This Army Garrison is home in Macomb County, in Warren, Michigan. It is commonly referred to as USAG-DTA. The city of Warren is a home to residential communities as well as manufacturing companies only a few miles north of Detroit. The TACOM is the major command on the base which combines all the organizations that center on the vehicle ground. The TACOM LCMC includes integrated logistics, acquisition center, program executive office combat support, program executive office ground combat systems, executive office combat service support and program executive office soldier.

Cost Of Living: The cost of living in Warren, Michigan is 2 1/2% less the average seen in Michigan and is close to 13% less than the US national average.

Automated Telephone Attendant Number: (586) 282-5757,  586-282-5000, or DSN 312-786-5000

Base Population: The population of the base varies at the time of this writing there were 245 military personnel and 8,403 civilians. Even though most do not actually live on base, but have housing off base.

City/Area Population: The population of Warren, Michigan is 24,997 with the county population being 831,077.

Child Development Centers: There is only one child development center on the base which is One Child Development Center located at the Detroit Arsenal in Warren. For more information you can call 586-282-3010.

Youth Programs: There are no on base youth programs; however, youth are encouraged to become involved in off site programs including Anchor Bay Middle School south and Mt. Clemens Middle School located in the Selfridge area. For more information you can visit the CYSS Youth Programs located at 6501 E. 11 Mile Road in building 273 at the Detroit Arsenal or you can also call at  586-282-9619 or 586-282-3010.

Family Readiness Center: Not really called a Family Readiness Center but is made up of many different centers for Family and MWR. There is no address listed for the DFMWR office but their hours are 0720-1600 Monday thru Friday and they can be contacted at 586-282-0992. Relocation assistance is also available by visiting the Army Community Service located at 6501 E, 11 Mile Road, Bldg 232, Warren Michigan or you can call them at  586-282-0485, 586-282-0489 or DSN 312-586-786-0485.

Employment: Civilian employment is often service members that are from Auburn Hills, Sterling Heights, Detroit, and Southfield.

Base Services: The services offered at the base include the MWR facilities, one commissary, one exchange system, and one financial institution on Selfridge.


The very first Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant was built on this location in 1940 which was the very first manufacturing plant for the sole purpose of creating tanks in the United States. In 1996, the manufacturing plant was closed but the Detroit Army Arsenal that was adjacent to the plant stayed in operation. The USAG-DTA was created in 1971 as an accessory to the 28th Artillery Group located on the Selfridge ANGB. The main goal of the base was to provide support for detachments as well as manage and maintain base housing along with ensuring moral support activities were provided.

Units: TUS Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command and the Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC),  the 28th Artillery Group, located on the Selfridge ANGB

Housing: There is only housing available for military personnel. For housing information in the local community, contact the Housing Services Office, 586-282-8178 or 9627.






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