Fort Detrick Army Garrison




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The Nallin farmhouse, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA. Photo: US Army

Installation Information

ADDRESS: 1495 Veterans' Way, Fort Detrick, MD 21702.

MAIN BASE INFORMATION LINE: C-301-619-8000, DSN-312-343-8000.

MAIN BASE POLICE: C-301-619-7114.

MAIN INSTALLATION WEBSITE: http://www.detrick.army.mil/

OTHER INFO WEBSITE: 

MAIN BASE LOCATION: Located in Frederick, MD, in the heart of Frederick County.

DIRECTIONS TO  MAIN GATE: Directions from Baltimore: Take I-70 West to Frederick. Follow signs to Route 15 North/Exit 53A. Take the 7th Street exit and follow signs to 7th Street Veteran's Gate (open 24/7). Directions from Washington: Take I-270 North to Frederick where it merges with U.S. Route 15 North. Take the 7th Street exit as above.




NEAREST MAJOR CITY: Baltimore, 50 miles east, and Washington D.C., 50 miles southeast.

NEAREST MAJOR INSTALLATION: Shepherd AP/ANG, 45 mile west.

AREA COST OF LIVING: Moderate compared to the U.S. national average.

MAIN BASE POPULATION: 1,200 military, 6,700 civilians and contractors and 1,771 family members.

MAIN BASE AREA POPULATION: 66,385 in Frederick.

BASE SOCIAL MEDIA/FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/DetrickUSAG

BASE SOCIAL MEDIA/TWITTER: https://twitter.com/DetrickUSAG

Recreation

ARTS AND CRAFTS CENTER PHONE NUMBERS: 

AUTO HOBBY SHOP PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-2759.

BOWLING: Bowling Center, C-301-619-3266/2816.

FITNESS CENTER PHONE NUMBERS: Odom Fitness Center, C-301-619-2498. Forest Glen Annex, C-301-319-5449.

FLIGHT CLUB NAME & PHONE NUMBER: 

GOLF NAME AND PHONE NUMBERS: Driving Range, C-301-619-2266.

HORSE STABLES PHONE NUMBERS: 

HUNTING & FISHING INFO: Hunting: C-301-619-2759. Hunting permit required for Area B open for deer hunting only. Age restrictions apply. Fishing: C-301-619-2839. Nallin Pond fishing requires Fort Detrick permit.

ITT/ITR: C-301-619-2839/2892.

LIBRARY: C-301-619-7519.

MARINA: 

MILITARY MUSEUM: National Museum of Health and Medicine, C-301-319-3300.

MILITARY MUSEUM WEBSITE: http://www.medicalmuseum.mil/

MWR PHONE NUMBER: C-301-619-2711.

MWR WEBSITE: https://detrick.armymwr.com/us/detrick

MWR FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/DetrickMWR

OUTDOOR RECREATION UNIQUE: Outdoor Recreation Center, C-301-619-2266.

OUTDOOR RECREATION TEXT: Offers campers, canoes and kayaks, moon bounces, canopy, tents, tables and chairs, grills, horseshoe set, dunk tanks, lawn and garden tools, and much more. Nallin Pond and Forest Glen Recreation Areas offer pavilions and outdoor athletic fields and activities.

RACQUETBALL PHONE NUMBER: Odom Fitness Center, C-301-619-2498.

SKEET RANGE NAME AND PHONE NUMBER: 

SWIMMING POOLS NAME, PHONE AND TEXT: Indoor Pool, C-301-619-2498 offers lap swim, training, and rehabilitation only. Closed for summer. Outdoor Pool, C-301-619-2368 offers lap swim, open swim and swim lessons.

THEATER ON BASE NAME AND PHONE NUMBER:  

THEATER OFF BASE NAME AND PHONE NUMBER: 

THINGS TO DO: Visit historic Baltimore or Washington D.C. while at Fort Detrick. 

Dining

CATERING AND RENTAL PHONE NUMBERS: Community Activity Center Catering, C-301-619-2823.

PLACES TO EAT: Cafe Too, C-301-619-6277 and the Community Activities Center, C-301-619-2823 are on base. Exchange Food Court offers Subway and Burger King. Many restaurants are within a short drive.

Retail

BEAUTY/BARBER SHOP: C-301-619-2345/2262. C-301-694-3237.

COMMISSARY PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-2990.

EXCHANGE GAS PHONE NUMBER: C-301-662-7777.

EXCHANGE MAIN PHONE NUMBER: C-301-662-7755.

MILITARY CLOTHING: C-301-619-7755.

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS: Comstar Federal Credit Union, C-877-975-9811.

THRIFT STORE: C-301-619-2289.

 POSTAL SERVICES: C-301-619-2233.

LAUNDRY/DRY CLEANING SERVICES: The Cleaners, C-301-694-3237.

Medical Support

DENTAL CLINIC: C-301-619-7675/7175.

MEDICAL PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DSN/FAX: C-301-619-7175, DSN-312-343-7175.

VETERINARY SERVICES: C-301-295-7643.

Personnel Support

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER: Fort Detrick CDC, C-301-619-3300. Forest Glen CDC, C-319-5532/5533.

EMERGENCY RELIEF SERVICES PHONE NUMBERS: AER, C-301-619-2197/3455.

FAMILY ADVOCACY PROGRAM PHONE NUMBERS: ACS, C-301-619-2197/7171/7453.

FAMILY CHILD CARE/CHILD DEVELOPMENT HOMES PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-7100.

EFMP ENROLLMENT PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-7175/3385.

EFMP FAMILY SUPPORT PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-7453/2197.

FAMILY CENTER/INFORMATION: C-301-619-2197.

NEW PARENT SUPPORT PROGRAM PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-2197/0323.

SPOUSE EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND CAREERS PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-2208/2197.

YOUTH PROGRAMS/CENTERS PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-2538/2901.

BARRACKS/SINGLE SERVICE MEMBER HOUSING PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-3224.

BENEFICIARY COUNSELING ASSISTANCE COORDINATORS PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-6918.

BOSS/LIBERTY PROGRAM PHONE NUMBER: C-301-619-2498.

CHAPEL PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-7371.

CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-2065.

CIVILIAN PERSONNEL OFFICE PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-2247.

DEPLOYMENT/MOBILIZATION PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-6364/2197.

FINANCE OFFICE PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DSN/FAX: C-301-619-7311/3595.

ID/CAC CARD PROCESSING PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-7311.

LEGAL SERVICES JAG PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DSN/FAX: C-301-619-2221/2065.

CHILD AND YOUTH REGISTRATION AND REFERRAL PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-7100.

LOAN CLOSET PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-6364/2197.

NON-APPROPRIATED FUNDS (NAF) HUMAN RESOURCES: C-301-619-2247.

PERSONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DSN/FAX: C-301-619-3455/3456, DSN-312-343-3455/3456.

PAO PHONE NUMBER: C-301-619-2018.

PERSONNEL SUPPORT OFFICE PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DNS/FAX: C-301-619-7311, DSN-312-343-7311.

RETIREE ACTIVITIES OFFICE (RAO) CIV/FAX/EMAIL: 

RETIREMENT SERVICES (RSO) CIV/FAX/EMAIL: C-301-619-3381, DSN-312-343-3381; email: kenneth.w.daniels14.civ@mail.mil

TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM CIV/DSN/FAX: C-301-619-2854, DSN-312-343-2854.

TRAVEL OFFICE PHONE CIV/DSN/FAX: C-301-619-2892. Carlson Wagonlit APG, C-800-296-3074.

VA FACILITIES PHONE NUMBERS: C-410-605-7000, C-1-800-463-6295.

VICTIM ADVOCATE SERVICES PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-7415/0314/7453. 24-Hour Line, C-301-514-9544.

Relocation Support

HOUSEHOLD GOODS/TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (INBOUND) PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DSN/FAX: C-301-619-7178, DSN-312-343-7178.

HOUSEHOLD GOODS/TRANSPORTATION (OUTBOUND) PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DSN/FAX: C-301-619-7179, DSN-312-343-7178.

HOUSING REFERRAL OFFICE/HOUSING PRIVATIZATION PHONE NUMBERS CIV/DSN/FAX: C-240-379-6518/6410.

WELCOME/VISITOR'S CENTER PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-0101.

Education

ADULT EDUCATION CENTERS PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-2854.

CHILD AND YOUTH REGISTRATION AND REFERRAL PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-7100.

EDUCATIONAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL INTERVENTION SERVICES (EDIS) PHONE NUMBERS

SCHOOL AGE CARE RELOCATION PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-2901.

SCHOOL LIAISON OFFICE/COMMUNITY SCHOOLS PHONE NUMBERS: C-301-619-3247.

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