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 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 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


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


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

AFC commander talks modernization at Space, Missile Defense Symposium

Story by Kerensa Crum on 08/09/2019 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Aug. 9, 2019) The top general from U.S. Army Futures Command gave a keynote address at the

Combined Change of Command and Change of Responsibility Ceremony Brings New Leadership to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional)

Story by CPT Brandon Fambro on 08/09/2019 CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - After one year of serving as the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 335th Signal Command

Corps of Engineers pushes ahead with Deep Creek Bridge Replacement Project

Story by Vince Little on 08/09/2019 Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has mapped out plans to replace the aging Deep Creek Bridge i

JBLM's Camp Runamuck helps military kids understand deployment

Story by Lauren Finnegan on 08/08/2019 JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- More than 200 military children were able to experience the trepidation of deployment and

Recent conference at Fort McCoy shows Army Reserve Ambassadors' importance to readiness

Story by SFC John Freese on 08/08/2019 FORT MCCOY, Wis. - 88th Readiness Division U.S. Army Reserve Ambassadors from 19 states met on August 3,
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