The U.S. Army 3rd Recruiting Brigade recruits with integrity the highest quality men and women to meet the needs of an expeditionary Army, while taking exceptional care of Soldiers, Civilians and Families.

While PCS travel often has many surprises, knowing more about the area and the people you'll be working with can really help. The information below may be useful 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 by contacting Army OneSource toll free at (800) 464-8107 for a free relocation report. The report features:

  • 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



USAREC Housing Program

Consumer Complaints

Military Spouse Employment Resource

USAREC Soldier & Family Assistance Web Site

Columbus Recruiting Battalion Welcome Packet

Your welcome packet will be automatically sent to you via email.

If you are in your 3rd week of school and have not received it, please contact us at 614-405-8220.

To request a spouse welcome packet, please contact us at 614-405-8230.

Welcome to the Columbus Recruiting Battalion. We look forward to seeing you soon.



Our Companies


  • Barboursville
  • Miami Valley