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  1. Goldsboro men members of black Civil War unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Goldsboro News-Argus

    Deborah Jones of Goldsboro looks through some of the documents she has compiled over the years during genealogy research of her family. A program on the little-known 135th U.S. Colored Troops, formed in Goldsboro in March of 1865, will be presented Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Wayne County Public Library.


  2. Fort Carson field division vies for Army's top field kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | The Progress

    ... diners arrived for breakfast, the cooks were hard at work on the snowy training range. They're facing a team from Fort Lewis outside Tacoma, Washington, and another unit from Hawaii for the cooking crown, which will be announced later this month. ...


  3. Raymond (Ray) Farr GrandonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 |

    ... he married Dorothy Alice Johnson of Chehalis, Wash. and they had six children (they met when Ray was stationed at Fort Lewis). Ray served in the 40th Infantry Battalion under General MacArthur in the Pacific Theatre until February 1946. He was a ...


  4. Shaped by a tough childhood, a Alabama's Jonathan Allen hopes to find his motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | CBS Sports

    ... Richard, a nuclear biological chemical specialist in the Army, got deployed to South Korea and then was based in Fort Lewis near Tacoma, Washington. The children stayed with their mother in Pittsburgh. Richard III said they lost touch with their ...


  5. Rallying the trooopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    ... devices (IEDs). After his deployment, he became second in command of an infantry rifle company stationed at Fort Lewis. Jacobson suffered a serious back injury while on deployment in Afghanistan, he said. After his honorable discharge from service, ...


  6. Army Rangers veteran from San Marino honored in Rose Parade after harrowing firefight in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... to ride in a Wells Fargo stagecoach in the parade's closing show. A U.S. Army Ranger, Campbell Jr. came home from Fort Lewis in Washington just a few of weeks ago after four years of service. “It was the most frightening moment of my ...


  7. From foster care to first round, Alabama's Jonathan Allen plows forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... family and was just 2 years old when his parents divorced. The Army would take Richard Allen to Korea and later Fort Lewis, outside of Tacoma, Wash. His sons, Richard III and Jonathan, meantime, remained with their mother in Pittsburgh. At some ...


  8. honors trio of military veteran brothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Cherokee Nation

    ... U.S. Army in 1967. James completed basic training at Fort Polk, Louisiana, and advanced individual training at Fort Lewis, Washington. While awaiting his acceptance into officer candidate school, James was sent to Vietnam. He was stationed at Quin ...


  9. Everbody Has a Story: Close call having to land airplane on road just after takeoff in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... since his release date was a few weeks after mine and he also was a pilot. We made plans that we would meet up at Fort Lewis on his last duty day and fly up to Alaska. We managed to successfully cross the border and spent the first night at Dawson ...


  10. JBLM Army soldiers visit practice, present Army brat Jermaine Kearse with Beat Navy gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | The Olympian

    ... columns onto the field and into the team's huddle following the practice. Kearse was born 26 years ago on then-Fort Lewis as a son of an Army sergeant. His 15:1 Jermaine Kearse Foundation benefits families and children of military families. A ...


  11. Tom Hallman: Pearl Harbor attack 75 years ago today shaped this veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 |

    ... character, he points out with a smile - on early 1940 after serving three years in the U.S. Army, based at Fort Lewis. On another page is a black-and-white photograph of a Duval, in uniform, a young man ready to go make the world his own. The image ...


  12. Hugh Evans, longtime Spokane attorney and Vietnam vet, to be interred ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... with his kid brother. "He didn't throw you a football," said John Evans, who was 9 years old that night at then-Fort Lewis near Seattle. "He threw you the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl. He would make up the stories and ...


  13. John Phillip LawsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Rochester Sentinel

    ... Japan at Sugamo Prison for war criminals. He also served in Korea, Germany, Fort Knox, Fort Monroe, and finally Fort Lewis. Retiring in 1968, he settled in Lakewood, Wash., and worked for Safeway for 20 years. He leaves behind his sister, Eloise, ...


  14. Colorado Buffaloes QB Sefo Liufau will leave legacy of toughness at Folsom FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Denver Post

    When Sefo Liufau was in third grade, he began waking up before the sun rose to occasionally accompany his father, Joe, during his Army physical training sessions at Fort Lewis outside Tacoma, Wash. Liufau would take his licks against adult members of the Army in basketball and other sports, fostering a toughness that would one day help him withstand the punishment often bestowed upon a major-college quarterback.


  15. The Legacy that Lives On: Remembering Pat TillmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | NFL GridIron Gab

    ... 2002 and finished the preliminary Army Ranger program later on that year. The Tillman brothers were assigned to Fort Lewis in Washington state. Tillman went to Iraq for his first overseas deployment. He completed his Ranger training at the Ranger ...


  16. In 1945, this 93-year-old vet was just down the beach from a Hacksaw Ridgea without a gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Island Packet

    ... an adventure. I never thought about it being dangerous." After his tour of duty in the Pacific, Hart returned to Fort Lewis and received an honorable discharge. He went back to study at Walla Walla College. He went on to study medicine at Loma Linda ...


  17. Belated thanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Messenger

    ... he wanted to do. He chose air conditioning maintenance. Ewing went into the Army in March 1970, and was sent to Fort Lewis in Washington for basic training. Then he went to Fort Belvoir in Virginia for training as an air conditioning mechanic. While ...


  18. My Turn: Hiring Our Heroes puts veterans to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Arizona Republic

    ... hired in two months as an IT project manager. I served in the U.S. Army as a Ranger for 11 years, stationed in Fort Lewis and deployed in Afghanistan, Iraq and South Korea. During that time, I learned a lot about the importance of teamwork and the ...


  19. Spotlight on: Calhoun County Honor FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Anniston Star

    ... Guard in January 1940 and served in Company H of the 201st Infantry. Sheets was 20 years old and a corporal at Fort Lewis in Washington when Pearl Harbor was bombed. He was eventually assigned to Fort McClellan, where he was discharged in 1945. ...


  20. Wreaths Across America CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... two or three years later. When he left he was leaving his father who was a rancher in Ukiah. He trained at Fort Lewis in Washington. He fought in World War I in Germany at the Battle of the Black Forest. He was injured, but not shot. Ernest operated ...