Welcome to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, serving as a training and mobilization center for all branches of the U.S. Military. Formed with the merger of Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base, JBLM is the only Army power-projection base west of the Rocky Mountains. Its geographic location provides rapid access to the deep water ports of Tacoma, Olympia and Seattle. It is also home to the Yakima Training Center, a 320,000-acre high-desert training facility.
Before you arrive, be sure to check our Post Access Contact List to ensure you’re aware of the most current post access guidelines prior to your arrival.