Recent Articles


Meet AAFES' kid experts

DALLAS — The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has enlisted a team of young experts to share the joy of toys this holiday season and beyond. AD: VA home loan class with free dinner - January 14 in Lacey.  Don't miss the top things to know before you

News Front

New access for millions at commissaries

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon will expand access to discounted, on-post stores for some 4.1 million veterans and some of their caregivers at the beginning of 2020, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. AD: US Family Health lunch and learns.  Free lunch and informational class about using Tricare to see doctors

News Front

1/3 of vets had suicidal thoughts

The survey of veterans conducted annually by the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) found good news on home ownership and VA care, but also saw disturbing results in suicidal thoughts, burn pit exposure and sexual trauma, especially among female military. Striking finds included 70% of those surveyed claiming they had been exposed

Free meals, more for military on Veterans Day

News Front

Free meals, more for military on Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a great time for military and military families to receive thanks for their service through a number of special free meals and extra discounts.    AD: USE the GI Bill/TA to become a minister or youth leader - get your BA or Masters - click here for info.   Here are


The Adriatic is coming to Oakbrook

Check out this flyer we just saw.  Chef Bill Trudnowski, owner/chef of the now closed Adriatic Grill at the Tacoma Mall is coming to Oakbrook.  The restaurant will close and re-open around the start of November. AD: Braces for only $129 a month for 24 months and no down payment - at


Local Beacons Privacy Policy

We are a media company using Local Beacons as our technology partner and this privacy statement shows you how we use and protect your personal data when you interact with us, or our web site: As a holder of the Local Beacons app, you could receive any number of

Military Family Halloween Parties

Featured Events

Military Family Halloween Parties

The Ranger, NW Airlifter and JBLM Living newspapers, along with USAA, are sponsoring free Halloween parties for all military October 26 in Bremerton and October 27 in Lacey.   AD: FREE electric toothbrush - new patients at Gentle Dental. Get the info here: CLICK   These events are in support of our troops and


Tricare Drug Costs to Increase More Than 40%

Drug costs for Tricare users are set to rise Jan. 1, some by as much as 42% according to AD: Get a teaching certificate in just 9 months.  See Teach Now here CLICK "Effective Jan. 1, 2020, a 90-day supply of generic drugs received through the program's Express Scripts mail-order

Military Life

Best dining deal in Tacoma

Tacoma Restaurant Week is back and serving up the best darn dining deal around town! Dates: October 24-27 & 27-31. Local restaurants will be serving three-course dinners for $30 and two-course lunches for $15. Keep checking back as more restaurants and menus are added.


Tricare may offer chiropractic and acupuncture

AD:Get your teaching certificate online in just 9 months - even get started while still in the military.  CLICK HERE reports that chiropractic services and acupuncture could soon be covered by Tricare. Currently neither are offered to military family members. "The proposal will be issued in an official regulation change notice no

View All Articles

Recent Blog Posts

This author hasn't published any blog posts.

Recently Reviewed Movies

This author hasn't reviewed any movies.

Recently Reviewed Restaurants

This author hasn't reviewed any restaurants.

Browse Authors