The U.S. Army Detachment is the home of the Wolverines; Army Soldiers attending initial entry or reclassification courses at the Defense Information School. Our mission is to ensure the development of agile and adaptive Signal and Public Affairs in order to provide trained professionals to the United States Army and Joint Force.

PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION ORDERS

All Soldiers MUST travel on Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders. Soldiers authorized to travel with dependents, will receive basic housing allowance (BAH) and are required to make on or off post living arrangements. Single Soldiers without dependent are not authorized BAH and will be provided a barracks room. Releasing units are not authorize to restrict dependent travel. 

Helpful PCS checklists and information are available on the https://move.mil/ website.

Incoming Soldiers will report to the Staff Duty NCO in Building 8606.

Soldiers authorized to travel with dependents, will receive basic housing allowance (BAH) and are required to make on or off post living arrangements. Due to early formations and traffic congestion it is suggested that Soldier live within a 20-mile radius of Fort Meade.

Single Soldiers without dependents are not authorized BAH and will be provided a barracks room in Building 8609.

Releasing units are not authorize to restrict dependent travel.

When inprocessing, all students will have in their possessions the following materials:

  • Medical and Dental records (unless assigned to Fort Meade; Fort Meade records remain in respective clinics)
  • Identification tags and identification card
  • 10 copies of orders
  • DA Form 1610, if applicable
  • DA Form 31
  • DA Form 3349, permanent profile if applicable
  • DD Form 214, if applicable
  • 4-1 & 4-2 of enlistment paperwork, if applicable
  • Enlistment Extension, if applicable
  • Waivers required to attend DINFOS training

In processing will take place during the three business days following the date of report.
The general schedule for in-processing is as follows:

  • Day 1: Report day; complete in-processing packet; barracks room assignment in Building 8609.
  • Day 2: 0615 HT/WT at company
    0800 platoon in-brief
    1000 in-process company, S1, S3
    1300 in-process dental and Kimbrough.
  • Day 3: Military Personnel Operations (MILPO) by appointment only.

In-processing locations are as follows:

  • MILPO (By appointment only – scheduled thru unit S-1, Huber Road & Ernie Pyle Street).
  • Finance and Pay Processing will be completed by the Company S1.
  • DEERS @ In/Out Processing Building (at Huber Road and Ernie Pyle Street).
  • TRICARE @ Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Ctr. located on Llewellyn Ave & Ernie Pyle Street. Tricare benefits must be switched to Kimbrough Ambulatory Care Center on Fort Meade before Soldiers and/or dependents are eligible for medical assistance.
  • Dental at Epes Dental Clinic (across the street from the Freedom Inn dining facility)

NOTE: All inprocessing will be conducted in duty uniform.