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The Legion Academy in Afghanistan

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Don’t let single soldiers come home feeling alone

Thousands upon thousands of soldiers return to the South Puget Sound area beginning in May, and while many of them will be greeted by loved ones in gyms and units across the Joint Base, many, upward of 7,500 won't have family to welcome them home. Primarily single soldiers, these warriors come

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3rd PLT A CO 2-1 IN BN (5th SBCT)

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AUSA sub chapter forms in Lacey

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AUSA sub chapter forms in Lacey

Corporate members of AUSA's Fort Lewis Chapter joined together on March 18th at the Hawks Prairie Restaurant, to form a sub chapter designed to support the 3rd Stryker Brigade.  Officials at Joint Base Lewis McChord assigned the Brigade to the City of Lacey to support community activities, and in return,

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5th SBCT

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Let’s talk about canine cough

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Let’s talk about canine cough

  What you need to know about canine cough   One of the public relations problems for pet care facilities continues to be a much misunderstood disease in dogs called "canine cough," tracheobronchitis, or often improperly referred to as "kennel cough."  As a dog owner you should be aware of some of the

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5th SBCT

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5th SBCT in Afghanistan

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OSC Old Bags

Please join the Officers' Spouses' Club of Fort Lewis for our monthly member function: OSC OLD BAGS GATHERING, Tuesday, March 16, 6:30 p.m. Officers Spouses' Club Cottage (Corner of West Way and Pendleton) Please join us for salad and sandwiches, and bring a gently used or new purse for silent

Ladies royally pampered

Operation Family Support

Ladies royally pampered

(Ranger Staff) - It was a Valentine's Day to remember for 700+ military spouses and girlfriends with loved ones deployed overseas.  Instead of staying home with lonely hearts, they were treated by the Ranger and Airlifter newspapers to a free day of pampering in Lacey at St. Martin's University. "The line

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Youth baseball signups

JBLM-McChord Field's youth program is gearing up for youth baseball season. Sign-ups are now being accepted through March 12 from noon to 5 p.m. weekdays at the youth center. Baseball registration is open to eligible boys and girls ages 3 to 15. Teams are formed on a first-come, first-served basis. Cost

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Parent University coming to JBLM-McChord Field

The 13th annual Parent University, a day-long educational event for military parents to learn about issues related to parenting, is March 27 at the McChord Field Clubs and Community Center. The event is open to all military members, Army, Navy, Air Force, Reserve and National Guard. The event is tentatively scheduled for

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Meet Mario Lopez

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service hosts a free meet and greet with Mario Lopez from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the JBLM Main Post Exchange. Lopez, best known for his role as Slater in "Saved by the Bell" and as a competitor on "Dancing with the Stars,"

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WA Veterans Home

The Washington Veterans Home, located in Retsil (two miles east of Port Orchard), offers a full service rehabilitation program that includes occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech language pathology. The program is covered under Medicare Part A and B, as well as most private insurance companies. Personalized medical care and

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Spring Break Performance Workshop

Calling all kids ages 7 and up for the spring break performance workshop! This year's workshop is March 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Bowl Arena Lanes. The cost is $40. Learn acting, singing, song writing, joking and dancing from children's entertainers Cowboy Buck and Elizabeth. Children will show

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St. Patty’s 5K & 10K Fun Run

The St. Patty's 5K & 10K Fun Run is March 13 and starts at Cowan Stadium at 9 a.m. Early registration deadline is March 3 and late registration deadline is March 10. Register online at JBLMMWR.com. For more information, call the Sports Administration Office at (253) 967-2604.

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Poker & Tacos

Wednesday Night Poker & Tacos kicks off at the Cascade Community Center Feb. 10, 17, 24, March 3 with finals on March 10. Buy-in is $6 and includes tacos. The taco bar is open from 5 to 6 p.m. and poker starts at 6 p.m. There will be prizes and

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Join OCS’ board

"The Officers' Spouses' Club is looking for a few good people to be members of the 2010-2011 Board of Directors. Being an OSC Board member is a great way to meet and network with a lot of people and to really get to know your community. We will be accepting applications until

Operation Family Support

Parent University coming to McChord March 27

The 13th annual Parent University, a day-long educational event for military parents to learn about issues related to parenting, is March 27 at the McChord Clubs and Community Center. The event is open to all military members, Army, Navy, Air Force, Reserve and National Guard. The event is tentatively scheduled for 8:30

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Teen Madden Tournament

CYS Services is hosting a Madden Tournament for teens Feb. 6 at the Teen Zone from 10a.m. until there's a winner. Prizes will be awarded. Tournament is limited to 40 teens. Call (253) 967-4441 to register.

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