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Joint Base Lewis Mcchord

Back to Base-ics: On the Road for the Hiring Our Heroes Education Tour

Dakota Meyer | Posted 09.04.2015 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

Every year, more than 200,000 service men and women transition from the military to the civilian workforce, and most are inevitably challenged by that jump. So as we head into another fall, I'm thinking a lot about these men and women.

The Kona Ironman Chronicles: Lisa Hallett's Story

Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D

I am amazed at how profoundly a single day in October affects me each year, and this year affected my family as well.

3 Arrested In Fellow Soldier's Stabbing Death

AP | Posted 10.08.2013 | Crime

LAKEWOOD, Wash. -- LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — Authorities investigating the stabbing death of a Washington-based soldier said Monday they have arrested ...

U.S. Army Soldier Stabbed To Death

HuffPost/Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

UPDATE -- Oct. 7, 2:04 p.m. -- Three people have been arrested in the stabbing death of a U.S. Army soldier in Washington State, the Associated Press...

Truck Spills Dead Animal Parts Onto Highway

AP | Posted 08.04.2013 | Crime

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) -- The Washington State Patrol says a rendering truck that spilled dead animal parts across two lanes of northbou...

Army To Seek Death Penalty For Soldier Accused Of Massacring 16 Afghan Villagers

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 02.18.2013 | World

SEATTLE — The U.S. Army said Wednesday it will seek the death penalty against the soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers in a predawn ra...

Karzai Accuses U.S. Of Violating Detainee Pact

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 01.18.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's president accused U.S. forces of capturing and holding Afghans in violation of an agreement to turn over tha...

Hearing In Afghan Rampage Case Comes To An End

AP | RACHEL LA CORTE | Posted 01.13.2013 | World

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. — Army prosecutors on Tuesday asked an investigative officer to recommend a death penalty court-martial for a st...

U.S. Soldier Accused Of Afghan Rampage To Face Hearing

Reuters | Bill Rigby | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

SEATTLE, Nov 5 (Reuters) - A U.S. Army soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan villagers in a drunken rampage in March faces the military version of a ...

US Seeks To Contain Damage From Afghan Shooting

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.11.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta both called Afghan President Hamid Karzai to express their condolences af...

Army Searches For Missing 'Sensitive Equipment'

AP | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

TACOMA, Wash. -- The Army says it's investigating the disappearance of "sensitive" equipment at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Lewis-McChord spokesman Mat...

Colo. Springs Parents ID Their Son In Deadly Helicopter Crash

AP | By MIKE BAKER | Posted 02.13.2012 | Denver

RAINIER, Wash. — A recent West Point grad, two aviators with extensive experience in Iraq and Afghanistan, and a man with a pregnant wife were k...

2 Helicopters Crash On U.S Military Base, Killing 4

Patch | Brent Champaco | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

Four Army aviators were killed in an accident involving two Army helicopters at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington this evening, according to offi...

Soldier Found Guilty Of Gruesome War Crimes

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. — A U.S. soldier accused of exhorting his bored underlings to slaughter three civilians for sport was convicted ...

Idaho Soldier Pleads Guilty In Afghan Thrill-Killing Case

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 11.22.2011 | World

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. — An Idaho soldier among five charged in the thrill-killings of Afghan civilians last year pleaded guilty to a m...

UPDATE: Colo. Serial Rapist Sentenced To 300-Plus Years

Posted 12.09.2011 | Denver

An alleged serial rapist being held in Jefferson County Jail is facing additional charges in the 2008 Washington rape of a 63-year-old woman. On T...