State and national flags and white stakes were once again placed on the lawn at Clover Park High School in Lakewood, representing the 9th year for the school’s “Arlington West” Memorial Day project. [Read more…]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD – Joint Base Lewis-McChord will honor the memory of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of the United States with a Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 25, at 11:30 a.m. at the base cemetery, the Fort Lewis Cemetery. [Read more…]
Friday the House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, which included an amendment that would provide funding for roads in urban areas around military installations such as Interstate 5 near Joint Base Lewis-McChord. [Read more…]
“A nonprofit [Rally Point 6] founded in the South Sound last year to help veterans and military families thrive after leaving the Armed Forces is about to get national reach through a partnership with the USO.” Read the rest of Adam Ashton’s story at The News Tribune website.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA – Joint Base Lewis-McChord will open its gates to the public for the base’s annual Armed Forces Day celebration Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Guests without an installation access pass should enter JBLM Lewis Main via the DuPont Gate, Interstate 5, Exit 119. Due to security checks expect some delays when accessing the base. [Read more…]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash — Joint Base Lewis-McChord will host its annual Military Retiree Appreciation Day event Friday, May 15, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at American Lake Conference Center, on JBLM Lewis North. Event officials are expecting approximately 2,500 military beneficiaries to attend.
Military Retiree Appreciation Day events include: [Read more…]
Today RP/6 announces that they are joining with the USO as one of 4 unique partners of the USO Transition 360 Alliance, an initiative to help military personnel and their families successfully transition back into civilian life after their service ends. The USO Transition 360 Alliance partners include RP/6, Stronger Families, Comfort Crew for Military Kids, and Hire Heroes USA. [Read more…]
By Dave O’Keeffe
On April 29 Clover Park Rotarians presented a $3,000 check to CISL in support of site coordination and after-school activities at Southgate elementary. Site Coordinator, Daniel Nego, shared about many features of the After-School Program: students remain at school 2 hours a day, four days a week to engage in hands-on math and reading activities, computer skills, arts and crafts, drama, science, culture and fitness. Students have full meal and bus ride home as well. [Read more…]
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…]