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  1. Vancouver veteran still on the move at 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    ... born before Sept. 15, 1942, were deferred from the draft pool, until the policy was changed on Oct. 1, 1943.) "At Fort Lewis, a sergeant who decided assignments said, 'With your education, I can do great things for you in the Army,'" said Dusenbery, ...

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  2. In the ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Columbian

    ... ll. Since 2006, Ruse has served as unit armor with the 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group - Civil Affairs at Fort Lewis.

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  3. Division West deactivates first brigade under Bold ShiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The United States Army

    ... re-designations, inactivations, and reactivations over the years, the 191st was activated, Dec. 1, 2006, at Fort Lewis, Washington; receiving a change of mission to assist in the activation of the Fort Lewis Mobilization and Force Generation ...

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  4. Shots fired at Joint Base Lewis-McChordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 28 | Examiner.com

    ... was formed in 2010 as part of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission. The Army post was formerly known as Fort Lewis while the Air Force side of the base was known as McChord Air Force Base. JBLM is home to I Corps and the 62nd Air Lift wing, ...

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  5. Community leaders rally to protect Lewis-McChord workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 27 | Stars and Stripes

    ... worst-case cuts in the proposal could would bring that number to less than 17,000 - fewer than were stationed at Fort Lewis before the Iraq War. Altogether, about 41,000 military service members are stationed at JBLM including airmen, sailors, ...

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  6. Covina Valley grants little girla s wish to have her soldier father homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... The Army mechanic last saw his daughters in April after completing basic training. He is now stationed in Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Wash. where he repairs Apache helicopters. The school helped him get a four-day leave. Though he has to return before ...

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  7. The War at Home Meets the Wars AbroadRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Counterpunch

    ... antiwar protesters had blocked the Port of Olympia. They were keeping armored vehicles from being shipped between Fort Lewis and the killing fields of Iraq. The port protesters were facing down the police who were protecting the military equipment, ...

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  8. Lewis-McChord distances itself from Ranger impostor in viral videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Yetman gives an incorrect response to that question. Yetman tells Berk he had just returned to Pennsylvania from Fort Lewis for the holidays. He says he's on his way to meet with his sergeant major at the mall. "Let's see your sergeant major. You ...

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  9. Lewis-McChord distances itself from Ranger impostor in videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Columbian

    ... Yetman gives an incorrect response to that question. Yetman tells Berk he had just returned to Pennsylvania from Fort Lewis for the holidays. He says he's on his way to meet with his sergeant major at the mall. "Let's see your sergeant major. You ...

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  10. Caught on Camera: Pa Vet confronts man in uniform and accuses him of impersonating a soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WPMT-TV York

    ... r to obtain money or a tangible benefit. KCPQ in Seattle, WA checked into the man's claim of received training at Fort Lewis. Officials at Joint Base Lewis-McChord confirmed that they have no record that the uniformed man ever served at the base.

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  11. Vet Confronts Alleged Military Faker at the MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | KCEN

    ... joins Berk and the boy and quickly identifies his unit: 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment out of Fort Lewis. Then Berk wastes no time poking holes in Yetman's story. a Yetman is wearing 3 Combat Infantry Badges displayed on his uniform. He ...

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  12. Vet confronts military faker at the mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WTLV

    ... joins Berk and the boy and quickly identifies his unit: 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment out of Fort Lewis. Then Berk wastes no time poking holes in Yetman's story. Yetman is wearing 3 Combat Infantry Badges displayed on his uniform. He initially ...

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  13. 'Fake' army ranger busted by a military hero at the mall on Black...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... - an impossibility since only one is given per campaign. Yetman claimed he had 'literally just got home from Fort Lewis' and was shopping with his Sergeant Major - who he offered to introduce Berk to. 'Here it is, stolen valor at its finest,' he ...

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  14. Police: Man accused of impersonating Army Ranger doesn't appear to have committed a crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Morning Call

    ... the 75th U.S. Army Rangers Regiment, 2nd Battalion. He also claimed to have recently returned to the area from Fort Lewis in Washington State, which is where the regiment is stationed. But the man had trouble answering some basic military service ...

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  15. 'Fake' army ranger busted by real vet at the mall on Black Friday...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... in uniform, who wore a name ribbon identifying himself as 'Yetman,' claimed he had 'literally just got home from Fort Lewis' and was shopping with his Sergeant Major Using his cell phone to record their conversation, Berk approached the man and ...

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  16. Fake Army Ranger in viral video may face federal chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... the same campaign." Dressed down by Berk, the uniformed man claimed he had "literally just got home from Fort Lewis" and was shopping with his Sergeant Major. Berk let loose with his disdain. "Here it is, stolen valor at its finest," jeered Ryan, as ... 1 comment

  17. Broke Army veteran is 'pranked' by First Lady Michelle Obama - as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... Jon, from Torrance, California, joined the army right out of high school when he was 18 and was stationed at Fort Lewis in Washington State before going to Fort Grizzly in Iraq and then transferring to Fort Cobra, also in Iraq. He was in the Second ...

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  18. Memorial on Monday for Army, Air Force veteran Chad HammondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | West Seattle Blog

    ... having spent 5 years in the Army and 14 years in the Air Force Reserves. While in the Army, Chad was based out of Fort Lewis and also spent three years overseas in Panama. He worked out of McChord AFB for his Reserve duty. He was activated several ...

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  19. Sherri Richards: Terminated by the VA after an injury extended her deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... pins inserted to hold the ligaments in place. Because of her injury, the Army kept her at the base then known as Fort Lewis, near Tacoma. She was assigned to a unit called the Warrior Transition Battalion , where soldiers are sent while they recover ...

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  20. Pittsfield veteran Evelyn Tyska, 91, keeps alive family legacy of service in World War IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... Pepoon followed her mother's lead and served in the WAC for four years, primarily working on Army finances at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Wash. "I think it's good for everyone to join the military - especially to learn how to make tidy beds," she quipped. ...

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