Joint Base Lewis-McChord Fort Lewis and McChord Air Force Base became Joint Base Lewis-McChord -- one of 12 joint bases worldwide.

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 and the Yakima Training Center covers 324,000 acres McChord Air Force Base is home to the 62nd Airlift Wing is the active duty host wing on McChord and is joined by its Reserve partner, the 446th Airlift Wing. Together, they fly 50 C-17 Globemaster IIIs to combat zones.

Adjacent to JBLM, Camp Murray is home to the Washington National Guard and the Washington Air National Guard. The two armories at Camp Murray can be used for graduations, receptions, tournaments, youth events, potlucks, seminars and charity events.