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- Joint Base Lewis-McChord is home to I Corps and the 62nd Airlift Wing.
- Originally known as Camp Lewis, Joint Base Lewis-McChord was founded in 1917 and named after Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
- Created from the consolidation of Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base, Joint Base Lewis-McChord began operations in October 2010.
- The installation is home to approximately 40,000 service members and their families. We provide award-winning programs and support services in all areas, from morale and recreation to education and transition assistance.
- Joint Base Lewis-McChord occupies 627 square miles, 142 square miles in Western Washington and 505 square miles at Yakima Training area in the center of the state.
GOOD TO KNOW
JBLM POINTS OF INTEREST MAP
NO DRONE ZONE: Recreational hobbyist drones, including all types of recreational radio-controlled aircraft, are prohibited from being flown anywhere on JBLM.
JBLM ALERT SYSTEM: This system brings you urgent notifications re: emergencies, road closures, severe weather, utility service interruptions and PSAs from Pierce County and JBLM. It's fast, and it's free. Register up to 10 devices to receive alerts via phone, text message or email. Once your account is created, you can log in to add or remove devices at any time. Ensure you use the interactive map to pinpoint your work site or other location on Americas Joint Base. To access the JBLM Alert System, click ⚠ here.
JBLM GARRISON COMMUNITY UPDATE: Do you know what's happening on JBLM? Attend the JBLM Garrison Community Update the first Wednesday of every month for the latest information. The brief takes place at 9:30 a.m. at Nelson Recreation Center on JBLM Main, or at the Club at McChord Field. For more information, call 253-967-9496. Video from the latest update can be viewed ⚠ here.
Nov. 6 - Nelson Rec
Dec. 4 - McChord Club
Jan. 8 - Nelson Rec
DONSA/FAMILY DAY/HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: The following are the upcoming scheduled dates for Army’s Day of No Scheduled Activity and Air Force’s Family Days and federal holidays on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Nov. 8 - - Army DONSA
Nov. 11 - Veterans Day
Nov. 15 - projected Army DONSA
Nov. 28 - Thanksgiving
Nov. 29 - Army DONSA and AF Family Day
Dec. 24 - Army DONSA
Dec. 25 - Christmas Day
Dec. 26 - AF Family Day
Jan. 1 - New Year's Day
Jan. 2 - Army DONSA
Jan. 17 - Army DONSA
Jan. 20 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Feb. 14 - Army DONSA
Feb. 17 - Presidents Day
April 10 - Army DONSA
May 22 - Army DONSA
May 25 - Memorial Day
June 12 - Army DONSA
June 15 - Army DONSA
July 3 - Independence Day observed
July 6 - Army DONSA
Sept. 4 - Army DONSA
Sept. 6 - Labor Day
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