LAKEWOOD – The public is invited to attend an open house on May 5 to learn more about ideas to help relieve congestion on Interstate 5 between Lakewood and DuPont. Washington State Department of Transportation staff will host the open house where commuters and residents are encouraged to participate and comment. [Read more…]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. –Joint Base Lewis-McChord will open Unity Bridge, which connects JBLM Lewis Main to JBLM McChord Field at 5 a.m. Monday.
Unity Bridge crosses over Perimeter Road, which bisects Lewis Main and McChord Field, to link these segments of the joint base.
Construction on the bridge and roadway began in May 2014. [Read more…]
Microsoft IT Academy Open Labs enhance job prospects for transitioning service members.
Veterans can improve their technology skills and employability by enrolling in a free Microsoft IT Academy Open Lab through Pierce County Library System between now and May 28. [Read more…]
CAMP MURRAY, WA –The Washington National Guard will fire a cannon salute at approximately 10:45 a.m. at the north end of Camp Murray on the parade field on Saturday, May 2. [Read more…]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Leaders, Service members, and members of the JBLM community will participate in the nationally recognized Take Back the Night walk in the culminating event recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Madigan Army Medical Center Reflection Pool. The walk was established as an effort to raise awareness, educate and help send the message to community members their community is committed to ending sexual assault.
The easy two-mile walking route was selected to provide participants a family-friendly way to interact with other community members and support a positive message while providing a positive social experience, and some exercise.
Seattle Yacht Club is pleased to announce that the United States Army’s premier attack and utility helicopters – the AH-64E Apache “Guardian” and UH-60M Black Hawk will conduct an aerial flyover in this year’s Opening Day Parade on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at noon over the Montake Cut to Union Bay. [Read more…]
On Wednesday May 6, from 6 to 8 pm at the Steilacoom Library, Author Shawn Wong will discuss what he has learned from teaching veterans at Joint Base Lewis-McChord how to construct the stories of their lives in writing. Explore how veterans’ stories can help communities and soldiers learn to share, hear, understand and gain insight into the traumas of war. This is a free event sponsored by the Friends of the Steilacoom Library.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Armed Forces Community Services and the Service member for Life Transition Assistance Program at JBLM will host a two-day transition fair April 29-30 at the American Lake Conference Center, located on JBLM Lewis North. [Read more…]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Air Mobility Command announced today that the 2015 Rodeo readiness competition, which was scheduled to take place at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in August, has been canceled.
General Darren McDew, AMC commander, decided to cancel the competition largely because of the high current operations tempo for mobility Airmen and budget constraints. [Read more…]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. –Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct late-night firing exercises on Thursday, April 25-Saturday, April 25. using M77 155mm Howitzer. The purpose of the late-night training is for unit proficiency training on this weapon system and in support of forward operating ground forces. [Read more…]