Check In \ Processing
SOLDIER SERVICE CENTER
55 Pony Soldier Avenue
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Phone (DSN) 312-729-8673
Mon - Fri 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat, Sun and Holidays - Closed
Documents to Hand carry
You should hand carry your marriage and birth certificates, divorce decree, PCS orders, household goods inventory, Military ID cards, and any other Military Records you have.
Temporary Lodging Reservations
Reservations with PCS orders can be made up to one year in advance and should be made as soon as possible. Space is limited as Army Lodging is a combination of 70 double rooms and 99 single rooms. Soldier must receive a Statement of Non-Availability before going to off-post lodging if compensation is desired. There are many hotels available in the immediate area.
Concurrent travel is travel with Family Members. This must be authorized by your PCS order or reimbursement for Family travel will not be authorized. If you get married before you PCS, you must inform your commander and follow procedures exactly as they are given to you. The military will not pay for travel and housing of your spouse if you do not follow the proper procedures.
Whether being assigned to Fort Stewart or Hunter Army Airfield, all Soldiers must sign in at the Reception Center on Fort Stewart unless you have specific directions to do otherwise. A few days will be spent in-processing. You will spend a few days here for initial in processing. Make sure to bring items listed under Documents to Hand Carry. Make sure to submit proper leave request prior to taking permissive leave for house hunting.
During inprocessing, Soldiers will get assignments and get briefings on Standards of Conduct and the Marne Standard. Files are screened to determine inprocessing requirements and a Preparation for Overseas Redeployment (POR) checklist is created.
The sponsor's duty during inprocessing is to provide accurate, timely information and other support need to minimize problems with relocating. To get the benefits of the Sponsorship Program, Soldiers must fill out the DA Form 5434 (Sponsorship Program Counseling and Information Sheet).
Family Members inprocessing with service member or arriving at a later date should check-in with the ACS Outreach Program located at the Soldier Service Center.
What to do if you get married enroute?
If you get married before you PCS, you must inform your commander and follow procedures exactly as they are given to you. The military will not pay for travel and housing of your spouse if you do not follow the proper procedures.