U.S. Army Military District of Washington

U.S. Army soldier takes the re-enlistment oath.


The Retention Directorate advises the Senior Commander and Command Sergeant Major, Joint Force Headquarters – National Capital Region and the US Army Military District of Washington, and staff on all matters pertaining to the Army Retention program. The Retention Directorate provides technical oversight for all subordinate commands and installations in the NCR. The Directorate implements the plans, policies and programs of Headquarters, Department of the Army Directorate of Military Personnel Management and Human Resources Command.

Points of Contact

Fort McNair

  • Command Career Counselor: 202-902-0225
  • Deputy Operations NCO: 202-902-0226

Fort Belvoir

  • 703-805-4400

The Army Aviation Brigade

  • 703-805-3691

Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

  • 703-696-3001

3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard)

  • 703-696-3002

Fort Meade

  • 301-677-6816

Reserve Component Career Counselor

  • 703-805-2102