JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Since 1985 educational institutions across the nation have recognized March as Music in our School Month, and to celebrate, the 56th Army Band from I Corps at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington will join Pacific Lutheran University at the Lagerquist Concert Hall for a free showing of the University Wind Ensemble […]
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Over the past several months, the Army is testing drinking water on its installations for the presence of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), two manmade chemicals found in many consumer and industrial products.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – At this time, JBLM Army leaders have decided to not pursue further environmental study toward integrating the HIMARS Reduced Range Practice Round (RRPR) into JBLM’s permanent training infrastructure. Army leadership wants to place more efforts and resources into other training and operational requirements for the near future.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day, evening and late-night artillery training Thursday, March 2 and Friday, March 3 (day, evening and night) using 155 mm Howitzer field artillery. One unit, 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment on JBLM, is scheduled to conduct gunnery tables and nighttime certification training with 155 mm Howitzer field artillery, during the above […]
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day, evening and late-night artillery training throughout next week, Monday, Feb. 6 (6:30 am) through Friday, Feb. 10 (5 pm) day, evening and night using 155 mm Howitzer field artillery. One unit, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment on JBLM, is scheduled to conduct battalion certification training with 155 mm Howitzer […]
By Staff Sgt. Bryan Dominique, I Corps Public Affairs JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Nearly 29 years after retiring as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army, a local Steilacoom Army Vet was awarded the Order of Saint Maurice, the highest honor an infantryman can receive from the National Infantry Association, Tuesday.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct late-night firing Tuesday, January 10 through Thursday January 12, 2017, 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. (continuously) using 120 mm mortars.
LAKEWOOD, WASH.–Evergreen Elementary students and staff started 2017 in a brand new school on their first day back at school after winter break on Tuesday, Jan. 3.
Caring for Kids is there for our kids and we are asking you to be there to support our major fundraiser. The Happy Hearts Dinner Auction will take place on Saturday, February 4 in the Sharon McGavick Center at Clover Park Technical College (4500 Steilacoom Blvd.) at 5:00 P.M. Tickets are $40.00. Please purchase tickets […]
This year’s Caring for Kids Holiday Fair helped 683 families in need. We had 165+ volunteers to help us set-up on Friday night and assemble the baskets for the families on Saturday. Along with their gift basket, each family received a ham and potatoes. Our work did not end on Saturday as we continued to […]