News Brief

Additional $2.5M awarded to provide reemployment services to transitioning service members at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

State: Washington

Type of Award: National Dislocated Worker Grant supplemental funding

Supplemental Amount Released: $2,500,000

Initial Award Amount Released: $2,888,266

Funding Awarded to: Pacific Mountain Workforce Consortium

Number of Workers Served: Approximately 1,350

Use of Funds: The department approved this National Dislocated Worker Grant on Dec. 11, 2013, for up to $5,586,385, and released $2,888,266 initially to serve 900 of the 4,559 service members with military exit notices at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Lakewood, Washington. On March 20, 2015, the department awarded incremental funding of $2,698,119, the remaining balance of the $5,586,385 initially approved. This is a supplemental award to fund continuation of reemployment services to members transitioning from military service at JBLM. With a growing number of service members at JBLM transitioning out of military service, the planned amount of participants for this project has increased from 900 to 1,350.

ETA News Brief: 
01/11/2016
Media Contact Name: 

Joe Versen

Phone Number: 
Release Number: 
16-0071-SEA