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Great Lakes Recruiting Battalion

 

    

 

Please contact the Great Lakes Recruiting Battalion S-1 office for DA form 5434 and the required info sheet at 517-887-5774 and to retrieve further Welcome Packet information.

                                 

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 your commander and 1st Sergeant.

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

Try the Defense Manpower Data Center's SITES

Consumer Complaints

Military Spouse Employment Resource

USAREC Soldier & Family Assistance Web Site

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 (517) 887-7460 or by e-mailing david.w.parsons1.civ@mail.mil

3rd BDE Family Liaison Program Contacts:

Fax: 502-626-2069

Resource Links:

 

 

      In-Processing Checklist

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

      • PCS orders and any amendments to these orders
      • PT Card 5500/5501
      • PT Gear (shorts/t-shirt) for weigh in 
      • Original DA 31 (leave form)
      • Last NCOER
      • Military ID Card
      • Civilian and military driver license
      • Quarters termination sheet if you lived in government quarters
      • OIF's if you have reintegration certification please bring with you
      • MEDPROS Update
      • UF 350-1 Reception and integration Checklist 
      • Composite Risk Management Certificate

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