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Four military women to compete this year for Miss America crown

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Four military women to compete this year for Miss America crown

An active-duty soldier, an Army reservist and two Navy ensigns in the Reserve will trade their name tapes and uniforms for sashes and sequined gowns to compete for the crown of Miss America. After the dust settled from final state competitions in July, at least four military women earned spots in

Troops can seek exemptions to vaccines

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Troops can seek exemptions to vaccines

WASHINGTON - Troops can apply for an exemption to the pending coronavirus vaccine mandate for certain health conditions or religious reasons, but others will face punishment for refusing the shots, chief Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said Tuesday. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Monday announced he would add the coronavirus vaccine to

2ID soldiers test potential Army command post prototypes at JBLM

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2ID soldiers test potential Army command post prototypes at JBLM

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD - A potential Army Command Post prototype underwent operational testing during the annual Bayonet Focus Exercise here recently. Soldiers of the 2nd Infantry Division's 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team tried out the Command Post Integrated Infrastructure (CPI2) System gear while preparing for their upcoming National Training Center rotation. 2nd

Guard to recoup funding for training, readiness

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Guard to recoup funding for training, readiness

WASHINGTON - Lawmakers recently approved a $521 million National Guard reimbursement plan to help the military bureau recoup funds it used to secure the National Capital Region in the wake of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. National Guard training and readiness opportunities were at risk if Congress did

New gel could improve battlefield wound treatment

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New gel could improve battlefield wound treatment

Military-funded researchers are developing a gel that would stop rapid blood loss without the need to apply pressure to a wound, which could potentially save lives on the battlefield and in civilian hospitals. Medics can apply coagulants like QuikClot to wounds to stem blood loss long enough for a service member

A chief’s advice

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A chief’s advice

While playing Babe Ruth League baseball in 1976 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Tim Gorden broke his neck. As a result, he spent six months in neck traction devices before undergoing fusion surgery. "The life lesson here is that regardless of what you believe is not recoverable and devastating is rarely that," wrote

Understanding the benefits of nutrition

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Understanding the benefits of nutrition

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - When you watch major sports teams play, do you ever think about the "behind the scenes" work that goes into producing a superior athlete? Professional sports teams have doctors, physical therapist, dietitians, strength and conditioning coaches, this list can go on and on. The point is,

Certification for Puget Sound Military Health System

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Certification for Puget Sound Military Health System

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD - The Puget Sound Military Health System becomes the latest to certify as a MHS market. This certification marks the next step in a long history of collaboration with staff at Army, Navy, and Air Force military Medical Treatment Facilities (MTF) in the Pacific Northwest. A market is a

Eagle Port to represent 62nd AW at Port Dawg Rodeo

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Eagle Port to represent 62nd AW at Port Dawg Rodeo

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - The C-17 Globemaster III is the most flexible aircraft to enter the airlift force and is responsible for the rapid, strategic delivery of cargo and troops to main operating bases and those in deployed environments. Have you ever seen one of our C-17s fly overhead and

Prehistoric party!

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Prehistoric party!

Take a drive back through time at the Jurassic Empire Dinosaur drive-thru event coming to the Auburn Outlet Collection Mall and the Everett Mall. Visitors will be able to enjoy the prehistoric journey from the comfort of their car (visitors must remain in vehicles and are not allowed in truck beds).

Join the fun at the Pierce County Fair

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Join the fun at the Pierce County Fair

The Pierce County Fair is right around the corner, starting Thursday, Aug. 12 and running through Sunday, Aug. 15. After a year off with only a virtual event, it's exciting to get back in person for the fair's 74th year to smell the food vendors, pet the animals and scream

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VA announces new options to help veterans avoid foreclosure

WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs is offering a new COVID-19 Refund Modification option to assist veterans who require a significant reduction in their monthly mortgage payments because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In some cases, veterans can receive a 20% payment reduction - in others, the reduction can be even

VA fast-tracks claims for vets exposed to toxins

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VA fast-tracks claims for vets exposed to toxins

WASHINGTON - The Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday created a fast-track to disability compensation for certain veterans who developed asthma, rhinitis or sinusitis because of their exposure to burn pits during overseas deployments. The VA announced it will now process disability claims for those conditions on a presumptive basis, which

EOD career reads like history book

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EOD career reads like history book

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland - U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians save lives and enable operations by confronting and defeating everything from hand grenades to nuclear weapons.  Across the nation and around the world, EOD soldiers take on the explosive devices that can harm people and hinder operations during combat missions

Getting out? Go reserve?

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Getting out? Go reserve?

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas - As COVID-19 travel restrictions ease around the world, commercial airlines are looking to hire more pilots. Air Force officials want to remind active-duty pilots leaving the Air Force for the civilian aviation industry that such a move doesn't have to end their service to

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Life de-railed

UPDATE: Ken Miller awarded $500,000 in court. This month, Ken Miller will find out if his proverbial fight with city hall was worth it. For the past three years, Miller has spent the better part of his days fighting to keep property that regional transportation authority Sound Transit says it needs

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Adrian's legacy

Club Adrian is what you might call the underdog of the Tacoma underage music scene — not quite as hip as Viaduct nor as publicized as Club Impact, but none the less frequented in droves by scenesters of the local all-ages music scene. I’ve often heard rumors of its existence,

Sound investment

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Sound investment

It sounds too good to be true, but all accounts indicate that the recently-announced Sound Community Initiatives fund will play a brilliant role in revitalizing poor neighborhoods in Tacoma and beyond. Organized by members of the Martin Luther King Housing Development Association and local mogul Larry Kopp, the SCI fund

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Shopping for sex day

What I blew my paycheck on this week. Lover’s Package Plain and simple, I think Valentine’s Day blows. It’s just another holiday pushed by the greeting card companies, the chocolate factories, florists and every restaurant around (does anyone really need an excuse to go out to eat?) via every media outlet known

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