Stopped by housing today after DEERS was closed (I wish I had their hours).
The 210-270-7638 number are for the Commissioned side of post housing.
E-1 through E-6 with one dependent (2 bedroom house) use Harris Heights Community Center at 3751 Patch Rd, Ft Sam and the number is 210-824-9587.
If you are E-1 through E-6 and due to number of dependents (more than 2) require a 3 or 4 bedroom, you are supposed to go through Watkins Terrace Community Center at 5840 Frazier Rd, and their # is 210-832-8104.
The 2 bedrooms are nice and they cut your grass for you (I didn't want to mow a lawn). You can get priority placement from deployments if ERB reflects combat/hardship tour(S) and they are literally in walking distance from the Phase I school.
You can be placed on housings wait list with just a copy of PCS orders.
However, you will get a priority wait status if other criteria is met like submission of orders, DA 31 (with line 14 signed), DEERS info printed from AKO, custody paperwork (if applicable), recent EOM LES, ID (front and back), and application card from www.lincolnmilitary.com
also the ERB as well.
It sounds like a pain in the a$$, but realistically, every apartment or house off post will require similar documentation.
So I have printed off all this info for myself and will drop it off tomorrow to ensure I can secure a wait list spot (if I even stay here) and have a realistic chance of syncing with my PCS, and end of lease.
I have reliable info that strongly suggests the Army will pay for my move EVEN if my PCS keeps me in Ft. SamHouston.
However, I do not have regs on this and if anyone does I could use the help.
The course is going well, and it is really a gentleman's course. Class leader position will suck if you get handed it. You'll stay later, and most times get there earlier than most with no real advantage. If you try and be relaxed you'll have a retard or 2 that will say ya aren't doing your job, and if you try to be an Infantry squad leader (being strict, we all know the type), you can't do that either since you can't counsel and many times your leadership position is just there to get the a$$chewing or deliver bad news and rarely receive accolades. It is what it is, I know I would enjoy everything better if I didn't have that gem. Squad leader positions aren't that bad. Phase II is so much better than the 1st phase. We do our PT at the gym (Phase I was the God awful PRT) so most Soldiers enjoy training themselves better than the one size fits all company PT.
At least until someone screws it up for everyone, by not showing up or something ignorant like that.
The CRT and especially RRT will be a beast, even with suitable prep work. You can google practice exams for these tests and you will see what you are up against. A strong work ethic, lack of procrasturbation, not getting behind early on (cause it will be near impossible to catch up) and drama free lifestyle will be your keys to success.