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For Love of Country: What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice

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For Love of Country: What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice

Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, and Rajiv Chandrasekaran, author and noted war correspondent with The Washington Post, talked with soldiers and family members as they signed copies of their book, For Love of Country: What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice, at the Fort Lewis

JBLM soldiers ruck march Rock 'N’ Roll Marathon

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JBLM soldiers ruck march Rock 'N’ Roll Marathon

Thousands participated in Seattle's Rock 'N' Roll Marathon on Saturday, June 21 each with their own individual goals. For a group of Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldiers, it was to bring awareness to the Wounded Warrior Project. Five soldiers from Bravo Battery, 1-94 Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade and

62nd Med Bde. leads "No Bully Bootcamp"

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62nd Med Bde. leads "No Bully Bootcamp"

They entered the auditorium marching, singing cadence and waving their handmade guidons. Each platoon represented a classroom of third, fourth or fifth-graders from Ptarmigan Ridge Intermediate School in Orting, Wash. Their mission: tackle the "No Bully Bootcamp." On hand to advise and assist them in developing their teamwork skills and fitness

Wounded Warriors find peace scuba diving

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Wounded Warriors find peace scuba diving

TITLOW BEACH, Wash. - It is a Wednesday morning in the Puget Sound. The quiet drizzle is interrupted by the whistles of passenger and cargo trains passing as they gather near the shore. They are a group of local veterans and wounded warriors, united in their shared military service and

Reaching their potential

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Reaching their potential

  OLYMPIA - At a peaceful ranch on the outskirts of the suburbs, where barn cats and peacocks roam freely, Sgt. Michael Buccieri, grooms Davis, a 6-year-old, ex-race horse. The repetitive, smooth movements of the brush on Davis' skin takes him completely out of himself

New sexual assault documentary, ‘The Invisible War,’ required viewing for all I Corps NCOs and officers

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New sexual assault documentary, ‘The Invisible War,’ required viewing for all I Corps NCOs and officers

  One after another their faces fill the screen. They are familiar. They are men and women we served with, from our neighborhoods, from our lives. Their stories are each unique and yet somehow the same. One by one, from each of the services, enlisted and officer, they

MTA expands Soldiers’ confidence, skills set

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MTA expands Soldiers’ confidence, skills set

  As smoke rises from the firing line like an angry fog and the crack of gunfire interrupts the morning quiet, Sgt. 1st Class Howard Lovin, a career Soldier and the NCOIC of the Marksmanship Training Academy at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, compares weapon marksmanship to playing a

Soldiers find skills, fitness tests in dojo

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Soldiers find skills, fitness tests in dojo

  RENTON, Wash. - Sweat-soaked, bruised and exhausted, a group of 15 participants have wrapped up another session of Krav Maga, or "contact combat" at a Renton dojo. Rapidly increasing in popularity, classes teaching the discipline, a noncompetitive, self-defense system, are popping up throughout the area

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I Corps Provost Marshal SGM receives award

  In 1986, Sgt. Maj. Alan J. West enlisted in the Army for a three-year commitment. He planned on leaving the military and going to college after his initial enlistment, but after serving five years with the 95th Military Police Battalion, 272nd Military Police Company in Germany, he felt

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Improvements apparent at NCO Academy

  In 2011 more than 2,900 Soldiers graduated the Warrior Leadership Course at the Henry H. Lind Noncommissioned Officer Academy, armed with the basic skills to lead and train Soldiers in a wide spectrum of operational environments. In addition to the individual and team effort of the

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