- 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.
Garrison Community Update - March 4
GOOD TO KNOW
JBLM POINTS OF INTEREST MAP
JBLM ALERT SYSTEM: This system brings you urent 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 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. To access the JBLM Alert System, click ⚠ here.
JBLM GARRISON COMMUNITY UPDATE: The brief takes place at 9:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of every month at Nelson Recreation Center on Lewis Main, or at the McChord Club. Video from the latest update can be viewed ⚠ here.
March 4: Nelson Recreation Center
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