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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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Salute to the Military

The Kitsap Mall, USAA and Northwestmilitary.com are teaming up with a BIG sale May 28 to say thank you to local military for their service.  Retailers axcross the MAll are offering anywhere from 10 to 20% off that day to all military, plus free makeovers at Macy's, JC Penney's and

Pet Fair May 21 in DuPont

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Pet Fair May 21 in DuPont

Have a pet?  Love pets?  The entire community (military, DuPont, and beyond) is invited to a Pet Fair May 21 in DuPont to show their love for their pets, plus receive free services, play games, see a Pet Psychic, get microchipping for only $15 and so much more, from 11

Free classifieds/auctions for local troops

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Free classifieds/auctions for local troops

They say if we build it they will come, and that is exactly the idea behind nwXchange.net, the new classified and auction site designed to help military and their families at JBLM and Naval Base Kitsap buy and sell from each other at no charge ... ever. Since 1951 Swarner Communications

Military Travel Fair

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Military Travel Fair

To honor our local military, area businesses and supporters would like to treat the men and women of the Armed Forces, active, reserve, retired, and their families to a travel fair like no other - where you have a chance to win free weekend trips, event tickets, restaurant

Military Couples Night Out

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Military Couples Night Out

Looking for a night out with that special person(s) where the food and entertainment are free, and besides looking lovingly into each other's eyes (or maybe not), you can also participate together in activities, get a psychic reading, eat, play games and win stuff ... and for FREE? Northwestmilitary.com, along with

Salute to Military Kids Party

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Salute to Military Kids Party

The children of military personnel deserve to be honored said organizers of an event designed to recognize these kids for their sacrifices to the nation, and to prove the point, they are offering plenty of fun things to do for free that day. RSVP TO ATTEND HERE "Most of

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Party for Military Families

The Ranger, Airlifter, Northwestmilitary.com, along with USAA, are hosting a special holiday party February 25 in Lacey - inviting all military families to enjoy not only a party with treats, games and fun, but also a special Princess Party that includes pictures and games with Disney Princesses and hair-styling (curls,

Best of Olympia 2017

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Best of Olympia 2017

The home of Calvin Johnson and grunge rock, historic record labels and KAOS FM, The Evergreen State College, and the best crappy beer you can get that’s not brewed there anymore, Olympia is the perfect place to fill the void in your life. With a constant forecast of rain, an

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Veteran Career Fairs in the Washington Area, Aug. 15 & Aug 17

Hire G.I is hosting two amazing events in Aug - Sailors to the Workforce - Hiring Event on Tuesday, Aug. 15, & Warriors to the Workforce - Hiring Event on Thursday, Aug 17th presented by Allied Universal Protection.   The Aug 15th event will take place at Best Western Silverdale Hotel |

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New I Corps CG getting orientated

Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, who recently relinquished command of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), arrived at Joint Base Lewis-McChord recently to take command of I Corps from Lt. Gen. Stephen Lanza. Volesky toured the base last week as part of his orientation to I Corps and JBLM. A native

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Turkey Trot deadline nears

Registration is still open now through Wednesday for runners to sign up for this year’s Joint Base Lewis-McChord Turkey Trot Nov. 19 at Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation’s Fest Tent on Lewis Main. Prices are currently $20 for the 5K and $15 for the youth Drumstick

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Perfect and FREE day for local military families

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Base identifies soldier who died Friday

Spc. Louis Moua, 26, an enlisted soldier assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord died early Friday during unit physical training.  The soldier and his unit were conducting a unit run in a wooded area on JBLM Lewis North at the time of the incident. Moua

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Air Show 2016 back on

Editor: After an intial decision to cancel plans for a summer air show, the following release was posted yesterday by JOint Base Lewis-McChord officials.   The 2016 JBLM Air Show & Warrior Expo is a “GO” for August 27-28 at McChord Field.  The all-day event will feature the U.S. Air

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South Sound a "Great" defense community

(Official release) It’s official: The South Sound is one of the best regions in the country when it comes to supporting its military. On Monday, the Association of Defense Communities (ADC) and the Defense Communities Caucus designated 10 communities across the nation as “Great American Defense Communities” for providing unwavering

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Earbuds with PT uniform?

Army Times is reporting that the Army's top enlisted advisor is proposing that earbuds should be an authorized part of the PT uniform.  Click here for the story.

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Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery Regiment casing ceremony

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Approximately 151 Soldiers from 1thBattalion, 94th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Field Artillery Brigade, 7thInfantry Division, will case the unit colors Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m. at the WilsonFitness Center, for their deployment to the Middle East.  The ceremony is a military tradition officially marking a unit deployment orrelocation.Once Alpha Battery arrives at its final destination, the colors will beuncased, marking the completion of the unit relocation.

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DoD looking at spouses with on base businesses

The military is not looking to restrict spouses with businesses they run from thier on base homes, but how to enhance the effort.  Click here for the story.

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