Aberdeen Proving Ground Benefits
The training and salary you get as a Soldier are only some of the ways the Army strengthens you for tomorrow. The Army also offers money for education, comprehensive health care, generous vacation time, family services and support groups, special pay for special duties and cash allowances to cover the cost of living.

Education Opportunities
MISSION: To create and lead the Army’s premiere education organization committed to excellence,Education Logo innovation, and deployability.

Counseling's an integral part of the individual's educational endeavors. The Education Staff is committed to providing quality services and programs to active duty personnel, family members, retired military personnel, and civilian personnel. Professional guidance counselors staff the Education Center and provide a full range of adult and continuing education counseling. Individual counseling is available during normal duty hours on a walk-in basis. Counselors are also available to visit units and provide briefings to soldiers and commanders on the education opportunities at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Tuition Asisstance FAQs

Soldier Process for Requesting Blanket Exception to Policy Tuition Assistance

For more information visit, https://home.army.mil/imcom/index.php/customers/ACES

Aberdeen Proving Ground Recreation is a division under APG's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation directorate. They are committed to providing top notch services and events for Aberdeen Proving Ground and the surrounding community. Our facilities include Outdoor Recreation with Boating and Fishing, Bowling Center - Brewner Lanes, Campgrounds, Equipment Checkout, Exton Golf Course, Ruggles Golf Course, Hunting, Picnic Areas, Recreation Centers, RV Storage, Skeet & Trap Range, Horse Stables and Swimming Pools. More Information: https://aberdeen.armymwr.com/categories/recreation

Fitness and Sports
Aberdeen Proving Ground Fitness and Sports is under the APG's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation directorate. They are honored in providing service members and their families with multiple types of sports and fitness centers. Some of the things they offer are fitness programs, Fitness Facilities, League and Tournaments and Sports Events & Programs. More Information: https://aberdeen.armymwr.com/categories/sports-and-fitness

Dining and Entertainment
Aberdeen Proving Ground Dining and Entertainment is under the APG's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation directorate. They are dedicated in providing our service members and their families with multiple types of dining and entertainment. Some of the things we offer are Top of the Bay, Sutherland Grill, Strike Force Cafe and Bowling Alley, The Lunch Box, Zeeks Coffee, Burgerking and Subway. More Information: https://aberdeen.armymwr.com/categories/social-and-dining


Aberdeen Proving Ground Lodging will make every effort to ensure that your stay is both comfortable and enjoyable. Whether you are completing your tour of duty at APG, have just arrived, or are on vacation, we are delighted to have you visit with us. Lodging facilities are open to military personnel (all ranks/grades), their family members and guests, and retired military and their guests. Advance reservations are permitted by all ranks on leave or official duty.


The Auto Craft Center is a self-help facility that has 9 hydraulic lift bays, 4 general flat bays, 3 body shop bays, tire change station bay, wheel alignment bay and paint room bay. There are knowledgeable personnel available for technical assistance. We offer a clean, safe, and earth-friendly environment to repair and perform maintenance on your privately-owned vehicles and equipment. General tools and some specialty tools are also available. You do the work – we ensure quality standards are met. Qualification cards are accepted from other military installations or, ask our Auto Craft staff about getting your APG card. More Information: https://aberdeen.armymwr.com/programs/auto-crafts-center

Religious Support Office

Provide Religious staff advisement to the Garrison Commander, allocate resources (to include Unit Ministry Teams) in support of Installation contingencies, supervise Chapel programs, facilitate Chaplain-Corps specific training for Corps personnel, participate in the Community Health Promotion Council.