Camp Mackall Army Base
XVIII Airborne Corps
Special Forces Way, Camp Mackall, Hoffman, NC 28347
Camp Mackall is a United States Army training facility located in Richmond and Scotland Counties, south of the town of Southern Pines, North Carolina. The facility is a sub-installation of Fort Bragg. The installation is home to the U.S. Army Special Forces, as well as the U.S. Army Special Forces School. Camp Mackall encompasses the Mackall Army Airfield and what is considered to be one of the most difficult Army obstacle courses in the country, the Colonel James “Nick” Rowe Training Compound–also known as “Nasty Nick.” Troops training to become a member of the US Army Special Forces go through SERE training; survival, evasion, resistance and escape.
Arriving at Camp Mackall
The closest airport is Fayetteville Regional Airport located, 11 miles from Fort Bragg.
Bus routes are provided through the Fayetteville Area System of Transit, and Amtrak runs a service to the area from the Atlantic Coastline Railroad Station. Taxis are also available directly from the airport to the base. Temporary lodging is available at the Airborne Inn but soldiers who in or out processing from Fort Bragg have priority.
Soldiers arriving at Fort Bragg assigned to the 18th Airborne Corps should report to the Fort Bragg Reception Company, Bldg 4-1238 on Normandy Drive. Unaccompanied SSG and below soldiers are assigned a barracks room, and platoon to complete their in-processing.
The Fort Bragg Reception Company is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to assist newly assigned soldiers and their families. The Fort Bragg Reception Company’s telephone number is 910-396-4244/4250. All Soldiers sign into the Reception Company, Seniors, SSG(P) and above, after signing into the Reception Company are to return the following duty day, except Wednesdays, at 10:00 a.m. to receive an in-processing brief and packet to assist them with processing into installation activities and agencies. Soldiers are allotted 5 duty days to complete the in-processing checklist and sign-out at the Reception Company.
Soldiers arriving to Fort Bragg in a training status will report to the assigned Student Brigade.
Questions concerning in-processing or leave extensions should be directed to Replacement Company at 910-396-4250.
All officers arriving to Fort Bragg, need to report to the Officer Management Division (OMD), Soldier Support Center, 2nd Floor, Wing A, to in-process and verify orders. Officers being assigned to USASOC, WOMAC, 44th MED BDE, DENTAC, JAG, 1st TSC and the 82d ABN DIV will be given further instructions. Chaplain’s need to report to the Installation Chaplain’s Office, Bldg 1-2336, located on Hamilton St. to receive their assignment memorandum prior to in-processing OMD.
It is recommended that Seniors, SSG(P) and above, and Soldiers accompanied by their family make temporary housing arrangements before they report. The on-post reservation office is located at Moon Hall and can be reached at 910-396-7700. The Airborne Inn is the only on post official lodging facility. Statements of non-availability are only issued if official on post lodging is not available. Official travelers must attempt to gain on post official lodging first before a Statement of Non-availability is issued.
Those assigned to the following organizations will report to their specific organization:
USAJFKSWC/1st SPWAR Training Group students report to Bryant Hall (Bldg. D-3206, Room 106) on Ardennes Street. After duty hours, students will report to the SWC Staff Duty Officer in Bldg. D-3206.
ALL Reserve Component (RC) and Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) enlisted Soldiers report to the Directorate of Reserve Component (DRCS), Individual Section, Bldg. AT-3954, on Butner Road.
Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) Soldiers report to the Fort Bragg Reception Company.
There are 270,811 Active Duty, Reserve, Guard, military families, DoD personnel, civilians, and retirees assigned to Camp Mackall and Fort Bragg.