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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.

Release Date
January 11, 2016
Release Number
16-0071-SEA