Fort Bragg

Location
Fort Bragg is the largest Army installation by population covering  about 161,000 acres,  stretching into six counties. Fort Bragg is located in Fayetteville, North Carolina and is home of the Airborne and Special Operations.

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History

Fort Bragg is the home of the Airborne. For more than half a century, Fort Bragg has had a proud heritage as the Home of the Nation’s finest fighting forces. Originally activated in June 1942 at Camp Polk, LA, the XVIII Airborne Corps was known as the II Armored Corps. It was redesignated XVIII Corps in October 1943, at the Presidio of Monterey, California. The Corp’s birthday is August 25, 1944, the same day the XVIII Airborne Corps assumed command of the 82d and 101st Airborne Divisions.

Mission

Our mission is to maintain America’s Contingency Corps as a strategic crisis response force manned and trained to deploy rapidly by air, sea, and land anywhere in the world, in order to fight upon arrival and win. It is known as the Home of the Airborne and Special Operation Force. Fort Bragg houses the XVIII Airborne Corps and the 82nd Airborne Division, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, and the U.S. Army Parachute Team (the Golden Knights). Fort Bragg units also include the Corps Support Command, 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, 16th Military Police Brigade, 20th Engineer Brigade, 108th ADA Brigade, 44th Medical Command, 18th Fires Brigade and more.

Population Served

Fort Bragg is the largest US Army base by population, serving a population of 52,280 active duty Soldiers, 12,624 Reserve Components and Temporary Duty students, 8,757 civilian employees, 3,516 Contractors, and 62,962 active duty family members. There are 98,507 Army retirees and family members in the area.

Base Transportation

A shuttle bus is provided. The shuttle bus schedule is updated monthly. Please call 910-432-4497 or 910-396-5368 for the monthly schedule.

Sponsorship

If you have a pinpoint assignment you can request sponsorship by mailing DA Form 5434 (Sponsorship Program Counseling Information Sheet) to your gaining unit. Soldiers desiring a pin-point assignment and a sponsor to assist them upon arrival at Fort Bragg can contact Strength Management at 910-396-9616, or 910-396-3966, DSN 312-236-9616, or 312-236-3966.

All in-processing soldiers will in-process at the Bragg Reception Center, Bldg. 4-2245 (same proximity as the Soldier Support Center), Normandy Street. The Fort Bragg Reception Company is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week, and can be reached by calling 910-396-9304 or 910 396-2656, DSN 312-236-9304 or 312-236-2656.

Soldiers E-6 and below will in-process at the Fort Bragg Reception Company, Bldg. 4-2245 (same vicinity as the Soldier Support Center), Normandy Street, 910-396-4244/4250 or DSN 312-236-4244/4250.

Temporary Quarters

Airborne Inn Lodging facilities are open to military personnel (all ranks/grades), their family members, guests, and retired military and their guests. You can make advance reservations up to 6 months ahead of time. Incoming PCS personnel may occupy guest house facilities for up to 30 days without loss of BAH. Outgoing personnel may occupy guest house facilities for up to 10 days. The Standard room rate is $45.00 + $5.00 for each additional person per day for all ranks.  Please note that you are required to pay in advance for 7 days upon check-in. For information, call 910-396-7700 or DSN 312-236-7700. Airborne Inn Lodging Office is located in Bldg. D-3601, Moon Hall, on Darby Loop.

Relocation Assistance

A Newcomer’s Orientation is held at ACS on the 1st Tuesday of the month, beginning at 9:00 a.m. The Newcomer’s Orientation is a great way for Fort Bragg Soldiers, Family Members, and DoD employees to become familiar with the services and agencies available on the installation. There is also a monthly Newcomer’s Bus Tour of Fort Bragg and the Fayetteville area. Limited FREE childcare is available through CYSS. Please call 910-396-8682/8683, for more information or to register.

The Lending Closet is for families PCSing to or from Fort Bragg. Soldier/family members may borrow basic household items for a designated period of time while awaiting shipment of household goods. Call the Relocation Program at 910-396-6013 or DSN 312-236-6013.

The Airborne Attic provides Soldiers and family members E4 and below with items of furniture, household goods and clothing free of charge. They can be reached at 910-907-2842 or DSN 312-337-2842.

Critical Installation Information

  • Fort Bragg is a restricted access base. All persons 16 years and older entering the base are required to show a picture identification.
  • Fort Bragg regulations prohibit the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle, except with the use of a hands-free device.
  • All active duty military personnel (including allied officers) and their family members assigned to Fort Bragg, DA/DoD civilians employed by Fort Bragg, local Reserve and National Guard members, and contractors working on Fort Bragg must register their privately owned vehicles (POVs) with Vehicle Registration, for more information call 910-432-8193.
  • Wearing portable headphones, earphones, or other listening devices while operating a motor vehicle is prohibited.
  • The use of radar or laser detection devices to indicate the presence of speed recording instruments or to transmit simulated erroneous speeds is prohibited.

Contact Information

Adult Education Centers
Fort Bragg Education Services Branch
Macomb and Reilly Street
Building 2-1105
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-396-6721
Phone (DSN) 312-236-6721
Fax 910-396-8722
Fax (DSN) 312-236-8722

Automotive Services
FIRESTONE TIRE & SERVICE CENTER
Butner Rd, behind the North Post PX
Fort Bragg, NC 28310-5000
Phone 910-497-2141/2142/2143

Barracks/Single Service Member Housing
Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS)
Knox & Macomb Streets
Building 2-1361
Fort Bragg, NC 28310-5000
Phone 910-396-7751 / 910-396-2348
Phone (DSN) 312-236-7751/2348
Fax 910-396-2330
Fax (DSN) 312-236-2330

Beneficiary Counseling Assistance Coordinators
TRICARE
Reilly Road
Building 4-2817, TRICARE Service Center (WAMC)
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-907-6926/6778 / Beneficiary Claims Inquiries: 1-800-493-1613 /

Chapels
Religious, Marital, Pre-Marital Counseling
Knox Street
Watters Family Life Center, Bldg. 1-3358
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-396-1121 / 910-396-1122
Phone (DSN) 312-239-1121/1122
Fax 910-396-9570

Citizenship and Immigration Services
Citizenship and Immigration Services
Soldier Support Center
Bldg. 4-2843 Normandy Drive
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-396-6120/8682
Phone (DSN) 312-236-6120/8682
Fax 910-396-8401
Fax (DSN) 312-236-8401

Civilian Personnel Office
Civilian Personnel Advisory Center
Macomb Street, Building 2-1105, Stack D
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-396-6001
Phone (DSN) 312-239-6001
Fax 910-396-1968
Fax (DSN) 312-236-1968

Commissary/Shoppette
North Post Commissary
3571 Butner Road
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-396-2104
Phone (DSN) 312-236-2104
Fax 910-497-3042

Commissary/Shoppette
South Post Commissary
1017 Canopy Lane
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-436-2487
Phone (DSN) None
Fax 910-436-5261

Deployment/Mobilization
Deployment – Army Community Service
Soldier Support Center
3rd Floor, Soldier Support Center, Bldg. 4-2843, Normandy Drive
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-432-3742
Phone (DSN) 312-236-3742
Fax 910-396-8401
Fax (DSN) 312-236-8401

DoD Schools
Fort Bragg Schools Special Education Programs
Knox Street
Irwin Middle School
PO Box 70089
Fort Bragg, NC 28307-0089
Phone 910-907-0200
Fax 910-436-3960

EFMP – Family Support
EFMP Family Support
2843 Normandy Dr.
Bld. 4
Attn: ACS/EFMP
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-907-3395
Phone (DSN) 312-337-3395
Fax 910-396-8401
Fax (DSN) 312-236-8401

Emergency Relief Services
American Red Cross
Bldg. 1-1139 Macomb Streets
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-396-1232/1234 / 1-877-272-7337
Phone (DSN) 312-236-1232/1234
Fax 910-396-6489
Fax (DSN) 312-236-6489

Exchange(s)
North Post Exchange (PX)
Butner and 2nd Streets
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-436-4888
Fax 910-436- 6451

Finance Office
82d Finance
Gavin Hall
Fort Bragg, NC 28310-5000
Phone 910-432–0109
Phone (DSN) 312-239-0109

Hospital/Medical Treatment Facility(s)
Joel Health Clinic
Bldg M-4861, Logistics Avenue
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-907-5635
Phone (DSN) 312-337-5635
Fax 910-907-9828

Housing Office/Government Housing
Off-Post Housing/Housing Referral Office
Normandy Drive
Bldg. 4-2843
6th Floor Soldier Support Center
Fort Bragg, NC 28310-5000
Phone 910-396-2626/6004
Phone (DSN) 312-236-2626/6004
Fax 910-396-7705
Fax (DSN) 312-236-7705

Housing Referral Office/Housing Privatization
Housing Office (Picerne Military Housing Relocation Office)
Bldg. 4-2843 Normandy Drive
Soldier Support Center
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-495-0878 / 1-866-525-4663
Fax 910-497–4218

ID/CAC Card Processing
82nd ABN. ID Card Facility
Bldg. C-747 Gavin Hall
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-432–4182
Phone (DSN) 312-239-4182
Fax 910-432-3105

Legal Services/JAG
82D Airborne Division Legal Assistance
Room 273 Gavin Hall
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-432-0195
Phone (DSN) 312-239-0195
Fax 910-396-2541
Fax (DSN) 312-236-2541

Loan Closet
ACS Lending Closet
Corner of Letterman & Ord Streets
Bldg 8-7006-A
Fort Bragg, NC 28310-5000
Phone 910-396-6013
Phone (DSN) 312-236-6013
Fax 910-432-8870
Fax (DSN) 312-239-8870

Transition Assistance Program
Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP)
Normandy Drive
Bldg. 4-2843 (Soldier Support Center)
Fort Bragg, NC 28310
Phone 910-396-7188 / 910-396 2227
Phone (DSN) 312-236-7188/2227
Fax 910-396-9390
Fax (DSN) 312-236-9390