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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:

Emergency Services

Maintenance Logistics


Quality Control

Staff Offices

Information Management

Maintenance Production

Public Works

Resource Management

Base Transition

Community Support


Equal Opportunity

Public Affairs

Systems Integration

Business Management

Continuous Improvement




LEAD Office


Name of Surrounding Cities:

Texarkana, TX

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:

Texarkana College

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/

Map:  https://redriver.army.mil/rrpages/diff-loc.HTM

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):


Building #469

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

Dillards http://www.yelp.com/biz/dillards-central-mall-texarkana

JC Penny http://www.yelp.com/biz/jcpenney-texarkana

Walmart http://www.yelp.com/biz/walmart-texarkana-2



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