Installation Overview - About the Installation
We are funded by Army Reserve, operate under the Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) Northeast Region, and are a subordinate installation of Fort Dix missioned to support all military services, both reserve and active. We support local, state, and other federal agencies when possible on a reimbursable basis.
Fort Devens is conveniently located approximately 40 miles West of Boston off Route 2 and only 7 miles from I-495.
As the major Army Reserve presence in New England, Fort Devens provides operational, training and logistic resources to tenant, transient training and stationed units and area customers; provides standardized, effective and efficient services, facilities, infrastructure and quality of life to Soldiers, Family Members, Retirees and Civilian Employees as applicable to support the training, readiness and operational capability for all components and branches of the joint force, accomplished through responsible execution of funds and effective conservation of natural resources. On order, provides Defense Support to Civil Authorities, as directed.
South Post Training Area
Support over 130,000 Service Members and other personnel annually
Approximately 4,800 acres
25 Firing Ranges
24 Training Facilities
26 Company Size Training Areas
Billeting - 1484 Beds (1+1, 2+2, 4 to 8)
13 Classrooms -16-60 seats (700 computers)
3 Distributive Learning Center Classrooms
6 Admin/Supply Bays
Conference Facility (250 personnel capacity)
Training Support Center
Army Community Services
DA Photo Laboratory
Physical Fitness Center
AAFES Shoppette/Clothing Sales
Transportation Support Services for Passenger, Freight, and Unit Moves