JBLM Soldier dies of apparent drowning

A Soldier at Joint Base Lewis-McChord died over the weekend from an apparent drowning, according to Col. Joey Sullinger, I Corps Public Affairs Officer. 

Ex-Washington state employee pleads guilty to pandemic fraud

A former employee of Washington state’s Employment Security Department pleaded guilty to three federal felonies for exploiting his employment for personal enrichment and fraudulently distributing at least $360,000 in pandemic-related unemployment benefits, prosecutors said.