ANDERSEN AFB
Andersen Air Force Base, Yigo 96929, USA

Information

Installation Overview

Andersen AFB, USA, Guam. This is a military town and a high cost area, but our rich World War II history makes it an interesting assignment. Andersen Air Force Base (AFB), Guam is located on the north end of Guam, approximately 15 miles from the capital, Agana (or Ha-gan-ya). Andersen

Fast Facts

Location: Andersen Air Force Base (AFB), Guam is located on the north end of Guam, approximately 15 miles from the capital, Agana (or Ha-gan-ya). Andersen AFB is in the village of Yigo (pronounced "Jeego"). Guam is the most southern island in the Marianas Island chain. Andersen provides peacetime and wartime

Sponsorship

Settling into your new location and your new unit takes time. Military OneSource is designed to assist you with information about your new location. Once on the Military OneSource site, chose the Installation Locator. Additionally each of the military Services has a Sponsorship Program which is very helpful in providing

Directions

Airport Andersen AFB is located at the northern most tip of Guam. The main road on Guam is Marine Corps Drive (Route 1). Upon arrival into the Guam International Airport Authority, exit the parking area and take a left at the traffic light. Proceed on this road until you reach

Check-in Procedures

Inprocessing Procedures Be sure to keep your sponsor advised on your arrival status. Almost everyone will come in after hours, because of the time changes from the States. You will need to check in with your Squadron where it will be determined when, and at what time, you will need

Motor Vehicles

Speed Limits -- On-base speed limit 25 unless otherwise posted; all housing areas are a constant 15 mph, school zones are constant 15 mph. Speed is strictly enforced by radar and the penalty for a first time offense in a housing or school area is a 30-day driving suspension. Cellphones

Education

Home Schooling On Guam, home schoolers are subject to 17 GCA Chapter 6, Section 6108, which reads: Children not attending a private full-time day school and who are being instructed in study and recitation for at least three hours a day for one hundred seventy days each calendar year by

Housing

Visit the Air Force Housing website to find your new home with the Air Force. This website serves as a one-stop shop for Airmen and their families to obtain information about the housing options and support services available to them at Air Force bases world-wide. Prior to arriving member can submit

Special Needs

As many as 15 percent of military families have members with special needs.  These include spouses, children, or dependent parents who require special medical or educational services. These family members have a diagnosed physical, intellectual or emotional condition. The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) serves these families in several ways. These

Healthcare

  Whether moving stateside or overseas, active duty families can now switch their TRICARE Prime enrollment by phone! Before you start your move, contact your losing TRICARE health care contractor to see if you need to switch to a new region. TRICARE does the rest! You must update DEERS (Defense

Child and Youth Services

The Department of Defense (DoD) and the Military Services take great pride in the variety and quality of services provided to children and youth on installations worldwide. While the services provided depend on the size of the location, the standards and quality of services are consistent and meet established regulations.

New Parent Support Program

General Program Description The New Parent Support Program (NPSP) offers information, support and guidance to military families who are expecting a child and/or have children ages birth to three years of age. Services are provided free of charge to eligible families. NPSP staff provides support in the areas of pregnancy,

Family Center Programs

A key resource on your installation and a gateway to accessing all of the resources available to you, the Airman& Family Readiness Center provides information, support and services to help you balance the demands of family and the military lifestyle. The Airman& Family Readiness Center is one part of the

Support Services

Employment Options There are continuing vacancies available on Andersen AFB, mostly federal or federal contract positions at temporary, part-time, and full-time. While there are opportunities outside the base, unless special qualifications are required by the employer with commensurate compensation, most of the wages are at minimum level. Good job prospects

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