The mobility of the military lifestyle affects all members of the military; single; married; single parents and children of all ages and even the family pets! The ACS Relocation Office can assist you in obtaining current information and making your move a smoother one! To sign up for classes or for more information on your relocation questions, contact the Relocation Office at 301-677-5590.
Arriving or Departing Fort Meade, remember the Lending Closet
If you need a few household items: pots, pans, toasters, coffee makers, folding table and chairs, and more, the Lending Closet is for you. Items loaned free of charge for 30 days to those with PCS orders. Lending closet closed on Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
ARRIVING AT FORT MEADE SERVICES
Newcomer’s Orientation to Fort MeadeMilitary Spouses, get connected quickly to your new community as speakers from different organizations at Fort Meade, give you the most current information, including MWR and ACS.
Welcome Back to the USA Reverse Culture ShockReverse Cultural Shock is real. Learn the signs, symptoms, and tips on adjusting back to the United States after being stationed overseas and start enjoying all the exciting things at Ft Meade!
International Spouse“U.S. Culture” is an information workshop on U.S. customs, holidays, and information on American Citizenship. Plus Volunteer Opportunities are available to International Spouses to help teach classes on their country. Open to all Foreign-born spouses.
Sponsor Program TrainingMake the difference to an incoming Soldier, be an informed Sponsor! Learn all the Points of Contacts and how to access all the current local information on Ft Meade and the surrounding area. Classes held at ACS monthly, please call to sign up.
Be a Relocation Volunteer
We need fun volunteers with great customer service attitudes in assisting customers with Loan Closet items, admin work and our relocation classes. Contact the ACS Relocation Office at 301-677-5590.
The Relocation Office offers free reading material, scrapbooks, and coloring books on moving to help children express themselves on their relocation concerns.
Fort Meade Teen Sponsorship (Arriving)MWR CYS Teen Center and Relocation have partnered to help get your teen linked up in their community with supportive other teens. After your teen is settled, have them volunteer to be a Teen Sponsor!
I Moved Too (Arriving)A mini orientation for children new to the Fort Meade area. Also a chance to discuss feelings about the move and to get excited about living at Fort Meade!
I’m Moving Too (Departing)
A pint-sized PCS workshop for children leaving the Fort Meade area.
Important Tip: School Liaison Officers (SLO) are at each duty station, phone, or email the SLO before you leave to get current information on your child’s next school.
DEPARTING FORT MEADE INFORMATIONWe hope you have enjoyed your time at Fort Meade! Now let’s get busy planning your next adventure so we can manage your “Move” and not let the “Move” manage you!
Whether it is your first move or your 9th move, remember to call or visit your ACS Relocation Office for more information on your next duty station and for helpful hints and tips on your move from start to finish!
Family Members are encouraged to attend Levy Briefings!
Website InformationFor current information on any military installation visit the official DOD website:
www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil and www.militaryonesource.com
Plus ask the Relocation Office for their Outbound Website Sheets, lots of information at your fingertips!