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Local ice rinks and skating activities

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Local ice rinks and skating activities

Here in Washington state we're able to enjoy all the seasons throughout the year, so it's no wonder Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) is one of the most requested duty stations in the U.S. Maybe you're coming from a warmer climate, like Hawaii or Arizona, or maybe you've dug yourself out

Discover Mount Rainier with Discover Nature

Outdoors

Discover Mount Rainier with Discover Nature

Did you know Mount Rainier is one of the most dangerous mountains to summit? Did you know it is an active stratovolcano, last erupting in 1894 and according to the locals is due for another eruption any day? If those facts don't intimidate you about the glorious mountain overlooking Joint

Military Family Holiday Party at Shipwreck Beads

Military Life

Military Family Holiday Party at Shipwreck Beads

Join in on the fun this weekend as local businesses and organizations join together to bring a free afternoon of holiday fun to the local military families surrounding Joint Base Lewis-McChord. All military personnel including veterans, reserve, Guard, active-duty, retired, spouses and their family members are invited to an afternoon

Jump start your holiday shopping

Military Life

Jump start your holiday shopping

With Halloween behind us, it's officially time to start thinking about the holiday season, and what better way to kick off than with a holiday market. This Saturday, Nov. 2, the Lewis Community Spouses' Club (LCSC) is bringing back their annual Holiday Market hosted at Lakes High School in Lakewood.

Whidbey Military Family Salute

Military Life

Whidbey Military Family Salute

Whether you have been stationed at Whidbey Island for three years or three weeks, we want to welcome you to this incredible area with open arms. Come out for a day of fun, get treated nicely, and connect with local supporters.   AD: Interested in a career in the ministry?  Use your

Big career event you won’t want to miss

Military Life

Big career event you won’t want to miss

With the hustle and bustle of the PCS season behind us, it's time to start looking and planning ahead. For some, that might mean looking at what life looks like after their military service. This weekend, you can't miss the Military Dream Big! Career and Education Fair sponsored by Teach-Now. On

Disney announces the 2020 Armed Forces Salute Rates

News Front

Disney announces the 2020 Armed Forces Salute Rates

Have you always dreamed of experiencing the magic of a Disney Resort? Servicemembers and their families can now make this dream a reality with the deeply discounted rates being offered at Disney World and Disneyland for both resorts and park tickets. AD: If you have a bachelor's degree, you can add

Saluting military families

Military Life

Saluting military families

Every local community surrounding a military base has the opportunity to show their support every day, whether it be through a daily "thank you", a military discount, or even a free service. Lucky for residents of Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), this community loves their military, and wants to show their

JBLM spouse organizes event for military families

Military Life

JBLM spouse organizes event for military families

Since the beginning of 2019 there have been some cases of unlivable conditions in the on-base housing of Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), as well as other installations nationwide. It's really no surprise, given the moist conditions and temperate climate of Washington state, that mold and mildew have found their ways

Free events for military and their families

Online Newspapers

Free events for military and their families

The cities and neighborhoods surrounding Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) are filled with businesses and organizations that appreciate, support and love the military community. In order to show that support and introduce servicemembers and their families to local resources, Northwest Military (publishers of The Ranger and Northwest Airlifter newspapers) has teamed

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