The Defense Department’s highest ranking officer in the Pacific visited Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Friday to get battle-hardened Iraq and Afghanistan veterans thinking about new challenges as diverse as climate change and rising Asian powers.
Veteran pilots at Joint Base Lewis-McChord tick off their favorite features about the latest models of the Army’s menacing Apache helicopters they received this winter:
Staff Sgt. Nicholas Reid showed up at his Joint Base Lewis-McChord explosives unit in 2008 with more passion than knowledge about the dangerous specialty he chose.
Air Force crews from Joint Base Lewis-McChord have been delivering troops and supplies to Mali for more than three weeks in support of an international mission against a North African al-Qaida group.
The Defense Department aims to create a more accepting environment for service members seeking help for post-traumatic stress disorder in its latest behavioral health guidelines, according to a pair of documents obtained by The News Tribune.