Marne Reception Center distinctive unit insignia

Marne Reception Center

"Gateway to the Rock"


Marne Reception Center provides reception for all Soldiers and their family members assigned to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. Executes Reception, Staging, Onward movement and Integration (RSOI) thru in-processing and orientation activities in order to sustain 3rd Infantry Divisions combat readiness.

Marne Reception Center (MRC)

Bldg 200
486 Pony Soldier Avenue
Fort Stewart, GA 31314
Staff Duty: (912) 767-0115
Administration Office: (912) 767-0111


After passing through Gate 1, take a right at the first stoplight onto E. Bultman Avenue, take a left onto Pony Soldier Avenue and the MRC will be on your right. Parking is located behind the MRC building.


Upon arrival, please visit the USO office located on level 2 among the ticket counters. The telephone at the USO Military Reception area will connect you directly to the MRC here at FSGA. The USO hours are 0900-2000 daily. After hours, call the MRC Staff Duty at (912) 767-0115 and they will coordinate your transportation from the airport.


Soldiers must sign in to the MRC no later than 2359 on the day your leave ends as annotated on DA 31 or the report date annotated on the official military orders brining you to Fort Stewart/HAAF (WHICHEVER IS EARLIER).

If you have any issues preventing you from reporting no later than your reporting date (Orders) or when your leave ends (DA 31), you must contact your previous unit S1 or the gaining unit S1 IMMEDIATELY!

Documents required:

Original copy of your signed DA-31.
Four (4) copies of the orders bringing you to FSGA/HAAF, to include all amendments.
Military clothing records (CIF and Uniformed).
All medical/dental records, to include your profile if applicable.
All personal documents to include drivers license, insurance card, and vehicle registration.

Reporting in casual/serviceable Civilian Attire is authorized.
Grooming Standards (in civilian attire or military uniform) IAW AR 670-1 at all times.

Single Soldiers (E1 to E5) will be assigned an MRC barracks room during initial in-processing.
Soldiers receiving BAH will not reside in the barracks unless request is approved by the MRC Commander and will only be in cases of severe extenuating circumstances.

Privatized housing is available on post for single and unaccompanied SGTs and above.
You are NOT authorized PTDY for house hunting while in-processing at the MRC. PTDY will be granted at your gaining unit after in-processing.

On-post housing is available for accompanied married Soldiers with dependants, regardless of grade. To request housing contact the FSGA or HAAF Housing Office and make a reservation for your arrival date to expedite this service. If you are put on a waiting list, you will be required to obtain temporary housing in the meantime.

Plan your moving budget to account for move-in expenses such as initial rent, security deposits, and utility connection fees. If you need financial assistance after arriving to the MRC, please notify the MRC Cadre.


Leaders in the ranks of MSG-CSM, CW3-CW5, and MAJ-COL will be on the VIP In-processing Schedule.
Non-VIP Soldiers in-processing at FSGA/HAAF will complete a 7 working day in-processing schedule at the MRC, to include finance and education briefs, safety, medical processing, CIF issue, and Master Resiliency Training.

Physical Training (PT) is conducted daily from 0630 to 0730. If you have a profile, it must be in your possession at all times to include PT formation. You will be issued a yellow PT belt when you sign in at the MRC to wear during your duration at the MRC. Uniform during winter months will consist of the Level V IPFU including IPFU jacket, shorts, pants, long sleeve shirt, socks, shoes, gloves, and cap. Uniform during summer months will consist of Level I IPFU including short sleeve shirt, shorts, socks and shoes.

Leave will only be granted in extreme circumstances to include, but not limited to, emergency leave. Leave requests must be presented to the MRC Commander for approval.

Travel for all Soldiers after Day 2 in-processing will not exceed 150 miles. A mileage pass request for distances exceeding 150 miles requires approval by the MRC Commander.

Uniform during in-processing is the Class C uniform including ACUs, boots, and patrol cap.

The Senior Officer of FSGA/HAAF conducts a Welcome Brief to all new Soldiers and Families the first and third Wednesday of every month. Soldiers will attend this after completing in-processing and arriving to their assigned units. Soldiers are highly encouraged to involve their Families! This briefing is a great source of information about FSGA/HAAF.


Before leaving their previous duty station, every Soldier should complete DA Form 5434, Sponsorship Program Counseling and Information Sheet. This will ensure that each Soldier is assigned a Sponsor by their gaining unit. Fort Stewart unit sponsors will conduct a link-up in front of the MRC at 1130 on the soldiers second day of inprocessing while Hunter AAF unit sponsors will conduct their link-up behind MRC at 1130 every Tuesday and Friday.

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Contact Information

Area Code: 912
Staff Duty: 767-0115
Administration: 767-0111
Sponsorship: 767-1199