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Joint Base Lewis-McChord - Lewis Main, Visitor Center closes Thursday through September 30 for construction

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Joint Base Lewis-McChord - Lewis Main, Visitor Center closes Thursday through September 30 for construction

The visitor center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Main Gate, also known as the Liberty Gate, off of Interstate 5, exit 120, will close Thursday through Sept. 30 as part of the ongoing four-month construction project. There will be a temporary visitor center opened along

Impacts of government shutdown at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

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Impacts of government shutdown at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Starting Oct. 1, the government is on a limited government shutdown. Below is a summary of how the shutdown will impact services at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.   It is recommended anyone doing business with a JBLM agency to call that agency first to ensure it is open prior to visiting the base. UNIT

Important dates for your child’s physical exam

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Important dates for your child’s physical exam

Madigan's Department of Pediatrics is offering several dedicated physical exam dates this summer:August 28, Sept. 13, and Sept. 25. Physical exams appointments are offered for TRICARE Prime patients ages 4 to 18 who are enrolled in the Madigan Department of Pediatrics. Parents should ensure that the parent section

New medical service available to military adolescents in Steilacoom

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New medical service available to military adolescents in Steilacoom

Madigan Healthcare System is proud to announce the official opening of the Military Adolescent School Based Health Initiative (MASBHI) in partnership with the Steilacoom Historic School District No.1. Team members from the Division of Adolescent Medicine's patient-centered medical home at Madigan will conduct a teen clinic

See greetings from your deployed loved one

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See greetings from your deployed loved one

DVIDS has posted holiday greetings from men and women from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps. Currently, there are 111 greetings from troops whose hometown is in Washington State, and 14 greetings from troops who are from Oregon. http://www.dvidshub.net/holiday/C110/WA http://www.dvidshub.net/holiday/C110/OR See the complete Shout Out list right hereLOOKING FOR HOLIDAY SHOPPING AND

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Home school info day

Learn about homeschooling from the Washington Homeschool Organization Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at the McChord Library, Building 851, Jackson Blvd. For more details, call the McChord Library at 982-3454.

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New education center at JBLM dedicated to WWII Medal of Honor recipient

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - A new education center here will be dedicated in honor of Medal of Honor recipient John "Bud" Hawk in a ceremony Aug. 19. The 87-year-old former WWII Army sergeant is scheduled to attend the ceremony.The dedication ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. at the "John

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Alternate routes available for McChord Field commuters

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Construction at the McChord Field Main Gate begins Feb. 10. Traffic revisions at the gate, accessible from Interstate 5, Exit 125, will impact all travelers entering or leaving the installation at Bridgeport Way until the work is completed.  During the period of construction the traffic lanes

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Woodbrook Gate at McChord closes for construction

MCCHORD FIELD - Joint Base Lewis-McChord will begin a major construction project at the Woodbrook Gate on McChord Field on Monday, December 6.  This construction project will result in a complete closure of the gate until mid-February, 2011. The Woodbrook Gate is adjacent to Interstate 5 exit 124 and provides access from

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McChord airmen headed to Pakistan

Active duty and Reserve aircrews assigned to 62d and 446th Airlift Wing will depart McChord Field Monday for Pakistan Humanitarian Relief operations.The United States has responded immediately and generously to Pakistan's call for assistance following the tragic and devastating floods that started on July 29."The U.S. is committed to the

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250 Air Force recruits to be sworn in at Air Expo 2010

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - What an exciting way for about 250 men and women to start their Air Force career and for Joint Base Lewis-McChord to start Air Expo 2010.  About 250 new Air Force recruits will be sworn-in at 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning during a record-breaking ceremony at the

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Seahawks to visit McChord Field Monday

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Two high-powered defensive powers, the United States Air Force and the Seattle Seahawks, team up to take to the sky Monday around 12:15 p.m. - sort of. Two defensive specialists for the Seattle Seahawks will fly with the two Air Force C-17 demonstration pilots in the C-17 simulator at

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Double-amputee to parachute into ceremony

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. - Staff Sgt. Shaun Meadows, 22nd Special Tactics Squadron, the first Active Duty double amputee in Air Force history to successfully perform a personnel drop, will lead members of his unit's command element as they parachute onto McChord Field as part of the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron change

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Silver Stars for STS airmen

  Approximately 13 medals will be awarded to Airmen of the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron, McChord Field, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, during a ceremony here at 9 a.m. April 29. The medals are being awarded for combat actions during the deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.   During the ceremony, Staff Sgt. Sean Harvell will

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New housing on McChord opens tomorrow

  JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Army and Air Force Leaders at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will celebrate the beginning of privatized housing on JBLM McChord Field during a ribbon cutting ceremony at Westcott Hills housing area Tuesday, March 9, at 1 p.m.   The ribbon cutting ceremony will showcase the completion of the first eight homes of

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