On 6 June 2014, at Eagles Pride Golf Course on JBLM, beginning at 12:00 noon, is the Chapter’s annual golf tournament. The details of the tournament can be found here if you’re interested in forming a team. We need golfers to support soldier programs. We’re also looking for hole sponsors. The details can be found here. If you have any questions about the tournament, simply contact Carroll Dickson at CarrollDickson@comast.net.
Joint Base Lewis McChord – America’s Credit Union (ACU) was chosen by the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) as the recipient of its 2014 Marketing Award for Best Promotional Campaign. ACU and other winners in NAFCU’s 2014 Marketing Awards program will be honored in conjunction with NAFCU’s 2014 Strategic Growth Conference in Venice Beach, Calif., March 4-6.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Leaders of the 8th Brigade, U.S. Army Cadet Command (ROTC) will be hosting 33 ROTC cadet teams during its inaugural Ranger Challenge Competition Thursday through Saturday at JBLM.
Recognizing the popularity of club store shopping, the Defense Commissary Agency will begin testing a new club store format March 7 at the McChord Field Commissary, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
The format features a huge, new section of the store dedicated to club packs and other oversized packaged products commonly found in commercial warehouse club stores. DeCA calls the new store format a “Commissary Club,” and McChord Field is the first of its kind.
Joint Base Lewis McChord – America’s Credit Union (ACU) is now rewarding its members for saving money and paying down debt with the innovative online financial rewards program SaveUp, a program distributed by CU Solutions Group.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. — The 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) will be conducting a Valor Award ceremony Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in the Carey Theater, on JBLM Lewis-Main, to recognize Soldier’s heroic actions while serving the nation.
Multiple valor awards will be presented including Silver Stars, Bronze Stars with “V” (valor) devices, and Army Commendation Medals with “V” devices. Medals will be presented by the Commander of the U.S. Special Forces Command, Brig. Gen. Darsie Rogers and the Commander of the 1st SFG(A), Col. Robert McDowell.
The Lakewood Republican Women will tour the USO’s “Shali Center” at Joint Base Lewis McChord on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 11:00 am. The group will meet at 10:30 in the Tacoma Country & Golf Club’s Parking Lot. Lunch will be served at the McChord Club. RSVP by Wednesday, February 19 to Virginia Suslick at 312-2829.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – The 7th Infantry Division will hold a change of command ceremony at Watkins Field, Lewis Main, Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 2:00 p.m. During the ceremony, Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza will relinquish command and Maj. Gen. Terry R. Ferrell will assume command of the Bayonet Division.
Thursday the state Senate voted unanimously to approve Senate Bill 5970, a measure to allow military men and women to qualify for civilian licenses if they meet certain requirements. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Steve O’Ban, R-University Place, says he proposed the idea because too many soldiers with outstanding skills and abilities must start at square one after reentering the civilian workforce.