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Carbs please

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Carbs please

When we're hungry, tired, happy, moody, or excited - carbs are always the answer. And what cuisine has the most carb loaded options? Italian. So, we set out to help others that feel the same way and found the best Italian food in the South Sound.  Macaluso's Italian Restaurant is a

Transportation and parking options for SeaTac Airport

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Transportation and parking options for SeaTac Airport

As travel plans get booked for the summer and all final details locked down, determining how to get to and from the airport can be the last pain point needing to be solved. Being stationed in a place where family and friends may not be easily accessible for support, finding

Maj. Gen. John A. Hemphill dies

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Maj. Gen. John A. Hemphill dies

Retired Maj. Gen. John A. Hemphill passed away at his home in Steilacoom, WA on May 20, 2021. A native of Boise, Idaho, he was a 1951 graduate of the United Stated Military Academy at West Point, New York. For the next 34 years he had a distinguished

More changes at JBLM

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More changes at JBLM

Several hot button topics made it to the forefront of Tuesday's scheduled virtual townhall meeting via Facebook. I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord Commander, Lt. Gen. Randy George briefed online watchers regarding not only COVID-related impacts, but also base housing concerns, and the opening of the new Children's Museum on Lewis-Main. "I

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Armed Forces Day Word Scramble Contest Terms & Conditions

  NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING. 1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who sign up at the https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NWMARMEDFORCESDAY and who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open

Base life returning to normal

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Base life returning to normal

A year after COVID restrictions closed most services on base, life is starting to return to normal with more openings of services and programs. Joint Base Lewis-McChord officials updated the community Monday also discussing on-base housing turnovers, youth sports, and vaccines. Lt. Gen. Ray George, JBLM and I Corps commander reiterated that

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JBLM program updates

Joint Base Lewis-McChord officials updated the community Monday discussing the slow down in on-base housing turnovers, youth sports, and vaccines.   STRUGGLING WITH DEPRESSION?  DRUGS NOT WORKING.  TRICARE OFFERS TMS IN LAKEWOOD AND LACEY.  SEE NEUROSTIM HERE   Lt. Gen. Ray George, JBLM and I Corps commander reiterated that vaccines are open to those

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TMS AND TRICARE: A Long Overdue Union

The 21st century has seen the rise of anxiety and depression to become some of the more prevalent health concerns across all ages. According to the World Health Organization, depression is a widespread illness faced by about 264 million people of different age groups around the

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Eight thousand vaccines on base and counting

Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) facilities and programs will remain fundamentally locked down as they've recently been to continue following Washington state's mandatory Phase One decision for the area, Lt. Gen. Randy George, I Corps and base commander said Monday during his regular Facebook Live townhall. Jensen Gym has allowed family members

Paradise sledding at Mt. Rainier is officially open for the season

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Paradise sledding at Mt. Rainier is officially open for the season

Located 60 miles from Joint Base Lewis McChord the Paradise sledding area at Mt. Rainier is the perfect winter day trip the whole family will enjoy. With sufficient snowfall over the last few weeks the sledding runs at the snowplay area are officially ready to welcome visitors for the season,

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8,000 vaccines on base and counting

  Joint Base Lewis-McChord facilities and programs will remain fundamentally locked down as they've recently been to continue following Washington State’s mandatory Phase One decision for the area, Lt. Gen. Randy George, I Corps and base commander said Monday during his regular Facebook Live townhall.   AD: TMS HELP FOR DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY. 

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New COVID updates for JBLM

  Vaccine updates were the top subject discussed Tuesday by officials at Joint Base Lewis McChord during a scheduled monthly Sound Summit broadcast.  Other topics included visitor policies at Madigan, updates on the laundromat, CFC totals, gyms and more.   AD: Watch this right now - using your military benefits in 2022 for

Vaccine plan for JBLM

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Vaccine plan for JBLM

The first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Tuesday morning, according to Lt. Gen. Randy George, base and I Corps commander. Because the vaccine was authorized for emergency use, he said it is "completely voluntary for everyone ... including military members." If you decline the shot, Madigan officials said it

Holiday takeout meals around the South Sound

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Holiday takeout meals around the South Sound

With the holiday season shaping up to be more different than ever, we know some of you might be looking to change up your usual meal plans. Or maybe you've always preferred to make things easy and grab a takeout meal for your celebrations and the rest of us are

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Vaccine arrives at JBLM

Photo: Mark Robinson, material handler (left), Pfc. Saurav Shrestha, 68J Medical Logistician, and Paul Russell, Chief of Logistics, inspect the first shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Tuesday, Dec. 15 at Madigan Army Medical Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived at Joint

Celebrate the holiday season in downtown Olympia

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Celebrate the holiday season in downtown Olympia

The holidays are officially in full swing and while that may look a little different than years past, there is still plenty of cheer to be had. Olympia organizations have worked hard to make adjustments to their beloved holiday traditions and ensure your family still has the opportunity to safely celebrate

TRICARE open season has officially kicked off

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TRICARE open season has officially kicked off

TRICARE open season has officially kicked off and will run through Dec. 14. What decisions you make during these six week's impacts your coverage for an entire year, so it's important to be prepared with the health care answers needed to make the best decision for your family.  As part of

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Tis’ the season to find the perfect Christmas tree

  It's about that time to pile the kids in the car and head out in search of the perfect Christmas tree. And we're not talking about a Charlie Brown Christmas tree, we're talking a big ole' tree with lots of room for tinsel and ornaments. Here are the best places

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As Washington goes ... so does JBLM?

As Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced emergency COVID-19 restrictions Sunday, JBLM officials readied their response as well. Lt. Gen. Randy George, commander I Corps and JBLM has stated numerous times since last spring that the base would mirror the bulk of restrictions imposed by the state. He will update the

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Take School on the Road with Experience Olympia

  COVID-19 has undoubtedly changed the way we learn, work and explore. But as we all get better at exploring while also social distancing, Experience Olympia & Beyond has made that even easier with their Taking School on the Road Program: Read. Watch. Go.   This program goes beyond just a different way to

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