Washington Military Directory

Welcome to the most revolutionary resource for active-duty military members, retired veterans and their families.

Backed by 30 years of experience, this directory is redefining what it means for a military member or veteran to be connected. We believe that no veteran or military member should be forgotten nor abandoned following their separation or retirement. Therefore, it is the sole mission of West Coast Publishing, along with our website, phone app, social media and other digital channels, to keep a streamlined connection prevalent between our service men and women and the best military and veteran resources available.

Did You Know?

Billion is spent annually on
active military payroll

Thousand dollars is the average
military household income

Percent of all active duty military
live off base

Average age of military retirees with a GUARANTEED pension for life

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the largest employer in Pierce County
  • Over 300,000 active, retired, civil service, reserves and guard members receive a monthly paycheck
  • Approximately $3.9 billion in construction spending is projected on JBLM by end of 2016
  • Direct defense spending in Washington ($7.92 billion) is nearly 4% of the total State GDP
  • Over 670,000 veterans and 106,000 active military personnel reside in Washington State
  • $93,000,000 in defense contracts were awarded to firms in the Tacoma and Lakewood area
  • Active military members are never unemployed
  • The military is a recession-proof market
  • Madigan Hospital sees over one million patients a year
  • Pierce, Thurston and Kitsap counties have some of the largest retired military communities in the world

We Support

The Washington Military Resource Directory believes that no military member or veteran should have to go the extra mile to receive basic services. Therefore, we make an effort to support local and national veteran assistance businesses and non-profits as well as include those companies complimentary placement in our book.

Our Directory

What People Say

This directory is a wonderful way to help orient families who are new to the area in the process of transitioning or just in search of military-friendly businesses and organizations. I hope you will find this resource to be useful in meeting your needs.
Jay Inslee, Governor of Washington State
I have personally used this outstanding resource directory for over 20 years in my time as an active duty officer at McChord Air Force Base and now in my life as a retired officer and in my duties as the 28th Legislative District State Representative.
Dick Muri, 28th Legislative District State Representative
The Washington Military directory is specifically designed to serve your needs and provides you with important information.
Michael McGinn, Former Mayor of Seattle