The Area Access Guide contains information about how to use your Area Access Permit for recreational use of JBLM training areas.
A forum for all Service members, retirees, spouses, DoD Civilians, and Family members to voice concerns and make recommendations for change at the DA/DoD level.
The Armed Forces Wellness Center helps service members, retirees, their families, and civilian employees build and sustain good health by offering health coaching sessions in several areas.
Army Continuing Education Services provides quality education programs and services to the service members, families, civilians, retirees and veterans of the JBLM community.
Visit this page for information about travel camps and cabins operated by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.
DPFR Community Information Services (CIS) is your information headquarters. CIS provides a centralized point for information and referral to a comprehensive network of internal and external agencies, services and programs.
The Community Resource Guide lists programs and services available to service members and families, Department of Defense civilian personnel and retirees.
Visit this page for hours, locations and contact information for MWR dining facilities and programs.
DPTAMS provides operational support to all elements of JBLM 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 Mission Training Complex's mission is to support commanders' collective and individual training in preparation for their wartime mission. The facilities serve JBLM units, units around the Army (AC and RC), and units from services with a framework and infrastructure for mission planning, rehearsals and execution of training.
This page contains information about the Training Support Branch under DPTAMS' Training Division.
JBLM diverts waste from landfills.The Earthworks mission is to preserve and enhance the environment by composting organic wastes and recycling inorganic construction and demolition debris. Earthworks materials are only available to military units at no cost. Materials are not available to individuals or contractors. All material or disposal requests must be made at least two days in advance for approval and scheduling. Units must provide their own military or GSA vehicles for hauling. Call Earthworks with any questions or to get a Material Request Form: 253-967-3803.
Receive alerts about JBLM and Pierce County area emergencies and other critical community information.
The Employment Readiness Program (ERP) offers one-on-one appointments for career counseling, resume reviews, interview preparation, and more; with classes for corporate and federal resumes. Provides services for all DoD ID Card holders, specializing in support for Military Spouses.
​The Enterprise Multimedia Center at JBLM offers multimedia services such as DA photos, sound and presentation support, photography and video support, as well as graphic design services.
The Equal Employment Opportunity program strives to ensure fair treatment for military personnel, family members, and civilians without regard to race, color, gender, religion, or national origin, and provides an environment free of unlawful discrimination and offensive behavior.
The Exceptional Family Member Program(EFMP): Family Support offers specialized support to EFMP families on and off base with access to care, school support with special education and accommodations, federal and state benefits (i.e. Social Security) and Medicaid waivers for respite, inclusive and specialized recreation opportunities.
At war and in peacetime, the Exchange provides service members with the services and merchandise they need to make their lives more comfortable.
At war and in peacetime, the Exchange provides service members with the services and merchandise they need to make their lives more comfortable.
The Family Advocacy Program exists to strengthen the lives of Service Members and Families. We are committed to preventing domestic abuse and child abuse through information, discussion, and education.
The Family Resource Center is a historic facility on Joint Base Lewis-McChord which is available for meetings, trainings, and official events such as retirement and promotion ceremonies.
Visit the Finance & Financial Readiness page for information about military pay, savings plans, personal finance programs, and emergency financial assistance.
School Schedules
Visit this page for JBLM shuttle service and route schedules.
The Hawk Career Center on Lewis North is a one-stop shop for service members transitioning from military to civilian life, as well as military spouses and other DOD ID cardholders seeking employment readiness and support services. The facility houses the JBLM SFL-TAP Program, the DPFR Employment Readiness Program, Career Choice Financial Counseling, and information and referral services. Also on site is the WorkSource JBLM office, a partnership of state and local government agencies, colleges and non-profit organizations that offer employment services for job seekers and businesses.
The Housing Division provides accompanied and unaccompanied housing options for service members and their family stationed at JBLM.
The mission of the ID Card/DEERS section is to ensure enrollment of all eligible DoD beneficiaries in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System and to provide Common Access Card issuance to service members, retirees and their family members as well as to federal civilian employees and contract employees.
This page is designed to educate and request support in the prevention of illegal dumping on JBLM.
This office performs 24-hour direct support for all incoming personnel to ensure they are inprocessed.
DPTAMS Training Support Branch / Installation Ammunition Office (IAMO)
The IVC provides resources and training to organizations and volunteers to assess, develop, and strengthen their volunteer service and/or programs.
Illegal dumping is defined as the improper disposal of waste on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Dumping or abandonment of refuse or materials on Joint Base Lewis-McChord costs the installation and taxpayers in excess of $500,000 per year. The current semiannual clean up program negatively impacts the training of our service members.
The JBLM Passenger Terminal provides space available (space A) flights to different locations throughout the United States and abroad.
JBSO advises, audits, and assists commanders and managers in executing their safety and occupational health program while safeguarding service members, their families, civilian employees, and federal property, to create the safest environment possible. The JBSO is also the POC for Motorcycle Training and UXO Awareness Training.
The JPPSO Northwest provides traffic management services related to personal property/household goods shipments initiated by service members or DOD civilians through an online system called the Defense Personal Property System.
The legal office provides legal services to service members and their families to include claims, legal assistance, tax preparation, magistrate issues (including tickets), military justice, and administrative, civil, or labor law (including investigating officer appointments).
The Defense Commissary Agency operates a worldwide chain of commissaries providing groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families.
Lewis Main Exchange food court options and hours of operation.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord offers on-base lodging through IHG Army Hotels.
The Logistics Readiness Center provides JBLM customers with sustainable full-spectrum logistics in the areas of transportation, maintenance, and supply and services.
The Defense Commissary Agency operates a worldwide chain of commissaries providing groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families.
McChord Field Exchange food court options and hours of operation.
The McChord Health and Wellness Center provides classes in nutrition, fitness and tobacco cessation for active duty personnel, family members, National Guard, reservists, retired military personnel and DOD civilians.
Provides confidential non-medical counseling to the Military community. MFLCs can assist with issues such as managing stress, parenting, difficulty adjusting to new changes or life events, and improving home or work relationships.
The various agencies within the Military Personnel Services are responsible for providing installation level personnel services to military personnel within Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Program Specialists go “On the Road” 24/7 to units to assist in preparing service members and families throughout the deployment cycle.
JBLM provides motorcycle safety training under the Installation Management Command’s Army Traffic Safety Training Program contract. Course attendance is limited to active duty, reserve and guard service members (on orders), and DoD civilian employees whose job description requires motorcycle operation.
JBLM News is your first source for news and information about the joint base.
The Armed Forces Disciplinary Control Board maintains a list of areas and establishments designated as off-limits to service members. Establishment of off-limits areas is a function of command, used maintain good order and discipline, health, morale, safety and welfare of service personnel.
The Official Mail and Distribution office provides incoming and outgoing official mail and distribution services to units/organizations. Services provided are sorting mail and distribution, delivering and distributing mail, processing accountable mail, and metering of outgoing official mail.
Outprocessing and Central Clearance for PCSing, ETSing, and retiring Soldiers
This page contains information on how to obtain a government-issued no fee passport.
This page contains resources for JBLM service members and their families who have pets.
The PT guide map shows routes, road closures and off-limits areas.
This page contains information about the Range Support Branch of DPTAMS.
The JBLM Reassignment Processing Center handles Permanent Change of Station assignment processing for all Soldiers within the JBLM area of support. Central Clearance assists soldiers with all out-processing procedures which includes PCS, ETS, retirements and separations.
Records Management Branch provides oversight, training, and guidance for the JBLM Document Management Program in record-keeping, Army and Air Force addresses, correspondence preparation, office symbols, official mail and distribution, forms and Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act requests.
MWR offers a plethora of recreation opportunities for the JBLM community.
Chaplains provide comprehensive religious support for the spiritual and moral needs of service members and their families, retirees and authorized civilians.
A comprehensive program designed to assist Service members and Families with transfers and relocations throughout the tour cycle. Services include workshops, counseling and support, pre-move planning, moving, settling into a new community, and more.
The Retirement Service Office provides quality service regarding benefits, entitlements, information and referral to retirees, their families as well as active-duty Soldiers and their families preparing for retirement.
JBLM Risk Reduction provides education & early intervention to help commanders and service members reduce lifestyle risk factors to increase healthy outcomes. We are committed to understanding our supported units and their missions, anticipating what is needed to sustain mission readiness, and proudly serving as a valued member of the Commander’s battle staff.
If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse in an intimate partner relationship, please call for help. 253-966-SAFE (7233)
Visit this page for details on how to submit a service or work order to the Department of Public Works.
The Armed Forces’ integrated, proactive effort to end the crimes of sexual harassment and sexual assault within our ranks. Sexual harassment and sexual assault have no place in the Armed Forces. If you have been the victim of sexual harassment or sexual assault, you have a voice, you have rights, and we’re here to help.
The Soldier Actions division assists Soldiers and their families with compassionate reassignments, out of the continental U.S. travel and other actions affecting their military career.
SFRGs are command-sponsored programs to help build strong Families and bridge the gap between Families and units.
The Soldier Readiness Processing Center ensures all Soldiers are validated for deployments in support of world-wide operations and provides full-service redeployment/reintegration support to all service members returning from overseas deployments.
JBLM Sponsorship Program
Standards are the engine of discipline and essential to success on the battlefield. The primary goal of the JBLM Standards Book is to guide and reinforce the high standards of conduct and appearance of all service members at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, in order to build and communicate professional habits, confident leaders, and a highly disciplined joint fighting force.
The Joint Base Lewis-McChord tax center provides free tax services to service members, their families and retirees.
Share the ride to JBLM! Join a van pool or car pool.
Transition Assistance Program's mission is to provide pre-separation counseling, transition and employment assistance services to Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve Soldiers and Airmen, Department of Defense civilians who are considering or preparing to depart the military and all work age family members of each of the above groups.
At JBLM, we strive to create an inclusive environment that cultivates the development and training of Soldiers and Airmen. The Army and the Air Force recognize that the management of Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (UPH) facilities is critical to a service member’s development process.
Voting information for service members, family members, retirees, and civilians of the JBLM community.
Waller Hall is the central transition center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Sections within this facility are responsible for assisting Soldiers and families who are newly arriving to JBLM and those transitioning from military service.
There are six Warrior Restaurants conveniently located throughout the installation. Appropriated Dining Facilities are open to all service components and their family members, retirees, and government employees. Visit the Warrior Restaurants page for a list of locations and hours of operation.
Welcome to the Pacific Northwest! As you prepare for your move, the JBLM team stands ready to help you settle into your new home and get to know the area. Inside the Welcome Packet, you'll find information about: reception, inprocessing, on and off-base housing, BAH rates, temporary lodging, the Joint Personal Property Shipping Office, schools, pets, local communities, maps, FAQs, and more.
The mission of the Western Region Training Support Center is to provide customers with state-of-the art training aids, devices, simulations and simulators which will enhance unit training by adding realism and/or providing instruction that is not otherwise available.
​Located in the center of the state of Washington, Yakima Training Center is a 327,000 acre training location consisting of 25 ranges, including state of the art Multi-Purpose Range Complex and a Shoot House that allows service members to train collectively or individually.