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$100 million for base housing

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Many on-base residents will begin to see major updates, to include air conditioning, luxury vinyl plank flooring and an open-concept floor plan, to their homes and neighborhoods in the next few years on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. DEPRESSED? TMS services in Lakewood and Lacey

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Access to Solo Point requires permit and vehicle pass

Access to Solo Point training area will require a permit and vehicle pass, starting Oct. 1. The policy and access procedures below have been in effect for the JBLM Range Complex training areas -- and followed by individuals and groups -- for many years. However, these access procedures have not been


Growing gardens on JBLM

There are ways for gardeners on Joint Base Lewis-McChord to keep their hands buried in the soil and their souls filled with the potential of tiny seeds. For $25 a year, you can have a 4-foot by 10-foot raised garden bed either at the McChord Field or Lewis North gardens. Community

Major units at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

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Major units at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

I Corps, America's First Corps, is a three-star headquarters that manages daily activities for more than 70,000 Soldiers and Airmen stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and across the Pacific, including Hawaii, Alaska and Japan. Their job is to "Deploy, Fight and Win" decisively in any environment to enhance security and

Timeline: From Camp Lewis to Joint Base Lewis-McChord

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Timeline: From Camp Lewis to Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Jan. 6, 1917 - Pierce County bonds itself for $2 million to buy 70,000 acres of land at American Lake to donate for federal military use. Bond paid off in October 1937.April 9, 1917 - An Army-engineer company started survey work at the American Lake site for a military camp.

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Car decals will be required across base

Starting Oct. 1, 2010, all vehicles entering Joint Base Lewis-McChord, McChord Field must have current Department of Defense decals. Retirees, Air Force active-duty and reserve personnel, and civil servant personnel, as well as all dependants, can obtain vehicle decals at a number of locations. On McChord Field, you can stop

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2016 Air Show & Warrior Expo is a "Go"

The 2016 JBLM Air Show & Warrior Expo is a "GO" for August 27-28 at McChord Field. The all-day event will feature the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds as the marquee act, along with the U.S. Army's "Golden Knights." "After a four-year hiatus, we're extremely pleased to bring this magnificent event back

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