Rock Island Arsenal - On and Off Base Information

Rock Island Arsenal Housing Information

Rock Island Arsenal Housing and Information:

Location: Rock Island Arsenal Garrison (USAG-RIA) is an active U.S. Army facility located on a 946-acre island in the Mississippi River, between Davenport, Iowa and Rock Island, Illinois. The Arsenal is located in an area known as the 'Quad Cities', a once thriving riverboat community. Today, Rock Island Arsenal Garrison is our nation's largest government owned and operated arsenal. 

Cost of Living: Rock Island's cost of living is 3.2% Lower than the U.S. average.

Base Operator: 309-782-6001 or DSN 312-793-6001.

Area Population: Davenport-Moline-Rock Island metro: 425,500

Schools: None on post. Children living on post attend the Moline, Illinois School District. Specifically, elementary students attend Franklin Elementary, Junior High students attend Wilson Middle School and high school students attend Moline High School. The Rock Island Arsenal provides school bus transportation to these designated Moline Schools. In addition, the School-age program provides busing to/from the before and after school program to the Bettendorf School District elementary and middle schools. Call 309-782-6515 or visit the Rock Island School Liaison Office website for more information.

Housing:Limited number of on-post housing quarters at Rock Island Arsenal, including 5 homes for Generals and Senior Officers and 13 Field Grade and Company Grade homes. For more housing information contact the local housing office at 309-782-2376.

Base Location

1 Rock Island Arsenal
Rock Island, IL 61299

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