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  1. Seattle's deputy police chief says she's ready to leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | The Columbian

    ... But Best said she enjoyed the Army so much, she stayed on - serving a year in South Korea before returning to Fort Lewis - now Joint Base Lewis-McChord - where she worked as a supply clerk, then in an administrative role for the 9th Infantry ...

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  2. Deputy Chief Carmen Best says she's ready to lead Seattle police: 'I'm all in'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Seattle Times

    ... But Best said she enjoyed the Army so much, she stayed on - serving a year in South Korea before returning to Fort Lewis - now Joint Base Lewis-McChord - where she worked as a supply clerk, then in an administrative role for the 9th Infantry ...

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  3. 100 years ago at Camp Lewis: As Washington soldiers train for World...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | The Spokesman-Review

    A correspondent at Camp Lewis (later known as Fort Lewis) assured everyone at home that the boys were being well-fed for Thanksgiving, The Spokesman-Review reported on Nov. 29, 1917. (Spokesman-Review archives) However, a correspondent at Camp Lewis ...

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  4. Heroes Honored for ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Hopewell News

    ... the United States Army as a Pharmacy Officer in the Medical Service Corps in August 2003. Kassebaum has served at Fort Lewis in Washington, Fort Gordon in Georgia, Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, Fort Campbell and Fort Know in Kentucky and currently ...

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  5. Colorado's balanced offensive attack downs Denver 89-62Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Colorado outrebounded Denver 2-to-1 (46-23). The 23-rebound margin was the best for Colorado since outrebounding Fort Lewis by the same measure, 46-23, on Dec. 2, 2015. Colorado: Heads to Liberty University in Virginia to play Quinnipiac on Friday ...

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  6. Red Sox legend and Hall of Famer Bobby Doerr dies at age 99Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | CBS Sports

    ... his home in Oregon and so reported for induction in the United States Army in Portland. He was first assigned to Fort Lewis and a week later reported for infantry duty at Camp Roberts. After completing the months of training, word began to circulate ...

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  7. Incumbent commissioners McGregor, Zita leading challengers in Port of Olympia raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | The Olympian

    ... 1999. McClure, 52, grew up in Portland, Oregon, and spent 21 years in the Army, including a two-year tour at Fort Lewis. She retired from the military as a lieutenant colonel. Olympia police take the suspected bank robber of the downtown Olympia US ...

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  8. Donald LayRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    ... , where he graduated from high school in 1951. Shortly thereafter, Don entered the Army and was stationed at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, . Also, while in the Army, on December 26, 1953, Don married Lauretta Lupis, also from Omak. During their 63 happy ...

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  9. 100 years go today in Spokane: German-born U.S. citizen pledges full...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... blunder of their lives." From the army beat: Changes were on the way at Camp Lewis (later to be renamed Fort Lewis). The "joy streak" (slang for the row of amusement places which had sprung up near the camp entrance) was ordered off-limits. This ...

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  10. WWII German POW returns to Washington state to say thank youRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... most important - ample meals - served on metal trays. Next, he took a train ride across America to what was then Fort Lewis. At the Army post south of Tacoma, barracks vacated by U.S. troops were turned into prison quarters for some 4,000 German ...

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  11. 100 years ago in Spokane: Crowds gather outside news offices to hear...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... as if he was trying to get out of serving. He was not, and he was now in the Army training camp at American Lake (Fort Lewis).

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  12. Former German prisoner of war returns to JBLM decades after his captivity to offer thanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | The Olympian

    GA1 4nter GrA we, a German POW held at what was then Fort Lewis during World War II, returned last week to visit the place where he said he was fairly treated and grew to love America. GA1 4nter GrA we, a German POW held at what was then Fort Lewis during World War II, returned last week to visit the place where he said he was fairly treated and grew to love America.

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  13. El Paso County chooses its first 'Veteran of the Year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | The Gazette

    ... administrative specialist and command sergeant major. The New Mexico native's military career took him to Korea, Fort Lewis in Washington, Germany and Fort Carson. As a volunteer for the 4th Judicial District's Veterans Trauma Court, he later ...

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  14. Peninsula museum offers personal new look into old warRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... what it was like to serve. Alvin Page Colby, a resident of Burlingame, made dozens of drawings while training at Fort Lewis in Washington and later serving in France as a cook in the 91st “Wild West” Division. The sketches range from ...

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  15. Peninsula museum offers personal new look into old warRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    ... what it was like to serve. Alvin Page Colby, a resident of Burlingame, made dozens of drawings while training at Fort Lewis in Washington and later serving in France as a cook in the 91st "Wild West" Division. The sketches range from the whimsical ...

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  16. Every Rose Bowl game ever played: A brief look at 99 glorious games - " Pasadena Star NewsRead the original story

    Jan 1, 2014 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... threw for the first touchdown, ran for the second and had three interceptions. 1918: Mare Island Marines 19, Fort Lewis Army 7 With most of the country's college football players overseas fighting World War I, the game was staged with military ...

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  17. Disasters keep US Northern Command hoppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    ... sent C-130 firefighting planes from Colorado Springs and elsewhere to tackle the fires along with soldiers from Fort Lewis near Tacoma, Wash. The command was in its infancy for Katrina and federal missteps in response to the storm drew widespread ...

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  18. Army Ranger turned bank robber speaks out in Ranger GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... himself to stay awake. In April 2006, Alex reported to the 75th Ranger Regiment, 2nd Battalion, stationed at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, where he fell under the spell of Specialist Luke Elliot Sommer. 'Every door was a potential breach point, every bar ...

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  19. a Phil-Good Story: Legendary Golf Writer Phil Roche Carried a Lot of Different Clubs in his BagRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2017 | La Verne Online

    ... 2003 he was also Mt. SAC's golf coach). He also was a soldier (U.S. Army artillery and infantry at Fort Ord and Fort Lewis at the close of the Korean Conflict from 1954 to 1955) and an athletic star (playing in the Junior Rose Bowl in 1951 for Boise ...

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  20. 100 years ago today in Spokane: First Spokane draftees headed for war training - Tue, 05 Sep 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... were the first group of 34 Spokane-area draftees headed to the army training camp at American Lake (later called Fort Lewis). This group was part of the "first 5 percent" of men who had been called up in the nationwide draft. The Spokesman-Review ...

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