Nine awards were recently given to units and individuals at Joint Base Lewis-McChord as part of the Association of the United States Army Sixth Region Awards program.
For many of the winners, the awards served as a reminder of the importance of the Army being linked to local communities.
"We want to roll up our sleeves and work with (the Soldiers), because we're the neighborhood," Captain Meriwether Lewis Chapter President Carlene Joseph said. "We want to be part of their neighborhood."
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