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Fort Gregg-Adams Relocation Information 


Fort Gregg-Adams main gate sign

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Welcome to Fort Gregg-Adams 

Official Site: Fort Gregg-Adams

Fort Gregg-Adams, formerly known as Fort Lee, began in 1917 as Camp Lee—though the land’s significance dates back to colonial times. Today, it’s the third largest training center in the Army, sending 70,000 service members through the classrooms each year, and houses the US Army Quartermaster Museum and the US Army Women's Museum.

Major units located at Fort Gregg-Adams: 

  • Combined Arms Support Command 
  • Ordnance School 
  • Quartermaster School 
  • Transportation School 

drill sergeant training on Fort Gregg-Adams

US Army photo by Chad Menegay on DVIDS. Sgt. 1st Class William Baker, a drill sergeant representing Ordnance School, reaches the top of a rope during the obstacle course event as part of the Combined Arms Support Command Best Squad/Drill Sergeant of the Year competition at Fort Gregg-Adams, Va.

Fort Gregg-Adams sits in the heartland of Virginia, about 25 miles south of Richmond, VA, and approximately one hour from Williamsburg. Nearby, the James and Appottomax Rivers set the landscape for outdoor adventure and great fishing. Are you a fan of catfish? Anglers come from all over the world to catch record-setting catfish. 

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Frequently Asked Questions About Fort Gregg-Adams 

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1. Where is Fort Gregg-Adams?

Fort Gregg Adams is located in Prince George County, VA, three miles east of Petersburg, VA, on HWY 36. Colonial Heights, Chester, and Hopewell are north of the post, and Dinwiddie and Fort Wadsworth lie to the south. 

2. Who is Fort Gregg-Adams named for?

On April 27, 2023, Fort Lee was officially renamed Fort Gregg-Adams after Lt. Gen. Arthur Gregg and Lt. Col. Charity Adams. 

Lt. Gen. Arthur Gregg started as a private. He rose to a three-star general during his logistics career with the Army and is the only living person in recent history to have a military installation named after them. Lt. Col. Charity Adams was the first black officer in what’s now known as the Women’s Army Corps in World War II and led the first predominantly black unit overseas.

3. How many gates does Fort Gregg-Adams have? 

Fort Gregg-Adams has seven gates:

  •  Sisisky Boulevard
  • Gregg Avenue 
  • Sustainment Avenue 
  • Adams Avenue 
  • Shop Road 
  • Valor Circle 
  • Temple Avenue 

4. What is the zip code for Fort Gregg-Adams? 

The zip code for Fort Gregg-Adams is 23801. Other nearby zip codes include 23185, 23188, and 23805. 

5.  What is the BAH for Fort Gregg-Adams? 

The BAH for Fort Gregg-Adams ranges from $1,932 for E-1 to $2,364 for E-9 with dependents, and $2,124 for O-1 to $2,886 for O-7 with dependents. See housing section for more info.

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Arrival Lodging 

Fort Gregg-Adams IHG Hotel

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IHG Army Hotels manage arrival lodging for incoming service members and their families. 

Fort Gregg-Adams Lodging Location:

Holiday Inn Express Building 12015

2301 Sustainment Avenue 

Fort Gregg-Adams, VA 23801

 

Contact: 

(804) 733-4100

Fort Gregg-Adams Housing 

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On-base housing at Fort Gregg-Adams is privatized and managed by Gregg-Adams Family Housing Hunt Military Community. It offers seven distinct neighborhoods with over 1,500 new, renovated, and traditional single-family homes.  

Fort Gregg-Adams Housing Location: 

1510 Sisisky Boulevard 

Fort Gregg-Adams, VA 23801

 

Contact: 

(804) 566-3300

Fort Gregg-Adams Off-Base Housing 

Homes for sale and houses for rent near Fort Gregg-Adams - Fort Gregg-Adams Homes

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Many military families moving to Fort Gregg-Adams choose to live near post in Petersburg. However, Richmond and Williamsburg offer great housing opportunities for those willing to commute an hour each way. 

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Fort Gregg-Adams BAH Information 

The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) is a U.S. based allowance determined by geographic duty location, pay grade, and dependency status. It provides uniformed service members compensation based on housing costs in local civilian housing markets when government quarters are not provided. Learn more about your Basic Allowance for Housing.

Fort Gregg-Adams is near Richmond, VA, with many options to buy or rent. The Fort Gregg-Adams BAH is close to the cost of living in the area. Some sample Fort Gregg-Adams BAH rates for zip code 23801: 

  • E-1 with dependents: $1,932
  • E-1 without dependents: $1,632
  • E-9 with dependents: $2,364
  • E-9 without dependents: $2,175
  • O-1 with dependents: $2,124
  • O-1 without dependents: $1,767
  • O-7 with dependents: $2,886
  • O-7 without dependents: $2,286

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Support for Military & Families 

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School Districts near Fort Gregg-Adams: 

??Those looking for a private school education for their children, Private School Review is a great tool to help find the right fit for the family. Families interested in homeschooling should follow the Virginia Department of Education homeschool regulations. For any questions or concerns, it’s best to contact the School Liaison Officer.

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Things to Do Near Fort Gregg-Adams 
 

nature trail near Fort Gregg-Adams

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Pamplin Historical ParkPamplin Historical Park houses a variety of camps, tours, and events to help visitors explore Civil War history. Within a day’s visit, access four museums, historic buildings, costumed interpretations, and guided tours through the Breakthrough Battlefield and Tudor Hall Plantation.   

Petersburg National Battlefield Park: Though visitors are free to explore the grounds on their own, this 2,700-acre park contains a 16-stop driving tour taking visitors through all four units of Petersburg National Battlefield: 

  • General Grant's Headquarters at City Point
  • The Eastern Front: home to the initial assaults and the Battles of the Crater and Fort Stedman
  • The Western Front: where intense fighting continued as Grant's Army encircled the city
  • The Five Forks Battlefield: the battlefield that led to the Confederates' retreat to Appomattox

Hopewell RiverwalkThis quarter-mile-long boardwalk, part of the Appomattox River Trails, is a beautiful space to fish, let the kids play, and watch the sunset while exploring the outdoors. 

U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum: This museum is home to nearly 24,000 preserved artifacts of the oldest logistic branch of the Army, the US Army Quartermaster Corps.  

U.S. Army Women's Museum: With the assistance of artifacts and archives, this museum tells the story of female service members who served our country dating back from the American Revolution to today. 

More Area Info 

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Base Address:

3312 Adams Avenue
Fort Gregg-Adams , 23801-0000

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