Joint Base Lewis-McChord chaplains provide comprehensive religious support for the spiritual and moral needs of service members and their families, retirees and authorized civilians.
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.
Army Community Service (ACS), the Airman & Family Readiness Center (A&FRC), and the Directorate of Human Resources (DHR) merged in 2017 on JBLM to create the Directorate of Personnel & Family Readiness (DPFR) JBLM DPFR provides many of JBLM's military and family programs and resources for service members their families, retirees and Department of Defense civilians Programs include (but are not limited to): Air Force Aid Society (AFAS), Army Emergency Relief (AER), Armed Forces Family Action Plan (AFFAP), Armed Forces Family Team Building (AFFTB), Community Information Services & Outreach, DEERS / ID Cards, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employment Readiness Program (ERP), Exceptional Family Member Progam (EFMP), Family Advocacy Program (FAP), Financial Readiness Program, Installation Volunteer Corps (IVC), Mobilization, Deployment & Support Stability Operations, Relocation R Program & Newcomers, Service Member for Life - Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP), SHARP, Service Member & Family Assistance Center (SFAC), Substance Abuse Prevention, Survivor Outreach Services (SOS)
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 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.
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. The Directorate of Family and 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 Directorate of Public Works at Joint Base Lewis-McChord is a Department of Defense leader in providing exceptional infrastructure, engineering resources, housing and facility management support and services incorporating sustainable development. It's DPW’s mission 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.
The Public Affairs Office supports Joint Base Lewis-McChord 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 public outreach.
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.