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


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.