Welcome to the Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion
Welcome to the Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion-Hammer of the South! The Jacksonville Battalion covers a large geographic area that includes Northeast Florida and south Georgia. The battalion's five companies cover approx. 45,000 square miles, encompasses 25 recruiting centers, 87 counties and 609 zip codes. The battalion headquarters is located 12 miles from Jacksonville's beaches and is less than 10 minutes from downtown and Jacksonville Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS). The battalion is an active partner with area Chambers of Commerce, local sports organizations and colleges. It also has a relationship with the MWR offices at Jacksonville Naval Air Station and Naval Station Mayport which helps to enhance the Army recruiting experience. Jacksonville has a diverse cultural demographic with activities that appeal to a broad range of lifestyles for Families and single Soldiers. For information regarding Soldier and Family Support, call (904) 396-4906 or by e-mailing clicking here. For information about Government Leased Housing Program, contact the Facilities Manager at (904) 396-7918.
You will be assigned a sponsor and receive a welcome packet from the Battalion. This packet will provide you more information on your assignment and the area to which you are being assigned. For further information, contact the Battalion S-1 at (904) 396-2094 or you can e-mail by clicking here.
If you have family members, it is best that they report with you to the Battalion Headquarters located at 1851 Executive Center Drive, Suite 130, Jacksonville, FL 32207. They will be briefed on all aspects of medical and dental plans and coverage. For information on all aspects of Soldier and Family Assistance.
If you don't hear from your sponsor or would like more information, please contact the Battalion S-1 at (904) 396-2094.
Again, Welcome to the Jacksonville Recruiting Battalion. Army Strong!
LTC Kevin Buettner - CSM Michael T. Forbes II