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It takes a village to run a golf course

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It takes a village to run a golf course

When you step inside the $1.4 million Rehabilitation Learning Center that serves as the club house for the American Lake Veterans Golf Course (ALVGC), the atmosphere is bustling with activity. Much like any other golf club there is a sense of camaraderie, but this golf course is the only Americans

Conquering addiction

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Conquering addiction

Like many veterans, Adam Sawyer's addiction began with a simple prescription for Percocet. Now an outdoors and travel writer, photographer, author and public speaker, his habit developed into a problem when working in the medical field, which gave him easy access to the drugs. "I developed a very severe addiction to

Save money on home furnishings at local Exchange

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Save money on home furnishings at local Exchange

You've finally purchased your dream home or recently PCS'd and are finding out you need some new furniture to fill out the space in your new house. Well, look no further than your local base Exchange for some great options. If you can't find anything you like in-store, visit: ShopMyExchange.com, where

It’s scholarship application time

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It’s scholarship application time

The Fort Lewis Family Member Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for its 2020 scholarships. The fund, established in 1989, is open to both children and spouses of active-duty and retired service members and Gold Star families. The completed forms are due by March 16.  The purpose of the fund is

Best of Olympia 2020: Dirty Dave’s Pizza Parlor

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Best of Olympia 2020: Dirty Dave’s Pizza Parlor

(Photo: Dirty Dave’s Pizza Parlor has some unique specialty pizzas. This is the Chicken Divan Pizza: a creamy garlic ranch sauce topped with chicken, fresh broccoli, red onion and tomato, then topped with cheddar cheese, all on their famous thin and crispy crust.) Well after lunch time on a Sunday, Dirty

Best of Olympia 2020: Hands On Children’s Museum

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Best of Olympia 2020: Hands On Children’s Museum

(Photo: The Megan D vintage schooner is a new exhibit that opened in August at the Hands On Children’s Museum. Kids can explore the real wooden vessel, climb up a six-foot rope wall, investigate the crow’s nest, walk the rickety bridge, even captain the ship.) The Hands On Children's Museum in

Top Gun Bar and Grill

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Top Gun Bar and Grill

Located at the Pierce County Airport -- Thun Field, Top Gun Bar and Grill has one of the best views of Mount Rainier in the South Sound. On a clear day, you can watch planes take off and land from the airport while the iconic mountain looms in the background.

A couples’ getaway close to home

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A couples’ getaway close to home

Kirkland is the perfect destination for a one-night mini-vacation away from Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), and a well-planned Saturday night stay maximizes your time and minimizes traffic. The cute, downtown area of Kirkland is just east of Seattle and is located on the shores of Lake Washington, about an hour drive

What is Orangetheory?

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What is Orangetheory?

You may have seen the commercials for Orangetheory or started hearing friends talk about the Orange Zone and Splat points. So just what is Orangetheory? It is a 60-minute, high-intensity class which uses technology to monitor your performance using a heart rate monitor. The goal is to get your heart rate

AAFES brings wellness services to installations

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AAFES brings wellness services to installations

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) is making it easier for service members and their families to take a holistic approach to their health by bringing wellness services to military installations. Through the Exchange's BE FIT program, you will begin to see expanded services such as durable medical

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