As President of Local 1504, both I and my Executive Board welcome you to our site

This site was designed to keep our bargaining unit employees and union members informed on important matters relating to our workplace, workplace rights, our union and our fellow brothers and sisters. Our "Contact" page has links, by name, that will make your "trip" into our Local 1504 website easy.
If you have any suggestions on how to make this site even better, please feel free to provide me feedback at Also, if you are a newer employee to JBLM, "Welcome!" Never has our need to build membership, communicate and "fight the good fight" been more important!
In Unity

AFGE 1504 website closing Feb 2021

Aug 27th, 2020
Please see the AFGE 1504 Facebook page for relevent articles and information. You can contact me with the link on the "Contacts" page.

Defense Authorization Bills Pass

Jul 27th, 2020
AFGE Scores Wins as House, Senate Pass Defense Authorization Bills. Read about it here.

AFGE Endorsement 2020 Update

Jul 27th, 2020
AFGE Endorses Joe Biden for President. Read about it here.

AFGE Endorsement 2020

Jun 26th, 2020
Online Presidential Candidate Poll Results, Biden is leading. Read about it here.

Commission describes dire need for federal recruitment and hiring changes, but will Congress act?

Jun 26th, 2020
Federal hiring is not going well according to the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service. Read about it here.

Federal Workers See Risks to Them in Trump Push to Reopen U.S.

May 27th, 2020
President is pressing states to ease lockdowns to help economy Read about it here.

Employees who develop COVID 19 from work activities elegible for workers compensation.

May 27th, 2020
Front line workers get covered. Read about it here.

Hacking Alert

Apr 26th, 2020
Hackers try to scam federal workers Read about it here.

OPM FAQs concerning the Corona virus

Apr 26th, 2020
OPM responding to questions about COVID-19. Read about it here.

The AFGE has not endorsed a 2020 presidential candidate.. yet

Mar 3rd, 2020
Waiting for the field to narrow. Read about it here.

5 Ways To Prevent And Prepare For The Coronavirus

Mar 3rd, 2020
. Read about it here.

The Article Archive:

The list of articles for the past 12 months.
Please note, some links may not work


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Did you Know?

If you are called into a meeting with management and you believe that the questioning could in any way lead to your being disciplined or terminated, or affect your personal working conditions, you have the right to request that a Union representative or Steward be present at the meeting. Without representation, explain that you choose not to answer any questions.

Freedom's something our people in the Military earned a long time ago, a better life for our people, the Union earned for a very long time, but it doesn't end there. We have to keep on earning it or it will disappear. Support our Veterans and their families and THINK UNION.

News and Information

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Subject Author Date
Five Things Unions Have Done For All Americans Frank Schatzer 2016-01-08

About AFGE

The union is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and divided into 12 geographical districts consisting of some 1,100 Locals. Over one-half of AFGE's members are consolidated into agency-wide bargaining units. Agencies with the highest concentration of union membership include the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Social Security Administration and the Department of Justice.

The Labor Union Movement in America

The story of organized labor is part of the story of America. Here is an article that gives a bit of insight on where we came from: An American History of Labor

Joining AFGE

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Today's Date is
Monday, January 18th, 2021.

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General Membership Meeting Time and Location

Every Third Thursday of the month 1730-1830 at: Bldg 3476-2nd Division, Lewis Main Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington 98433

Joining AFGE 1504

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Getting a Password

Get access to the members and/or the executive areas. Go here.