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  • SAAPM "Survivor Experience" gives survivors a chance to tell their story

    Apr 29, 2016

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash.- Two sexual assault survivors came forward to share their stories to Madigan Army Medical Center faculty members during Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month "Survivor Experience" at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 28.

  • 593rd ESC Soldiers compete for Best Warrior title

    Apr 29, 2016

    Sgt. Oscar Gomez-Lopez, 508th Military Police Battalion, and Spc. Joshua Diaz, 571st Military Police Company, rose above their peers during the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command's 2016 Best Warrior Competition, April 25-29.

  • JBLM honors its top volunteers

    Apr 29, 2016

    JOINT BASE LEWIS­-MCCHORD, Wash. ­­ - Staff Sgt. Sheldon Boyajean first started volunteering in 2011as a coach for the Community Youth Services.

  • Madigan doctor joins White House summit

    Apr 28, 2016

    A Madigan doctor joined in a White House summit on April 13 to take part in discussions centered on supporting military-connected students. Lt. Col. Eric Flake, Madigan's Program Director of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, served as one of ten moderators for the Operation Educate the Educators conference, which is a part of the larger Joining Forces initiative from First Lady Michelle Obama and Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden.

  • Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Gen. Brooks nomination

    Apr 26, 2016

    General, we congratulate you on your nomination. We thank you for your decades of distinguished service and your willingness to step forward (ph) and lead once again. Of course, we know today would not be possible with the support and sacrifice of wife Carol (ph) who's with us this morning. And (inaudible) our tradition, we hope you will take the opportunity to introduce your family joining you today.

  • Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Not in the Sea Dragon Ohana

    Apr 26, 2016

    Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command gathered April 1, and again on April 22, at the Hickam Beach, Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii to show their support for April 2016 as sexual assault awareness and prevention month (SAAPM).

  • I Corps to host transitions virtual town hall

    Apr 25, 2016

    On April 27th I Corps Command Sgt. Maj. Michael A. Grinston will bring in experts from around Joint Base Lewis-McChord and I Corps to answer questions about transitions out of the Army and what 'Soldier of Life' means. Experts will also be ready to answer questions concerning out process procedures in place here at I Corps that affect those Soldiers and Family members PCSing. To participate, visit https://www.face.com/1stcorpstownhall on April 27 at 1 p.m.

  • Meet your Army series 1 - UW visits I Corps on JBLM

    Apr 25, 2016

    Here at I Corps we believe you should ‪meet your Army‬. That's why we regulary connect with communities, businesses and people in the greater Seattle area. Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza, I Corps commanding general, invited students from the University of Washington's Jackson School of International Studies and the Foster School of Business to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington to meet some of the ‪‎U.S. Army‬ Soldiers assigned here and get an idea about what our mission is.

  • ZAHS hosts 335 students for Math Field Day

    Apr 22, 2016

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 22, 2016) - Zama American High School hosted the annual Kanto Plain Math Field Day April 20 at Camp Zama's Community Club. Approximately 335 students from ZAHS and 11 other schools in the Kanto Plain area of Japan competed to show off their knowledge of math.

  • Duty to Intervene

    Apr 22, 2016

    VIDEO: 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team hosted a bystander intervention seminar at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 18-22, 2016, with the theme "Duty to Intervene." There were two classes, a facilitator course to develop bystander intervention instructors for units, and a basic course that gets students thinking on how and why they should intervene in different situations such as sexual assault, suicide and domestic violence.

  • 80th Training Command hosts 5K run to increase sexual assault awareness, promote prevention

    Apr 20, 2016

    Capt. Gina Thomas, 1st Battalion 311th Regiment Combat Service Support, said while she was a company commander, she saw first-hand how sexual assault damages victims.

  • Army, Boy Scouts Partnership Endures at Torii Station

    Apr 20, 2016

    The U.S. Army and the Boy Scouts of America have a long tradition of providing mutual support since the organization's inception in 1910.

  • I Corps Pacific Pathways brings partner nations stateside to enhance readiness

    Apr 19, 2016

    This summer, for the first time, a Pacific Pathways iteration will involve bringing nations from the Pacific region to the United States to engage in exercises Tiger Balm, Arctic Anvil, and Rising Thunder.

  • Distracted Driving - R U @ Risk?

    Apr 18, 2016

    Say the words "distracted driving" and most folks think of teens who text or gab excitedly with each other while navigating the streets. However, teens aren't the only ones out there paying less than full attention to the road. Distracted driving can just as easily happen to anyone -- maybe even you.

  • 42nd Military Police Brigade light up Yakima Training Center skies

    Apr 18, 2016

    Military Police from Joint Base Lewis-McChord have been keeping busy with Operation Belt Fed at the Yakima Training Center. Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Aird has the report.

  • 599th NCOY brings determination to the force

    Apr 18, 2016

    Winner of the 599th Transportation Brigade Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition is a transporter who works in the headquarters' Command Operations Center here.

  • Soldiers head to Air Olympic Trials after smallbore bids

    Apr 15, 2016

    Sgt. 1st Class James Henderson, Staff Sgt. George Norton, Staff Sgt. Greg Markowski and Spc. Daniel Lowe of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit are headed to the 2016 USA Shooting Air Olympic Trials, June 3-6, at Camp Perry, Ohio, in the hopes of securing the final air pistol seat and two air rifle seats on the U.S. Olympic Shooting Team.

  • Soldiers express themselves through a creative short video

    Apr 15, 2016

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash.--Some servicemembers have difficulty expressing themselves to family and friends due to civilian and military lifestyle differences. This can sometimes negatively impact a relationship.

  • I Corps hosts second annual JLAPS

    Apr 14, 2016

    Approximately 100 leaders from Joint Base Lewis-McChord had the chance to hear from a special guest speaker during the second annual Junior Leader Army Profession Symposium April 13.

  • Students learn about military occupations at JBLM

    Apr 14, 2016

    Over 350 Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, Science Technology Engineering and Math, and Trade students from the Tacoma Independent School District received interactive training during a hands-on education event on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash, April 13. The event, part of the S.T.E.M. program, highlighted the professional opportunities the military has to offer to young people.

  • JBLM Denim Days

    Apr 14, 2016

    It's time to #Gearup for #DenimDay! In support of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, the Madigan Army Medical Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington is hosting a Denim Clothes Line Project. Donate gently used denim until April 24 for the Clothesline. All donations will be distributed to local shelters after April 29.

  • DACOWITS visits JBLM to assess gender integration, mentorship of female service members

    Apr 13, 2016

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- The Defense Committee on Women in the Services kicked off its tour of 13 different military installations April 5, starting at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

  • India army CoS visits I Corps at JBLM

    Apr 12, 2016

  • Self-defense course teaches more than fighting techniques

    Apr 12, 2016

    He came up behind her, you could tell by her body language, the tensing of her neck and the look on her face, that she did not like it. "Hey baby, what's your name? You got a boyfriend?" he asked as he moved inches from her ear. "Go away," she shouted. "Leave me alone." Instead, he grabbed her from behind and forcefully pushed her face forward into a wall.

  • EMIB Squad selected as "best of the best"

    Apr 12, 2016

    A squad from the 52nd Long Range Surveillance, 109th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Battalion, 201st Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade was selected as the 7th Infantry Division's "Best Squad," during a ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 8, 2016. The seven competing squads braved both rain and hail during the day-long competition. In order to emerge victorious, the squads tried to out-perform one another in events including marksmanship, basic combatives, and physical endurance, as well as a written exam covering basic Soldier knowledge.

  • Regional Health Command-Pacific Soldiers compete in 2016 Best Warrior Competition

    Apr 12, 2016

    On April 2-7, 2016, a total of 14 non-commissioned officers (NCO) and junior enlisted Soldiers from around Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) competed in the 2016 Best Warrior Competition at Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC), Hawaii and on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

  • SMA engages with Camp Zama Soldiers during visit

    Apr 8, 2016

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 08, 2016) - Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey, 15th sergeant major of the Army, visited Camp Zama April 5 to engage with Soldiers.

  • The Army Learning Model gets the wheels turning at Regional Training Site-Maintenance-Fort Devens

    Apr 8, 2016

    Spc. Abraham Keith had never considered himself much of a mechanic before he arrived at Regional Training Site Maintenance-Fort Devens, Mass. The Reserve Soldier works as a cook in his civilian life, so in his hometown of Birmingham, Ala., he spends more time fixing meals instead of cars.

  • US, ROK air defenders demonstrate resolve during major command post exercise

    Apr 7, 2016

    "We have a volley!" was a common phrase heard on Osan Air Base this month, but it had nothing to do with the sport of volleyball. Instead, it was the phrase used to announce the launch of a simulated tactical ballistic missile (TBM) by Soldiers from the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command. The 94th AAMDC located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii deployed a robust contingent of personnel to the Republic of Korea (ROK) this month to take part in Key Resolve 2016. Key Resolve is a major annual command post exercise that highlights the commitment of the U.S. and ROK militaries to the defense of the ROK and maintaining regional stability.

  • SMA marks first Korea visit in two decades

    Apr 7, 2016

    As the UH-60 Black Hawk prepared for final approach at the Camp Casey helipad, 15th Sgt. Major of the Army Daniel Dailey pressed his intercom button and let out a wistful groan, followed by a comment to no one in particular. "This is where I lived," he said, "this was my home."

  • Indian Army general pays tribute at Arlington National Cemetery

    Apr 7, 2016

    Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker, commanding general, U.S. Army Military District of Washington, and U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Daniel B. Allyn hosted Gen. Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff, Indian Army, during an Army Full Honor Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, April 7, 2016.

  • Indian Army chief discuss military-to-military engagements with CSA

    Apr 7, 2016

    Gen. Dalbir Singh, who serves as chief of staff of India's army, arrived in Washington, D.C., Thursday, to meet with Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Mark A. Milley and other members of the Army staff here to discuss, among other things, further development of relations between the two armies.

  • Madigan's doors open to civilian trauma patients

    Apr 6, 2016

    By tradition and design, Madigan Army Medical Center patients' military ties are the key to getting their care here. But when it comes to trauma, Madigan opens its doors to civilians to receive the high level of care this Level II Trauma Center can provide.

  • 19k attend Camp Zama's 2016 Cherry Blossom Festival

    Apr 4, 2016

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 04, 2016) - Camp Zama hosted its 2016 Cherry Blossom Festival April 2 at Yano Field and around the installation. The annual, open-post event - a celebration of pink and white flowers blooming from hundreds of Cherry Blossom tress around Camp Zama - drew a total of 19,627 participants, according to Camp Zama's Directorate of Emergency Services.

  • Students learn the evacuation procedure during active shooter exercise

    Apr 4, 2016

    Camp Zama, JAPAN (April 4) - The Camp Zama Directorate of Emergency Services' Provost Marshal Office, conducted an active shooter and evacuation exercise March 31 at Arnn Elementary School.

  • 102nd Training Division welcomes new command team, bids farewell to former

    Apr 4, 2016

    A brisk spring wind whipped through the assembled troops as members of the 102nd Training Division said farewell to Brig. Gen. John Elam and Command Sgt. Maj. John Stumph as they welcomed Brig. Gen. Miyako Schanely and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Provost during a ceremony at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. April 3, 2016.

  • Take back our Army

    Apr 4, 2016

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month at the Carey Theater with an educational performance featuring Janine DiVita, a Broadway actress, and several JBLM Soldiers April 1, 2016.

  • Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Kickoff

    Apr 4, 2016

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with a ceremony featuring Broadway actress and singer Janine DiVita

  • Take back our Army 


    Mar 31, 2016

    This is our Army. It's time to stop pointing the finger at "them" as the status quo, and it's time to stop "passing the buck" when bad things happen. Our Soldiers deserve better and the American people expect more. We are either the solution, or part of the problem.

  • Hospital opening is city's dream come true

    Mar 30, 2016

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 31, 2016) -- Camp Zama leaders attended an opening ceremony for Zama General Hospital March 26 in Zama, Japan.

  • Local educator named 'District Teacher of the Year'

    Mar 28, 2016

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 28, 2016) - Benjamin Kolodziej, gifted education teacher, was named "District Teacher of the Year" for 2016-2017 by U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity-Pacific's Japan District March 21 at Arnn Elementary on the Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation.

  • Janine DiVita to visit JBLM April 1

    Mar 28, 2016

    For one day only Screen and broadway actress Janine DiVita will be at Joint Base Lewis-McChord's Carey Theater! This Friday she will host a FREE event that is open to all service members, DoD employees and Family members. Must be 16 years of age or older to attend.

  • Women have contributed greatly to the U.S. military

    Mar 24, 2016

    We are reminded every day that our nation's freedom and justice is fought for and secured by the heroes of our military. It is the character of many individuals who display an indomitable American Spirit, the one that represents sacrifice, opportunity, and equality; who have committed to making this nation great.

  • Sons of Safety

    Mar 22, 2016

    While in Afghanistan, every Thursday night I would get together with three friends and watch "Sons of Anarchy," a television show about the exploits of an outlaw motorcycle gang. After about six months of watching, we decided we all needed to buy motorcycles when we returned home. We figured our buddy, Dustin, who was an experienced rider, would be a good person to give us some guidance. While his advice was sound, our execution was a bit questionable.

  • Training in the Heat: Fact and Fiction

    Mar 21, 2016

    The very nature of our profession as Soldiers -- training outdoors, wearing uniforms and carrying equipment -- practically guarantees we will be exposed to heat stress. The latest data from the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch indicates that in 2014, more than 200 Soldiers suffered from heat stroke and another 1,200 suffered from other less severe forms of heat illness that required medical attention and led to lost duty time. It may be unrealistic to hope for zero heat illnesses, but through proper training, education and preparation we can minimize the number of Soldiers who suffer from a serious or even fatal heat illness.

  • Operation Pacific Pathways continues with Washington-based Stryker Brigade

    Mar 21, 2016

    Soldiers from 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, are in South Korea for Operation Pacific Pathways, the U.S. Army's premier method to take advantage of multiple training opportunities with several countries in support of continued regional stability and security. I Corps - the mission command headquarters on JBLM - is regionally aligned to U.S. Army Pacific, remaining engaged throughout the region every year.

  • JBLM Community Resource Guide

    Mar 21, 2016

    The one stop resource guide for Soldiers and Family members here at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington contains more than 60 pages of contact information and overviews for helpful programs and organizations around the installation. Visit http://www.lewis-mcchord.army.mil/ResourceGuide/ to get your copy of the Community resource guide today.

  • JBLM's not implementing new open-carry protocols

    Mar 21, 2016

    Joint Base Lewis-McChord will not be implementing new open-carry security measures. Mathew Toth, deputy director, Directorate of Emergency Services, explains why.

  • State of I Corps 2016

    Mar 18, 2016

    Readiness dominanted the March 18 State of Corps address given by Lt. Gen. Stephen R. Lanza, I Corps commanding general. He emphasized the importance of individual readiness, saying I Corps receives mission direction from U.S. Army Forces Command, meaning Soldiers have to be ready to respond and deploy anywhere in the world; however, it also remains aligned to U.S. Army Pacific, and must remain reginally engaged in the region. Lanza also answered a number of questions from Soldiers non-commissioned officers and officers alike, most concerning the state of readiness across the Corps and the way ahead as the U.S. Army continues to reduce in personnel, but grow in mission requirements.

  • Sisters in Arms: Part of the bigger "team"

    Mar 16, 2016

    U.S. Army Pacific's Sisters in Arms mentorship program opened its doors to guest speaker Lt. Gen. Karen Dyson, who addressed the group at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, March 10.

  • USACRC welcomes new command sergeant major

    Mar 16, 2016

    FORT RUCKER, Alabama -- The U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center welcomed a new command sergeant major in a change of responsibility ceremony here Wednesday, March 16.

  • Devil dogs lead Joint Service Corporals Course

    Mar 15, 2016

    A graduation ceremony honored 34 members of Camp Lemonnier and Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa as they graduated from a Joint Corporals Leadership Development Course March 11, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The course, developed by the Marine Corps University, places significant emphasis on developing leadership to prepare junior enlisted Marines for their transition from subordinates to small unit leaders; however, this class was held in a deployed location and composed of members from the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps.

  • 15th Engineer Cold Response

    Mar 14, 2016

    Lt. Col. Joseph Goetz, 15th Engineer Battalion commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. Chad Blansett, the 15th Engineer Battalion command sergeant major, visit the 27 15th Engineer Battalion troops training with the Norwegian army near Trondheim, Norway, during Operation Cold Response March 5, 2016. A 15th Engineer Soldier provides security in a Norwegian vehicle.

  • 15th Engineer Cold Response

    Mar 14, 2016

    Norwegian Brigade Nord Engineer Battalion and 15th Engineer Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade Soldiers pay respect to 16 Norwegian soldiers who lost their lives in an avalanche on the March 5, 1986 in Steinkjer, Norway, during Cold Response. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Christina J. Turnipseed, 18th MP Public Affairs)

  • The 18th MP BDE Best Warrior Competition

    Mar 14, 2016

    The 18th Military Police Brigade Best Warrior Competition commences in Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 1, 2016.

  • The 18th MP BDE Best Warrior Competition

    Mar 14, 2016

    The 18th Military Police Brigade Best Warrior Competition commences in Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 1, 2016.

  • The 18th MP BDE Best Warrior Competition

    Mar 14, 2016

    The 18th Military Police Brigade Best Warrior Competition commences in Grafenwoehr, Germany, March 1, 2016.

  • Engineers Strengthen The Army's Backbone

    Mar 14, 2016

    The United States Army is known for its outstanding noncommissioned officer corps and their traditions. The 65th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, aimed to continue the tradition of honoring the strength of their NCO corps with training exercise Bayonet Sharpening that began on Feb. 25, 2016 on Schofield Barracks.

  • A week in I Corps

    Mar 14, 2016

  • "I was there" film workshop returns to JBLM

    Mar 14, 2016

  • 'Tomahawk' Soldiers train for future threats

    Mar 14, 2016

    The town was quiet and dark. Hints of sunlight were just barely coming into cognition. The air was cold and moist with the morning humidity. Meanwhile, Stryker vehicles moved into position on the outskirts of the western and northern parts of town. A U.S. Stryker gunner scanned the area of the town, searching for signs of life. He searched the windows of one of the objectives, a gated building, and he saw an enemy soldier posted up with his weapon.

  • 94th Training Division sweeps 80th Training Command 2016 Best Warrior Competition

    Mar 14, 2016

    Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Aparicio, and Spc. George Weeks, both representing the 94th Training Division, won the 80th Training Command 2016 Best Warrior Competition in the non-commissioned officer and lower enlisted Soldier categories, respectively, March 9-13, 2016.

  • Basic firearm safety starts with owner, proper training

    Mar 11, 2016

    So you got a new gun for Christmas or maybe you gave your child his or her first Red Ryder BB gun. Whether you are a first-time gun owner or seasoned firearms enthusiast, you are in a powerful position of responsibility. As such, we should always be ready to review basic/common sense firearm information and discuss how we can continue to enjoy our firearm responsibly.

  • Broadening horizons - ASB commander follows different career path, what interests her

    Mar 11, 2016

    Col. Janet Holliday, commander of Accessions Support Brigade, knows what being the "first" is like. She is the first female commander of ASB. She was the first female commander of Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. And, she has been among the first to realize the benefits from career broadening opportunities. While the Army has been pushing the idea of "broadening," Holliday has actually been living it.

  • Soldier scores civilian sector job thanks to Army Reserve training, education

    Mar 11, 2016

    Staff Sgt. Hector Marrero credits the training and education he's received as an information technology specialist in the Army Reserve with helping him land a job in the civilian sector as an IT analyst.

  • Reserve Soldiers compete at Camp Bullis for 80th Training Command 2016 Best Warrior title

    Mar 10, 2016

    Approximately 21 Reserve Soldiers from across the nation are here to compete in the 80th Training Command annual Best Warrior Competition March 10-13, 2016. The 800th Logistics Support Brigade, an 80th TC subordinate command headquartered in Mustang, Oklahoma, is hosting the event, which identifies the best competitors in the lower enlisted and noncommissioned officer categories.

  • I Corps talks virtual reality at US-S panel discussion

    Mar 10, 2016

    The lead simulations exercise planner for I Corps, headquartered here, participated in a University of Washington-Seattle panel on the applications of virtual reality and technology in international affairs, March 2 in Seattle.

  • Secretary of Defense visits JBLM

    Mar 10, 2016

  • Spotlight shines on Army intel community, I Corps at the helm

    Mar 9, 2016

    In what was described as a total force effort, the I Corps intelligence staff, or G2, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord developed a brigade intelligence officer course for the Army that is designed to prepare officers for the rigors associated with managing an intelligence program for a brigade combat team.

  • Army Soldier and Veteran Athletes Team Up for 2016 Invictus Games

    Mar 9, 2016

    The Army announced the Soldier and Veteran athletes who will represent the U.S. military and compete in the 2016 Invictus Games in Orlando, Florida, May 8-12. The Games will take place at the Walt Disney ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Invictus Games are an international sporting event for wounded, ill and injured military personnel. The U.S. team will include active duty and veteran athletes from all U.S. military services and the Special Operations Command.

  • FORSCOM, TRADOC leaders discuss "Soldier 2020" implementation, physical fitness standards

    Mar 9, 2016

    Leaders from U.S. Army Forces Command and Training and Doctrine Command discussed "Soldier 2020" during a senior leader summit panel discussion for the two commands here at Gen. George C. Marshall Hall.

  • FORSCOM, TRADOC hold senior leader summit

    Mar 9, 2016

    Senior Commanders and Command Sergeants Major from U.S. Army Forces Command, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Army Installation Management Command, the Army National Guard and Army Reserve met March 8 at Fort Bragg, N.C., for an remarkable symposium to collaborate and synchronize key Army initiatives and critical topics affecting Soldiers and Families, and "Shaping The Future Force."

  • JBLM artillery units combine for "Redleg" Week

    Mar 9, 2016

    To honor the heritage and lineage of the United States Artillery, two Joint Base Lewis-McChord based artillery units came together in a week of celebrations that they dubbed, "Redleg" week.

  • Artillery NCO gives capabilities brief to Secretary of Defense

    Mar 7, 2016

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks with a non-commissioned officer assigned to the 17th Field Artillery Brigade about the capabilities of the high-Mobility Artillery Rocket System on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, March 4, 2016. Carter was visiting JBLM to receive briefings on cyber security and operations Pacific Pathways. His visit also included a troop event with service members from across the state.

  • Secretary of Defense holds troop event with Washington State service members

    Mar 7, 2016

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks to service members from across Washington State at a troop event on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, March 4, 2016. Carter was visiting JBLM to receive briefings on cyber security and Operations Pacific Pathways.

  • Secretary of defense visits JBLM

    Mar 7, 2016

    Secretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks with troops assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing at Joint base Lewis-McChord, Wash., March 4, 2016. (DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Tim D. Godbee)(Released)

  • Secretary of Defense visits JBLM

    Mar 7, 2016

    On a two-day visit to the Pacific Northwest, the 25th Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, took a day to visit with the service members of the Puget Sound at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., March 4.

  • New CSM for the Regional Health Command-Pacific

    Mar 4, 2016

    The Regional Health Command-Pacific (RHC-P) continued a time honored Army tradition on Mar. 4, 2016, by conducting a Change of Responsibility ceremony which saw Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Luciano relinquish his Senior Enlisted responsibilities over the RHC-P to Command Sgt. Maj. Richard Watson III. The ceremony was held here, at Tripler Army Medical Center's Kyser Auditorium, and was hosted by Brig. Gen. Patrick Sargent, commanding general, RHC-P.

  • Aviation, missile communities host Industry Day

    Mar 3, 2016

    Proper development of emerging technologies requires contractual relationships with industry partners to meet the Warfighter's technological needs.

  • Camp Zama, SFHA youth take stage with Young Americans

    Mar 2, 2016

    Ninety youth members performed Feb. 25 with The Young Americans in a musical production held at Arnn Elementary School's cafeteria located on the Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation.

  • Camp Zama educates community on financial readiness

    Mar 2, 2016

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 2, 2016)-- Several of Camp Zama's community members participated in a five-day, financial readiness workshop for Military Saves Week held Feb. 22-26 at Army Community Service.

  • A former Soldier's lifelong devotion to 'fueling the fight'

    Mar 1, 2016

    With more than three decades of knowledge as a petroleum supply specialist, Russell Datts brings an extraordinary level of experience and enthusiasm to the classroom as a civilian contractor who teaches the Petroleum Specialist Reclassification Course at The Army School System Training Center Fort Lee, Virginia.

  • 599th tours Pearl Harbor, Arizona Memorial on LPD

    Mar 1, 2016

    Members of the 599th Transportation Brigade explored the past at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, during a Remembrance Barge tour to the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial for leadership and professional development training Feb. 25.

  • 'Ghost Brigade' touches all corners of the world

    Mar 1, 2016

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- In one corner of the world, in the sweltering heat, a U.S. Soldier instructs a Thai Soldier how to apply a tourniquet to a limb. In South Korea, U.S. Soldiers conduct gunneries with their Republic of Korea Army counterparts in the bitter cold. Misty rain falls from the graphite skies of Washington on Soldiers pushing through the tough conditions of their combined arms live fire exercise at Yakima Training Center.

  • Logistics effectiveness: Where you stand depends on where you sit

    Feb 29, 2016

    Organizations must consider four competing groups of criteria to determine organizational effectiveness. Is your organization using the right criteria to achieve the desired effect?

  • Projecting an expeditionary Army

    Feb 29, 2016

    The Army deputy chief of staff, G-4, analyzes logisticians' ability to support an expeditionary Army.

  • Best practice: ARAP assessment code facilitates safety awareness

    Feb 29, 2016

    According to Virgilio Munoz, safety manager for Kenner Army Health Clinic at Fort Lee, Va., the Army Readiness Assessment Program is an invaluable resource that plays an integral role in an organization's safety program.

  • Four reasons the upcoming NCO town hall matters to Soldiers

    Feb 29, 2016

    The command sergeant major who oversees the training and education for the backbone of America's Army will conduct the service's first live-streamed town hall focusing on noncommissioned officer development March 3 from 5-7 p.m. EST.

  • 593rd ESC Soldiers train with Army Reserve counterparts

    Feb 29, 2016

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. -- Soldiers from the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Joint Base Lewis-McChord spent the weekend sharing knowledge and best practices with their Army Reserve counterparts from the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Marysville, Wash. Feb. 27-28.

  • I Corps conducts quarterly senior leader development training

    Feb 29, 2016

    Senior leaders from the I Corps staff, their tenant units and aligned partners gathered at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Feb. 25-26, for the I Corps quarterly senior leader development training. They discussed the Army and I Corps priorities in a setting conducive to dialogue, focusing on building and sustaining readiness with regionally aligned forces.

  • "Hallowed Grounds" show homage to African American history

    Feb 26, 2016

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 26, 2016) -- The 2016 National African American History Month, also known as Black History Month, observance--themed "Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memory"--was held Feb. 18 at Camp Zama's Community Activity Center.

  • Greywolf units stick together, support each other

    Feb 26, 2016

    Amid sunny skies and cool temps, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment "Chargers," 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division are waging "war" at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California.

  • ESC Commanders meet at JBLM

    Feb 26, 2016

    Brig Gen. Jack Haley (center), Commander of the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Brig. Gen. Gregory Moser (left), Commander of the 364th ESC, U.S. Army Reserve, headquartered in Marysville, Wash. and Brig. Gen. David Elwell, Commander of the 311th ESC, U.S. Army Reserve headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, speak during an ESC Commander's Conference at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Feb. 26, 2016. The leaders and members of their senior staffs reviewed capabilities, shared ideas and discussed planned partnership events, all in line with the Department of Defense Total Force Policy which is designed to fully integrate reserve forces into the operational force. (U.S.Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kevin P. Bell)

  • Madigan welcomes Soldiers home

    Feb 25, 2016

    Madigan Army Medical Center Soldiers returning from deployments got a warm welcome home at a Warrior Recognition Ceremony here on Feb. 23.

  • A marathon a day

    Feb 23, 2016

    Around 1 a.m. the door to the company headquarters opens. The Soldiers at the duty desk turn their heads in curiosity. In walks a slender Soldier wearing a shirt with the word "Hurt" emblazoned across the front and water bottles strapped around his waist. He drops his bags and heads back out the door. He'll be back - after he finishes his 30-mile run.

  • Girl Scouts get fit, sell cookies

    Feb 23, 2016

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 24, 2015)-- The rain held off just long enough for the Camp Zama Girl Scouts to hold their Thin Mint Sprint 3K Family Race at Sagamihara Housing Area Feb. 20. Equal amounts of kids and adults participated in the event to help the CZ Girl Scouts raise money for their yearly programming-- over $380 was raised from the race day participants.

  • 16th Combat Aviation Brigade Not in My Squad Video

    Feb 22, 2016

    U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 16th Combat Aviation Brigade discuss the things that make us different, the things that make us the same and the reason that, despite our differences, we all believe in being there for each other.

  • 80th TC SHARP office empowers civilian counterparts

    Feb 21, 2016

    If a sexual assaulted victim ends up at the emergency room of a Richmond area hospital, chances are the hospital will call a victim advocate affiliated with The Regional Hospital Accompaniment Response Team to help that victim.

  • Gen. Brooks pays his respects to the Swamp Ghost

    Feb 20, 2016

    U.S. Army Pacific commander Gen. Vincent K. Brooks visited the Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, Feb. 11, to tour the wreckage of a Boeing B-17E heavy bomber recovered from the swamps of Papua New Guinea and hear the story of the nine U.S. Army Air Corps Soldiers who survived the crash and evaded capture for more than a month before being rescued.

  • US Army Pacific exercise highlights joint communications for Pacific Theater

    Feb 19, 2016

    Working in collaboration, the Army and Navy demonstrated on Feb. 18 at Fort Shafter, Hawaii, how an integrated suite of network technology can effectively provide communications for Joint users throughout the Pacific theater.