Fort Walker 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)
The Fort Belvoir Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Program supports the overall quality of life for the single and unaccompanied Soldiers (including single parents) on the installation. The Fort Belvoir BOSS program supports the chain of command by identifying quality of life issues and concerns by providing recommendations for improvement.
BOSS assists single Soldiers in identifying and planning recreational and leisure activities that are offered in a safe and exciting environment. It provides an opportunity for single soldiers to participate and contribute to their respective communities and gives the individual a sense of responsibility and involvement.
The BOSS program is vital to mission accomplishment and serves as a unified voice for single Soldiers. Find out more about your unit and installation program so BOSS can become one of your many tools for success.
MISSION: To create and lead the Army’s premiere education organization committed to excellence, innovation, and deployability.
Counseling's an integral part of the individual's educational endeavors. The Education Staff is committed to providing quality services and programs to active duty personnel, family members, retired military personnel, and civilian personnel. Professional guidance counselors staff Fort Belvoir's Education Centers and provide a full range of adult and continuing education counseling. Individual counseling is available during normal duty hours on a walk-in basis. Counselors are also available to visit units and provide briefings to soldiers and commanders on the education opportunities at Fort Belvoir.
Fitness and Sports
Fort Walker Fitness and Sports is under the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation directorate. They are honored in providing service members and their families with multiple types of sports and fitness centers. They offer fitness programs, group fitness classes, gyms, running trails and tracks and our different sports.
Fort Walker Lodging will make every effort to ensure that your stay is comfortable and enjoyable. Whether you are completing your tour of duty at Fort Walker, have just arrived, or are on vacation, we are delighted to have you visit with us. Lodging facilities are open to military personnel (all ranks/grades), their family members and guests, and retired military and their guests. Advance reservations are permitted by all ranks on leave or official duty.
The 310th Engineer Company is comprised of Bridge Crewmembers, provide bridge and rafting support for dry and wet gap crossing operations when a squad, section or platoon tackles rough terrain in combat situations.
In accordance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 and Army Regulation 190-13, all visitors and uncleared contractors desiring unescorted access to Fort Walker, must be vetted through the National Crime Information Center Interstate Identification Index.
The Administrative Services Branch is responsible for providing overall support and serving as the principal U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Walker advisor for records management and printing, publications, and forms management.
Announcements for Soldiers and their families, retirees, DA Civilians who live and work on U.S. Army Fort Walker. These announcements also appear on the Fort Walker Digital Garrison App. You can download the Digital Garrison App from the Apple or Android App store, so you have all things Army and Fort Walker at your fingertips.
Fort Walker Army Community Services are provided by the Fort Belvoir Army Community Services office. The following programs and resources for service members their families, retirees and DoD Civilians are available, Army Emergency Relief, Army Family Action Plan, Army Family Team Building, Army Volunteer Corps, Exceptional Family Member Progam, Family Advocacy Program, Financial Readiness Program, Information, Referral and Follow-up, Military Family Life Counselor, Mobilization, Deployment & Support Stability Operations, New Parent Support Program, Relocation & Employment Readiness Program, Survivor Outreach Services.
The Armed Forces Substance Abuse Prevention program provides education and early intervention to help commanders, civilian supervisors, and the Fort Walker community reduce lifestyle risk factors to increase healthy outcomes. We are committed to understanding our supported units and their missions, anticipating what is needed to sustain mission readiness, and proudly serving as a valued member of the Commander’s battle staff.
C5ISR Center is one of the eight science and technology domains within the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command. Headquartered at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, C5ISR Center features more than 1.4 million square feet of state-of-the-art laboratories, test beds, and integration facilities. These feature extended connectivity to national labs and other military research organizations across the country.
Fort Walker | Fort Gregg-Adams Casualty Assistance Center provides assistance to next-of-kin of critically injured, ill or deceased service members, retirees, and veterans to include benefits counseling; military funeral honors; and Casualty Assistance / Notification Officer training.
The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center is made up of a team of human resources professionals dedicated to supporting and empowering service members, civilian employees, families and veterans worldwide in an era of persistent conflict. The Civilian Personnel Advisory Center recruits, retains and sustains a high-quality volunteer force through innovative and effective enterprise solutions and ensures human resources readiness of the total Army across the full spectrum of operations.
Fort Walker Environmental Conservation Office helps quantify environmental encroachment vulnerabilities and assesses the use of external buffer zones to enhance testing and training capabilities protecting Army land through Army Compatible Use Buffer program partnerships.
The Cultural Resources Management Program encompasses archaeology, historic preservation and curation of collections. Our mission is to comply with Federal Laws and Army Regulations on Fort Walker, a federally-owned installation. In addition to compliance, we actively promote stewardship and preservation of Fort Walkers non-renewable cultural resources to share with today’s public and future generations.
Assist in enrollment in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System and provide Common Access Cards and official identification cards to Soldiers, family members, retirees as well as civilian and contract employees working on Fort Walker.
Directorate of Emergency Services provides force protection, law enforcement, physical security, access control, Fire and Emergency Services, and Police and Community Liaison Services to the community and provides oversight on installation law enforcement standards and initiatives for personnel, equipment and training.
The Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation welcomes you to Fort Walker. Family and MWR provides a source of balance that ensures an environment in which Service Members and Families can thrive; a structure that supports unit readiness in an era of persistent conflict; and a foundation for building the future.
Provide the full spectrum of Human Capital Program Management and Human Resource (HR) services to Soldiers, Families, Retirees and Civilians to enable readiness for a self-reliant and globally-responsive all volunteer Army. The divisions include: Military Personnel (MPD), Army Continuing Education Services (ACES), Administrative Services (ASD), and the Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP).
Directs, coordinates, synchronizes, and integrates installation operations and training support activities, while providing force protection, mobilization and demobilization, reserve component training support, force modernization, operational planning, and emergency operations functions to provide a focused operating and training environment for the Senior Commander and tenant organizations.
The Directorate of Public Works maintains the installation's infrastructure and protects the environment. Directorate of Public Works consists of five divisions: Master Planning; Business Operations and Integration; Housing Management; Environment and Natural Resources and Engineering / Energy.
Located in Southeastern Virginia, Fort Walker can experience natural disasters, which include flash floods, severe weather storms, wildland fires, and earthquakes the Emergency Management Office assists with training, planning and execution of pre and post-event coordination.
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 Freedom of Information Act is a law that gives you the right to access information from the federal government. It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in the know about their government.
Visitors, contractors and vendors 18 years and older, entering Fort Walker, who do not have a Department of Defense identification card, will be subject to a background check before being allowed entry to the installation. Those who present a common access card, Military ID, Military Dependent ID, Gold Star ID, or other valid DoD credential won’t be affected.
The Army Community Service Information, Referral, and Follow-Up Program provides commanders, Soldiers and families with information regarding military and civilian community resources. Our trained staff will give clients any information or assistance they may need or will refer them to the appropriate agency that can best help them.
The Federal Voting Assistance Program works to ensure Service members, their eligible family members, and overseas citizens are aware of their right to vote and have the tools and resources to successfully do so - from anywhere in the world.
The Integrated Training Area Management program is a core program of the Army’s Sustainable Range Program and is responsible for maintaining the land to help the Army to meet its training requirements.
Basic sick call Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., limited lab and pharmacy capability, no X-ray capability, warriors will be sent to Dahlgren Naval Clinic or Spotsylvania Medical Center. Fort Walker provides 24 hour, 7 day a week emergency paramedic service at 804-633-8911.
My Fort Walker webpage acts as a sitemap for the Fort Walker website. The website hosts a variety of services for newcomers and our soldiers, their families, civilian employees and retired soldiers and civilians.
If you are denied access to the installation based upon information in your NCIC III check that you believe to be inaccurate or incorrect please see below on the procedures for getting the information corrected.
The 21st Signal Brigade conducts network operations for theater based LandWarNet communication systems, networks, and enterprise services providing information services support to warfighters, intergovernmental, interagency, and civil authorities to enable full spectrum operations.
The Fort Walker Operations Branch coordinates and synchronizes day to day and future operations for the garrison while maintaining situational awareness across the entire installation and area of responsibility.
The objective of the Physical Security Program is to safeguard U.S. Government property, facilities and personnel against loss, theft, damage, espionage or any other activities which threaten life, property and continuation of military operations.
The Fort Walker Plans and Operations Division is the nexus for synchronizing installation operations and emergency planning activities. We coordinate tenant and non-tenant support, conduct training and exercises while providing mission command functions during emergencies and eliminate duplication of efforts.
The Fort Walker Plans Branch develops, coordinates publication and implementation of short and long range planning consistent with our Senior Commander, United States Army Installation Management Command, and operation plans, goals, and guidance.
The Plans, Analysis and Integration Office team of Management and Program Analysts conducts installation strategic planning, provides information management support, and performance evaluation of base operations, essential services, and programs in support of garrison Soldiers, Families, Civilians, and Retirees.
The Public Affairs Office supports the installation by communicating on behalf of the installation and its leadership - providing clear, accurate, timely information to internal and external audiences. We employ a variety of communication strategies including internal news and information products, media engagement, and public outreach.
US Army Garrison Fort Walker Regional Support Training Center provide army field training, military training, joint force premier all-purpose, year-round training destination, diverse terrain, live fire complex, training and range qualification requirements, and more.
Ready Army is the Army’s campaign to increase the resilience of the Army community and enhance the readiness of the force by informing Soldiers, their families, Army Civilians and contractors of relevant hazards and encouraging them to Be Informed, Make A Plan, Build a Kit and Get Involved. Through outreach and education, Ready Army calls our Army community to action and aims to create a culture of preparedness that will save lives and strengthen the nation.
The Fort Walker Regional Training Support Center provides a variety of training aids, devices, simulators and simulations, as well as relevant and responsive training support, enabling commanders to accomplish training objectives, standards and successfully operate across an ever-evolving full spectrum of conflict.
The Fort Walker Resource Management office provides financial stewardship, manpower, equipment documentation, and managerial functions necessary to provide command and control of installation resources for program sustainment.
The top priority of the installation safety office is to safeguard and protect service members, their families, civilian employees and Army property, as well as to create the safest workplace and living environment possible.
The Army's Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program, known as SHARP, exists so the Army can prevent sexual harassment and sexual assaults before they occur. Our goal is to eliminate sexual assaults and sexual harassment by creating a climate that respects the dignity of every member of the Army family.
The Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program on Fort Belvoir, delivers a world-class transition program for America’s Army that empowers members to make informed career decisions that enhances lives, communities and our nation. This program enables Soldiers to capitalize on their Army experience and skills. Soldiers make informed decisions using transition program services and re-enlistment may be a viable option. It is all about making informed decisions – setting Soldiers up for success.
Sustainable Range Program Geographic Information Systems Mission is to create, analyze, manage, and distribute authoritative standardized spatial information, products, and services for the execution of training strategies and missions on U.S. Army ranges and training lands.
The Total Army Sponsorship Program is a Commander’s Program designed to enhance resiliency among Soldiers and family members, and to ensure you receive the services needed to transition successfully in and out of Commands.
Visitors, contractors and vendors 18 years and older, entering Fort Walker, who do not have a DoD identification card, will be subject to a background check before being allowed entry to the installation.
All personnel (including but not limited to active duty, retired, National Guard, and reserve military and their family members; Department of Defense employees and their family members; and civilians who are not affiliated with Fort Walker) who desire to maintain, frequently use, or transport a privately owned weapon on this installation must register the weapon(s) with the Provost Marshal Office within three duty days if the weapon is to be stored on post or if the owner intends to use the MWR hunting areas or ranges.