Pine Bluff Arsenal

Updated: October 19, 2023
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    Pine Bluff Arsenal is a U.S. Army installation located in Jefferson County, Arkansas. It’s a crucial U.S. Army installation, focusing on supplying specialized readiness products and technical services to the Armed Forces and Homeland Security.

    Base Operator:

    Hoadley Road
    White Hall, AR 71602

    What Kind of Base is Pine Bluff Arsenal?

    The arsenal is renowned as a technology center for illuminating and infrared munitions and stands as the only facility in the Northern Hemisphere equipped to fill white phosphorus munitions.

    Today, it primarily designs, manufactures, and refurbishes a range of products, including smoke, riot control, and incendiary munitions, along with items for chemical/biological defense operations.

    Pine Bluff Arsenal Housing

    The Pine Bluff Arsenal military base does not offer any on-post housing options.

    PCS and TDY Lodging

    Temporary lodging at the military base offers a variety of options for both Temporary Duty (TDY) and Permanent Change of Station (PCS) personnel. Reservations can be made by calling 870-540-3008.

    What is the BAH for Pine Bluff Arsenal?

    The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) at Pine Bluff Arsenal varies depending on rank, years of service and dependency status. Visit the Arkansas state BAH page or see the chart below for more information.


    Military Housing Area: ZZ510

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,119 $864
    E02 $1,119 $864
    E03 $1,119 $864
    E04 $1,119 $864
    E05 $1,209 $960
    E06 $1,467 $1,098
    E07 $1,530 $1,149
    E08 $1,599 $1,266
    E09 $1,698 $1,335
    W01 $1,485 $1,116
    W02 $1,563 $1,263
    W03 $1,647 $1,341
    W04 $1,722 $1,479
    W05 $1,812 $1,545
    O01E $1,539 $1,203
    O02E $1,632 $1,320
    O03E $1,731 $1,458
    O01 $1,248 $1,023
    O02 $1,464 $1,182
    O03 $1,644 $1,371
    O04 $1,839 $1,527
    O05 $1,980 $1,569
    O06 $1,995 $1,629
    O07 $2,007 $1,650

    For more information, look at BAH rates by state or calculate your exact BAH rate.

    Pine Bluff Arsenal Surrounding Area

    The Pine Bluff Arsenal is approximately eight miles northwest of Pine Bluff and thirty miles southeast of Little Rock. The surrounding area is rich in natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities, with the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System bordering the base to the east.

    Further afield, the state capital of Little Rock provides a wealth of attractions, including the Bill and Hilary Clinton National Airport, and is easily accessible via U.S. Highway 65 or the Union Pacific Railroad.


    On-post healthcare options are available at Pine Bluff Arsenal. The United States Army Health Clinic, Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene Services provide care to those hurt while working on-post. The pharmacy on-post operates under the same policy.

    Note: It does not offer any inpatient care or emergency services.


    Pine Bluff Arsenal offers childcare options through two of its Child Development Centers (CDCs). One center offers full-day care for children as young as 6 months old to as old as 5 years. The second center primarily focuses on offering school year care programs geared toward students.


    There are no schools located on-post. There also no children living at the Pine Bluff Arsenal. However, if a time arises where a child would live on-post, or a family stationed there would live close to the installment, the child would attend the White Hall School System.

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