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Red River Army Depot, TX
Each month here at Army Wife Network, we do a segment that highlights an Army installation. We do this so we can provide you with as much information about a post as possible.
This month we are taking a look at Red River Army Depot, TX. Red River Army Depot is located in an area known as the “Four States Area”, and its primary mission is the maintenance of tactical wheeled vehicles as well as the Army’s light tracked combat vehicles. Here is everything you need to know about Red River Army Depot!
Major Units/What Post is “known for” (i.e. basic training, AIT, MP Headquarters etc):
Red River Army Depot is home to the following organizations:
IRAC / ACT IG
Name of Surrounding Cities:
Old Boston, TX
New Boston, TX
Closest MAJOR City:
Shreveport, LA – Approx. 1 hour, 30 min.
Little Rock, AR – Approx. 2hrs, 18 min.
Dallas, TX – Approx. 2hrs, 45 min.
Names of Area Colleges:
Texas A&M University – Texarkana Site
Time Difference: Red River Army Depot is located in the Central Time Zone
Post Website: https://www.redriver.army.mil/
Historical Facts/Landmarks on post: https://www.redriver.army.mil/rrpages/pg2.htm
Housing: There is no on-post housing available at Red River Army Depot. The ACS office on the post can assist you with local housing as well as a list of reputable realtors in the area.
There are four school districts located in the Texarkana TX/AR area which is where Red River Army Depot is. New Boston, TX AND Hooks, TX also have their own school districts.
Texarkana Independent School District (TX) - http://www.txkisd.net/
Texarkana Arkansas School District - http://www.tasd7.net/
Liberty-Eylau Independent School District (TX) - http://www.leisd.net/
Pleasant Grove Independent School District (TX) - http://www.pgisd.net
Youth Services: There are no youth services offered on Red River Army Depot
Army Community Service (ACS):
Red River Army Depot, TX 75507-0000
Tel: (903) 334-4137
Tel: (903) 334-3504
Fax: (903) 334-4411
PX: There are no PX services for Red River Army Depot but you can use services located at Barksdale AFB, LA.
Commissary: There are no commissary services on Red River Army Depot but you can use the commissary located on Barksdale AFB, LA.
On-Post Library: None
MWR Website: http://www.redrivermwr.com/
Hospital: Military Families stationed at Red River Army Depot will find themselves on Tricare Prime Remote and will have access to local facilities that are a part of the Tricare Network of providers. Please contact Tricare South (Humana) for more information on this area – 1-800-444-5445, www.tricare.mil
Spouses Clubs: None Found
Chaplain & Religious Services/Organizations: There are no on post services but you would of course have access to local churches and religious organizations.
DoD Off Post Housing: The off post housing on the DoD network has homes for rent and houses for sale within the Texarkana, Wake Village, Nash, New Boston area and are within commuting distance of Red River Army Depot.
Within 5 miles:
Dairy Queen: http://www.yelp.com/biz/dairy-queen-hooks
Scooter’s Pizzeria: http://www.yelp.com/biz/scooters-pizzeria-hooks
S&W Drive Inn: http://www.yelp.com/biz/s-and-w-drive-inn-hooks
Ironwood Grill: http://www.yelp.com/biz/ironwood-grill-texarkana
On the Boarder: http://www.yelp.com/biz/on-the-border-mexican-grill-and-cantina-texarkana-3
The Dixie Diner: http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-dixie-diner-texarkana
Twisted Fork Grill & Lounge: http://www.yelp.com/biz/twisted-fork-grill-and-lounge-texarkana
Longhorn Steak House: http://www.yelp.com/biz/longhorn-steakhouse-texarkana
Fuji, Kim’s Sushi and Grill http://www.yelp.com/biz/fuji-kims-sushi-and-grill-texarkana
Central Mall (Texarkana): http://www.centralmalltexarkana.com/
Old Navy http://www.yelp.com/biz/old-navy-texarkana
TJ Maxx http://www.yelp.com/biz/t-j-maxx-texarkana
JC Penny http://www.yelp.com/biz/jcpenney-texarkana
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