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DIY car repairs on JBLM

Whether you’re a car expert or novice, the JBLM Auto Centers on Lewis Main and McChord Field provide visitors with a chance to work on their vehicles in a professional setting with assistance nearby for those who need it. Both centers provide people with valid military IDs


Ready for spring skiing?

Although not everyone has been thrilled about the sporadic flurries of snow this winter, skiers and snowboarders have been reveling in the constant snowfall in the mountains. Some winter hot spots offer military discounts to help stretch your money when trekking out to the mountains

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Sister Gertrude visits JBLM

Joint Base Lewis-McChord welcomed Sister Gertrude Feick, a Benedictine sister and executive director of the Benedictine Institute at Saint Martin’s University, to speak with the JBLM Chaplain Corps at Lewis North Chapel March 2. Feick visited on the second day of Lent, the well-known Catholic tradition and

Military Life

Family bowling on JBLM

If you’ve been looking for wholesome family fun or something to do with friends on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, consider a trip to one of the base’s two bowling alleys. The two establishments, Bowl Arena Lanes, 2272 Liggett Ave., on Lewis Main, and Sounders Lanes, 737 Jackson

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Gonzaga ROTC win challenge at JBLM

Three Reserve Officers’ Training Corps teams battled each other in a test of physical and mental strength during the 8th Brigade Ranger Challenge on Lewis North in late January. When the dust settled, the team from Gonzaga University stood alone and will be representing the 8th Brigade


Free help on taxes at JBLM

The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Tax Center opens January 24, 2017. to help the JBLM community prepare for a quick and painless tax season. The center is entering its second year in the Clarkmoor Elementary School, located at the intersection of South Division and Bitar Avenue on Lewis Main.


Winter trips with JBLM experts

With the holidays in the rearview mirror, the upcoming months become the ideal time to explore the beautiful wilderness all around Joint Base Lewis-McChord, and the Northwest Adventure Center and Adventures Unlimited is here to help you explore. “The winter time is the best time to be

Heroes & Awards

Local Gold Star Family attends White House party

Lisa Hallett and her family were welcomed into the White House last week to decorate cookies with First Lady of the United States as she and the President’s staff paid their respects to Gold Star families in the waning days of their administration. Hallett, her three children:

Heroes & Zeroes

Fallen heroes to be honored on base

Come and join the annual Fallen Heroes Memorial Tree Decorating event at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Survivor Outreach Services Dec. 10 from 3 to 7 p.m. to hang ornaments in honor of service members who are no longer with us. The annual event provides an opportunity for


JBLM trips into the snow

The Northwest Adventure Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord can help you embrace the cold and break through any misgivings you may have about the winter with a variety of adventures. “You want to make the most of this weather when you can,” said Ronnie Pippen, NAC manager.

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Grill menu keeps it fresh

Laughter pierced the halls of The Club at McChord Field as people packed into the newly-reopened McChord Grill and Bar to enjoy the menu of food and the casual environment, Jan. 19. "I'm very excited about opening and to highlight our new concept of more healthy, more gourmet and cook to

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