Signs

Public Works (PW) Signs

About PW Signs:

  • Public Works performs sign production, mounting, and removal of exterior building signs for directorates, brigades, regiments and battalions. PW does not fabricate signs for squadrons or companies. Name plates for signs may also be requested.
  • New signs, including name change signs, and roads and unit identification signs, will require a memo submistted by the unit.
  • The memo may be sent via email, FAX or delivered by hard copy to Customer Service for review and processing.
When requesting for BDE/REGT/BN or Director level name plates for signs; Memorandum must include: POC with contact phone number, building number of sign location, proper spelling and rank for the new nameplate, and type of new name sign.
Existing Exterior Signs

Name Plates for Existing Exterior Signs:

PW will create new name plates for existing exterior signs with a request submitted by memorandum from the 1SG or above, or civilian equivalent, to PW, ATTN: Customer Service. Requesting memorandums are also accepted via fax 253-966-1690 or email to Customer Service Memorandum must include: POC with contact phone number, building number of sign location, proper spelling and rank for the new nameplate, and type of new name sign.

Name Signs

The options for name signs include:

  • Standard battalion slip-in name sign: 6"X46" beige plastic with brown letters, one or two sided.
  • Standard Brigade/Directorate hanging name sign: 8"X48" brown painted board with white letters, one or two sided.
  • Slide-in holder office name (ex: LTC JOHN DOE) sign: 2 3/8"X20" PVC beige with brown letters; usually a pair.
  • Screw-on large office name (ex: LTC JOHN DOE) sign: 2 3/8X18" PVC beige with brown letters; usually one sign.
  • Screw-on large North Fort sign: 4"X36" beige with brown letters; always one sign.
  • Questions regarding exterior signs can be directed to 253-967-3131.
POC

Signs (253) 967-3131


Signs for Identifying

In general, Public Works provides signs for identifying:

  • Perimeter/boundaries, areas, and buildings
  • Unit identifications signs, and commanding officer/sergeant major at or above battalion levels
  • Traffic control and directional signs
  • Fire prevention and approved safety signs

Regulation 420-10 further describes specifications and responsibilities for permanent sign design, production, placement and removal. Signs installed without PW authorization will be removed. Permanent signs shall be requested by submitting a memo to Customer Service. If you have questions regarding signs on Joint Base Lewis-McChord , please call 253-967-3131.

Interior Signs

Where to order Interior Signs

  • Interior Signs can be requested from DCA Marketing by calling 253-967-5200, or for more information check their website http://www.jblmmwr.com

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