Redstone Arsenal
Huntsville, AL 35808, USA


Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide


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Location Situated in northwest Alabama’s Tennessee River Valley, Madison County is the state’s third most-populated county and enjoys its second-highest per capita income. Huntsville, the county seat and fastest-growing city, borders Redstone Arsenal on the north and east, with the Tennessee River forming Redstone’s southern boundary. Huntsville is 110


Welcome to Madison and Morgan counties Situated in the heart of the Tennessee River Valley, Madison and Morgan counties lie amid the rolling hills and scenic vales of northern Alabama. Nashville, Tennessee, is just 100 miles to the north, with Mississippi to the west, and to the east, Georgia. Madiso

Getting To & Around

Madison and Morgan counties link easily to other parts of Alabama and to neighboring Tennessee, Mississippi and Georgia via major highways. Music City USA, Nashville, Tennessee, is only 100 miles to the north, on Interstate 65, and Atlanta is 185 miles to the southeast, on U.S. Highway 72 and

Housing & Real Estate

A low cost of living, affordable housing, abundant recreational opportunities and high-quality jobs in Madison and Morgan counties contribute to an exceptional quality of life there. Madison County, which includes Huntsville, is the center of population and economic growth in the metropolitan area. In 2015, an estimated 353,089 people

Employment & Economy

The greater Tennessee Valley regional economy — which includes Madison and Morgan counties — depends heavily on Redstone Arsenal, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center and high-tech companies that support defense, aerospace and scientific research. Redstone Arsenal, which celebrates its 75 anniversary this year, provides the economic engine for the

Health Care

There are many health care services in Madison and Morgan counties for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established insurance options. Visit for information on open enrollment for health care coverage under the national Affordable Care Act. Alabama has two provider

Family Resources

Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing whom to call or where to find information can help make the transition easier. Local government websites are valuable resources for newcomers to Madison and Morgan counties because

Education & Academics

For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools systems in Madison and Morgan counties, along with information about local libraries and higher education. There are private schools, charter schools and home schooling available to childre


You’ll find plenty of entertaining activities — music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping — in Madison and Morgan counties. Take a cool dip at Southern Adventures, or tee off at one of several 18-hole golf courses in northern Alabama. And be sure to check out the U.S. Space


Army divested Black Hawks reach Afghanistan

Story by Adriane Elliot on 09/25/2017 HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - U.S. civilian and military personnel gathered in Huntsville Sept. 15 to load the first two UH-60A Black Hawks onto a C-17 en route for Afghanistan. The aircraft were delivered to Kandahar Airfield Sept 18. This initial transfer is part of the

Summit brings Army industry leaders new perspective

Story by SGT Eben Boothby on 09/05/2017 REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. - To develop efficient and effective management practices, Army Organic Industrial Base commanders met at Army Materiel Command headquarters for a summit Aug. 28-30. A crucial element of the national defense strategy, the Army Organic Industrial Base consists of 23

Army Logistics Support Activity holds annual training forum

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. Army Materiel Command's Logistics Support Activity recently completed its third annual Logistics Training Forum, gathering over 360 of the Army's premier logisticians to train toward improving Army readiness. From logistics enterprise tools to LOGSA's PS Magazine digital application, all topics were on the table for customer feedback
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