday, June 11, the grit city's very own minor league baseball team, the

Honoring military heritage at JBLM

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Honoring military heritage at JBLM

"The heritage of freedom must be guarded as carefully in peace as it was in war." Spoken by the late Gen. Omar Bradley, the first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, these words have come to symbolize our nation's dedication to honoring our military's sacrifices. Gen. Bradley was speaking

Excellence among junior leaders

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Excellence among junior leaders

Earlier this month in Lakewood, the students of Lakes High School's Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AJROTC) Lancer Battalion refused to settle for anything less than perfect as they went through a U.S. Army Cadet Command JROTC Program for Accreditation (JPA) inspection. Under the guidance of 1st. Sgt. Raul

Linguists at the crossroads of strategic operations

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Linguists at the crossroads of strategic operations

Imagine carrying an 80-pound rucksack up the side of a mountain, only to reach the peak and realize your mission hasn't even begun. Now imagine it's raining, you haven't eaten in hours, and the lives of your fellow servicemembers depend on your ability to execute the mission despite your exhaustion.

Craft brewing at Peaks and Pints

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Craft brewing at Peaks and Pints

Long, sloping hiking trails, drizzling spring rain and small batch, hoppy beer. They're all synonymous with enjoying life to the fullest in the Pacific Northwest. Lucky for Tacoma residents, they're also embodied in one of the city's newest taprooms and bottle shops, Peaks and Pints. Located in Tacoma's up-and-coming Proctor District,

Explore Gig Harbor

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Explore Gig Harbor

There is no giant octopus beneath the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. We all know it to be true, but most of us still contemplate the eerie possibility every time we cross the bridge, leaving the hustle and bustle of Tacoma behind and heading for the quiet charm of Gig Harbor. "The

The new era of Tacoma's Literary Arts

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The new era of Tacoma's Literary Arts

Every April, Tacoma's literary arts community comes to life in a flourish of poetry, spoken word performances and literary festivals, often in celebration of April as National Poetry Month. It's no coincidence that the Tacoma Arts Commission chooses April to appoint a new Tacoma poet laureate every two years, either.

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