McChord Air Force Base Area Apartment Housing(hide military information)
In 2010, McChord Air Force Base merged with Fort Lewis as part of Joint Base Lewis-McChord. McChord Field is home to the 62d Airlift Wing, Air Mobility Command. The 62d consists of four airlift squadrons. The base was built in 1930 and is home to the McChord Air Museum. A gift shop is located in the former control tower.
Located about eight miles south of Tacoma, the area surrounding McChord Field is both busy and beautiful. To find an apartment near McChord Field, look in South Tacoma, Eastside, and South End. Other communities to consider include Lakewood, University Place, and Spanaway, Parkland. Lacy and Olympia are within commuting distance.