Location:  Home to the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC), Detroit Arsenal is located in Macomb County, in the small city of Warren, a manufacturing and residential community situated just north of Detroit. Located 20 miles north of the Detroit Arsenal is the Selfridge Air National Guard Base (ANGB), where military members and their Families can enjoy shopping at the AAFES BX/PX, the Commissary and Class Six stores. U.S. Army Garrison Detroit Arsenal homepage.

Cost of Living:  Warren’s cost of living is 17.45% lower than the U.S. average.

BRAC Status: On November 9, 2005, Congressional law dictated that all USAG-DTA programs and services relocate from the Selfridge ANGB to the Detroit Arsenal.

Base Operator:  586-282-5000 or DSN 312-786-5000


  • 245 military
  • 8,403 civilians

Area Population:  Warren’s population is 24,997; Macomb County’s population is 831,077.

Child Development Centers: One Child Development Center, located at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren. Call 586-282-3010.

Schools:  None on post. Warren Consolidated Schools is the school district that serves Warren, MI. Children who require before and after school services must attend Pearl Lean Elementary or Cromie Elementary School in the Warren Consolidated School District, to be bused to the Detroit Arsenal Child Development Center for care.  We also offer bus service from St. Anne’s Catholic School located on Mound Road. The Selfridge area is serviced by Anchor Bay Schools and L’anse Creuse Schools. For help in locating a school to meet your needs contact the School Liaison Officer at 586-282-9761.

Youth Services:  Youth are encouraged to obtain ownership, as well as participate in US Army Garrison- DTA youth programs which are located off-site since there is no Youth Center at the Detroit Arsenal. Youth programs are offered at Anchor Bay Middle School South and Mt. Clemens Middle School which is in the Selfridge area. Register for all CYSS Youth Programs at 6501 E. 11 Mile Road in Building 273 at the Detroit Arsenal or call 586-282-9619 or 586-282-3010.

Army Community Service: ACS  586-282-0489

Housing:  Army Family Housing (AFH) and unaccompanied Personnel Housing (barracks) is not available. For housing information in the local community, contact the Housing Services Office, 586-282-8178 or 9627.

Housing is no longer available for single Service Members.

Employment:  Most employment opportunities available to US Army Garrison-Detroit Arsenal family members are in Southfield, Troy, Sterling Heights, Auburn Hills, and Detroit. Unemployment rate is 10.4% TO 14.4% in Metro Detroit – second highest nationally. Median household income $58,495.

Base Services:   

Medical Services:  There is no military treatment facility (MTF) in the area of the Detroit Arsenal/TACOM LCMC. Eligible beneficiaries will normally access health care through network civilian health care providers. TACOM LCMC and Detroit Arsenal are located within the TRICARE North region which is administered by Health Net Federal Services, LLC. 

Health NET can be contacted, TRICARE Service Center, 45401 North Jefferson Ave, Bldg. 825, Selfridge ANGB, MI 48045. Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. or by calling 1-877-TRI-CARE (1-877-874-2273) or online.

Special Installation Messages:

Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions

The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included. The operator can be reached at commercial (719) 567-1110. Please note that long distance charges may be incurred.


Source: http://www.militaryinstallations.dod.mil/MOS/f?p=132:CONTENT:::NO::P4_INST_ID,P4_INST_TYPE:3220,INSTALLATION