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FREE Salute to Military Couples Night Out

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FREE Salute to Military Couples Night Out

Join us for a Free Couples Night Out, presented by Northwest Military, sponsored by Grand Canyon University and hosted at LeMay America's Car Museum to honor military and their sacrifice, Saturday, Feb. 11. The FREE evening event will allow couples free admittance into LeMay America's Car Museum. If you've been

Esports soldier hones skills in gaming realm

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Esports soldier hones skills in gaming realm

WASHINGTON - A small tactical unit is deployed into a hostile environment. Their objective: dig in and defend until the end. Each member of the unit has their specialty; the unit leader calls all the shots, his word is what goes, and he is the one whom decides where the last

VA program helps veterans, caregivers plan for future health care needs

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VA program helps veterans, caregivers plan for future health care needs

VA's National Advance Care Planning via Group Visits Program engages veterans, caregivers and those they trust in facilitated group conversations about the kind of care that's right for each of them. It also covers the steps you can take to have your wishes heard and respected when the need arises.

Sesame Workshop rolls out self-care content for military families

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Sesame Workshop rolls out self-care content for military families

Like many Americans, emotional well-being is something that many military families have said they're struggling with since the pandemic started, according to Sesame Workshop, which works with the Defense Department to bring information to military families through its websites and free apps. In response to that, Sesame Workshop has launched new

62d AW impacts future generations through AIM

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62d AW impacts future generations through AIM

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - Students from Stafford Elementary School, Tacoma, participate in an Aviation Inspiration and Mentorship (AIM) tour at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Jan. 17, 2023. AIM is a community outreach program that is designed to inform, influence and inspire the next generation of Air Force aviators.

Recruiting Pilot, Soldier Referral Program, offers promotion incentives for soldiers

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Recruiting Pilot, Soldier Referral Program, offers promotion incentives for soldiers

FORT KNOX, Ky. - The U.S. Army is offering promotion incentives to soldiers who refer individuals to their local recruiting station. The Soldier Referral Program encourages all soldiers to support recruiting and gives them an opportunity to share their stories and decision to serve with their community. The SRP complements the

Deploying the food truck

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Deploying the food truck

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD - Is your unit having a training event and you have limited time for lunch? Well, you can now bring the meal to you to save valuable time. The Rest Assured Food Truck (RAFT) from the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command had its grand opening in front of their

Challenge, adventure awaits veterans at 2023 VA Summer Sports Clinic

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Challenge, adventure awaits veterans at 2023 VA Summer Sports Clinic

Are you a veteran seeking a challenge and adventure? Registration is now open for VA's 2023 National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic (NVSSC) from June 4 to 9 in San Diego. Spots are limited, so take note of the Feb. 10 deadline to submit your application. Applications received after the deadline will

Leaders detail future of National Guard

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Leaders detail future of National Guard

The National Guard remains an integral part of U.S. military might, and it's changing to remain effective for the future, Army Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau, said this week. Hokanson and Senior Enlisted Advisor Tony L. Whitehead, the senior enlisted advisor to the chief of the National

Inslee appoints David Puente, Jr. as director of the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

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Inslee appoints David Puente, Jr. as director of the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs

Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointment of David Puente, Jr., Jan. 25, as the director of the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs, effective Feb. 1, 2023. WDVA serves Washington state's veterans and their families by connecting them to benefits earned while serving in the military. Puente is an Army Veteran,

L&I needs you!

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L&I needs you!

The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) is looking for individuals who are customer-service focused. "So much of our work starts and ends with a customer, be it an employee asking about their rights, an employer asking about new requirements, or working with our vast network of stakeholders," began

I Corps hosts first Indo-Pacific Motorized Forum with allied and partnered nations

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I Corps hosts first Indo-Pacific Motorized Forum with allied and partnered nations

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - America's First Corps hosted the first Indo-Pacific Motorized Forum with over 10 allied and partner nations to discuss the unique employment of motorized infantry across the Pacific theater. The forum, held at the American Lake Conference Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Jan. 10, 2023, helped

Explore the Long Beach Peninsula

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Explore the Long Beach Peninsula

The Long Beach Peninsula is located in the very southwest corner of Washington state and is an easy drive from Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The majority of people make plans to visit the Long Beach Peninsula during the warmer months, but truth be told, the peace offered in the quieter months

4th AS airman awarded prestigious enlisted award

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4th AS airman awarded prestigious enlisted award

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - In September of 2022, Senior Airman Austin Andrews, 4th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, received the Staff Sgt. Henry E. "Red" Erwin Outstanding Enlisted Aircrew Member of the Year award. This award is given to one flight engineer, loadmaster, air surveillance operator or other related career field each year

Capt. Earl brings the benefits of the human-animal bond to Madigan

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Capt. Earl brings the benefits of the human-animal bond to Madigan

MADIGAN ARMY MEDICAL CENTER, Joint Base Lewis-McChord - If you visit Madigan Army Medical Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord you may see more than the hospital's iconic swans, Madi and Lewi. You may also meet up with the mellowest black Lab in the facility dog business. Earl, or, Capt. Earl as

Iron Dome arrives at JBLM

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Iron Dome arrives at JBLM

Iron Dome technology will find a home at Joint Base Lewis-McChord according to a Breaking Defense story published late last week. "Soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord ... will receive both of the U.S. Army's Iron Dome batteries, but the service hasn't decided whether to actually deploy the system," a spokesperson told Breaking Defense. Breaking Defense reported

I Corps hosts first Indo-Pacific Motorized Forum with allied and partnered nations

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I Corps hosts first Indo-Pacific Motorized Forum with allied and partnered nations

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - America's First Corps hosted the first Indo-Pacific Motorized Forum with over 10 allied and partner nations to discuss the unique employment of motorized infantry across the Pacific theater. The forum, held at the American Lake Conference Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Jan. 10, 2023, helped

'House Party'

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'House Party'

The thing about house parties in the movies is, they're usually entertaining as hell for us as viewers, but for the participants, they often seem more stressful and chaotic and cringe-inducing than actual big-time fun fests. Whether it's The Great Gatsby or Sixteen Candles, Animal House or Superbad, Risky Business

AFSVC makes Fisher Houses homes away from home

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AFSVC makes Fisher Houses homes away from home

The Department of the Air Force Fisher House Program provides housing to military and veterans during difficult times. "The 14 Department of the Air Force houses at eight installations offer families a place to rest their head, a place to come together or even a place to grieve," said Mary McLean,

SSMCP is hard at work for JBLLM

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SSMCP is hard at work for JBLLM

Since its founding in 2011, the South Sound Military and Communities Partnership (SSMCP) has focused on undertaking projects in support of infrastructure and regional improvements in support of military readiness and Joint Base Lewis-McChord's neighboring communities. In the coming year, SSMCP's focus will be on the intersection of three issues between

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