Memorial Day Service at Bethany Cemetery May 29

Each year at the small cemetery near Muck Creek on the Mountain Highway, Bethany Lutheran Church holds a wonderful celebration of Memorial Day. The event is complete  with a Flag and Firing Detail from JBLM and keynote speaker,  Chaplain Art Sortland (Capt, USN, Ret) to honor the day. This well attended event is located in a lovely…

The noise of freedom – night firing

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct day, evening and late-night artillery training throughout next week, Monday, Feb. 6 through Friday, Feb. 10. TRAINING BEGINS         Monday, February 6, 2017, 6:30 a.m. TRAINING ENDS              Friday, February 10, 2017, 5 p.m. TIME                                  Artillery training will occur day, evening and night FIRING OF                         155 mm…

Joint Base Lewis-McChord late-night firing announcement

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct late-night firing on the following date(s): DATE               Monday December 5, 2016 to Friday, December 9, 2016 TIME                6:30 a.m. (Dec. 5) to midnight (Dec. 7) continuously FIRING OF        Mine Clearing Line Charge (MICLI) demolitions explosives. 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade on JBLM will conduct…

Joint Base Lewis-McChord enters prescribed ecological burn season

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – The annual prescribed burn season at JBLM for ecological restoration, habitat maintenance and wildfire prevention is underway, according to JBLM Directorate of Public Works’ Environmental Division. JBLM conducts ecological burns throughout the spring and summer for two reasons. First, the dry conditions ensure invasive species such as Scot’s Broom are…

JBLM late-night firing announcement

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct late-night firing on the following date(s): DATE               Thursday, March 10, 2016          TIME                12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. FIRING OF        60 mm mortars 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment on JBLM will conduct training with 60mm mortars. Increased levels of activity will be noticed beginning at…

JBLM late-night firing announcement

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct late-night firing on the following date(s): DATE / TIME    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 to Thursday, August 13, 2015                         6:30 a.m. to Midnight FIRING OF        Mortars This is required training, which allows military members to practice and improve skills necessary during combat. As often as…

Military exercise at JBLM July 17 – 22

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Rangers from 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct a military exercise July 17-22 at JBLM followed by training at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, California, from July 22-Aug. 2. The Ranger battalion will use training ammunition and other training devises to make the…

Joint Base Lewis-McChord late-night firing announcement

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Joint Base Lewis-McChord will conduct late-night firing on the following date(s): DATE / TIME    Tuesday, June 9, through Thursday, June 11, 2015                                  7 a.m. until midnight each day DATE / TIME    Tuesday, June 16, 2015, and Wednesday, June 17, 2015                         All day and all night; both days FIRING…

Military Retiree Appreciation Day at JBLM Friday

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash — Joint Base Lewis-McChord will host its annual Military Retiree Appreciation Day event Friday, May 15, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at American Lake Conference Center, on JBLM Lewis North. Event officials are expecting approximately 2,500 military beneficiaries to attend. Military Retiree Appreciation Day events include: Madigan Army Medical Center Health…