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Super Typhoon Hagupit

An Army Disaster Accountability Assessment Personnel System (ADPASS) needs assessment event has been activated to provide Army personnel with family in the Philippines the ability to request assistance in the wake of Super Typhoon Hagupit. If you are an Army service member (all components), civilian employee, OCONUS military contractor, or the military dependent of someone in any of these categories - and you have family members currently located in the Philippines - visit https://adpaas.army.mil to submit your information.

Ebola information page

Madigan Army Medical Center has prepared an Ebola information page on their website for servicemembers and families seeking more information about the virus, the current outbreak taking place in several west Africa countries, and how the disease is spread. More info: MAMC Ebola Information Page.

For general information about controlled monitoring at JBLM for DoD personnel returning from overseas deployments, click here.

Assigned to JBLM for controlled monitoring? Additional info for you and your family is posted here (updated Nov. 26).

Fire Prevention closes McChord office

The JBLM Fire Prevention Office has closed the McChord Field Fire Prevention Satellite Office and consolidated its services in Building 2014 (Pendleton Ave., Lewis Main). This move better serves all JBLM personnel and contractors by providing customer service Monday through Friday, 7 p.m. to 4 p.m., with the exception of federal holidays and DONSA's.¬†Questions? Call (253) 966-7156.”

McChord CVIP gate is now open

The McChord Field commercial vehicle inspection point (CVIP) - located off of Perimeter Road - has re-opened for commercial traffic. For more info, visit Gate locations & hours. - JBLM Community Calendar

McChord North gate resumes normal schedule

Concurrent with the McChord CVIP gate re-opening, the McChord Field North Gate - located off of 112th St. South - has returned to its normal hours of operation of Monday - Friday; 5:45-7:45 a.m. & 3:45-5:45 p.m. - JBLM Community Calendar

Operation Kid Fit

Army Public Health Command is recruiting JBLM families for "Operation Kid Fit." If you are the parent of a child age 4-11 years old who is overweight and interested in helping your child make healthy food, activity and lifestyle choices, contact the project coordinator for more info or to sign up. Sessions are 12 weeks and include in-person or on-line sessions to fit your family's lifestyle. Email usarmy.apg.medcom-phc.list.okf@mail.mil or call 253-982-0531. - JBLM Community Calendar

Fit4Duty study

Madigan Army Medical Center researchers are recruiting Soldiers to participate in Fit4Duty, a research study on the effectiveness of a health education and fitness program for preventing weight gain (such as that associated with aging, recent injury, or previous weight loss). This study is currently open to active-duty Army Soldiers, only. Additional eligibility requirements apply - for more info, email fit4dutystudy@gmail.com.

Housing resident fire safety training

AR 420-1 and JBLM Reg. 420-30 require newly assigned family housing sponsors to attend a home fire safety briefing at their earliest convenience (not to exceed 30 days from initial occupancy). Briefings are conducted every Tue. and Thu. (excluding Federal Holidays and DONSAs) at 1 p.m. in Building 2014 (Fire Station 107); Pendleton Avenue, Lewis Main. Doors open at 12:30 p.m., and close at 1 p.m. - please be on time. Military family members living in family housing are also encouraged to attend. For more info, contact the JBLM Communities (Equity) housing office, at (253) 912-2150. - JBLM Community Calendar

McChord Field - "Level 3" water conservation in effect

Due to emergency maintenance of two drinking water wells, JBLM McChord Field drinking water customers are subject to Level 3 water conservation restrictions (FL Reg. 11-5; dated May 5, 2006). Effective immediately, landscape irrigation is restricted without prior approval from JBLM Public Works. Also, McChord Field housing will continue "Level 2" restrictions already in effect. (Even #'d houses may water Wed. & Sat.; 5-8 a.m. & 5-8 p.m. Odd #'s water Thu. & Sun.; 5-8 a.m. & 5-8 p.m.). All McChord Field water customers are asked to take steps to minimize water use... continued

Enhanced Traffic Patrols - Perimeter Rd.

JBLM DES will conduct additional traffic patrols on Perimeter Rd., beginning July 21 through the end of Joint Base Connector phase II construction (estimate is late August). This area has been the site of several accidents due to failure to obey posted speed limits in the construction zone, particularly before and after morning PT hours. Drivers are advised to *check your speed* and obey the 20 MPH posted limit (the road makes an "S" curve approaching the McChord CVIP gate). - JBLM Community Calendar

AED (Defibrillator) Inventory

AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) can save your life - but they *must* be serviced every 6 months. All JBLM service members and employees are asked to check for AEDs in their work area, and look for the large JBLM Fire "Public Access to Defibrillation" decal (should be visible on the AED or its container without handling the device). If you don't see a decal, email the building #, street address, and AED location inside the building to christopher.barnard1@us.army.mil to ensure your device is on the Fire Dept.'s inspection schedule. - JBLM Community Calendar

Solo Point Rd. closed to unit PT

Reminder: Unit physical training on Solo Point Rd. is not authorized. Additionally - effective immediately, all personnel are advised to use additional caution due to heavy construction truck traffic on the Solo Point Road during the Wastewater Treatment Plant construction project. - JBLM Community Calendar

Sign up for JBLM Alerts

JBLM Alert is a free service that allows you to sign up and receive urgent notifications re: emergencies, road closures, severe weather, utility service interruptions, and public safety messages from Pierce County and Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

To sign up: Create a free account at https://member.everbridge.net/index
* and register up to 10 devices to receive alerts via phone, text message, or email. (Once your account is created, you can log in to add or remove devices at any time. Make sure you use the interactive map to pinpoint your work site or other location on JBLM, or you may not receive all updates). Questions? Call (253) 966-7526.

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