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2018 Armed Forces Day

This is your BIG day -- a salute to the troops and a thanks for all you do to protect our freedoms.

New location for JBLM Armed Forces Day Community Celebration

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New location for JBLM Armed Forces Day Community Celebration

This year's Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) Armed Forces Day Community Celebration will take place at Heritage Park on JBLM - McChord Field from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, May 19.

Memorial Day events in the Puget Sound

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Memorial Day events in the Puget Sound

It seemed like winter was never going to come to an end and that spring was never going to arrive. Now here we are, knocking on the door of summer already.

71st Armed Forces Day celebration in Bremerton

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71st Armed Forces Day celebration in Bremerton

For the past 71 years, Bremerton has been the place to be to celebrate those who have served in our Armed Forces. So much so, that it is the longest running Armed Forces Day parade in the nation.

Special days for each military branch

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Special days for each military branch

Army Day can be traced back to a little-known Defense Test Day, which was observed only twice: once in 1924 and once in 1925. Congress then disallowed any further observances of this day.

58th annual Pioneer Rodeo coming to Roy

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58th annual Pioneer Rodeo coming to Roy

This June, for the 58th year in a row, the Roy Pioneer Rodeo will once again draw rodeo contestants and spectators from all around the country.

Pet Fair may 20 in DuPont

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Pet Fair may 20 in DuPont

Have a pet? Love pets? The entire community (military, DuPont and beyond) is invited to a free Pet Fair May 20, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in DuPont as part of the Armed Forces Day weekend. And your pet is going to feel like the star of the show.

Armed Forces Day deals

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Armed Forces Day deals

May is Military Appreciation Month. It's a time to honor the men and women who serve in our Armed Forces.

Remembering an almost 30-year family tradition

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Remembering an almost 30-year family tradition

In April 1989, Gary Stedman lost his beloved wife to breast cancer. He wanted his three young children to become comfortable going to a cemetery, so he began to take them to the Fort Lewis Cemetery to place flags at each gravesite prior to...

A gateway to success

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A gateway to success

Starting your career off in the military can be a great gateway to success in life. That's what Jeffrey Hellam, a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and the proprietor of Hellam's Vineyard Wine Shop & Wine Bar in La Conner, Washington, did.

Great bagels

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Great bagels

Einstein Bros. Bagels is a bagel and coffee chain that provides Joint Base Lewis-McChord customers with a delicious variety of bagels.

The Bob Kenevan Story

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The Bob Kenevan Story

This story is of The Long Gray Line -- a phrase used to describe, as a continuum, all graduates and cadets of the United States Military Academy at West Point (USMA) -- with its deep-rooted bond that reaches into the past, is indelible in the...

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