Have orders to move to Fort CAVAZOS?

Find checklists and contact information below on everything that you may need prior to your arrival and upon your arrival to the Great Place.

Before arrival

Received official orders from S1? First stop, plan your move. Start early, start now! 


Ensures Soldiers (Pvt. to Col.) and their families are assigned sponsors prior to reporting to their next duty station. Obtaining a sponsor reduces the stress of reporting to a new unit, enhances resiliency and improves readiness among Soldiers and family members.


Download the My Army PCS App at APPLE APP STORE ⚠ or GOOGLE PLAY STORE ⚠. This app is a customizable app that enhances users' PCS experience. It helps users prepare for their PCS before, during and after their PCS report date. 


Nearly 100 buildings covering 3,577,593 square feet make-up Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center health care system located at Fort Cavazos. CRDAMC generates increased readiness, better health, and better care effectively and efficiently in support of the Fort Cavazos and Central Texas Market. For more information, please call 254-288-8000. For appointments, please call 254-288-8888.

Child & Youth Services ⚠

Enroll your children in child care and activities today. It is recommended that all families moving here engage with CYS prior to arriving at Fort Cavazos.


Cavalry Family Housing is a vibrant, master-planned community located at Fort Cavazos. With more than 5,600 homes, we offer service members and families the convenience of being close to work, schools, shopping, restaurants and important support services such as healthcare facilities, as well as modern community amenities and engaging activities for the whole family. Throughout the community, our team of property management professionals will personally work with you to ensure you have an outstanding experience. Cavalry Family Housing is a Lendlease community formed through a partnership with the U.S. Army.


The Fort Cavazos Army Housing Services Office is available to assist all active-duty Soldiers and family members assigned to Fort Cavazos on permanent change of station orders. Services include:
•             HSO Welcome Packet (on/off post options, Hotels and temporary lodging information, and much more)
•             Consumer guide to the state Landlord Tenant Laws
•             Local maps, visitor guides, and area attractions with pertinent offices noted and phones numbers
•             Department of Veteran Affairs information pamphlets (VA Pamphlet 26-4 Guaranteed Home Loans for Veterans, VA Pamphlet 26-6 Quick Guide for Homebuyers and Real Estate Professionals, VA Pamphlet 26-71-01 Q&A on Manufactured Homes Loans)
•             Off-Post Rental Inventory / Condition Check List
•             Basic Housing Allowance Rates and Description Page
•             TLA and TLE policies and procedures
•             General Move-in Checklist
•             Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity information
•             Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act
•             On- and Off-Post dispute resolution processes and forms
•             Military Value Program 


Here, you’ll find out how to handle household goods, manage your pet and guidelines on the shipping process. Your installation may have details on the documents you’ll need when shipping household goods. If available, your installation provides specific instructions on shipping your vehicle. Check transportation for additional information on your vehicle.

Installation Transportation Office

The Installation Transportation Office delivers services to Soldiers, family members and civilians by managing the shipment and storage of household and providing official passenger travel services. The  ITO plans, coordinates and executes unit deployments/redeployments by air, rail, line haul, convoy and sea; and provides non-tactical vehicle fleet management in support of the Fort Cavazos Power Projection Platform.

Personal Property Processing Office

The Personal Property Processing Office is responsible for the counseling activities associated with outbound shipments and/or storage of personal property for service members/dependents and DOD civilian employees.

Personal Property Quality Assurance 

The Personal Property Quality Assurance office ensures Transportation Service Providers and their respective representatives perform in accordance with Defense Personal Property Tender of Service and meet all regulatory requirements. Additionally, the office is the liaison between the customer and the TSP and provides assistance with the claims process.

Temporary Lodging/Hotels 

Temporary lodging at Fort Cavazos is under contract to IHG Army Hotels; the reservation desk is at phone number 254-532-5157. IHG Hotels have a great many amenities and are on post. Rooms are pet-friendly for an additional fee, with vaccination records.


Fort Cavazos is covered by Tricare East/Humana Military. For more information, please call 1-800-444-5445. 


Welcome to Fort Cavazos! You can find all the necessary details on what the installation has to offer using the links below. 


All Soldiers arriving to Fort Cavazos will in-process through the Installation Reception Center.

Newcomers INFORMATION AND orientation

Learn about Fort Cavazos and all the services we offer here, including about the weekly installation orientation that is available to newly arrived Soldiers and their family members.

Time to leave Fort CAVAZOS? 

We're sorry to see you go. Check out the outbound permanent change of station page HERE.