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

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USAREC Soldier & Family Assistance Web Site

Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion Welcome Packet

USARB Baton Rouge Welcome Packet


Soldier &  Family Assistance
Office #: (225) 767-3076
1-800-790-0963 opt.2 ext.8

Mailing Address:
U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion - Baton Rouge
10101 Park Rowe Avenue Suite 575
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810

In-Processing Checklist



In-Processing Checklist

Soldiers on assignment to the Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion should contact the S-1 section at (225) 767-9641 immediately upon receipt of assignment instructions.  We will pin-point your assignment as well as ensure you are assigned a sponsor.

All Soldiers assigned to the Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion will physically in-process at the Battalion Head Quarters.

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

-          All Solider's will report in PT's and have ACU's to change into.

-           PCS orders and any amendments to these orders

-          DA FM 31 (PCS leave form)

-          Army Recruiter Course (ARC) graduation certificate

-          MOS orders (provided by the Army Recruiter School)

-          Military 201 file

-          Promotion Packet (if applicable)

-          Last NCOER

-          Civilian Drivers License

-          Reenlistment Contracts

-          Accident Avoidance Certificate

-          DA FM 348 (Equipment Operators Qualifications Record)

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

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 (225) 767-3076 of toll free at 1-888-325-7114, or by email.

Battalion Family Liaison Program Contacts:

Fax: 225-766-9392

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