Welcome to Relocation Readiness!

Moving is a part of life for Soldiers, Government Civilians and their Families. The Army Community Service Relocation Readiness Program provides assistance to the Total Army Family. We are dedicated to ensuring our clients are capable of surviving and thriving through the PCS and ETS processes. We have developed this program to assist you in finding information and resources to make you more resilient and agile as you navigate your next move.

Your first stop once you are notified of a pending PCS or ETS move should be your local ACS where you can meet with a Relocation Readiness Program Manager who will serve as a subject matter expert in assisting you through the process.


Newcomers Orientation:

Newcomer's Orientation are scheduled on the second Tuesday of every month from 0900 until 1200 at the Fort Belvoir Community Center (10300 Taylor Rd, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060). 

Welcome Packets 

Contact the Relocation Assistance Program or stop by to request your Fort Belvoir Welcome Packet. 

Transition Information 

If you're making a PCS overseas (Europe or Pacific), we can email you everything you'll need to know about life overseas. Learn about what is needed in order to have a successful move. This includes OCONUS locations like Germany, Hawaii, Italy, Korea, and Japan. Gain specific knowledge about your destination and receive an overview of all the required paperwork. Single or married, this information will give you a leg-up for your next adventure. 

ESL Referrals 

English as Second Language (ESL) is not available on Fort Belvoir. Local community organizations provide the service. Program requirements and fees vary: 

  • Additional In-Person Resources 
    • Northern Virginia Community College 
    • Fairfax County Public Library
    • Prince William Public Library
  • Additional Online Resources 
    • Dulingo.com : 100% free and easy to use.
    • Mango Language Program: Available via MilitaryOneSource.com under MWR digital library for free to Active Duty Soldiers and their Families. This digital language online learning program is for learners of all levels with courses in more than 70 different foreign languages, 21 English Language learning courses. 
      • Are you new to Mango? Please follow these instructions:

1. Visit the DoD MWR Libraries site: https://www.dodmwrlibraries.org/

2. Look for and click on the Continuing Education tile located in the 2nd row of Categories.

3. Scroll down to the Mango Languages link.

4. Click on your branch and follow the instructions to log in.

Immigration and Naturalization 

In partnership with the Washington U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) field office, this service is provided free and covers various Immigration and Naturalization policies, procedures and forms. By working hand in hand with USCIS, staff is able to affectively resolve issues  and concerns. Active Duty Soldiers are required to go through their S-1 before seeking assistance from ACS with naturalization. 

Sponsorship Training 

Learn how to become an effective sponsor, the duty requirements and the responsibility of the sponsor, First Sergeant and Commander. Contact the Relocation Assistance Program for more information. 

 Lending Closet

Lending closet provides temporary loan of household items to newly arrived or departing personnel who are temporarily without their own household items.

All you need is your military ID Card and a copy of your orders.