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Children’s Museum opens

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Children’s Museum opens

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - The Children's Museum at Joint Base Lewis-McChord opened its doors to the JBLM community during a ribbon cutting ceremony April 24. Located next to the JBLM splash park, skate park and bowling alley, the Children's Museum at JBLM is the first of its kind on a military installation. "We're honored to be here today to open the first-of-its-kind children's

Money help for off base

Housing

Money help for off base

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - Life in the military can be challenging and the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have only made it more difficult. For some service members, veterans and their families, the added worry of civilian layoffs and limited childcare have impacted the financial stability of some households. In March 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act established a national eviction moratorium to

Tased and pepper sprayed

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Tased and pepper sprayed

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - Soldiers from the 504th Military Police Battalion "Dragon Fighters," 42nd Military Police Brigade and airmen from the 627th Security Forces Squadron participated in a nonlethal weapons training course for military police March 12 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The course, also known as Dragon Fighter Academy, provides joint training for military police and security forces service members on the proper use and effects of nonlethal weapons, such as tasers

Commander's Cup, youth sports are back

Recreation

Commander's Cup, youth sports are back

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions, intramural sports, youth sports and the Commander's Cup competition are scheduled to return this spring to Joint Base Lewis-McChord's Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities. Registration for intramural sports is now open to community members with access to JBLM. This year, available sports include tennis, disc golf, basketball, flag football, volleyball, soccer and softball. For younger sport enthusiasts, the Youth

The one and only

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The one and only

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - A stone's throw from Interstate 5's mile marker 119 stands the historic Red Shield Inn, a white and black Swiss chalet-style structure flanked by gleaming brass cannons. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and surrounded by an acre of outdoor exhibits, which include armored military vehicles, various experimental vehicle prototypes and a UH-1 Huey Helicopter, the inn is

Joint moment

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Joint moment

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD - Airmen from the 627th and 446th Security Forces Squadrons from McChord Field conducted the first Air Force-instructed M153 Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station trainer course for Army combat engineers Jan. 26 to Feb. 6 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Designed to familiarize and certify soldiers and airmen with the remote weapon system, the joint forces course is a unique opportunity for both services to work together while learning about the function and

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