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Volunteers restore car for a disabled veteran

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Volunteers restore car for a disabled veteran

LeMay Docent and veteran Dennis Blowers is surrounded by vintage cars during his volunteer hours giving tours of the LeMay Family Collection at Marymount. He began to think about his fellow Vietnam veterans and decided to put a plan into action. Blowers wanted to donate a van to give to

Military spouse testifies at State Capital

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Military spouse testifies at State Capital

Whitney Thrasher-Stafford, mediator and social worker, is also an Army spouse who, like many military spouses, was frustrated with two of the main issues that affect military families when they PCS to a new duty station, education for military children and spouse employment. She recently appeared at a Public Hearing

A full day of adventure

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A full day of adventure

The sprawling Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum packs quite a bit on its large campus that dominates the landscape. The two museum buildings are architectural gems with walls of soaring glass. In addition, there is a movie theater and the Wings and Waves Waterpark with a real Boeing 747 aircraft

Army veteran finds joy coaching soccer

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Army veteran finds joy coaching soccer

Coach Tim Beam is an Army veteran who served two tours in Iraq as a Utilities Equipment Repairer. In his free time he now wears many hats as a soccer coach, and holds two volunteer positions with the Fircrest Soccer Club (FSC). Like many parents, when his two boys began playing

Hoops 4 Heroes set for March 7

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Hoops 4 Heroes set for March 7

On March 7, the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) DuPont-Steilacoom Subchapter of the Captain Meriwether Lewis Chapter presents the fourth annual Hoops 4 Heroes, soldiers versus first responders basketball game. Proceeds from this event will benefit the subchapter which supports the military communities at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM)

Best of Olympia 2019: Wagner's European Bakery & Cafe

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Best of Olympia 2019: Wagner's European Bakery & Cafe

My favorite thing about Olympia is the cinnamon bread at Wagner's European Bakery & Café. It's their signature bakery item and you can see why. Unlike most cinnamon bread which is thickly rolled with just a thin swirl of cinnamon, Wagner's version is thinly rolled creating a swirl that is

LCSC auction tickets on sale

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LCSC auction tickets on sale

The Lewis Community Spouses' Club's (LCSC) Annual Charity Event (ACE) will take place at American Lake Conference Center Friday, March 22. This year's theme is Derby Night. "It is an honor to be a part of the LCSC's Annual Charity Event, Derby Night, this year. I am excited to help

Cameo Heights Mansion

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Cameo Heights Mansion

With the hustle and bustle of military life, sometimes you need to get away for some couple time. The Cameo Heights Mansion, set amidst a 400-acre orchard and vineyard, is the perfect getaway. Sitting on a bluff overlooking the Walla Walla River, this charming bed and breakfast is conveniently located

AAFES offers career advancement

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AAFES offers career advancement

Many military spouses think of working at the Base or Post Exchange as a job opportunity but are unaware of the career potential. The Army Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) offers programs that provide a pathway into management. The Exchange's Retail Management Academy (RMA) and Restaurant Operations Management Academy (ROMA) programs

Exploring Seattle’s iconic attraction

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Exploring Seattle’s iconic attraction

A fun day trip in Seattle includes exploring the site of the 1962 World's Fair. The Seattle Center has such an interesting history, with many of the buildings and attractions part of the fair. With the space race heating up, science became the theme, and many of the attractions were

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