All incoming Soldiers follow the link above for detailed reporting procedures.
Soldier and Family Newcomer Orientation
Fort Cavazos is a community made up of those who serve and have served. Soldiers, families, retirees and civilians all play a role in providing services, programs, and facilities that enhance readiness. Fort Cavazos is a Great Place to live, learn and grow as individuals and as part of a great team.
Learn about key community programs and services available to you!
This free event takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday at the Lone Star Conference Center, Building 5764, located at 24th Street and Wainwright Drive (just off Tank Destroyer Blvd adjacent to Frank Mayborn Gate/ACP 2).
This event includes remarks from the commanding general, remarks from the garrison commander and two breakout sessions. These sessions are the agency briefing for Soldiers and the Spousal Connection for those family members who attend.
Soldiers and family members who attend will have access to free childcare on-site
Service members may obtain more information by calling the Processing Control Station at 254-368-1768 or visiting Building 16008 on 42nd Street.
Child care is offered onsite from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Reservations are appreciated a week in advance, in the event we need adjust staffing and snack, but not necessary. We will accept children as walk-ins. Please contact 254-287-7273 for more information.
The Fort Cavazos Army Fisher House provides temporary lodging for families of active duty, military retirees and veterans undergoing treatment at medical facilities in the area.
We know that getting reimbursed for your PCS costs is one of your top priorities. We’re here to help. Click on the AMPO website to find information on filing your PCS Smart Voucher and other important information that will provide peace of mind during your transition. Please contact your unit S-1 or command for routine pay inquiries.
ASAP supports the command and community in maintaining unit and personnel readiness and quality of life by providing substance abuse deterrence efforts, community education / prevention programs, identification and referrals for rehabilitation services while shaping the capability to meet future requirements.
The BOSS program focuses on the Department of the Army active duty single Soldier, but BOSS activities are open to all MWR patrons to include the National Guard, Army Reserve, other branches of service, Department of Defense civilians, foreign service members and geographical bachelors.
CARL R. DARNALL ARMY MEDICAL CENTER ⚠
Provide timely and accurate professional service for the next-of-kin of critically injured
Fort Cavazos is experiencing a transportation revolution with the launch of the Cavazos Connector, a comprehensive transit system designed to enhance the quality of life for Soldiers, civilians and their families. This fare-free service, currently rolling out in phases with the full launch set for March 2, promises to reshape the daily experiences of the Fort Cavazos community.
The mission of the Fort Cavazos Central Issue Facility is to operate issue/turn-in points for Organizational Clothing and Equipment in support of all tenant units within the Cavazos military community.
The Defense Commissary Agency operates a worldwide chain of commissaries providing groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families in a safe and secure shopping environment. Authorized patrons purchase items that are variably priced plus a 5-percent surcharge, which covers the costs of building new commissaries and modernizing existing ones. Shoppers save thousands of dollars annually on their purchases compared to commercial prices when shopping regularly at a commissary. A core military family support element, and a valued part of military pay and benefits, commissaries contribute to family readiness, enhance the quality of life for America's military and their families, and help recruit and retain the best and brightest men and women to serve their country.
The ID Card Office is located at Building 130, on the corner of Legends Way and TJ Mills. We are here to assist you with US ID Cards and DEERS enrollment. Soldier CACs are issued by the Brigade S1. Click on our link for detailed information and to schedule an appointment.
Digital Garrison is a one-stop information source for Army communities.
We have eight dining facilities (five on main cantonment, one on West Fort Cavazos and two on North Fort Cavazos), two food trucks and one kiosk located at Black Jack Dining Facility to serve you. Click on the link for up-to-date information on your neighborhood dining facility, including hours and locations.
Army education centers offer a wide variety of programs (certificates, Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees) through U.S. vocational-technical schools, colleges and universities. Professional education counselors assist Soldiers in developing and completing education goals and educational plans in a cost-effective, timely manner..
Fort Cavazos hosts a campus for Central Texas College, allowing Soldiers to attend classes without leaving post. Additionally, the surrounding area is home to Texas A&M - Central Texas, Baylor University, the University of Mary Hardin Baylor, Southwestern University, Temple College and many more, offering educational opportunities Soldiers won't want to miss.
If you have an emergency, please call 911. For non-emergencies, call 254-287-4001. Our award-winning emergency services department is ready to assist you.
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service remains a team of dedicated people committed to increasing the value of the Exchange benefit while continuing to give back to the military community. We have proudly served America’s armed forces since 1895. Our focus has been on delivering quality goods and services at competitively low prices with superior service.
The Equal Employment Opportunity program formulates, directs, and sustains a comprehensive effort to maximize human potential to ensure fair treatment for military personnel, family members and civilians without regard to race, color, gender, religion or national origin, and provide an environment free of unlawful discrimination and offensive behavior.
The Financial Readiness Program is your resource for information on money matters. We can help you better understand financial topics like:
- Military pay
- Checkbook/debit card management
- Financial responsibility
- Credit reporting
- Debt elimination strategies
Fort Cavazos is known as the Great Place, which means that it deserves a Great Big Podcast. This podcast is a deep dive into Fort Cavazos; the services available, what daily life here is like and what is happening with units across the installation. Take a listen to learn more about Fort Cavazos and what it can offer you.
The III Armored Corps commanding general sets expectations by publishing policy letters on a variety of issues. Click on the link to check out policies on privately-owned firearms, off-limit establishments and more.
The Freedom of Information Act generally provides that any person has a right, enforceable in court, to obtain access to federal agency records, except to the extent that such records (or portions of them) are protected from disclosure by one of nine exemptions or by one of three special law enforcement record exclusions.
The Fort Cavazos House Watch program is a DES initiative aimed at giving Soldiers and family members peace of mind while they are away from their quarters for an extended period of time. When you place your quarter on the house watch list, that address becomes a security check for patrols assigned to that sector. A patrol will inspect the exterior of the quarters and identify if any windows or doors are damaged or if anyone has attempted to make entry into the home. They will also inspect outside storage facilities to ensure they are secure. To sign up for the program, download the participation form.
The III Armored Corps Inspector General serves as an extension of the commanding general by providing him with an independent and impartial assessment of the readiness, morale, welfare and discipline of the command and report on other matters that impact upon the economy and/or efficiency of the Command.
Do you need help with heating, air conditioning, carpentry, electrical and plumbing repairs? The Operations and Maintenance Division services Fort Cavazos facilities and buildings (except family housing) and can assist you. Call 254-287-2113 to submit a work order or click on the link above to learn more about our services. For family housing maintenance issues, call 254-532-3133.
The Military Personnel Services Division is involved in all of the activities of sustaining the human dimension needs of Soldiers, retirees, veterans and their families. Some of these activities include Soldier Readiness Processing and Central In/Out-processing, casualty affairs, separations, ID Card and DEERS services, retirement services, and the full spectrum of military personnel office services.
Whether you're headed to Fort Cavazos or the time has come for your next duty station, find all the contact information you need for a smooth move here.
The Retirement Services Program is designed to assist Soldiers and their families in their transition to retirement and to keep them updated on their benefits and entitlements after retirement. This includes active duty, retirees, spouses, dependents, widows, widowers, former spouses and veterans. A primary element of retirement services is proper and timely counseling on the career status bonus, Survivor Benefit Plan and Reserve Component SBP.
Instill policies and procedures for a comprehensive Garrison Safety Program. Provide technical advice to the Garrison Commander and staff on integration of safety and risk management into all missions and functions within the command.
If you have been the victim of sexual harassment or sexual assault, you have a voice, you have rights and we’re here to help. You’ll find an advocate ready to assist you 24/7. Click on our link for more information on assistance with reporting, support and prevention.
Located on 62nd Street near the hospital, the Soldier and Family Assistance Center is a one-stop location built to equip and aid wounded, ill and injured Soldiers who are assigned or attached to Warrior Transition Units. SFAC services help these Soldiers make life-changing decisions as they transition back to duty or on to civilian life.
Training and resources focusing on suicide prevention.
The Total Army Sponsorship Program mission is to help Soldiers and their families better integrate into the U.S. Army, and to assist them when they transition to different units. Sponsorship applies to all active component Soldiers in ranks E-1 through O-6. TASP ensures incoming Soldiers 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.
We provide transition and employment assistance to Soldiers and their adult family members who are transitioning from active duty.
The USO is a great place to relax and unwind. We’ve got a multimedia and gaming center, music room, and snack bar. Click on our link to see a list of our upcoming special events.
Soldiers are required to register their firearm if they are to transport or possess a privately owned weapon on the installation for any reason. Click on the link to receive information on both manual and automated registration options and key facts about firearms on the installation.