Relocation Info

BAH Rates and Info

  • Current 2018 Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) Rates for the zip code of 98433.

2018 Relocation Guide

  • 2018 Relocation Guide Available here

JBLM Arrival Info

Arrival Info

  • A quick and easy rundown of the things you may need Lodging, Licensing, Registration, Transportation, and convenient
  • contact information. Relocating is always difficult, hope this site is useful for you!

Transportation to JBLM

  • Information about POV, Buses, Taxis and Shuttles from major transportation hubs to JBLM.


  • Helpful Information, however all information provided is deemed helpful but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.

Temporary Lodging

  • Until you find your own arrangements for housing, temporary lodging may be available at hotels on-base or off-base.

Life Outside JBLM

Life Outside JBLM

  • Here you’ll find a great list of places to visit and things to see for you and your family.

On-Base Housing

  • The phone number to the JBLM Housing Office is (253) 912-2150

Off-Base Housing

  • Off-base housing options.

Map of JBLM

  • JBLM is a very large base, here is an interactive map of Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Base History

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) was established in accordance with congressional legislation implementing the recommendations of the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission, ordering the consolidation of facilities which were adjoining, but separate military installations, into a single joint base – one of 12 joint bases formed in the United States as a result of the law.  Follow this link for a detailed history of the base since 1917.

JBLM Operator

  • You can reach the JBLM Base operator at Tel: (253) 967-1110

JBLM – Health & Schools

Madigan Health Care System

  • The Madigan Healthcare System comprises:
    • Madigan Army Medical Center
    • Madigan Puyallup Community Medical Home
    • Winder Family Medicine Clinic (Formerly the Nisqually Clinic)
    • Okubo Family Medicine and Dental Clinic
    • McChord Medical Clinic
    • Presidio of Monterey U.S. Army Health Clinic
    • Taskforce Phoenix Warrior Transition Battalion
    • Troop Command
    • Soldier Readiness Center


  • A comprehensive listing of all the schools within the two-county area with links and contact info. The JBLM school liaison office number is Tel: (253) 967-7195

On-Base Resources

On-Base Resources


Community Services

Activities and Entertainment

Recreation and Sports

Family Services


Restaurants, Coffee Shops and Lounges

Other Services

2018 Relocation Guide

Note: All information provided is deemed helpful but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.