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Saluting military families

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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

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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

Welcome to JBLM Party

Military Life

Welcome to JBLM Party

Whether you have been stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) 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, explore Cheney Stadium, and connect with local businesses. Our Welcome to JBLM Party Saturday, Aug. 10,

Military Family Bouncefest

Military Life

Military Family Bouncefest

While there are many perks to being stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, one of the best is the overwhelming support and appreciation from local businesses. They not only enjoy working with servicemembers and their families, but make the effort to say "thank you" and show their appreciation for

Dream Big Career and Education Fair

Military Life

Dream Big Career and Education Fair

Whether your goal is to transition out of the military in three months or three years, it's never too early to start planning your next endeavor. The experiences and resources provided while in the service create many opportunities, from entrepreneurship to attaining a degree from an accredited university, the world

Girl squad overnight in Port Angeles

Travel

Girl squad overnight in Port Angeles

As moms and military spouses, it's extremely important that we are indulging in our own self-care -- including taking a break from the madness and enjoying good company. One of the best ways to de-stress is to spend quality time with other spouses, in a setting that is both exciting

Camping on the Olympic Peninsula

Travel

Camping on the Olympic Peninsula

If you're new to Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), it probably hasn't taken you long to realize that when the skies finally clear up, the views are absolutely stunning. As you gaze over the sparkling Puget Sound, you can see clear out to the Olympic Mountain Range. While they seem to

Camo Chat: JBLM’s newest Podcast and Video Team

Military Life

Camo Chat: JBLM’s newest Podcast and Video Team

These days the Google Search bar is the one-stop shop for new duty location research -- it's where we go to find out about neighborhoods, schools, things to do and places to eat. It can certainly be quick and convenient, but can also be more overwhelming than helpful. Unfortunately for

Top 10 outings under $50

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Top 10 outings under $50

Nothing is more disheartening than arriving at a new duty station, seeing all the new things to do and explore, and realizing it will be months before you can afford to go anywhere because you're broke from the move. There certainly are plenty of worthwhile activities in the area that

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