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Military holiday parties for kids and families

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Military holiday parties for kids and families

The Ranger, Airlifter, JBLM Living newspapers, Northwestmilitary.com, along with USAA, are hosting TWO parties, December 2 and 9th, inviting all military families to enjoy not only a holiday party with treats, crafts and fun, but also a bunch of kid friendly games with tons of prizes

VOTE IN THE BEST OF JBLM 2017

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VOTE IN THE BEST OF JBLM 2017

Welcome to the 2017 Best of JBLM Readers' Poll. Think you know the best unit, shirt, 1st Sgt, restaurant, commander, neighborhood, make-out spot, and more on Joint Base Lewis-McChord? Cast your vote below. Your votes will be published in our annual GUIDE TO JBLM

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Learning the military's new retirement system

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — The Defense Department will implement the new Blended Retirement System next year. While no one needs to make a decision until Jan. 1, all service members should take advantage of training and informational resources to research their options during the

Military Halloween Party

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Military Halloween Party

The Ranger and NW Airlifter newspapers along with USAA want to honor military families for their sacrifices and support to our country and community in Lacey October 29.  Please RSVP to attend this special, free day of pure fun with loads of Halloween trick or treating, games,

Military Ladies Party at Capital Mall

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Military Ladies Party at Capital Mall

The Ranger and NW Airlifter, Stars and Stripes, along with USAA, is saluting all military spouses male and female (active, reserve and retired) and female servicemembers Oct 8 at the Capital Mall.  You are invited to a special day packed with free beauty treatments, arts and crafts projects, giveaways, fashion

Baseball Salute to the Troops

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Baseball Salute to the Troops

The Navy League, USO Northwest, USAA along with the Ranger and NW Airlifter newspapers and Tacoma Rainiers invite all military and civilians to a day of free* fun to honor the local troops.  There will be a monring baseball clinic for the kids, pony and horse rides, petting farms, Home

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Complete Deluxe Child Indiana Jones Costume With Accessories

BUY IT HERE $49.99 AT OFFICIAL COSTUMES.  

Military Family Fun Day

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Military Family Fun Day

Northwestmilitary.com, USAA and Olympic College are teaming up to present a day of water fun for all military - any branch, active, reserve, retired and veterans with inflatable water slides, water games, dunk tanks, and more for FREE to say thank you for your service.  Bring your swim suits and

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Lt. Dan Band plays free on base

Lieutenant Dan Band, 6 p.m., free. Event to take place at Memorial Stadium and is sponsored by the USO. Additional details will be released at a later date. Please check the events calendar at jblmmwr.com.

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Online Casino: Coming to a State Near You?

On its final days, the Bush administration managed to effectively push online gambling out of the United States. The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 made it impossible for US financial institutions to handle money transfers to and from international online gambling operators. This hurt the industry a lot,

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Shop at First World to save the environment

Paper has been a part of most recycling programs for more than 30 years, and yet it is still one of the most common items found in the garbage. 24 million tons of paper was thrown in the garbage in the U.S. in 2012. As a company

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Job Alert: Help seniors get around

If you are interested in helping seniors regain their independence, join the Envoy America team. They are currently hiring for the following positions: Full And Part Time Drivers They are currently hiring Driver Companions in all states. Please click here for the application. All positions are for Independent Contractors, working your

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Veterans Day freebies for the military

Many restaurants and retailers are offering Veterans Day discounts or free meals to servicemembers and veterans. Some offers even extend to family members. National Parks and Army Corps of Engineers recreation areas are waiving entrance fees for veterans, servicemembers and their families Nov. 11-12 for the latter, and Nov. 11 for

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JBLM soldiers killed in Afghanistan identified

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Pentagon has identified the U.S. soldier killed in a helicopter accident in eastern Afghanistan on Friday as Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims. Sims, 36, who was born in Oklahoma but lived in Juneau, Alaska, was assigned to 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation

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Free day of camp for military families Nov 10

This Veteran’s Day, all current and former Armed Forces and their families are invited to join CRISTA Camps for a day at camp! This event is free for those with military ID, which is their way of saying thank you for all you do! Come enjoy a

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Guardians of the Gateway workshop to help veterans seek job opportunities at ports

The Northwest Seaport Alliance, the Port of Seattle and the Port of Tacoma are pleased to partner with U.S. Customs and Border Protection to offer veterans expedited and preferential hiring, as well as locational preference to ensure a job right here in Puget Sound. Jobs at our seaports

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WHERE HAVE ALL THE PRAIRIES GONE?

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What to Know When Moving From an Apartment to a House

Buying your first home is an exciting event! If you’ve been renting an apartment for years, there are a few things you should know when you make the transition to homeownership. Be sure to keep these simple facts and tips in mind as you embark on this

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Comedian Jo Koy to Perform at Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel

  Rochester, WA, October 5, 2017 –– Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel welcomes comedian Jo Koy to their Event Center stage on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 8PM. In addition to regularly performing to sold-out crowds across the nation, Jo Koy has been featured on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,

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SECOND ANNUAL VIKING FEST AND PUB TOUR

  ARLINGTON, WA, September 15, 2017 – “A tale is but half told when only one person tells it” (Saga of Grettir, Chapter 46) The Downtown Arlington Business Association is very pleased to bring the 3rd annual Arlington Viking Festival to Legion Park in downtown Arlington on October 7th and 8th,

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