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United States Air Force
14185 West Falcon Street
Luke AFB, AZ 85309
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"We Train the World's Greatest Fighter Pilots and Combat Ready Airmen." As part of Air Education and Training Command, and home to 26 squadrons and both F-16 and F-35A aircraft. Additionally, the 56th Fighter Wing oversees the Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field and is steward of the Barry M. Goldwater Range, a military training range spanning more than 1.7 million acres of Sonoran desert. Luke AFB provides outstanding support for over 5,500 military and civilian employees, 6,700 family members, and 65,000 military retirees who live in the surrounding area.
Airlines usually will not ship pets in or out from April to September. It is too hot and it would endanger your pets. If you are relocating during this timeframe, you will need to make arrangements other than shipping your pets by air. Contact your sponsor if you have questions.
If you plan to purchase a home, it is important to note that home prices have fluctuated substantially in the last few years. This has also had an impact on rental prices since more people are renting until they can save enough to afford the down payment.
Bring enough money to ensure you can meet the needs of your relocation. If you intend to live off base, you may need money for deposits. There are costs for buying food items that you may have shipped, but haven't arrived. If arriving from overseas, you may need a new vehicle, down payment, auto insurance, etc. Plan ahead. There can also be unexpected expenses that you couldn't have foreseen.
Passports and Visas
Ensure member and/or dependents have the required passports and/or visa prior to final out-processing. Member and/or dependents are not allowed to final out-process without the required passports/visas in hand for themselves (if applicable) and/or dependents. Members electing the accompanied tour will not be permitted to out-process without having the required passports/visas in hand for themselves (if applicable) and/or dependents.
These actions are necessary to prevent unforeseen hardships to the military members and their families. Therefore, it is essential, members do not out-process without having the appropriate passports/visas for themselves (if applicable) and/or dependents.
Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions
The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must use a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included.
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