“Before it careened out of control — before she decided to perform 600 acts of kindness in one year — Alex McKelvey began with one. She was 6 years old when her maternal grandmother, Linda, died in September 2013.” Read the rest of Larry Larue’s story at The News Tribune website.
First Baptist Church of Lakewood invites everyone in the community to attend Friend Sunday service on March 22, 2015. This special service is dedicated to welcoming friends, celebrating friendships, and discovering what it means to be a true friend. Pastor Walt Kellcy will be discussing various kinds of friendships that can help carry people through life’s trials, help them celebrate life’s joys, and make life’s journey more meaningful. [Read more…]
OLYMPIA – McKenna Jarrard, a homeschooled student, spent the last week as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Jarrard was one of 15 students who served as Senate pages for the eighth week of the 2015 legislative session. [Read more…]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – JBLM will conduct a live-fire training exercise on Wednesday, at 3 p.m. involving helicopters, artillery and mortars, and other weapons systems. The unit conducting the training will also rehearse the live-fire training exercise throughout the day on Tuesday. [Read more…]
Members of the League’s Lakewood and Neighbors Unit will explore those possibilities when they hear a briefing from JBLM deputy commander Col. Anthony Davit and information from City of Lakewood leaders about community-military connections Friday, March 13th from 10 a.m. to noon at the Lakewood Pierce County Library, 6300 Wildaire Rd. SW. The public is cordially invited to attend. [Read more…]
Almost a century ago, there was an amusement park at JBLM.
The three-story Swiss-style, white structure, just off the I-5 Freeway, known today as the Lewis Army Museum, is the only building that remains of an amusement park that once occupied a 100-acre site.
The construction of and eventual destruction of the place known as Greene Park is just one of the many exhibits included in the military museum that encompasses exhibits of regional military history and the role of JBLM/Ft. Lewis. [Read more…]
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct late-night firing on February 24, 2015 (7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.) using M77 155mm Howitzer. The purpose of the late-night training is for unit proficiency training on this weapon system. [Read more…]
On Tuesday, Feb. 17, Col. Louis Zeisman with 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division welcomed Mayor Don Anderson and City Manager John Caulfield to its headquarters to discuss leadership. [Read more…]
JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, Wash. – Even with the Army draw down, recruiters still have a mission to enlist new soldiers, and this year, the Seattle Recruiting Battalion has teamed up with soldiers of Joint Base Lewis-McChord in a mutually beneficial endeavor. [Read more…]