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United States Army
Directorate of Human Resources – Lewis Main
2140 Liggett Avenue
Box 339500 MS 20
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98433-9500
The Military and Family Support Center is one part of a larger network of agencies, programs, services, partnerships and individuals that supports your personal and family readiness. The larger system called the Military Family Readiness System is a web of support for you and your family. The Military and Family Support Center should be one of your first stops once you arrive at a new installation. The programs and services they offer are a key resource for you and your family.
The Federal Voting Assistance Program – FVAP.gov – ensures service members, their eligible family members and overseas citizens have the tools and resources to register to vote and request an absentee ballot, regardless of their state of residence. The Voting Assistance Guide, or VAG, is a reference guide for everything you need to know about absentee voting in all 50 states, the U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.
The VAG is available at: www.fvap.gov/vao/vag. Select your state to find your local election office’s contact information.
Voting forms are available at: www.fvap.gov/eo/overview/materials/forms.
Military and Family Support Centers provide information, education and support programs to help balance the demands of military life. Offerings include:
Military and Family Support Centers may provide other programs such as the following:
Exceptional Family Member Program
Family Advocacy Program
New Parent Support Program
Federal Voting Assistance Program
Services may vary by location and installation. Use the Search tool to find contact information for your installation Military and Family Support Center. Just enter your installation name, Zip code or state.
Armed Forces Team Building (AFTB)
AFTB was established in 1994 to help military spouses adapt and become knowledgeable about the military lifestyle. It provides the knowledge and self-confidence to take responsibility for yourself and your family. Three levels of classes are offered: Military Knowledge, Personal Growth and Resiliency, and Leadership Development. AFTB classes are offered online at armyfamilywebportal.com. Concept blocks of training are offered at the request of units and organizations. The concept block curriculum is determined by the specific unit or organization’s needs. Contact the JBLM AFTB office at 253-967-2324.
Armed Forces Action Plan (AFAP)
AFAP is a grass roots effort used to generate submissions from Service members, DoD civilian employees, retirees, and their Family members to improve the quality of life. The JBLM AFAP program is responsible for collecting issue submissions, determining if the issue can be resolved at the local installation level or should be presented to the Joint Base (JB) Garrison Commander for approval for forwarding to IMCOM as appropriate. AFAP has been improving the quality of life for our military community for 30 years. Submit an issue at: email@example.com; or armyfamilywebportal.com. Contact the JBLM AFAP office at 253-967-2324.