Cities around JBLM (Purchase a home) There are plentiful housing opportunities off post for those looking to get into a new home. The cities south of this installation are Lacey, Olympia, Tumwater, Dupont, and Yelm. The cities north of this installation are Lakewood, Gig Harbor, Puyallup, University Place, and Tacoma.
Not sure where you are going? Click here for other installations
Fort Lewis is located near Tacoma, Washington, and was merged with McChord Air Force Base in 2010 to become Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The mission of the base is to provide support to mission commanders and the joint base community as they train America's combat troops. Units on the Army side of post include the I Corps and the 7th Infantry Division.
Joint Base Lewis McChord has over 5,000 housing units that are divided into eleven different areas. The minimum of two bedrooms are offered to ranks E-1 through E-3 and E-6. Wait times may vary for on post housing.
For information on typical rental rates, local attractions, history of the base, rental opportunities, and lots more, check out the Information links on the left of this page. For needed services, check out the service providers on the right side.
This is a website dedicated to our men and women serving at Fort Lewis, WA. Its purpose is to provide military personnel the information necessary for their move to the area. This information is for both on-post/base and off-post/base at Fort Lewis, WA. This is not an official military website.