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Welcome to the Tampa Recruiting Battalion

Welcome to the United States Army Recruiting Battalion- Tampa. It is a pleasure to welcome you. We are a proud organization dedicated to providing outstanding support to the United States Army. I am sure you will find your assignment challenging, rewarding and enjoyable.

You can go online for more information about the battalion at and click on DOD Community Activity Locators, SITES, then View Information On Installations.

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 (813) 935-5365 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 3350 Buschwood Park Dr., Ste 140, Tampa, Fla 33618-4447. They will be briefed on all aspects of medical and dental plans and coverage. For information on all aspects of Soldier and Family Assistance, Click Here.

You are not to make any housing arrangements until you inprocess into the battalion. Once your station assignment is verified, I recommend you establish your household near the recruiting station to maximize your family time and your impact on the local community.  For information regarding the Government Leased Housing Program, contact the Facilities Manager at (813) 930-0264 or by e-mailing

If you don't hear from your sponsor or would like more information, please contact the Battalion S-1 at

Again, Welcome to the Tampa Recruiting Battalion.

LTC Michael D. Norton   -   CSM Ulises Morel


Tampa Recruiting Battalion Welcome Packet

To request a welcome packet from the Tampa Recruiting Battalion, please contact the S1 and provide the following information:

Arrival Date:
Number & Ages of Sponsored Family Members:

S1 / Human Resources Division
Office # : (813) 935-5365 / (813) 933-5479


3350 Buschwood Park Drive
Suite 140 (ATTN: S1)
Tampa FL 33618

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
  • 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)
  • Army Recruiter Course (ARC) graduation certificate
  • 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 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.

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 (813) 915-8417 or (800) 790-0963, ext.: 2,8,or by email.

Battalion Family Liaison Program Contacts:

Fax: 813-915-xxxx

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