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Fort Johnson Benefits

Fort Johnson Benefits
The training and salary you get as a Soldier are only some of the ways the Army strengthens you for tomorrow. The Army also offers money for education, comprehensive health care, generous vacation time, family services and support groups, special pay for special duties and cash allowances to cover the cost of living.

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS)

 

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) 
The Fort Johnson Better Opportunities for Single Servicemembers Program (BOSS) mission is to provide all the Single Servicemembers, regardless of Military Branch, the Quality of Life they deserve! It could be issues with their living quarters or just getting out and meeting new people. We also provide another avenue to complete community service.

It assists single Servicemembers in identifying and planning recreational and leisure activities that are offered in a safe and exciting environment. It provides an opportunity for single Servicemembers to participate and contribute to their respective communities and gives the individual a sense of responsibility and involvement.

The BOSS program is vital to overall mission accomplishment and serves as a unified voice for single Servicemembers. Find out more about your unit and installation program so BOSS can become one of your many tools for success.

The Fort Johnson Better Opportunities for Single Servicemembers Program (BOSS) mission is to provide all the Single Servicemembers, regardless of Military Branch, the Quality of Life they deserve! It could be issues with their living quarters or just getting out and meeting new people. We also provide another avenue to complete community service.

It assists single Servicemembers in identifying and planning recreational and leisure activities that are offered in a safe and exciting environment. It provides an opportunity for single Servicemembers to participate and contribute to their respective communities and gives the individual a sense of responsibility and involvement.

The BOSS program is vital to overall mission accomplishment and serves as a unified voice for single Servicemembers. Find out more about your unit and installation program so BOSS can become one of your many tools for success.

Higher-Education Opportunities

Army Information Update

Recreation

Recreation
Fort Johnson recreation falls under Fort Johnson's Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation directorate. They are committed to providing top notch services and events for Fort Johnson and the surrounding community. Go to  Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation to find out about all the activities FMWR has to offer.

Sports and Fitness

Sports and Fitness
Fort Johnson Sports and Fitness also falls under Fort Johnson's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. They are honored to provide Servicemembers and their families with multiple types of sports and fitness centers. Some things they offer include fitness programs, group fitness classes, gyms, running trails and tracks, and varied sports.

 

Sports & Fitness Programs

Warrior Fitness Center

Tiger Land Fitness Center

Splash Park

Home of Heroes Functional Fitness Center

Batting Cages

Intramural Sports

Cantrell Fitness Center

Wheelock Fitness Center

25 Meter Pool

Marion Bonner Trail

Warrior Adventure Quest

Strong B.A.N.D.S.

50 Meter Pool

Dining

Slim Chickens, Qdoba, Charley’s Grilled Subs, Subway, Panda Express, Get to Crackin', & Starbucks
Fort Johnson Main Exchange Food Court - 337-537-4089
7742 Colorado Avenue, Building 850

Pizza Hut – 2165 9th Street, Building 1455 (South Fort) - 337-397-4053
Pizza Hut – 4535 Entrance Road, Building 7828 (North Fort) - 337-537-2400

Dunkin/Baskin Robbins
7323 Utah Avenue
Breakfast-All-Day, lunch and dinner Offerings

Burger King – Main Restaurant – 337-537-3540
3224 Louisiana Avenue

Smoothie King - 337-537-1500

Hickory Smokehouse – 337-537-8900
Alabama Avenue Building 1975
Cafeteria-Style barbeque meals including a la carte vegetables and desserts

Fort Johnson Dining Facilities – (Cash for civilians only)
1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade: Building 2382 Alabama Ave
3rd Brigade 10th Mountain: Building 1162 Glory Loop
Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital: 1585 3rd Street, 1st Floor
162nd Infantry brigade: Building 7303-A “G” Avenue, North Fort

Forge Bar and Grill (Warrior Community Center) – 337-531-7668
1321 Corps Rd.
Soups, Salads, Sandwiches, Lunch Specials Drinks, Full Service Bar – Plus multiple television screens with satellite service

Strikezone Bowling Center / Anvil Lounge – 337-531-6273
2087 9th St. Building 1457
Soups, Salads, Sandwiches, Lunch Specials Drinks, Full Service Bar – Plus multiple television screens with satellite service, Free WIFI

Fort Johnson Exchange Express Stores
Hot Coffee, Fountain Drinks, Yeti Frozen Drinks, Sandwiches, Salads, Wraps, Roller Bites, Tornados, Hotdogs, Nachos, Oatmeal, Boiled Peanuts, Hunts Brothers Pizza (Express 3), Fresh Fruit and Assorted Snacks
Express 1 - 337-537-1050
Building 5498 (Corner of Hwy 467 and Louisiana Avenue)
Express 2 - 337-537-8865
Building 5890 (Corner of Holmund Street and Hwy 467)
Express 3 - 337-537-5234
Building 7000 (Corner of Entrance Road and Chaffee Road)
Mini Mall - 337-537-8530
Building 3310 (Corner of Georgia Avenue and Louisiana Avenue)
North Fort Troop Store – 337-531-5123
Building 7828 (Entrance Road, North Fort)

Lodging

Lodging: IHG Army Hotels
 

Spouse Employment

 

EMPLOYMENT READINESS PROGRAM

7960 Mississippi Ave, Bldg 924

Fort Johnson, LA 71459

Office(337) 531-6922

DSN 863-6922

 

 

Program Services

· Federal and Private Sector Resumes

· One-on-One Counseling

· Education and Volunteer Resources

· Interview

· Job Search

· Home Based Business Permits

· Job Fairs/Employer Days

· Computer Lab

Louisiana Specific Employment Information

· MILITARY SPOUSE RELIEF ACT

· CHAPTER 59. LICENSURE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH MILITARY TRAINING

· ALARACT06/2021 MILITARY SPOUSE LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REIMBURSEMENT

 

Federal Job Search Engines

· USAJOBS (Federal Jobs)

· MSEP (MILITARY SPOUSE EMPLOYMENT PARTNERSHIP)

· AAFES – THE EXCHANGE

 

Scholarship Information Specifically for Military Spouses

· MYCAA

· FORT JOHNSON SPOUSES CLUB

· ARMY EMERGENCY RELIEF

 

Home Based Business Information

· HOME BASED BUSINESSES