U.S. Army Cadet Command 5th Brigade

Updated: October 18, 2023
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    U.S. Army Cadet Command 5th Brigade is a military facility located at Fort Sam Houston on Joint Base San Antonio in Texas. Its primary mission is to partner with universities and high schools to recruit, educate, develop, and inspire Senior ROTC Cadets, with the ultimate goal of commissioning officers of character for the Total Army. Additionally, it aims to develop citizens of character committed to serving the nation.

    Base Operator:

    1939 Buck Road
    JBSA Ft. Sam Houston, Texas 78234

    USACC 5th Brigade Housing

    USACC 5th Brigade does not provide any housing options. However there are on-base housing options available through Joint Base San Antonio.

    Off-base housing options are available in the greater San Antonio metropolitan area surrounding the military base. To learn more about housing contact 210-221-1840. 

    PCS and TDY Lodging

    There are several temporary lodging options in the area. At Fort Sam Houston, you can reach the IHG Army Hotels at 210-357-2705. Temporary lodging options are available for both Temporary Duty (TDY) and Permanent Change of Station (PCS) personnel.


    What is the BAH for USACC 5th Brigade?

    The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) at Army Cadet Command 5th Brigade varies depending on rank, years of service and dependency status. Visit the Texas state BAH page or see the chart below for more information.



    Military Housing Area: TX285

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,803 $1,353
    E02 $1,803 $1,353
    E03 $1,803 $1,353
    E04 $1,803 $1,353
    E05 $1,956 $1,524
    E06 $2,163 $1,659
    E07 $2,184 $1,806
    E08 $2,193 $2,004
    E09 $2,220 $2,055
    W01 $2,181 $1,761
    W02 $2,190 $2,001
    W03 $2,202 $2,064
    W04 $2,241 $2,160
    W05 $2,331 $2,166
    O01E $2,187 $1,953
    O02E $2,196 $2,043
    O03E $2,253 $2,154
    O01 $1,989 $1,644
    O02 $2,160 $1,905
    O03 $2,199 $2,085
    O04 $2,358 $2,163
    O05 $2,490 $2,169
    O06 $2,508 $2,172
    O07 $2,523 $2,184

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


    USACC 5th Brigade Surrounding Area

    San Antonio, Texas, known as “Military City USA” and the seventh largest city in the country, offers a rich blend of cultural and historical sites, including the iconic Alamo and the bustling River Walk. The base’s surrounding area extends to Bexar County, providing access to a variety of outdoor and recreational attractions such as the scenic San Antonio River and the expansive Texas Hill Country.


    There are no healthcare options provided at the facility housing the USACC 5th Brigade.

    All other healthcare options are available at Fort Sam Houston, more specifically, the San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC), offers state-of-the-art medical care including emergency care.


    There are several childcare options provided throughout the network of installations within the JBSA. In Fort Sam Houston there are three Child Development Centers available for families.


    There are no schooling options offered through the USACC 5th Brigade facility.

    However, similar to the childcare situation, Joint Base San Antonio offers school options depending on which of the three bases a family lives on or lives close to. There are 49 public schools in the greater San Antonio area. Because of the amount, it is encouraged to reach out to the JBSA School Liaison Offices before moving to the region. Below is their contact information:

    JBSA Fort Sam Houston ([email protected])
    2380 Stanley Road, Bldg. 124, 78234
    210-221-8782 (DSN:471-8782)

    JBSA Lackland AFB ([email protected])
    2310  Kenly Ave., Bldg. 8210,78236
    210-671-8388 (DSN:473-8388)

    JBSA Randolph AFB ([email protected])
    555 F Street West, 78150
    210-652-3081 (DSN:487-3081)

    Written by Veteran.com Team