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JBLM FACTS

- 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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

April 2020 Facebook Mini Town Hall Schedule:

April 8:  Q&A with EFMP
April 9:  Things to do around JBLM
April 10:  Resilience & Family Life Counseling
 

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GOOD TO KNOW

JBLM POINTS OF INTEREST MAP

 

COMMUNITY UPDATE:  The April 1 Garrison Community Update was prerecorded and shared on official JBLM social media accounts. View the video   here.

 

9-GATE PLAN: On March 30, JBLM implemented a 9-Gate-Plan that is in effect until further notice. At this time, there are no changes to base access policies.

 

LOCAL WEATHER AND ROAD CONDITIONS

JBLM Alert System:  This system brings you urgent notifications re: emergencies, road closures, severe weather, utility service interruptions and PSAs from Pierce County and the Joint Base Operations Center, based on command direction. It's fast, and it's free. Register up to 10 devices to receive alerts via phone call, 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 America's Joint Base. If you live outside of the Pierce Country/JBLM area, you will need to enter a JBLM address location when registering in order to receive the alerts. To access the JBLM Alert System, click   here.

 

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