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Welcome to the Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion

Mission Statement

The Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion executes professional recruiting operations with integrity to provide the Army highly motivated, committed, quality men and women, both officer and enlisted, to serve in the United States Army and Army Reserve while providing for its Soldiers and Families.

Vision Statement

The Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion is a disciplined organization highly skilled in the art and science of recruiting with integrity and providing Red Carpet treatment for Future Soldiers and their influencers. The number one priority of the unit is the health and welfare of its Soldiers, Civilians, and their Families. "Hammer of the South" Soldiers embrace and live the Army Values and are respected members of their communities.

Mailing Address:

United States Army
Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion
1851 Executive Center Drive, Suite 130
Jacksonville, Florida 32207-2356

Please forward any questions or comments to
Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion Webmaster

If you are interested in joining the Army, call 1-800-USA-ARMY,
 ext. 181 or visit www.goarmy.com.

If you are interested in the Army Reserve, call 1-800-USA-ARMY,
ext. 182 or visit www.goarmyreserve.com

Welcome to the Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion

Welcome to the Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion-Hammer of the South! The Jacksonville Battalion covers a large geographic area that includes Northeast Florida and south Georgia. The battalion's five companies cover approx. 45,000 square miles, encompasses 25 recruiting centers, 87 counties and 609 zip codes. The battalion headquarters is located 12 miles from Jacksonville's beaches and is less than 10 minutes from downtown and Jacksonville Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS). The battalion is an active partner with area Chambers of Commerce, local sports organizations and colleges. It also has a relationship with the MWR offices at Jacksonville Naval Air Station and Naval Station Mayport which helps to enhance the Army recruiting experience. Jacksonville has a diverse cultural demographic with activities that appeal to a broad range of lifestyles for Families and single Soldiers. For information regarding Soldier and Family Support, call (904) 396-4906 or by e-mailing clicking here. For information about Government Leased Housing Program, contact the Facilities Manager at (904) 396-7918.

You will be assigned a sponsor and receive a welcome packet from the Battalion. This packet will provide you more information on your assignment and the area to which you are being assigned. For further information, contact the Battalion S-1 at (904) 396-2094 or you can e-mail by clicking here.

If you have family members, it is best that they report with you to the Battalion Headquarters located at 1851 Executive Center Drive, Suite 130, Jacksonville, FL 32207. They will be briefed on all aspects of medical and dental plans and coverage. For information on all aspects of Soldier and Family Assistance.

If you don't hear from your sponsor or would like more information, please contact the Battalion S-1 at (904) 396-2094.

Again, Welcome to the Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion.

LTC Dave Henning - CSM Jose A. Ruiz

First Gov


Soldier and Family Assistance

Our Soldier and Family Assistance (SFA) Program Manager is responsible for the morale, welfare and well-being of our Soldiers and their families. We offer programs to include Tricare assistance, help with relocation, spouse employment, financial readiness resources and more.

Contact our SFA Program Manager for questions about the programs and services we offer.

Click here to submit your questions or concerns confidentially to a staff member.





Contact Us

U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion - Jacksonville
1851 Executive Center Drive, Suite 130
Jacksonville, Florida 32207-2356

Battalion Headquarters
(904) 396-2284 / (904) 396-2385

Executive Officer
(904) 396-2490 / (904) 396-2284 / (904) 396-2385

(904) 396-2673

(904) 396-2532

Soldier &Family Assistance
(904) 396-4906

Resource Management
(904) 396-6302

(904) 396-1934

Education Specialist
(904) 396-2451

Facilities Management
(904) 396-7918

(904) 396-2094

(904) 396-2490

(904) 396-2143