Fort Hamilton offers military support for the New York metropolitan area including the Army National Guard and the United States Army Reserve. Fort Hamilton is located near Brooklyn, New York and has its headquarters in the Military District of Washington. Fort Hamilton is also home to the 1179th Transportation Brigade and the 722nd Aero-medical Staging Squadron. Almost 100 percent of soldiers stationed at Fort Hamilton live on base. Off-post housing is expensive and difficult to find. The New York area rentals are cost-prohibitive and scarce.