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Madigan commander's time extended

Army officials recently approved an assignment extension for Madigan Army Medical Center's commander, ensuring he will remain in place through the summer.

February 2013

Puget Sound starts veterans scholarship

University of Puget Sound has established a new veterans scholarship fund in honor of Professor Emeritus William E. Dasher, a military veteran who recently retired from teaching after more than 30 years of service with the university.

January 2013

UWT job fair highlights military spouses

An upcoming job fair at the University of Washington Tacoma links local employers with military spouses.

January 2013

Closing military groceries could hurt, help

A federal budget-cutting proposal to close military commissaries might further complicate the financial lives of active-duty military members as they prepare for the impact of defense downsizing on family finances.

January 2013

JBLM Warrior Transition campus complete

Today, Joint Base Lewis-McChord's Warrior Transition Battalion campus welcomed 200 staff members to their new building near Madigan Army Medical Center.

January 2013

Navy boats under construction in Tacoma

The Tacoma shipyard is serving as the construction site for a new class of Navy patrol boat. SAFE Boats International, based in Bremerton, is building five 78-foot Mark 6 patrol boats in the shipyard after moving into vacant facilities there last August. The company's $30 million contract with the United States Navy calls for the five boats to be built over three years, with the Navy holding an option for a sixth vessel.

December 2012

TriWest to lay off 127 in February

Pierce County's TriWest Healthcare Alliance office will lay off 127 workers on Feb. 15, the state's Employment Security Department announced.

December 2012

Evergreen named 'Best for Vets'

Evergreen ranked 47 among four-year schools recognized as "Best for Vets" by Military Times.

November 2012

JBLM focus of Thurston Chamber forum

I Corps Commander Lt. Gen. Robert B Brown of Joint Base Lewis-McChord talks about the future of the local military community here and in Asia.

November 2012

Veterans Day Sunday brings some 'deals'

Sunday is Veterans’ Day, the national recognition of the past (and present) military service by an ever-shrinking proportion of the U.S. population.

November 2012
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