By CPT Joseph Siemandel
CAMP MURRAY, Wash. – The Washington Army National Guard is partnering with the University of Washington to host the Cyber Defense Challenge this weekend (May 11) at Camp Murray.
The Cyber Defense Challenge is the third and final event of a three event series designed to challenge and sharpen cyber defenders from the military and civilian communities.
CAMP MURRAY – Washington Army National Guard Major Daniel Wojciechowski will be honored by First Lady Michelle Obama and the President’s Military Credentialing and Licensing Task Force at the White House in Washington D.C. on Monday, April 29.
CAMP MURRAY – The Washington National Guard will bid farewell to Detachment 2, C Company, 1st Battalion, 168th Aviation, (Forward Support Medevac Team) in a ceremony on Saturday, March 2 at 11:00 a.m. in the Army Aviation Support Facility #1 on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
By David Anderson, president, Tillicum Woodbrook Neighborhood Association
Two days before the New Year, a headline read “State 911 agency wasted $700K; leader, oversight questioned”, that agency being “an obscure state office at Camp Murray”.
Obscure no more, especially to its closest neighbors – Tillicum residents – who lost their court battle against the Washington Military Department (WMD) over the latter’s relocation of its main entry gate impacting the small community’s interior streets, the WMD was also the subject of a KING 5 investigative report earlier this year.
CAMP MURRAY, WA – The Washington National Guard will celebrate The National Guard’s 376th birthday on Thursday, December 13 by hosting a 5K run at 8:30 a.m. on Camp Murray, followed by birthday cake and a reenlistment ceremony. Guard units will be represented by their unit flags (massing their colors) for the event and subsequent run.
CAMP MURRAY, Wash. – Major General Bret Daugherty, the Adjutant General and commander of the Washington National Guard, has selected Colonel Wally Turner to be the Assistant Adjutant General-Army for the Washington Army National Guard. Colonel Turner assumes his new post on Monday, December 10.
By Captain Keith Kosik, Washington Military Department
CAMP MURRAY, Wash. – The Washington Army National Guard is partnering with the University of Washington to host the Cyber Defense Challenge this weekend at Camp Murray. The Cyber Defense Challenge is the second of a three event series designed to challenge and sharpen cyber defenders from the military and civilian communities.
The News Tribune reporter Christian Hill reports, “Construction of the new gate at Camp Murray cleared a major hurdle Tuesday when a hearing examiner tossed out a challenge filed by residents in neighboring Tillicum who are opposed to the project.” Read more here.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord officials want to remind the public and installation residents that access to Joint Base Lewis-McChord training areas is strictly controlled. No one is allowed to enter the training areas unless they have obtained permission in advance from the JBLM Range Control section. Continue Reading
By David Anderson, Tillicum
In rendering his decision on what remains an on-going, unresolved, now-going-on-three-year controversy as to whether Camp Murray gets its gate or not, Lakewood’s Hearing Examiner James O’Conner ruled March 1 that the so-called rationale and validity of the Washington Military Department (WMD) gate-relocate were outside his purview, scope and analysis (p.8)
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By David Anderson, Tillicum
Now that Tillicum’s Camp Murray Gate debacle has been voted overwhelmingly the top West Pierce news story (in The News Tribune) for 2011, it’s time to reflect on what this means.
The News Tribune reporter Christian Hill is asking for readers to “vote for the top five news stories in West Pierce County”. Your choices include: Camp Murray Gate controversy, Gig Harbor police chief investigation, UP Town Center progress, I-5 congestion in JBLM area, sewer extension to Tillicum/Woodbrook neighborhoods, city management changes and near changes, Narrows Bridge toll changes and new council members in Lakewood and UP. Click through to the story to cast your vote. Results will be posted December 30, so don’t delay.
By Brian Dennery, Tillicum
Thank you for you’re many years of service! For all of the right or wrong decisions that you have made during your tenure, there are always some of us who feel that you have made good decisions and some, possibly, not so popular decisions. In the following case, I really do not know if you made a decision at all or that you are receiving all of your mail. The background to this letter is the following. I wrote to you, First Mike, Representative Kelly and other state representatives about the issue of relocating the Camp Murray Main Gate. Continue Reading
Here are the most recent set of statewide and countywide measure results for the November 08, 2011 General Election as last reported by the Pierce County Auditor’s Office. The report was issued 11/15/2011 at 4:12 p.m. and showed a voter turnout of 49.25%. The Auditor’s Office only has approximately 75 ballots on hand left to count and the next count is scheduled for tomorrow at 4 p.m. The election will be certified November 29.