Association of the United States Army at Fort Lewis, Washington.

Third Quarter 2014, Captain Meriwether Lewis Chapter, AUSA Newsletter

Please take a few moments to enjoy the 3rd Quarter 2014, Captain Meriwether Lewis Chapter, AUSA Newsletter.

50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vietnam War, Welcome Home Celebration

10/09/2014 - 13:00 - 17:00

The Commanding General, I Corps, is having a ceremony and reception on on 9 October to honor all veterans that served during the Vietnam War era.  It is most important to note that this is all veterans and not just those that served in Vietnam and SE Asia.  This includes Cold War veterans of that era such as SAC, Air Defense, Europe, Korea, at sea, CONUS, etc.   In addition to veterans, the public is invited and encouraged to attend. 

Operation Ham Grenade

12/18/2014 - 08:00 - 13:40

We're now accepting donations for Operation Ham Grenade to take care of younger enlisted military families on JBLM and Camp Murray during the Christmas holiday.  Interested in making a donation?  Simply contact Carlene Joseph at   All donations are tax deductible.  Please see the attached flyer for additional details.

Operation Turkey Drop

11/25/2014 - 08:00 - 13:00

Donate funds to support Operation Turkey Drop.   Your donated funds will be used to purchase turkeys for lower enlisted families during the Thanksgiving holday.   Please see Carlene Joseph at for further details.   The attached flyer includes additional information.  All donations are tax deductible.

Tacoma Subchapter's Annual Wine and Beer Tasting, and Silent Auction

11/12/2014 - 17:30 - 19:30

The Tacoma Subchapter is hosting their annual Wine and Beer Tasting, and Silent Auction on November 12th, beginning at 5:30 pm, at the Red Lion Inn, on Hosmer.  Please see the attached flyer for more details.  

All proceeds benefit the Madigan Army Medical Center, the Warrior Transition Battalion, and the Western Region Medical Command.

Puyallup Tribe of Indians Donate to the Gig Harbor Subchapter's Military Appreciation Day

The Captain Meriwether Lewis Gig Harbor Subchapter would like to thank the Puyallup Tribe of Indians for generously donating $10,000 in support of the 201st BFSB's Military Appreciation Day!

Olympia-Tumwater Subchapter's 2nd Annual Thunder Rumble

08/16/2014 - 08:30 - 11:00

The Olympia-Tumwater Subchapter is looking for sponsors for their 2nd Annual Thunder Rumble, on Saturday, August 16th, at 7725 Center Street SW, Tumwater, WA. 

For more information, please email

Second Quarter 2014 Captain Meriwether Lewis Chapter Newsletter

Please take some time to see what your CML Chapter has been up to during the past quarter.  Enjoy! 

Puyallup-Sumner Subchapter's Salute to the Troops

08/14/2014 - 13:00 - 18:00

The Puyallup-Sumner Subchapter's third annual Salute to the Troops event is scheduled for 14 August, 2014, at Pioneer Park in downtown Puyallup.   Affordable sponsorship opportunities are included on the attached flyer.

American Red Cross in Partnership with AUSA, presents a Sip & Sign

05/21/2014 - 17:50 - 20:00

Come join the Captain Meriwether Lewis Chapter and the American Red Cross, Mount Rainier Chapter at a "Sip and Sign" social, on May 21st, 6:00 PM, at the Tacoma Country & Golf Club, to suport Building resiliency & preparedness in our military and their families.   There are two attached flyers.  One flyer provides information about sponsorship.  The other flyer is an invitation to attend the event.

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