The military provides two options for the use of your BAH. The first is living on post. FortDetrickHousing.com provides you with the necessary information to complete that request.
Your second option is using your BAH to rent or buy a home off post. FortDetrickHousing.com provides you with a military-friendly process and pricing for those looking to maximize the use of their BAH.
On Post Housing ( Rent On Post )
You can contact the housing office at 240-379-6518. Renting on post housing can include wait times and accommodations may not be available.
For those who are not ready to buy a home, and are looking to rent, check our database for available listings in the Fort Detrick area. Click here for Single Family Rentals . Click here for Apartments for Rent .
Cities around Fort Detrick (Purchase a Home) There is plenty of off post housing for those who want to get into a new home. The cities around this installation are Walkersville, Middletown, Brunswick, Boonsboro, Thurmont, Hagerstown, Damascus, Ijamsville, Clover Hill, Green Valley, and Braddock Heights.
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Fort Detrick is located in Frederick, Maryland. It is home to the U.S. Medical Research and Materiel Command and the Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. Fort Detrick supports the research and development of medical materials and foreign plant pathogens. It annually hosts the Cancer Institute-Frederick and the National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research.
Employees from all the Armed Forces live and work on base. There are 354 military housing units provided at Fort Detrick and a waiting list may be in effect. There is no temporary lodging located on post.
Contact the housing office at 240-379-6518 for additional on post information.
For those looking to buy or rent properties off post, contact a local Real Estate Agent.
For information on typical rental rates, local attractions, history of the base, rental opportunities, and lots more, check out the Information links on the left of this page. For needed services, check out the service providers on the right side.
This is a website dedicated to our men and women serving at Fort Detrick, MD. Its purpose is to provide military personnel the information necessary for their move to the area. This information is for both on-post/base and off-post/base at Fort Detrick, MD. This is not an official military website.