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Department of the Air Force
Air Base Parkway and Parker Road
Travis AFB, CA 94535
When you arrive at your new installation, you’ll need to follow installation-specific procedures. Each installation and service handles in-processing differently. Here, you can find installation-specific guidelines and a list of documents to bring with you when checking- in. Reach out to the contacts provided if you have specific questions.
If you arrive between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday report to your assigned Unit Commander's Support Staff with your personnel medical and dental records, copy of orders and your duty information to in-process. Once you have a permanent address please ensure Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System and Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance and SGLI Online Enrollment System are updated via milConnect as well as your Virtual Record of Emergency Data and personal contact information via Virtual Military Personnel Flight. If you get married before you permanent change of station or while en route you must report to the Military Personnel Flight Customer Support Section Building 381 with a copy of the marriage certificate, spouse's social security card and spouse's photo ID, driver's license or passport. Spouse must be present to issue a dependent ID card. Ask the DEERS technician to print a DD Form 1172. The DD Form 1172 will need to be turned into the MPF Force Management Section so the PCS order can be amended.
Note address on the amendment for the spouse should be the address the spouse resided at when the marriage occurred.
Note if marriage occurs after the member arrived to Travis no entitlements are authorized for the spouse so no amendment will be generated.
The following documents should be hand-carried when you PCS:
Be sure to make your reservations well in advance to ensure available lodging on base. The Westwind Inn offers 20 units for lodging with pets. Travis AFB is home to the 349th Reserve Wing, which may affect availability in lodging during UTA weekends (typically the first and third weekends of the month). To reserve lodging, call 707-424-8000 or register online.
If you get married before you PCS or while en route, you must report to the Military Personnel Flight (MPF) Customer Support Section (Building 381) with a copy of the marriage certificate, spouse's social security card, and spouse's photo ID (driver's license or passport). Spouse must be present to issue a dependent ID card. Ask the DEERS technician to print a DD Form 1172. The DD Form 1172 will need to be turned into the MPF Force Management Section so the PCS order can be amended. NOTE: Address on the amendment for the spouse should be the address the spouse resided at when the marriage occurred. NOTE: If marriage occurs after the member arrived to Travis, no entitlements are authorized for the spouse, so no amendment will be generated.
IMPORTANT CITIZENSHIP INFORMATION
General inquiries -- Contact the U.S. Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) toll-free: 800-375-5283
USCIS Military Help Line - NBC
Phone: 877-CIS-4MIL (877-247-4645)
Help Line Services:
Travis AFB Newcomer Orientation
The Travis AFB Newcomer Orientation occurs on selected Thursdays from 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (except holidays or designated base training days) at the Delta Breeze Club, 400 Windward Drive, Bldg. 400, Travis AFB, CA 94535,.
Sign up at https://www.travisafrc.com/class-calendar **in the search bar, type 'newcomer' and sign up for your desired date** This will also show dates for the Spouse Newcomers Orientation as well. Contact 707-424-2486 and if you have any difficulty signing up for a date.
The Newcomer Orientation is mandatory for all incoming service members within their first 60 days of arrival. If you are First Trem Airman you do not need to attend this briefing. The information will be provided during the First Term Enlisted Course (FTAC). The morning session includes required briefings on organizations, programs, resources and information in support of your new assignment. The afternoon session includes the required Medical Right Start and Tricare briefings. The orientation also includes an Information Fair break in which members will meet representatives from additional base organizations and community agencies. Civilians and Souses are welcome to attend. Registration is required for all attendees to secure adequate seating.
Spouses will have a separate Newcomer's Orientation held once a month that offers specific information catered to them. This will be held at the A&FRC. Sign up at https://www.travisafrc.com/class-calendar **in the search bar, type 'spouse newcomers' and sign up for your desired date**