Fort Lewis Area Apartment Housing(hide military information)
Dating back to 1917, Fort Lewis was built quickly to begin training recruits for WWI. The main gate, built during that time, is still standing. Fort Lewis merged with McChord Air Force Base in 2010 and is now the Joint Base Lewis-McChord. It is located about nine miles southwest of Tacoma. JBLM covers 87,000 acres and is one of the largest and most modern military reservations in the nation.
Tacoma is a busy city on Puget Sound, roughly 30 miles southwest of Seattle. Tacoma apartments are within commuting distance to Fort Lewis. For an apartment close to JBLM, look in Lakewood, Steilacoom, Parkland, Spanaway, DuPont, and Lacey.