The 16th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) "Raptor" Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, cased its colors before their scheduled deployment to Afghanistan at the Evergreen Theater on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, March 10, in front of hundreds.
About 70 sailors assigned to the Los Angeles-class fast attack nuclear submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717), visited Olympia for a namesake visit.
The Fort Lewis Family Scholarship Fund is seeking applicants for its merit-based scholarship program. Applications must be postmarked by March 24, 2017. Last year, the fund distributed $30,500 in scholarships.
In speaking about veterans, President Abraham Lincoln challenged the nation in his second Inaugural address, "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan."
These few folks are leaders, and one such individual is Scott Plocar, recently named Air Force Reserve Command's Outstanding Weapons Safety Civilian of the Year Award winner.
The quarter-page ad featured a picture of Oscar-winning big screen actor Tom Hanks with the eye-catching words, "Heroes Hidden In Plain Sight."