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U.S. Army Pacific commander visits JBLM

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U.S. Army Pacific commander visits JBLM

Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commander, U.S. Army Pacific, met with I Corps leadership Nov. 18, to hear updates on the Pacific Pathways efforts and to discuss PACOM AOR Integration. The visit included a stop to see 1st Special Forces Group and an aerial tour of Yakima Training Center range and

JBLM Main room named after Sgt. 1st Class Charles D. Main

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JBLM Main room named after Sgt. 1st Class Charles D. Main

Soldiers from 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team of 7th Infantry Division crowded into the newly-named Sgt. 1st Class Charles D. Main room, March 7. The multi-purpose room was dedicated in honor of Main, who is the 23rd Inf. Regt. honorary command sergeant major. "I'm very surprised; my

High Intensity Language Training at JBLM

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High Intensity Language Training at JBLM

Linguists from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, the Army National Guard and Reserve units put their foreign language skills to the test during a course that would immerse them in the local culture of their target language. The 341st Military Intelligence Battalion (Linguist) and the JBLM Foreign Language Training Center invited military linguists

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Odierno Q&A with JBLM community

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Army Chief of Staff Gen. Odierno Q&A with JBLM community

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - The Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, spoke at Joint Base Lewis-McChord's Carey Theater, June 26. Odierno met with Soldiers and leaders of I Corps, 7th Infantry Division and JBLM units during a town hall question and answer forum. The

Artilleryman Rickey Mitchell transitions to civilian life

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Artilleryman Rickey Mitchell transitions to civilian life

JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, Wash. - Dressed comfortably in a track suit, Rickey Mitchell smiles happily as his youngest daughter, Rianna, chooses accessories for her new toy at the custom teddy bear shop. After a while, Rianna and her friends parade around the store with their plush creations in celebration

Sustainers hold leader development week

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Sustainers hold leader development week

The 593rd Sustainment Brigade, Special Troops Battalion, held a seminar to develop personal and professional knowledge, and build esprit de corps among the unit noncommissioned officers and commissioned officers during leadership development week, May 28-31. During the first two days, soldiers reviewed topics such as putting together leader's books, leading warrior

Soldiers train on battlefield recovery of human remains

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Soldiers train on battlefield recovery of human remains

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. - From behind a tree stump, Pfc. Brandan Bishop peers at the training dummy 20 meters away. He has rope-tied a slipknot onto the body to pull it clear from any possible undetected explosive devices that are sometimes planted onto battle casualties.

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Female officer speaks of the future of women in combat

  In January, outgoing Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced the Pentagon's lifting of the ban on female service members in combat roles. "It was a decision made upon the recommendation of the Joint Chiefs of Staff," Panetta said in a press release, Jan. 23. The policy change was influenced

Soldiers conduct joint training with McChord HAZMAT responders

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Soldiers conduct joint training with McChord HAZMAT responders

It's uncomfortably hot inside the protective suit as Sgt. Lukasz Rogowski wiggles his arm free from one of the sleeves to wipe the fog clear from a window panel in the roomy upper-body section of the suit. It's difficult enough with the breather mask and air tank, but it is

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JBLM combat engineer Spc. Asa Bingham receives Purple Heart

A combat engineer assigned to the 555th Engineer Brigade received the Purple Heart medal during a ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Jan. 5. Spc. Asa Bingham, 22nd Engineer Clearance Company, suffered traumatic brain injury from a roadside bomb blast during deployment to Afghanistan in January 2014. "I was hit twice -

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