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Fort Belvoir - On and Off Base Information
Fort Belvoir Housing Information
Fort Belvoir (Ft.) Housing and Information:
Location: Located south of Alexandria, VA in Fairfax County, Fort Belvoir serves as the headquarters for the Defense Logistics Agency, the Defense Contract Audit Agency, the Defense Technical Information Center, and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, agencies of the United States Department of Defense.
Fort Belvoir is home to the United States INSCOM and ARCYBER and elements of ten other Army major commands; nineteen different agencies and direct reporting units of the Department of Army; eight elements of the U.S. Army Reserve and the Army National Guard; and twenty-six Department of Defense agencies. Also located here are the 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power), the U.S. Army Prime Power School, a Marine Corps detachment, a U.S. Air Force activity, U.S. Army Audit Agency, and an agency from the Department of the Treasury.
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Cost of Living: Higher than the average for all major U.S. cities, 37.79%.
Base Operator: 703-545-6700 or DSN 312-227-0101
Area Population: Alexandria: 143,885
Schools: Children residing on Fort Belvoir will attend either Fort Belvoir Elementary School or Woodlawn Elementary (located just outside the installation) which are run by Fairfax County Schools. Walt Whitman Middle School or Mount Vernon High School, are also Fairfax County schools.
Youth Services: The Youth Center on Fort Belvoir offers a middle school as well as a teen program for youth grades 6-12. Phone: 703-805-4515.
Army Community Service: This is Fort Belvoir’s one stop shop for information about the installation: Employment, Welcome Packets, Volunteering, Maps of the Area, and more. ACS703-805-4590
Housing: Two, three, four and five bedroom homes are available in fifteen village communities. Available to military members of all ranks from all service branches assigned to Fort Belvoir and the National Capital Region. Call 703-454-9700 or visit the Housing Office website.
9820 Flagler Road
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
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