Camp Beauregard Army Base

225th Engineer Brigade, 199th Regiment

420 F St, Pineville, LA 71360

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ABOUT

Camp Beauregard is a U.S. Army installation located northeast of Pineville, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish and Grant Parish. It is operated by the Louisiana National Guard as one of their main training areas.  The base spans across 12,500 acres and is home to many different units and elements of the Louisiana Army National Guard. Camp Beauregard is a starting point for anyone who wants a military career through the Louisiana National Guard. Its units are also responsible for national disaster emergency response, as well as state and federal emergencies.

1,160 active duty, Guard, Reserve, civilian and DoD employees.

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ARRIVAL

The closest airports are Watertown International Airport located 19.4 miles from base and Hancock International Airport located 79.8 miles from base.

 

Directions from Watertown International Airport:
Head southwest on Pleasant St toward Fort Drum Rd.
Continue on NY-26 N/Fort Drum Rd.
Take US-11 S, I-781 and I-81 S to NY-12F W in Watertown
Take exit 46 from I-81 S
Follow NY-12F W to your destination in Hounsfield

  • Head west on Frank Andrews Blvd toward Mayer Ave
  • Continue onto Floyd Rogers Blvd
  • Slight left onto Billy Mitchell Blvd
  • Continue straight onto Frank Andrews Blvd
  • Turn right onto Chappie James Ave
  • Chappie James Ave turns slightly left and becomes England Dr
  • At the traffic circle, continue straight to stay on England Dr
  • Turn right onto LA-498 W
  • Turn left onto Latimer Dr
  • Turn right at the 1st cross street onto LA-1 S/N Bolton Ave
  • Turn right to merge onto US-165 N/US-71 N toward Monroe
  • Slight right onto US-165 N
  • Turn right onto Esler Field Rd
  • Turn right onto LA-116/Esler Field Rd

Resources

TRICARE Information and News

 

For a full list of community health centers, visit the Health Center Program at https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/.

 

Check the US News Health directory online at https://health.usnews.com/doctors/search to find the best doctor for your family.

 

The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website https://findadentist.ada.org/.

FOR THE CHILDREN
To be enrolled in a Louisianna school, a child must be at least 5 years old before or on September 30th of the school year. Check with the school for other requirements.

In 2010, the majority of states, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Education Activity adopted Common Core State Standards that provide a consistent set of educational expectations for students, regardless of ZIP code. When a family moves, a student’s education is often disrupted because the student may be forced to repeat material or learn at a different level at the new school. With common standards across states, this disruption will be reduced — of particular interest to military families. For more information, visit www.corestandards.org

Rapides Parish School District

If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful.

FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.

Learn about the Military Tuition Assistance Program.
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.

​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.

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When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

Child Care Aware:

Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.
There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

Military Children and Teens Resource Guide

Louisiana Child & Family Services 281-795-0642
Strives to create communities where children grow up safe from abuse, neglect and dependency, where adults are protected from domestic violence and where parents can be strengthened in their capacity to keep their family safe.

Louisiana Department of Health (225) 342-9500

Pineville Animal Shelter (318) 449-5674

Rapides Parish Sheriff Department (318) 473-6700

Base Operator (318) 641-5600

 

Housing

On-Post housing is not available for Camp Beauregard. Temporary lodging is available for Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, and Retirees year round. Call the Lodging Office to make a room reservation at 318-290-5669, Tuesday-Friday 0700-1700.

Pineville
4.8 miles from base

Pineville is a small town located near base. It has many housing options available.

Alexandria
6.8 miles from base

Alexandria is a medium-sized town with many housing options available.

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Community

In Pineville, the summers are long, hot, and oppressive and the winters are short and cold. It is wet and partly cloudy year round and over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 41°F to 92°F and is rarely below 27°F or above 98°F.

The hot season lasts for 4.1 months, from May 22 to September 24, with an average daily high temperature above 86°F. The hottest day of the year is August 12, with an average high of 92°F and low of 73°F. The cool season lasts for 2.8 months, from November 29 to February 23, with an average daily high temperature below 66°F. The coldest day of the year is January 16, with an average low of 41°F and high of 60°F.

The wetter season lasts 3.1 months, from May 20 to August 23, with a greater than 34% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 44% on June 20. The drier season lasts 8.9 months, from August 23 to May 20. The smallest chance of a wet day is 23% on October 8.

The cost of living in Pineville, LA is 3% lower than the Louisiana average and 11% lower than the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Pineville, LA are equal to the average for Louisiana and 3% lower than the rest of the country.

Pineville is a city in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. It is located across the Red River from the larger city of Alexandria. Pineville is part of the Alexandria Metropolitan Area. There are many restaurants, shopping areas, museums, outdoor activities and other amenities one would expect of a metropolitan area to enjoy.

Some points of interest include the Kisatchie National Forest, Buhlow Lake, Alexandria Zoological Park, Indian Creek Lake, and Bringhurst Park.

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