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Welcome to your Rock Island Arsenal

Welcome to  Rock Island Arsenal, an installation providing readiness to the warfighter since 1862.

Home to about 6,000 employees, Soldiers, Civilians, and Contractors, the Arsenal is on a 960-acre island in the Mississippi River between Davenport, Iowa, and Rock Island, Illinois.

The Arsenal recently completed construction of two new housing areas for its military residents.

Commands at RIA are:


Once you are settled here, view the Visitor Information page. It lists many things to see and do here on Arsenal Island and nearby local communities.