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Joint Base Lewis Mcchord

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...