Fort Lewis

Tacoma, Washington

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Fort Lewis is a United States military facility located 9.1 miles south-southwest of Tacoma, Washington, under the jurisdiction of the United States Army Joint Base Garrison, Joint Base LewisÐMcChord. It was merged with the United States Air Force's McChord Air Force Base on 1 February 2010 into a Joint Base as a result of Base Realignment and Closure Commission recommendations of 2005. Joint Base Lewis-McChord is a training and mobilization center for all services and 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 for deploying equipment. Units can be deployed from McChord Field, and individuals and small groups can also use nearby Sea-Tac Airport. The strategic location of the base provides Air Force units with the ability to conduct combat and humanitarian airlift with the C-17 Globemaster III.

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* 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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Private or Public? Distance or Quality? Will it be safe? Will the bus pick them up?

School Name Grade Type
Tacoma Technical High School
9 - 12 Public
PK - 5 Public
6 - 8 Public
PK - 5 Public
PK - 5 Public
Browns Point
KG - 5 Public
PK - 8 Public
PK - 5 Public
PK - 5 Public
PK - 5 Public
PK - 5 Public
Fern Hill
PK - 5 Public
Area Military Banking

Military Banking Locations

We know your banking needs can specific, here are some of the military affiliated banks in your area!

Navy Federal Credit Union Lakewood

6030 Main St SW Ste F
Lakewood, WA 98499

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

Pendleton Avenue & North 12th Street
Fort Lewis, WA 98433

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

550 Barnes Boulevard
Mcchord Afb, WA 98438

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

504 Barnes Boulevard
Mcchord Afb, WA 98438

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

11566 41st Division Drive
Fort Lewis, WA 98433

Navy Federal Credit Union Puyallup

15815 Meridian E
Puyallup, WA 98375

Armed Forces Bank, National Association

41st Division Dr & Nevada Ave
Fort Lewis, WA 98433

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Cities Near Fort Lewis

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Fort Lewis 12.1 miles 13,776 N/A $1,416
Lakewood 7.1 miles 58,890 $223,500 $820
North Fort Lewis 11.2 miles 3,434 N/A $1,565
Seattle 26.2 miles 637,850 $433,800 $1,091
DuPont 13.5 miles 8,851 $300,800 $1,746
McChord AFB 8.4 miles 3,167 N/A $1,409
South Hill 12.4 miles 54,878 $238,500 $1,263
Parkland 7.8 miles 36,263 $187,300 $850
Spanaway 10.9 miles 29,113 $191,200 $1,182
Port Orchard 20.8 miles 12,715 $253,100 $1,044

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