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Hello and Welcome to Joint Base Lewis - McChord


The Joint Personal Property Shipping Office Northwest (JPPSO NW) is a joint staffed DoD activity that is committed to providing superior quality traffic management services for the acquisition of transportation services for the movement and storage of personal property. JPPSO Northwest currently provides service to all DoD military and civilian personnel moving into and out of our area of responsibility which includes 12 counties in Washington and 24 counties in Oregon, 17 counties in Kansas, 28 counties in Missouri, and four counties in Nebraska as well as areas of Fort Greely and Fort Wainwright, Alaska.  Installations currently served include Joint Base Lewis - McChord, WA, Yakima Training Center, WA, Fort Leavenworth, KS, Fort Greely and Fort Wainwright, AK. U.S. Coast Guard Stations: Portland, OR, Warrenton, OR, Astoria, OR, Coos Bay, OR, North Bend, OR. Support is provided on a common service, non-reimbursable basis. However, in the near future; JPPSO Northwest’s area of responsibility will also include areas of Fort Sill, OK Fort Riley, KS, Fort Leonard Wood, MO and FISC Puget Sound. WA.

As the Director of JPPSO Northwest, I understand the importance of meeting your personal property shipment needs. My staff will make every effort to ensure your personal property shipment is handled professionally with all the courtesy you deserve as a valued customer. On this web site, you will find information to facilitate your storage, outbound, or inbound shipment. If you have any questions that the website does not answer, please feel free to contact our Customer Service Center at 253-967-5093 or 1-800-521-9959.

We receive over a half-million calls per year, and during the Peak Season (April - September); we are not able to handle the volume of calls or E-mails in a timely or adequate manner, therefore;  I encourage you to visit the Defense Personal Property System (DPS) Portal,; to make arrangements for your move or you can call or E-Mail JPPSO Northwest by visiting the "Contact Information" page on this website.  We are located in Building 2150 (next to Waller Hall, Bldg 2140).   

Again, welcome to Joint Base Lewis - McChord and good luck in your new assignment!

"Semper Fidelis"

Arthur S. Dearen
JPPSO Northwest


Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday    0730 - 1500 Closed on Federal Holidays
    1130 - 1300


JPPSO Northwest’s staff will continue to see and assist customers during this period. However, due to employees lunch breaks, customers may experience a delay in service.

NOTE:  If you have problems with a move in progress, please call the JPPSO Northwest Quality Assurance Division at 253-967-5093, any time from Monday - Friday from 0730-1600, except on Federal Holidays.


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