More on Veterans Issues
May 24, 2018 In The News
Puyallup’s annual Memorial Day program will feature guest speakers, U.S. Rep. Denny Heck and Sen. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup.
May 10, 2018 In The News
The City of Yelm will host a free 5K run, walk, bike on the Friday before Memorial Day to remember service members who have lost their lives in the line of duty. This will be the city’s first Memorial Day event.
Feb 22, 2018 In The News
Senator Patty Murray got a look at a few new educational facilities on Joint Base Lewis-McChord Feb. 16 as she toured Evergreen Elementary School and the JBLM Center for Autism Resources, Education and Services.
Feb 5, 2018 In The News
When Congressman Denny Heck asked a class of third graders and kindergarteners at Maplewood Elementary School if they remembered the Amtrak train derailment in Dupont in December, there was a chorus of “Yes.”
Nov 13, 2017 In The News
The city of Puyallup will host a public memorial service on Sunday (Nov. 19) to honor Army Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, who died in an ambush in Niger last month.
Nov 2, 2017 In The News
Puyallup VFW Post 2224 will host its annual Veterans Day program at 1 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 5) at Pioneer Park Pavilion, 330 S Meridian. U.S. Congressman Denny Heck, 10th Congressional District, and Don Leingang, a retired U.S. Navy commander and executive director of the United Service Organization Northwest, are the featured speakers.
Oct 23, 2017 In The News
Unfortunately, as with most things associated with President Trump, what should have been a simple act of condolence from a commander in chief to a bereaved family member quickly devolved into a he said/she said Twitter war.
Sep 30, 2017 In The News
During a heavy, persistent mist outside, hundreds gathered Friday, Sept 29, to say goodbye to Major General Timothy Lowenberg (Ret.) and express their own bereavement. MG Lowenberg died working in his garden only a couple weeks before his 71st birthday and the day before his 49th anniversary.
Aug 24, 2017 In The News
There was singing, dancing, speeches and a variety of activities as hundreds of community members, local dignitaries and service members gathered on Lewis Main to celebrate Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s 100th birthday of Camp Lewis Aug. 18. A century ago, Camp Lewis opened, and officers and recruits arrived for training before being deployed to France for service during World War I in 1917.
Aug 10, 2017 In The News
The 1,000 military children with autism in the Joint Base Lewis-McChord community, and their families, will receive enhanced care and resources thanks to the opening of the new JBLM Center for Autism Resources, Education and Services Wednesday.