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Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) is a United States military facility located 9.1 miles (14.6 km) south-southwest of Tacoma, Washington under the jurisdiction of the United States Army Joint Base Garrison, Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

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About Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

JBLM has more than 25,000 soldiers and civilian workers. The post supports over 120,000 military retirees and more than 29,000 family members living both on and off post.  Fort Lewis proper contains 86,000 acres (350 km²); the Yakima Training Center covers 324,000 acres (1,310 km²).  JBLM Main & North have abundant high-quality and close-in training areas, including 115 live fire ranges. Additional training space is available at the Yakima Training Center in eastern Washington, including maneuver areas and additional live fire ranges.

In 2009, the former Fort Lewis Regional Correction Facility was remodeled and renamed the Northwest Joint Regional Correctional Facility (NWJRCF). The facility houses minimum and medium security prisoners from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.

During the summer months (June, July, August), JBLM North hosts the Leader Development and Assessment Course, a capstone program for the U.S. Army’s ROTC program.

Also adjacent to the post is Camp Murray (Washington National Guard).

The JBLM Housing communities on Joint Base Lewis-McChord for Army Soldiers are named: Eagle View, Broadmoor, Broadmoor Duplex, Greenwood, Parkway, Town Center, Davis Hill, New Hillside, Clarkdale, Evergreen, Madigan, Beachwood, Beachwood II, Meriwether Landing, Van Autreve and Discovery Village.

The JBLM Housing Communities on McChord Field for Air Force Soldiers are named: Westcott Hills, Cascade Village, Carter Lake, Heartwood and Olympic Grove.

JBLM is located in Pierce county and to the south it boarders Thurston County. The zip code for JBLM Main is 98433.

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Welcome to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington

Location

Latitude and Longitude – 47°06′21″N 122°33′52″W

Population

Approximately > 30,000 (2015 Census)

Housing costs

Apartment rental cost (median): No data
Home rental cost (median): $1,400/month
Home purchase price (median): $230,000

Public Safety

Law Enforcement

Joint Base Lewis-McChord Fire & Emergency Services 
(253) 912-4442

Hospital

Madigan Army Medical Center
(253) 968-2200

Utilities

Water Service

JBLM Housing Services Office (HSO)
(253) 967-3581

Electricity Service

JBLM Housing Services Office (HSO)
(253) 967-3581

Natural Gas Service

JBLM Housing Services Office (HSO)
(253) 967-3581

Waste and Recycling Service

LeMay Inc.
(253) 381-5169

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