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Red River Army Depot

 Texas National Guard
100 James Carlow Drive, Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, TX 75507

Red River Army Depot

Red River Army Depot (RRAD) is a United States Army Storage Depot located 18 miles west of Texarkana, Texas, in Bowie County. RRAD was activated in 1941 as an ammunition storage facility and now occupies 15,375 acres, houses more than 1,400 buildings, hosts 16 tenant organizations, and has over 3,000,000 square feet of storage capacity. 


Today, the mission of Red River Army Depot is to sustain the Warfighter’s combat power by providing ground combat and tactical systems sustainment maintenance operations. They are apart of the Organic Industrial Base that ensures members of the Joint Forces have what they need, whenever they need it. Over 8 million sq. ft. of floor space provide employees at Red River the capability to rebuild a large variety of vehicle systems and components for our Soldiers. Red River is the Army’s Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence (CITE) for Tactical Wheeled Vehicles.

Arriving at Red River

Directions to Main Gate at Red River Army Depot

  • From I-30, take exit 207-Red River Army Depot.
  • Head South on Spur 594 to US Hwy 82 traffic light.
  • Proceed straight through traffic light and turn right into Visitor Control Center Parking lot (Bldg. 455A)

Red River does not have a Military Personnel Office on site. All Military personnel processing to RRAD will report through the Military Personnel Office in Fort Sill (OK) (580) y39 3125/2191/24087. For more information, call 903-334-3976.

Base Population
There are more than 25,000 Active Duty, Reserve, Guard, military families, DoD personnel, civilians, and retirees assigned to Red River Army Depot.