Defense Attache Office U.S. Citizens

Enlistment in the U.S. Armed Forces For U.S. Citizens

This information is intended for those making inquiries from Belgium.

Military recruitment does not fall within the scope of the Defense Attaché Office at the American Embassy, Brussels. However, the following general information is provided for your reference: All applicants for enlistment in the U.S. Armed Forces (as well as the U.S. Civil Service and law enforcement agencies) must be either:

  • a U.S. citizen
  • a registered alien who is legally and permanently resident in the U.S.,
  • and in possession of a U.S. Immigration (‘Green’) Card (INS 1-151 or INS 1-551) and Social Security number.

If you meet the above criteria you should request further information from the following relevant offices in Belgium:

  • U.S. Air Force Recruiter
    (Office manned part-time)
    Unit 4925, Box 290
    RAF Mildenhall, Bury St. Edmunds
    Suffolk IP28 8NF
    Tel: 01638 542290
  • U.S. Air Force Recruiter (Headquarters)
    469 ABG/DPVRS
    Building 347, Room 122
    Rhein-Main Air Base
    Frankfurt 60505
    Germany
    Tel: (00 49) 696 997978
  • U.S. Army Recruiter
    415th BSB, Building 2915 Pulaski Barracks
    Kaiserslautern
    Germany
    Tel: (00 49) 631 536 7072
  • U.S. Navy Recruiter
    DOE Complex, Block 2, Spur 9
    Lime Grove, Eastcote, Ruislip
    Middlesex HA4 8BX
    Tel: 020 8385 5207
  • U.S. Marine Corps Recruiter
    Recruiting Station New York
    Attn: Admin
    Garden City, New York 11530-4761
    U.S.A.

Please be aware that, as many of the above offices are manned only part-time, you are likely to reach an answering machine. Therefore, it is suggested that you write-in, ensuring that your name, address and contact telephone number are clearly stated.