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Source: Army drawdown could cut 1,250 positions at JBLM

Rumors are swirling in Washington, D.C. over the proposed U.S. Army drawdown, which could cut 40,000 active duty positions nationwide.

July 2015

Governor announces subcabinet for JBLM drawdown

Yesterday, Gov. Jay Inslee announced the formation of a Subcabinet on Military Downsizing to address possible military reductions in the state.

June 2015

TriWest clarifies South Sound growth

Veterans residing in the South Sound will have more access portals to reach their retiree-earned health care benefits, now that TriWest Healthcare has doubled the staffing at its Puyallup service center by adding more than 150 jobs this month.

June 2015

MSFT ~ St. Martin’s grads at JBLM today

Military service members will be granted certified Microsoft qualified credentials at a ceremony this afternoon at JBLM at St. Martin's University's on post education center.

May 2015

Economic midyear forecast

A local economist from Pacific Lutheran University told a Tacoma audience this week that he generally sees a solid future for the South Sound, but there are a couple issues to worry about.

May 2015

Air Force Rodeo canceled

The Air Force has cancelled the international flight competition, Air Rodeo, that had been scheduled for this coming August. The event, which brings hundreds of lodging reservations to the South Sound, fell victim to budget cuts.

April 2015

West Coast Publishing – Top Place to Work

A dedication to serve members of local military communities, active duty and retired, is a core value of West Coast Publishing, a finalist for "2015 Top Places to Work." The 10 employees follow a strong ownership focus to serve those who serve their country.

March 2015

Military-to-civilian transition extended

Federal funding has been extended to continue a jobs training program for individuals leaving military service at JBLM and heading into civilian jobs.

March 2015

Camo 2 Commerce touts 90% placements

An update after its first year shows the Came 2 Commerce training and placement advisory program for military members transitioning to civilian jobs is having good impacts.

March 2015

Communities argue for JBLM

Officials and business leaders told an Army meeting this morning that their communities would suffer greatly, if Joint Base Lewis McChord activity and manpower is reduced by budget cuts.

January 2015
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