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Childcare Aware of America helps military families

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Childcare Aware of America helps military families

Whether you're a brand new parent or bringing home baby number five, the task of finding a childcare provider that is the highest quality but still affordable is daunting, especially when facing the reality of having to do it all over again every PCS. Luckily, Childcare Aware has recognized this

JBLM daughter appears in SPIDER magazine

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JBLM daughter appears in SPIDER magazine

SPIDER magazine features short stories, poems, articles, and activities for 6 to 9-year-old children from around the world. It is published by Cricket Media: a global education company and receiver of the Parents Choice Gold Award. Every issue invites readers to submit their original artwork or writing to Spider's Corner.

Army veteran shares his journey

Jobs & Education

Army veteran shares his journey

Evergreen State College is an innovative and progressive liberal arts and sciences school with a student-centered learning environment. Along with many other students, Roger Plenefisch is passionate about making a difference in the world, and was attracted to the academic approach of Evergreen along with the resources available to veterans. "Evergreen

Disney announces the 2019 Armed Forces Salute Rates

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Disney announces the 2019 Armed Forces Salute Rates

Have you always dreamed of experiencing the magic of a Disney Resort? Servicemembers and their families can now make this dream a reality with the deeply discounted rates being offered at Disney World and Disneyland for both resorts and park tickets. Every year since January 2009, Disney has offered an Armed

Explore Puget Sound with JBLM Scuba

Outdoors

Explore Puget Sound with JBLM Scuba

Is it any surprise to learn that, according to Army Times, Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the most requested duty station in the U.S.? Mount Rainier, the Cascade Mountains, and hundreds of miles of Puget Sound shoreline are only a short drive away. MWR recognizes that Washington state is a dream

Kaley Rhoden and Hanna Smelser

Military Life

Kaley Rhoden and Hanna Smelser

Making new friends isn't just a concern for kids moving to a new place, it plagues adults, too. Most of us hit our social peak at 5 years old, when running up to the first kid you could find, grabbing their hand and proclaiming them your best friend forever was

Spouse in Focus: Darcy King

Military Life

Spouse in Focus: Darcy King

One of the hardest things about moving often is that you have to start over in a new community. You have to make new friends, find a new hair-dresser, and in many cases for military spouses, rebuild your business from the ground up. One Joint Base Lewis-McChord's most beloved cosmetologists

The best haunted houses near JBLM

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The best haunted houses near JBLM

It's that time of year again; pumpkin patches, apple picking, hay rides, and bloody corpses with chainsaws chasing after you through the darkness. That's right, it's haunted house season, and we found the best ones you won't want to miss. Yell Manor Triad Arts Theatre102 Yelm Ave. E., Yelm Oct.

Building a stronger veteran community through golf

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Building a stronger veteran community through golf

Peacefully nestled between North Fort Lewis and American Lake, there lives a golf course run entirely on the passion and dedication of volunteers. American Lake Veterans Golf Course is the only course in the nation designed for the transition and rehabilitation of wounded and disabled veterans. They believe golf is

Camp for free with Tents For Troops

Military Life

Camp for free with Tents For Troops

Feeling the vacation budget is pinched? Trying to combine your PCS with a fun family road trip? Or are you just looking to get away? Tents for Troops is a nonprofit organization offering complimentary stays at over 300 participating camp and RV resorts nationwide for active-duty military and their families.  The

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