Stories tagged: Fort Lewis
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017
100 years ago at Camp Lewis: As Washington soldiers train for World War I, they get fed well for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Day had a bittersweet feel in 1917, because so many Spokane men were training in Army camps. However, a correspondent at Camp Lewis (later known as Fort Lewis) assured …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
Ex-military service member pleads guilty to sexual abuse
Officials say a former member of the military has pleaded guilty to two counts related to the sexual molestation of a child on military bases in Washington and Louisiana.
Fri., March 31, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Solemn crowd of 5,000 lines streets to salute troops headed to World War I
“Spokane’s group of soldier boys left yesterday for American Lake,” said The Spokesman-Review. “… Never in the history of the city has such a splendid lot of young men answered …
Sun., March 17, 2013
Gravely injured soldier helps other scarred veterans recover
Shawn Graves said a final goodbye to the world as he lost consciousness. A man wearing a suicide vest had blown himself up inside a dining hall in northern Iraq. …
Fri., June 4, 2010, 5:45 p.m.
Army: Fort Lewis soldier charged in 3 Afghan deaths
FORT LEWIS, Wash. — The Army said Friday a soldier has been charged with the murders of three Afghan civilians.
Wed., Nov. 25, 2009, 8:09 a.m.
Family says Fort Lewis soldier was murdered
The family of a Fort Lewis soldier who died in a non-combat shooting in Iraq says she was killed execution-style, with a bullet in the back of the head.
Wed., Nov. 11, 2009
Biden speaks at memorial at Fort Lewis
FORT LEWIS, Wash. – Seven Fort Lewis soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan were “decent, ordinary, yet extraordinary” young men to whom the nation owes more than it …
Tue., Nov. 10, 2009, 3:21 p.m.
Biden: 7 Wash. state soldiers were extraordinary
Seven Fort Lewis soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan were “decent, ordinary, yet extraordinary” young men to whom the nation owes more than it can repay, Vice President …
Thu., Oct. 1, 2009, 7:09 a.m.
Flags lowered for Bellevue soldier
Gov. Chris Gregoire has ordered that flags at state agencies be flown at half-staff on Thursday in memory of a Bellevue soldier killed in Afghanistan.
Fri., July 31, 2009, 5:28 p.m.
Fort Lewis soldier to be charged in teen’s death
FORT LEWIS — The Army says a Fort Lewis soldier from Indiana will face a court martial in the death of his 16-year-old girlfriend.
Wed., July 22, 2009, 3:04 p.m.
Man kills woman, shoots self at Fort Lewis
The Army says a 59-year-old male veteran shot and killed a civilian woman at a Fort Lewis store in an attempted murder-suicide.
Fri., Feb. 20, 2009
Soldiers deny robbing students
SEATTLE – Three Fort Lewis soldiers accused of mugging students near the University of Washington have pleaded not guilty to robbery charges. The three are accused of robbing two men …
Wed., Feb. 18, 2009, 9:16 a.m.
Army says teen death at Fort Lewis possibly drug-related
The death of a 16-year-old civilian girl at a Fort Lewis barracks is drug related, Army investigators say.
Wed., Feb. 18, 2009
Army investigates teenage girl’s death at Fort Lewis base
FORT LEWIS, Wash. – A 16-year-old girl found unconscious at a Fort Lewis barracks is getting better, and investigators are looking to her to explain the circumstances of another teen’s …
Tue., Feb. 17, 2009, 4:18 p.m.
Army investigates girl’s death at Fort Lewis
A 16-year-old girl remained in stable condition Tuesday at Madigan Army Medical Center as the military investigated the death of another 16-year-old girl at a Fort Lewis barracks.
Tue., Feb. 17, 2009
16-year-old found dead in Army barracks
FORT LEWIS, Wash. – One 16-year-old civilian girl was found dead and another was found unresponsive in a barracks on this Army base south of Tacoma, the Army said Monday. …
Mon., Feb. 16, 2009, 4:42 p.m.
Army: 2 girls found in Fort Lewis barracks; 1 dead
FORT LEWIS, Wash. — The Army says one 16-year-old civilian girl was found dead and another was found unresponsive in a barracks on the Fort Lewis base south of Tacoma.