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Trias finishes with best time

During the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Ten-Miler Qualifier event outside Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Festival Tent, 2nd Lt. Casey Trias, of the 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, certainly showed he has potential to represent JBLM at the Army Ten-Miler this October.

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The history of golf on JBLM

Joint Base Lewis-McChord has two golf courses — one on Lewis Main, Eagles Pride Golf Course; and one on McChord Field, Whispering Firs Golf Course. Both have earned recognition for their sustainability efforts as “green” golf courses. Through the years, JBLM has seen a number

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Group builds fishing network for military

LAKEWOOD Northwest Fishing Partner Registry members gathered in a circle near a boat launch off Eagle Point Loop Road in Lakewood March 25, a few feet from the fence line for Camp Murray. All 10 are members of the recently created Facebook group started in February that

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History of Memorial Stadium on JBLM

There’s no arguing sports is part of the overall fitness culture in the United States military. Several athletic fields can be found throughout Joint Base Lewis-McChord — including Cowan Stadium on Lewis Main, the Lewis North Athletic Complex on Lewis North and Rainier Field

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Good posture key to healthy running form

The age-old saying, “no pain, no gain” used by athletic coaches in the weight room is a lie. The real way to improve health and fitness should not involve any pain, according to Lt. Col. (Dr.) Mark Cucuzzella — an Air Force Reservist and professor at West Virginia

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Star power helps propel Lady Hawks

With the 2017 Women’s National Basketball Association not starting until May, Alex Montgomery of the San Antonio Stars continues to keep herself in shape while in her hometown of Tacoma. In addition to playing any pick-up games she can find, she was invited to be part of

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Runners find luck of the Irish

More than 600 runners, dressed in a variety of Irish green attire, participated in the annual Shamrock ‘n Run 5K just outside Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Fest Tent on Lewis Main on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Saturday. More than 40 of the newest members of the

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JBLM captain plays for Team USA

Andrew Hyres was one of only Army soccer players to join Team U.S.A. in the 2017 World Military Football Cup in Oman last month, sanctioned by the International Military Sports Council. Hyres, a captain with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command at Joint Base

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7th ID program targets new culture, mindset

Every service member in the armed forces wants to achieve a physical peak in their fitness. But there’s a limit in trying to be the strongest, fastest and most agile person on the field. Professional athletes have learned to adjust their training regimen in an effort to

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Shooting clay pigeons on JBLM

Winter in western Washington usually involves a lot of rain and sometimes a little snow. Either way, it’s a time when playing a round of golf can be difficult. It’s possible, but it’s not as fun as the spring and summer time. On Joint Base Lewis-McChord, a

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1st SFG wins Commander's Cup Bowling

Three weeks ago, Robert Straughn of the 1st Special Forces Group had to have white blood cells injected into his left knee. He bowled for the first time since then Tuesday during the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander’s Cup Bowling Championship at Bowl Arena Lanes on Lewis

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Soccer players wanted

Service members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord are currently recruiting more soccer players for the installation’s JBLM Football Club amateur team. The small group meets a few times each week for practices, ranging from a handful of players to more than enough to field an 11-man

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Play rugby for JBLm vs the Navy

Joint Base Lewis-McChord has a long history with a rugby culture; many service members stationed here have gone on to play for local rugby clubs and represent the Army and Air Force teams in Armed Forces Championships. With the recent transitions of JBLM rugby players like Nate

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Three JBLM soldiers dive with sharks

For most people, the idea of getting into the water with sharks sounds like a terrifying idea. For others, it can be a thrilling adventure. For three service members from the Warrior Transition Battalion on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, it was part of a healing process. On March 16, they

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JBLM soldiers win gold at Warrior Games Trials

Two Army specialists with the Warrior Transition Battalion on Joint Base Lewis-McChord brought home gold medals from the Air Force Warrior Games Trials at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Feb. 24 to March 3. Specialists Maria Garcia and Alexandria McIntyre haven’t been with the Warrior Transition Battalion for

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Lifeguard on base - attend fair this weekend

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Aquatics Lifeguard Fair Saturday will provide those interested with information about the summer workforce needed at base pools and beaches. “We’re looking to fill more than 20 positions for the summer,” said Bruce Antonowicz, JBLM Aquatics coordinator. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to

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Local Navy beat JBLM team in soccer

Members of the indoor soccer team from the 308th Brigade Support Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Brigade took on a Navy Region Northwest team — consisting of players from three Navy stations in the area — in an Army vs. Navy indoor soccer match at the ShoWare Center

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7th ID program targets new culture, mindset

Every service member in the armed forces wants to achieve a physical peak in their fitness. But there’s a limit in trying to be the strongest, fastest and most agile person on the field. Professional athletes have learned to adjust their training regimen in an effort to

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First winners of No-Tap Tourney

During the Team No-Tap Tournament at Bowl Arena Lanes on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Saturday, there were three, four-person teams competing. The prize was a winner-take-all $200 cash prize. While there are certainly other options for bowlers outside of the installation that may offer bigger cash prizes —

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JBLM sports calendar changes reflect budget cuts

Sports has always been a big part of the community on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Units often challenge each other while earning points for the end of the year JBLM Intramural Sports’ Commander’s Cup trophy. But retirees, family members and civilian contractors have also had opportunities through the

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