The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center is made up of a team of human resources professionals dedicated to supporting and empowering service members, civilian employees , families and veterans worldwide in an era of persistent conflict. The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center recruits, retains and sustains a high quality volunteer force through innovative and effective enterprise solutions and ensures human resources readiness of the Total Army across the full spectrum of operations.
The Directorate of Emergency Services provides law and order, fire and emergency services and protection operations in support of Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Yakima Training Center. Its main mission is to provide a safe and secure environment for the service members, civilians and families that work, live or visit JBLM.
The Directorate of Personnel and Family Readiness – DPFR – is a hybrid organization that combines all programs and services typically found within Directorate of Human Resources (DHR) and Army Community Service (ACS) for the Army and Force Support Squadron (FSS) and Airman and Family Readiness Center (AFRC) for the Air Force. DPFR provides programs, services and are resources for all active-duty military and their families, retirees and DOD civilian employees.
The Directorate of Plans, Training, Aviation, Mobilization and Security provides operational support to all elements of Joint Base Lewis-McChord in the following areas: regional, personnel and information security; installation emergency response planning and execution; mobilization, demobilization, deployment and redeployment; coordination and synchronization of training on the installation; individual schooling and training; aviation management and operations; (regional) TADSS support; live training management and safety oversight (virtual and constructive under SGO).
The Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, or Family and MWR, provides a source of balance that ensures an environment in which service members and families can thrive, a structure that supports unit readiness in an era of persistent conflict and a foundation for building the future. MWR's mission is to provide service members and their families the same quality of life given to the society they have pledged to defend.
The Logistics Readiness Center provides the customers of Joint Base Lewis-McChord with sustainable full spectrum logistics in the areas of Transportation, Maintenance, and Supply and Services.
The Public Affairs Office supports JBLM by communicating on behalf of the installation and its leadership - providing clear, accurate, timely information to internal and external audiences. We employ a variety of communication strategies - including internal news and information products, media engagement and community outreach.
The Directorate of Public Works provides exceptional infrastructure, engineering resources, housing and facility management support and services incorporating sustainable development. DPW’s mission is to ensure the long-term viability of JBLM's ability to support the military commanders and joint base community, advancing environmental stewardship, community relations and quality of life.
Chaplains provide comprehensive religious support for the spiritual and moral needs of service members and their families, retirees and authorized civilians.
The top priority of the the installation safety office is to safeguard and protect service members, their families, civilian employees and Army and Air Force property, as well as to create the safest workplace and living environment possible.