Rock Island Newcomer's Information

The First U.S. Army welcomes you and your family to Rock Island Arsenal.

 The First United States Army was formed in France on August 10, 1918, with General John J. Pershing commanding. The mission of the First United States Army is to enhance the combat readiness of Reserve Component Soldiers and units in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands; and to facilitate their ability to execute missions throughout the full spectrum of military operations.

The First U.S. Army area of responsibility covers the continental United States and two territories. View our History Section for more historical information.

Everything you need to feel at home in the Quad City area is just a click away.  Simply follow the links in the menu to the left to find the information you need.

Again, welcome to the First U.S. Army!  We hope your move is a pleasant one.