The Area Access Guide contains information about how to use your Area Access Permit for recreational use of JBLM training areas.
The JBLM program, Armed Forces Action Plan (AFAP) is inclusive of all branches of the military community in providing the opportunity to influence the quality of life and standard of living. Through AFAP, all Service members, retirees, spouses, DA civilians and Family members have a forum to voice concerns and make recommendations for change.
Armed Forces Team Building (AFTB) empowers you, through self-development and leadership skills, basic Army knowledge and specialized training, to maximize your personal and professional potential.
Army Continuing Education Services provides quality education programs and services to the service members, families, civilians, retirees and veterans of the JBLM community.
JBLM Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) 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.
Better Opportunities for Single Service Members is a program that supports the overall quality of life for single service members.
The Camp Lewis Cemetery can be found within the grounds of JBLM.
Visit this page for information about travel camps and cabins operated by the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.
The Casualty Assistance Office provides assistance to next-of-kin of critically injured, ill or deceased service members, retirees, and veterans to include benefits counseling; military funeral honors; and Casualty Assistance / Notification Officer training.
The team of human resources professionals at the CPAC is dedicated to supporting and empowering service members, civilian employees, families, and veterans worldwide.
The Defense Commissary Agency operates a worldwide chain of commissaries providing groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families in a safe and secure shopping environment.
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 details on how to submit a service or work order to the Department of Public Works.
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.
Recreational drones and radio-controlled aircraft are prohibited from flying on or over DOD installations.
Visit this page for links to resources that help service members and families eat healthy and stay fit.
Receive alerts about JBLM and Pierce County area emergencies and other critical community information.
The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Employee Assistance Program is a voluntary, confidential program that helps employees (including management) work through various life challenges that may adversely affect job performance, health, and personal well-being to optimize an organization's success. Services include assessments, counseling, and referrals for additional services to employees with personal and/or work-related concerns, such as stress, financial issues, legal issues, family problems, office conflicts, and alcohol and substance use disorders.
JBLM offers multiple resources for employment opportunities on base.
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.
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 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.
The Joint Base Lewis-McChord Fisher House provides service members and their families a comfortable, nurturing and secure environment while they receive medical care at Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC). The JBLM Fisher House can serve 7 families at one time in house and the rest of eligible families at off site locations for up to 179 days completely free of cost.
Madigan Army Medical Center offers general medical and surgical care, patient-centered adult and pediatric primary care, a 24-hour emergency room, specialty clinics, behavioral health and wellness services to more than 100,000 active-duty service members, their families and retirees.
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.
Here at JBLM, the strength of our service members comes from the strength of their families. The installation is committed to providing a strong, supportive environment, conducive to healthy relationships.
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 office performs 24-hour direct support for all incoming personnel to ensure they are inprocessed.
The JBLM Passenger Terminal provides space available (space A) flights to different locations throughout the United States and abroad.
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 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 U.S. Air Force Key Spouse Program is an official Air Force Unit Family Readiness Program designed to enhance readiness, personal/family resiliency, and establish a sense of Air Force Community. Key Spouses are commander-appointed and serve as a vital resource to command teams in an effort to support Air Force Families.
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).
There are three libraries located on JBLM: Book Patch Children's Library, Grandstaff Memorial Library, and the McChord Library. Checkout books, DVDs, audiobooks, video games, and more.
The Logistics Readiness Center provides JBLM customers with sustainable full-spectrum logistics in the areas of transportation, maintenance, and supply and services.
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 DHR Military Personnel Division are responsible for providing installation level personnel services to military personnel within Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
The Directorate of Emergency Services plans, directs and provides law and order, fire and emergency services, and protection operations in support of JBLM 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.
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.
Three museums are available on the installation: the Lewis Army Museum, McChord Air Museum, and the Childrens' Museum at JBLM.
This page contains helpful links for new parents.
JBLM News is your first source for news and information about the joint base.
To report noise, smoke, low-flying aircraft, or other disturbances caused by military activity, please visit the noise and disturbances page.
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.
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 Environmental Division of the Directorate of Public Works mission is to protect and enhance the JBLM environment through education, leadership and stewardship. The Environmental Division implements programs to ensure compliance with multiple environmental laws as well as clean-up of past contamination, management of current environmental hazards, pollution prevention, and conservation of natural resources.
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.
JBLM Relocation Readiness is a comprehensive program designed to assist Service members and Families with transfers and relocations throughout the tour cycle.
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.
If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse in an intimate partner relationship, please call for help. 253-966-SAFE (7233)
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 Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program is committed to eliminating sexual harassment and sexual assault by creating a climate that respects the dignity of every member of the Army Family. The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program provides these services to the Air Force Family.
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 is mandatory for grades E1 to E6, O1 to O3, and W01 to W02.
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 JBLM Suicide Prevention Program focuses on prevention education. Services offered include ACE-SI Training and resources for leadership.
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.
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.
Weapons registration is mandatory for all persons residing on JBLM, regardless of branch affiliation. All privately-owned weapons being brought on base are also required to be registered.