Fort Monmouth

Location

Fort Monmouth is located on the “Jersey Shore” just ten minutes West of the Atlantic Ocean. It is 1 1/2 hours South of New York City, 1 1/2 hours North of Atlantic City, and 1 1/2 hours East of Philadelphia.


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History

On Aug. 24, 2005 the BRAC commission endorsed the recommendations made by the Department of Defense to close Fort Monmouth. Those recommendations became effective Nov. 9, 2005 according to the Base Realignment and Closure Act of 1990. Accordingly, Fort Monmouth will close no later than Sept. 15, 2011. The majority of the organizations and personnel positions now operating at Fort Monmouth will re-locate to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. and Fort Belvoir, Va. Currently, a departure schedule for Fort Monmouth organizations has not been established.

Fort Monmouth (pronounced mon-mith) is located in Monmouth County on the “Jersey Shore,” off of Highway 35 in Eatontown, New Jersey. The installation was originally named Camp Little Silver and was responsible for training 1st and 2nd Reserve Signal Battalions. The installation was granted permanent status and was renamed Fort Monmouth in August 1925 in honor of the soldiers of the American Revolution who died in the battle of Monmouth Court House.

Fort Monmouth is the center of gravity for the development of the Army’s Command and Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Sensors and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. Much of the Army’s research and development of these hi-tech systems is done at Fort Monmouth by members of Team C4ISR.

Population Served

Fort Monmouth is a uniquely combined community comprised of Active Duty Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Reserve Components, retired military, DoD appropriated and Non-Appropriated Fund employees, contractors, and family members. Additionally, a great number of off-post military, reservists, veterans and a large population of retirees also draw support from Fort Monmouth.

Temporary Quarters

The Lodging office is located in building 270, Allen Avenue and is open 24 hours daily.

All reservations must be secured with a credit card. They accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express. Reservations must be cancelled by 1800 hours (6pm) or your credit card will be charged for one nights stay.

The distinguished Visitors Quarters (DVQ) is for reservation by Military Personnel 06 and above, Sergeant Major of the Army (E9) and Civilians in grades equivalent to GS15 and above.

For those on official orders, payment is due upon departure if staying less than 30 days; otherwise payment is due the last day of each month. Non-offical travel payment is due at check-ins for the entire length of your stay.

All rooms have Iron and Ironing Boards, Coffee Maker, Alarm Clock and Hair Dryers. Most of the rooms have small kitchenettes.

Continental Breakfast is served daily in Building 270. Monday-Friday 6:30am-9:00am Saturday & Sunday 7:30am – 10:00am

No pets are allowed in transient facilities.

Frequently Called Numbers on Base

HEADQUARTERS COMMAND, USAG 732-532-2272 /992-2272

ARMY COMMUNITY SERVICES (ACS) 732-532-2076/2078 992-2076

BILLETING OFFICE – GUEST HOUSE 732-532-1092 992-1092

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (CDC) 732-532-8069/8099 992-8069

CHILD YOUTH SERVICES OFFICE (CYS) 732-532-9697 EXT 4160 992-9697

CHILD YOUTH SERVICES CENTRAL REGISTRATION 732-532-6210 992-6210

FAMILY CHILD CARE OFFICE (FCC) 732-532-8721 992-8721

SCHOOL AGE SERVICES YOUTH SERVICES 732-427-6354/6370 987-6354

COMMISSARY – Customer Service 732-532-1792 992-1792

COMMUNITY CENTER 732-532-6100 992-6100

COMMUNITY COUNSELING CENTER 732-532-2415/3703 992-2415

DENTAL CLINIC 732-532-7063/7060 992-7063

ENWS – Family Center 732-866-2115

ENWS – Morale, Welfare, and Recreation 732-866-2350

EDUCATION PUBLIC SCHOOLS – ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES 732-542-1055

EDUCATION CENTER 732-532-3006/6043 992-3006

EMPLOYMENT READINESS PROGRAM ACS 732-532-2076 992-2076

FAMILY CHILD CARE OFFICE (FCC) 732-532-8721/4185 992-8721

FAMILY HOUSING 732-532-3567/1429 mgr 992-3567

GARRISON HEADQUARTERS 732-532-9509 992-9509

GUEST HOUSE – BILLETING 732-532-1092 992-1092

HEALTH CARE/TRICARE 732-532-3203/888-999-5195 992-3203

HEALTH CLINIC – PAHC 732-532-1764/1-800-683-8134 992-1764

HEALTH CLINIC PATIENT REPRESENTATIVE 732-532-1328 992-1328

HOUSING, OFF POST – CHRRS 732-532-8993 992-8993

HOUSING, ON POST 732-532-3567/1429 992-3567

LODGING OFFICE 732-532-1635/1092 992-1635

PATTERSON ARMY HEALTH CLINIC (PAHC) 732-532-1764

PRESCRIPTION REFILL – PAHC 732-532-2000/2551 992-2000

PREVENTIVE MEDICINE SERVICE 732-532-2658/2579 992-2658

PRIMARY CARE TEAM – PAHC 732-532-2457/5974 992-2457

SCHOOL AGE YOUTH SERVICES 732-427-6354 987-6354

TRICARE 1-888-999-5195

YOUTH SERVICES CENTER 732-427-6354/6370 987-6354