The Banner

Welcome to The Banner, a quarterly newsletter published and distributed by The Friends of the Fort Lewis Military Museum and devoted to a history of the United States Army in the Pacific Northwest. Here you will find the most recently published issue and copies dating back to 2000. You will need to have a current version of Adobe Acrobat Reader® or other pdf viewer to view the files. Acrobat Reader is available at the link below. In addition to the major features, each issue has an article by the President of the Board of Advisors and an update on museum activities from the Museum Curator. Information about member meeting programs is also included.

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Each issue also contains original artwork by Mr. Alan Archambault, and many photos from the collection of the Museum. All earlier issues of The Banner dating back to September 1987 are available by CONTACTING us, and we can email a specific issue to you. Click HERE for an index showing the main articles and subjects covered in these earlier issues. We continually seek articles and photos for publication in future issues, so we welcome your participation in preserving the history of the Army in the Pacific Northwest, especially Washington. And, if you are not presently a Friend supporting the Museum, we invite you to join our organization by clicking this LINK. To view a Banner listed below, click on the specific issue which will take you to that pdf file.


For an index of all of the newsletters with the Major Topics and Articles, please click this Link

Winter 2000Spring 2000Summer 2000Autumn 2000
Winter 2001Spring 2001Summer 2001Autumn 2001
Winter 2002Spring 2002Summer 2002Autumn 2002
Winter 2003Spring 2003Summer 2003Autumn 2003
Winter 2004Spring 2004Summer 2004Autumn 2004
Winter 2005Spring 2005Summer 2005Autumn 2005
Winter 2006Spring 2006Summer 2006Autumn 2006
Winter 2007Spring 2007Summer 2007Autumn 2007
Winter 2008Spring 2008Summer 2008Winter 2008*
Spring 2009Summer 2009Autumn 2009Winter 2009
Spring 2010Summer 2010Winter 2010
Spring 2011Summer 2011Fall 2011Winter 2011
Spring 2012Fall 2012 • Winter 2012
Spring 2013Summer 2013Autumn 2013
Winter 2014Spring 2014Summer 2014Autumn 2014
Winter 2015Spring 2015Summer 2015

*Numbering system changed with this issue