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 your commander and supervisor.

Find out everything you need before you move...

Call the Army OneSource toll free at (800) 464-8107 24x7 for your free relocation report compliments of US Army Recruiting for soldiers assigned to recruiting duty.

  • 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

At Fort Knox, contact the Army Community Service Relocation Assistance Program, at (502) 624-6291/8391 or DSN 464-6291.

Try the Defense Manpower Data Center's SITES

Please forward any questions or comments to:  
3rd Recruiting Brigade Webmaster.

U.S. Army 3rd Recruiting Brigade Welcome Packet

A Welcome Packet will be mailed to you by your sponsor.  If you do not receive this Packet or need further assistance, please contact the Brigade Human Resource Assistant at DSN 536-1037 or commercial (502) 626-1037 or send an email to:

You can also request a Welcome Packet from the Fort Knox Army Community Service Relocation Assistance Program office by calling them at commercial:  502-624-6291 or DSN 464-6291.

Please forward any questions or comments to:  
3rd Recruiting Brigade Webmaster.

Brigade In-Processing Checklist

Before you come to Brigade HQ to in-process, you must go to the One Stop In/Out Processing Center. This is where you will sign-in and receive in-processing papers.

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
  • MOS orders (provided by the Army Recruiter School)
  • 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
  • Civilian and military drivers license
  • Reenlistment card
  • Quarters termination sheet if you lived in government quarters
  • OIF's if you have reintegration certification please bring with you
  • MEDPROS Update

It is extremely important you have all the above required documents at the time of your in-processing. This is a large brigade. You may have a long drive back to your pinpoint assignment if you forget any of these documents. In-processing must be completed on the day you arrive at the battalion.

The transportation office that will handle your household goods shipment will be the Transportation Division (Inbound).  The phone number is 502-624-2157 or DSN 464-2157.  Contact transportation when you arrive here.

Again, you must go to the One Stop In/Out Processing Center before you come to Brigade HQ to in-process. If you do not, you will not be able to in-process.  Please contact the Brigade Human Resource Assistant at 502-626-1037 or DSN 624-1037 if you need directions.

Brigade Family Services Assistance

If you are moving here from a previous recruiting assignment, you are familiar with the unique Army lifestyle. However, if you are new to recruiting, you will find this Army assignment is unique in many ways; 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 the information below.

Brigade Family Liaison Program Contacts:

Fax: 502-626-2069

Resource Links:

Please forward any questions or comments to:
3rd Recruiting Brigade Webmaster