Welcome to Fort Carson

All inbound Soldiers, colonel and below, must sign in at the Replacement Center CQ, building 1456, located at 1783 Nelson Blvd., Fort Carson, Colorado, 80913. To ensure installation in-processing is quick, simple and convenient, all in-processing requirements are completed while the Soldier is at the Replacement Detachment. In-processing: Report to building 1456 and sign in with the CQ desk. Be sure that you have a copy of your DA31 and orders in hand. If reporting during duty hours, Soldiers must be in uniform. Soldiers are authorized to report in civilian clothes after 3 p.m. and on weekends; however, you must be clean shaven and in accordance with AR 670-1.

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Reporting from MEPS

Upon arrival, Soldiers will provide all necessary documentation to Replacement Center in order for process to get started. Fort Carson Replacement Center will provide MEPS documentation to MPD in order for Soldiers under MEPS status to in-process. DMPO is responsible for conducting accessions for MEPS Soldiers in order to start Soldier’s pay. Call Replacement Staff Duty at 719-526-6961 for more information.

We understand that travel can create additional hardship and appreciate your understanding. For financial hardships, contact the Fort Carson Army Emergency Relief at 719-526-4783.


A Fort Carson shuttle is available from the Colorado Springs Airport for new arrivals and their Family members 24/7 by calling 719-526-6961. Soldiers are authorized to use local transportation, such as ride shares or taxis, and will be reimbursed; receipts are not required for expenses under $75. Soldiers arriving to the Denver International Airport who need directions or assistance en route should call the Replacement Detachment CQ at 719-526-6961 or 719-524-4475.


Unaccompanied (sergeant and below) - Lodging will be provided at barracks building 1367.
Accompanied Soldiers, staff sergeant and above - Please make your own lodging arrangements.


All in-processing personnel will complete a three-day in-processing schedule that includes finance (as part of reception) and scheduled SRP and CIF dates, as well as orientation to Family and Soldier resources on the Mountain Post.

Required documents

When you report to the Replacement Detachment, you must have the following documentation with you:

  • 5 copies of all assignment orders and amendments
  • 5 copies of DA Form 31 (leave form)
  • Copies of profiles (P3 and above only)
  • Medical record (If given to you by losing command)
  • Dental record (If given to you by losing command)
  • Please attempt to bring all copies on your own. We can assist with making copies if needed, by exception.


Within 72 hours of reception all Soldiers will meet with finance for assistance with filling out travel vouchers and entitlement documents. Visit the Fort Carson Army Military Pay Office page for more information.

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