Presidio of Monterey Community

Student Life

 Monterey_2019  The Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) and The Presidio of Monterey (POM) Student Life


The food service program provides two full-service dining facilities and an a la carte fast-food kiosk. The food service program is structured to incorporate popular foods while providing nutritious meals and a consistently relaxed dining experience for all service members.


ID Card Section

Building 616, Taylor Hall, Suite 111
Telephone 831-242-5209
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Identification cards for service members, family members and NAF employees can be obtained at the ID Card Section.

NAF employees must bring a completed DD Form 1172 from their unit-verifying official who has a signature card on file with the ID Card Section.

Military family members must meet one of the following criteria to obtain an ID card:

• Be accompanied by their sponsor.
• Present a notarized DD Form 1172.
• Present a DD Form 1172 verified by any ID card-issuing facility.

Retirees may also get a new ID card from the ID card issue facility. They must show either the old ID card or bring photo identification such as a driver’s license if the ID card has been lost or stolen.

For further information, contact the ID card facility. To make an appointment, go to


Defense Military Pay Office
412 Rifle Range Road
POM, Building 616, Taylor Hall

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For all customer service inquiries, Soldiers must go through their unit administrator prior to reporting to the finance office.

Pay inquiries must be signed by commanders, first sergeants or unit administrator representatives.

Please direct customer service inquiries to 831-242-4783.


Building 517, Private Bolio Road
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed for lunch 1 to 2 p.m.


The Aiso Library Learning Center provides print and multimedia resources for the DLIFLC on POM. It supports the faculty, students and staff in carrying out their mission to provide foreign language training to the military community. It supports both the residential training programs and the distance education programs of the DLIFLC, including assistance to command language programs.

The library collection comprises approximately 115,000 items containing 39 foreign language collections. In addition to books, there are pamphlets, maps, games, audio and video recordings, newspapers, magazines, journals and software for circulation. All levels of comprehension are covered. A broad range of subjects is covered in each language. The general collection concentrates on linguistics, language teaching and area studies. The library has computer workstations with internet access, Wi-Fi, cable broadcasts, and word processing and language software. Full borrowing privileges are extended only to the DLIFLC community. For specific privileges, contact the library. The library has agreements with other area libraries for reciprocal library use. Command language programs can use their post or school libraries for interlibrary loans directly to Aiso. Call 831-242-5578.


Legal Assistance

The Legal Assistance Office assists active-duty personnel and retirees of all branches and their family members with their personal legal affairs. Free help is available for nonmilitary matters such as writing wills, understanding rental contracts, dealing with creditors, preparing and filing income tax returns, counseling on divorce, advising on civil suits, preparing powers of attorney and notarizations.

Visit the Army Legal Assistance website at This webpage has additional information on a variety of personal legal affairs and provides general information. Every case is different. For specific advice, consult a legal assistance attorney or a private attorney or other professional of your choice.

The Legal Assistance Office/Tax Center is in Cottage 358 on Buffalo Soldier Trail off Private Bolio Road, Presidio of Monterey. Follow the tax center signs and use the tax center parking spaces on Buffalo Soldier Trail. Call 831-242-5084 to make legal assistance appointments. Call 831-242-7365 for tax center appointments.


Another important service the legal office provides is that of processing claims for personal property damage sustained during permanent change of station moves. If you wish to file a claim, the Personnel Claims Section is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday on a walk-in basis. If you cannot make it during these hours, call 831-242-6396 for an appointment.


The Transportation Office provides a variety of services. For more information call the following numbers:

Household Goods (Inbound) 831-242-5096
Household Goods (Outbound) 831-242-5330
Passports/Port Call 831-242-5203
Commercial Travel Office 800-350-4219
Transportation Motor Pool 831-242-7791
Shuttle Services (non-MST) 831-242-6380


The Presidio of Monterey Public Affairs Office coordinates presidio and Defense Language Institute interactions with the news media and publishes the InBrief newsletter online. For more information, call 831-242-5555 or visit the Public Affairs Office in Building 614 on the presidio. Find the office online at, on Twitter @POMgarrison and on Facebook at


The CPAC provides the full spectrum of human resources services to about 2,300 civilian employees who work for the DLIFLC, the various tenant activities and the U.S. Army garrison that supports the Defense Language Institute. Although employees work primarily at the Presidio of Monterey or the Ord Military Community, many DLIFLC employees are at various language training detachment sites throughout the United States and abroad. Employees work in a variety of occupations ranging from administrative support assistants to language instructors and professors. The CPAC is in Building 277 and is open 7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday. For employment assistance, call 831-242-5160.


The NAF Human Resources Office is a part of the CPAC and is in Building 277. NAF employees work in various activities on the Presidio of Monterey and Ord Military Community, including the Army Community Service Branch, Youth Services, Outdoor Recreation and the Child Development Center. For employment assistance, call 831-242-6119.


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