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Massive blazes across dry West drain firefighting resources

...competition for resources is fierce."The troops are all coming from the 17th Field Artillery Brigade at Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma and will be sent to a fire north of Republic, a town in central Washington, about 30 miles south of...
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Army officer recommends trial in Afghan killings

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - An investigating officer at Joint Base Lewis-McChord has recommended a court-martial for one of the soldiers accused...
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US soldier gets 24 years for murders of 3 Afghans

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - A military judge has sentenced a U.S. soldier to...obstructing justice and illegal drug use at his court martial at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The judge said he intended to sentence Morlock to life in prison...
Army announces troop reductions

...percent of its personnel. Among others, Fort Bliss, Texas, would lose 1,219 soldiers, or 5 percent; Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, would lose 1,251, or 5 percent, and Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, would lose 1,214, or 8 percent...
Alaska airman among 4 dead in helicopter crash

...the southwest training area of the sprawling Joint Base Lewis-McChord, killing all four on board. An investigation into...Medal (two awards), and the Aviator Badge.Joint Base Lewis-McChord is one of the largest bases in the country, with...
State flags lower to honor fallen soldier

...his honor. He called Clarkson "a brave soldier who sacrificed his life while defending our freedom." The Fairbanks native had been assigned to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
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Deployment sends brigade units to different places

...for an eight-month deployment. Also deploying is the leadership of the entire brigade, which is going to Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state as part of a reorganization of the brigade that will split the unit between Washington and Alaska...
Judge: Soldier can show he reported Afghan plot

...present evidence at his court martial that he tried to blow the whistle on the plot. Army prosecutors at Joint Base Lewis-McChord south of Seattle sought to bar evidence that Spc. Adam Winfield of Cape Coral, Fla., sent Facebook messages...
Army: Soldier charged in 3 Afghan civilian deaths

...and received initial entry training and advanced individual training at Fort Benning, Ga., reporting to Joint Base Lewis-McChord in December 2006. Morlock deployed in July 2009 with his unit in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He returned...
Unique summits in memory of law enforcement heroes

...time to for the Memorial Day weekend. The Rangers - part of the 75th Ranger Regiment's 2nd Battalion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord - made the climb in honor of the 11 Rangers from their regiment who have died in the line of duty. At McKinley's...


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