Relocation Information

Arriving Soldiers

While PCS travel always has many surprises, knowing more about the area and the people you'll be working with can really help. This site is designed to help you familiarize yourself with your new community and enable you to contact the 2nd Recruiting Brigade commandant.

Find out everything you need before you move...

Call the Military OneSource toll free at (800) 342-9647 24x7 for assistance with your relocation.

  • Cost of living for city and state to which you are relocating and how it compares with the cost of living where you presently reside.
  • Crime statistics
  • Profiles for types of schools
  • Location of churches, synagogues and mosques
  • Historical weather conditions
  • Vehicle registration policies and procedures

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Welcome Packet


To receive a Welcome packet please call (256) 450-9553, email or visit the Redstone Arsenal MWR Page.

In-Processing Checklist

Military Personnel report to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company on Redstone Arsenal (RSA).  Military will need orders assigning them to RSA.  HHC is located at:
Building 3435, Snooper Road
Telephone: (256) 450-9530  or

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 0900 – 1630

You must bring the following items with you at the time you in process:

  • PCS orders and any amendments to these orders
  • Original DA 31 (leave form)
  • Finance packet to include advance travel receipts (manila folder)
  • DD 1561 Request for Family Separation Allowance
  • Civilian drivers license
  • Vehicle registration (if you have two vehicles)
  • Information necessary to update DD 93 and SGLI
  • Military 201 file: 2A, 2-1, promotion packet (if applicable)
  • Last NCOER
  • Military ID card
  • Reenlistment card
  • Quarters termination sheet if you lived in government quarters
  • Clothing records 
  • MEDPROS Update

It is extremely important you have all the above required documents at the time of your in-processing. 

Family Services

If you are moving here from previous recruiting assignment, you are already used to the unique Army lifestyle. However, if you are new to recruiting, you will find this Army assignment is unique in many way; one we hope you will enjoy and into which you can easily transition.

Think of this office as your mini-Army Community Services. We service roughly 500 people, to include Army recruiters, their families and single soldiers. We look forward to meeting you. If you need assistance, don't hesitate to contact us at (256) 450-9553 or by email.

Brigade Family Liaison Program Contacts:

Fax: (256) 450-9517

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