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April 14, 2014 at 5:12 PM

JBLM soldier missing; he went hiking Sunday in Capitol Forest

Officials are searching for a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier who has been missing since Sunday night after he went for a weekend hiking trip in Capitol Forest. Christopher Dombrowksi, 20, was last heard from at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, according to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office. A ground and air search continued Monday  afternoon. Other JBLM…

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February 14, 2014 at 7:50 PM

JBLM soldier charged with aggravated sexual abuse of a child

An Army soldier was federally charged Friday with aggravated sexual abuse of a child after being arrested Tuesday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Sgt. Joseph T. French, 27, is accused of raping the child over the course of three years and distributing sexual photos of the child online, according to the Washington State Patrol. He was arrested…

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September 18, 2013 at 3:17 PM

Probation for Lewis-McChord MP accused of hiding body

MADISON, Wis. — A judge has sentenced a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier accused of helping her husband hide his half-brother’s corpse in the Wisconsin woods to two years’ probation. Shannon Remus, a military police officer at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, faced one count of being party to hiding a corpse in the death of Matthew Graville. Prosecutors…

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April 19, 2012 at 1:28 PM

More JBLM soldiers to deploy to Afghanistan

Joint Base Lewis-McChord has three Stryker combat brigades, and all of these units will have soldiers in Afghanistan by the fall of this year. On Thursday, the 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division was the latest of these combat brigades  to get deployment orders for Afghanistan beginning sometime in the fall. Iin December, the base’s 3rd  Brigade left Lewis-McChord…

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April 11, 2012 at 8:08 PM

JBLM: Rocket launcher found by soldier’s girlfriend not from base

An M72-anti-tank weapon found last September in Western Washington did not come from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, according to a base spokesman. “A check of the on-base inventory of M72 for the past five years has revealed no discrepancies,” said Lt. Col. Gary Dangerfield, in a statement released Wednesday. On Tuesday, KING 5 reported that the federal Bureau…

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