Fort Myer - On and Off Base Information

Fort Myer Housing Information

Fort Myer (Ft.) Housing and Information:

Location: On October 1, 2009, Henderson Hall Marine Corps installation management functions joined Fort Myer which is now known as Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Located in Arlington, Virginia, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall is home to the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" and Headquarters U.S. Army Garrison. The command includes Fort Myer (Army) and Henderson Hall (Marine Corps), which are located in Arlington, VA and Fort Lesley J. McNair, which is located in Washington, D.C.  

Cost of Living:  Compared to the rest of the country, Arlington's cost of living is 53.06% higher than the U.S. average.

Base Operator: National Capital Region Information Line: 703-545-6700

Area Population:  The population for Arlington is 213,300.  The Greater Washington area population is 5.6 million.

Schools:  There are no DoD schools on post. There are many school districts in the National Capital Region (NCR). If you live on Fort Myer, your children will attend the Arlington County Public Schools, which include Long Branch Elementary School, Thomas Jefferson Middle School and Washington-Lee High School.

Army Community Service: ACS 703-696-3510 

Housing: Housing on Fort Myer is extremely limited. Government housing is available on other installations in the greater Washington DC area to include: Fort McNair, Fort Belvoir, Joint Base Andrews, and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. Soldiers assigned for duty in this area are authorized to apply, under priority two, and be assigned family quarters at the installation of their choice, regardless of duty station or place of work. For information or assistance with obtaining housing in this area, contact the Executive Management Housing Directorate at 703-696-9611/3903.

Base Location

Biddle Lane
Fort Myer, VA 22211

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