PWTM: Red River Army Depot, Texas

One of the most challenging aspects of the military spouse life is preparing for an upcoming PCS or if you get the chance, potentially picking a new duty station. There is a lot of information out there, and it can be almost overwhelming.

We here at Army Wife Network want to take the some of the guesswork out of the need-to-knows about duty stations around the globe. Hence, our POST WITH THE MOST SERIES. In this particular blog, we will be showcasing information related to Red River Army Depot, TX.

(If you have additional tips, information, connections or personal testimonials about this military location, feel free to leave a comment below to help out your fellow military spouse. Thanks!)


 Red River Army Depot is located in the area commonly known as the “Four States Area” and is situated in Northeast Texas. Its primary mission is the maintenance of tactical wheeled vehicles as well as the Army’s light tracked combat vehicle fleet.


Red River Army Depot is home to the following units:

  • Directorate for Emergency Services
  • Directorate for Maintenance
  • Directorate for Information Management
  • Directorate for Quality
  • Directorate for Resource Management
  • Directorate for Public Works
  • Directorate for Emergency Services
  • Base Transition
  • Community Support
  • Legal
  • Equal Opportunity
  • Public Affairs
  • Systems Integration
  • Business Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Protocol
  • Safety
  • LEAD Office

Surrounding Cities:

  • New Boston (3 miles west)
  • Old Boston (5 miles)
  • Texarkana (18 miles west)

Closest MAJOR City: Shreveport, Louisiana (about 1.5 hours)

Names of Area Colleges:

 Weather: Summers in this area of Texas can be very hot. Average summer temperature is 95 degrees and in winter the average is 55 degrees. This area averages approximately 50 inches of rain a year. The rainiest month is May. The average annual snowfall is approximately 2 inches.

Time Zone: Central Time Zone


To access the post website, click here.

Map of the area

Historical Facts 

HOUSING: There is no on-post housing available at Red River Army Depot. 

Major realty/rental companies in the area:

  • Son Town Real Estate, New Boston
  • Keller Williams, Texarkana
  • RE/MAX, Texarkana


There is no School Liaison Officer for this area, and there are no on-post schools.

School Districts:

 Off-Post Schools:

Texarkana ISD (TX)

Texarkana Arkansas School District

Liberty-Eylau Independent School District

Pleasant Grove Independent School District



Health Care:

Best place for beauty services:







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Installation Facebook page: RRAD

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