Wednesday Jul 9
National Review Online
It certainly helps to live under a commander-in-chief who not only lands on an aircraft carrier in a fighter jet, but then delivers from that platform a clearheaded and stirring address on America's role as Earth's foremost guardian of individual liberty.
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
Saab Awarded an Additional Training Contract for the U.S. Army
Saab Defense and Security USA, LLC. has been awarded a $10.9 Million Training Systems order by the U.S. Army for radio systems to improve communication capabilities during live training exercises.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Vernon Clifton Canfield
He joined the U.S. Army in 1948 and spent four years in Germany. His active duty in the Army ended in 1954, but he continued to serve the country in the reserves.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
The News Tribune
New Army report projects cuts of up to 16,000 soldiers from JBLM
A decade of growth at Joint Base Lewis-McChord could be wiped away by 2020 if the Army carries out severe force reductions in the South Sound as described in a planning document released Thursday.
Vernon Clifton Canfield, 85
He joined the US Army in 1948 and spent four years in Germany. His active duty in the army ended in 1954 but he continued to serve the country in the reserves.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
FReeper Canteen ~ Road Trip: Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington ~ 24 JUNE 2014
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, , formerly Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base, is a joint United States military installation in Pierce County and Thurston County, Washington, United States.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Kennewick native re-enacts D-Day ceremonies in Normandy
Sgt. 1st Class Ryan D. Anderson was one of 25 members of the Army's 75th Ranger Regiment to take part in the D-Day anniversary ceremonies.
The News Tribune
70th anniversary of D-Day was special pilgrimage for JBLM ranger and family
Mike Okita and his three sisters wanted to send his parents, both in their 80s, on their first trip to Europe.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
U.S. Department of Defense
Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby
First, on schedule: As you may know, this morning Secretary Hagel met with New Zealand Prime Minister John Key here at the Pentagon.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Federal judge dismisses lawsuit alleging JBLM "spy" violated Olympia protesters' civil rights
A federal judge in Tacoma has dismissed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging that former Joint Base Lewis-McChord employee John Towery violated the civil rights of Olympia anti-war protesters when he infiltrated the group under an assumed name in 2007 and reported on their activities to his superiors.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
JBLM officials point to millions in savings since joint base was created
The Army and Air Force got hitched in the South Sound four years ago; now officials are trying to figure out if the marriage that is Joint Base Lewis-McChord can help them save money.
Fire Dog Lake
US Army Investigation Found Employee Accused of Spying on Activists Violated Pentagon Directive
An individual who worked for the United States Army Force Protection Division at Fort Lewis in Washington violated a Defense Department directive by attending public demonstrations.
Armed Dune Buggies
In the early 1980s, the U.S. Army created a unique battalion of armed dune buggies made by Chenowth Racing Products: In October 1981, Maj.
Weirton Daily Times
Talbott twins 92 years young
The Talbott twins, David Charles and James Arthur, were together again in May, It was on the occasion of their 92nd birthday, a family reunion and "just because they have to see each other one or more times a year."
Mon Jun 16, 2014
More Damning Truths By The Day: Update On Surveillance of Peaceful, Domestic, Political Activists
A post for those far-too-many deniers of our "new normal" that chastise the increasing number of Americans who now reference this as our "surveillance state;" and, for all who acknowledge these inconvenient facts as reality, please consider this an alarming updatea First , this MUST-READ, breaking report just in from Kevin Gosztola , over at FDL a ... (more)
Sun Jun 15, 2014
The News Tribune
Iraq War veterans from JBLM look for peace as Mosul falls
In this photo from October 2006, Fort Lewis Stryker soldier Sgt. Emmet Cullen passes out soccer balls to children in a neighborhood in Mosul, Iraq.