By Dawn M. Smith Despite the cliché, but true, gripes about living in the Washington, D.C. greater area , the winter and holiday seasons in the region are truly something to take advantage of while living here. The city is filled with festive events from street markets to spectacular ice shows to entertain your family and those guests who are bound to visit during the holidays. Holiday Activities in Alexandria Living in Alexandria, Virginia, is a convenient commute to many of the popular military stations in the National Capital Region, so it’s an ideal location for families to settle while s... read more
Henderson Hall - On and Off Base Information
Henderson Hall Housing Information
Henderson Hall Housing and Information:
Location: Henderson Hall is the home of Headquarters Battalion Marine Corps National Capital Region which provides support to Marines and government agencies throughout the National Capital Region. Henderson Hall is located on South Southgate Road in Arlington, Virginia on the southern border of Arlington National Cemetery, north of the Navy Annex, west of the Pentagon and right next door to Fort Myer. Henderson Hall is just minutes from the White House, Capital building, Pentagon, Smithsonian Museums and all of Washington, DC's monuments.
Cost of Living: The Washington DC metro area is a high cost of living area.
Base Operator: 703-614-7171; DSN 312-224-7171
Population: 2,000 Marines, 1,200 civilians, and 2,800 family members.
Area Population: Arlington, VA has a population of 189,453. The Washington DC Metro area has population of 4,796,183.
Schools: Depending on where you decide to live will determine what school your child will be zoned to. There are numerous school districts in the National Capital Region. Review the states' website to locate information about your particular school. District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia.
Housing: There is no family housing located at Henderson Hall. Marines stationed here are authorized to apply for family housing at Family Housing Department, Anacostia Naval Station. In addition to area military housing offices, Henderson Hall, itself, has established a Set-Aside Housing Program for active duty military personnel. This is an agreement between Henderson Hall and a specific property management company to assist military members with acquiring suitable housing in the community at reduced rental rates. Through this program, application fees, credit checks, income requirements and security deposits are waived; this waiver saves the service member a considerable amount of money. The monthly rent must be paid by allotment, initiated by the service member, to the property management company through the Henderson Hall Relocation Program, and the service member must be able to fulfill a one (1) year lease agreement. For more information stop by the Relocation Office or call 703-614-7202, DSN 312-224-7202.
1555 S. Southgate Rd, Bldg 29
Henderson Hall, Arlington, VA 22214
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