The Directorate of Emergency Services plans, directs and provides law and order, fire and emergency services, and protection operations in support of Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Yakima Training Center in order to provide a safe and secure environment for the airmen, soldiers, civilians, and families that work, live or visit the installations. The directorate is made up of the Provost Marshal Office, Fire Division and Protection Division.
The Provost Marshal Office is a professionally trained, positive, customer focused law enforcement and access control organization that is responsive to the needs of not only the commander but the civilian community. The Provost Marshal is committed to maintaining good order, discipline, safety and security for all those who live and work on JBLM.
Fire Division of DES is made up of highly skilled and professional emergency response teams capable of providing emergency medical, hazardous material, fire rescue, fire suppression and consequence management to mitigate the effects of both natural and man-made disasters.
The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Protection Division executes force protection and anti-terrorism activities and training, and develops, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates the status of the JBLM protection and anti-terrorism programs.
The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Emergency Management Division protects the JBLM community by coordinating and integrating all activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other man-made disasters in order to ensure our mission readiness.