INFORMATION

Our Military

in Pierce County Joint Base Lewis-McChord is in the heart of the Pacific Northwest’s Puget Sound region, in western Washington. JBLM is near the city

Welcome

Welcome to Washington! Part of the Pacific Northwest and Puget Sound, Pierce County is in western Washington, with King County to the north, Thursto

Getting To & Around

For incoming personnel who choose to fly to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Sea-Tac Airport is only 35 miles away from the base. Once you’re in Pierce

Housing & Real Estate

Home to the majestic Mount Rainer and the second-largest city in the Puget Sound area, Pierce County offers a high quality of life not ofte

Employment & Economy

Washington is the most trade-dependent state in the nation, with 40 percent of jobs related to international trade. The Puget Sound area sets the

Health Care

There are many health care services in Pierce County for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established insurance

Family Resources

State of Washington Washington Traffic Safety Commission Nonemergency 360-725-9860 www.wtsc.wa.gov The Washington Traffic Safety Commission is the federally recognized highway safety office of Washingto

Education & Academics

  For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools system

Living

There are plenty of entertaining activities — music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping — in Pierce County. Dare to take the plunge down the

NEWS

JBLM Tax Centers

The JBLM Tax Centers can assist with state and federal income tax filing. The JBLM Main Tax Center is at the intersection of Nevada Avenue

U.S. & Indian armies complete Yudh Abhyas 19

Story by SSG Joseph Tolliver on 09/18/2019 JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. Soldiers with the U.S. Army's 7th Infantry Division and the Indian army concluded it

Army's fiscal, maintenance struggles forge privatized housing

Story by Joseph Piek on 09/16/2019 JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. Over the past six months, Joint Base Lewis-McChord's privatized housing partner Lincoln Military Housing and

Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019 continues on Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Story by SSG Joseph Tolliver on 09/13/2019 For Immediate Release Release No. 20190913-1 Sept. 13, 2019 JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. U.S. Army Soldiers from the

'We're your family here'

Story by TSgt Katherine Spessa on 09/11/2019 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas -- "Where is your husband deployed to?" "Korea. Just a couple more months."

Confronting demons of the past may help save someone's future

Story by Norman McKay on 09/10/2019 JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. Bo's mom called him big boned; kids in his hometown of Wrightsville, Ga., called him
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