Free Legal Clinic for Veterans

Sept.17, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. If you are a veteran or active member of the armed services, need help with a parenting plan residential schedule or child support worksheet, and can’t afford to hire an attorney, please give us a call and sign up for the DAY OF SERVICE Free Legal Clinic for Veterans—(253) 572-5134.…

JBLM and Japan join forces, learn and grow

Practice makes perfect, right? Joint Base Lewis McChord and a Japanese Defense Force army members are working together this month to practice, expand competencies and strengthen a relationship that’s been forming for the last 20 years. JBLM is preparing for an “invasion” from Japan as the 23rd annual joint combat training exercise between American soldiers and their…

A soldiers’ right to vote

One of the groups most affected by the outcome of this year’s presidential election is actually one of the few that has the hardest time voting: Men and women in the military. Struggles from being away, to not having time, to not having resources can effect a soldier’s ability to vote. However, this isn’t a…

Resource Spotlight: Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront is a safety net for families of U.S. service members. Dependent on donor support, Operation Homefront can provide financial assistance and services to help families in unexpected emergency situations or struggling with deployment or injury recovery. The financial assistance provided comes in the form of grants, not loans.  About 99 percent of the families…

Army Olympians: Taking Rio

Constantly maintaining peak physical condition is a way of life for most Olympians, they tune their bodies in preparation for an Olympic competition and to tear down world records. For some Olympic athletes, their training involves much more than just training for their event, but instead becomes just one of several skills they’ve picked up…