With the work hours in recruiting, travel time to and from work should be limited to the least amount possible to provide more quality time spent with your family. Please utilize all available resources to find the perfect area for you and your family to live in. If you need information pertaining to Government Leased Housing, contact our Logistics (S4) Section at 301-677-7057 to get in touch with the battalion's Facilities Manager.
You will be assigned a sponsor and your sponsor will contact you and keep in touch with you to help facilitate your move to the battalion's area. For further information, contact the Battalion S-1 at (301) 677-7431 or you can e-mail by clicking here. If you don't hear from your sponsor or would like more information, please contact the Battalion S-1.
If you have family members, it is best that they report with you to the Battalion Headquarters located at 4550 Parade Field Lane, Fort Meade, MD 20755. You will be briefed on all aspects of medical and dental plans and coverage.
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 First Sergeant. Also check out "Our Area Links" for other useful link sites that can help you get information on whatever area you will be moving into.
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
Military Spouse Employment Resource
USAREC Soldier & Family Assistance Web Site