-Guests without an installation access pass must enter McChord Field via the McChord North Gate at 112 St and South Tacoma Way.
-Due to security checks expect some delays when entering the base.
-All vehicles entering the installation are subject to inspection.
-Drivers must present a valid license, vehicle registration, and proof of insurance.
-Passengers age 16 and older must present a government-issued photo ID.
-Civilian vehicles that are selected for inspection will be directed to the inspection area.
-Vehicles cleared for entry to the base will be directed to a parking area for shuttle bus rides to and from the event site.
- DOD ID cardholders may enter McChord Field through any open gate.
*Visitors may not bring weapons, alcohol, illegal drugs, fireworks, or pets onto the base. Marijuana is illegal on JBLM. Military ID-card holders may not bring any of these items to the event (medical alert and medical assistance animals are permitted).
Armed Forces Day pictures
If you are interested in being a vendor/food merchant call
the Special Events office at 253-967-6772.
Interested in being a commercial sponsor for the
2019 Armed Forces Day celebration?
Call 253-966-2256 or visit:
No federal endorsement of sponsors implied.