FRANCIS E. WARREN AFB: IN-DEPTH WELCOME CENTER
IntroductionGiddy up and welcome to your new home connected to the 90th Missile Wing at Francis E. Warren Air Force Base! F. E. Warren AFB is one of three strategic-missile bases in the United States and is located on the western edge of Cheyenne, Wyoming. It’s an ideal location as it sits almost directly between Mexico and Canada and has rich Western history. The main base spans almost 6,000 acres and satellite remote missile bases in Nebraska and Colorado add another 12,600 acres to the base’s territory. Over 1,000 men and women in the 90th Mission Support Group provide civil engineering, transportation and logistics, communications, contracting, and support to 29,000 active duty personnel, Reserves, military family members and retirees, including over 4,200 personnel assigned to the missile wing and tenant units. This diverse group supports the nuclear mission while maintaining a robust overseas deployment commitment providing combat capability across the spectrum of conflict. The military installation traces its roots back to 1867 when it was first used by the United States Cavalry and known as Fort Russell, after Civil War hero David Allen Russell. It was used as one of the largest military muster and training camps in World War I. Fort Russell because Fort Francis E. Warren in 1929 and 20 years later it would become the air force base it is known as today. Continue reading for an in-depth guide to help aid you in your transition to living and working on Francis E. Warren Air Force Base. 1. Where Is Francis E. Warren AFB? 2. Google Map View 3. Getting There – Directions to the Base 4. Entering Francis E. Warren AFB and Amenities
- Check-in Procedures for Incoming Personnel
- Francis E. Warren AFB Visitor Center
- Francis E. Warren AFB DEERS Office
- Francis E. Warren AFB Gate Hours
- Francis E. Warren AFB Commissary
- Francis E. Warren AFB Exchange
- Francis E. Warren AFB Barber Shops
- Francis E. Warren AFB Post Office
- Francis E. Warren AFB Finance Office
- Francis E. Warren AFB Legal Office
- Francis E. Warren Library
- Francis E. Warren AFB Hotels
Where Is Francis E. Warren AFB?
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Visitor Center4600 Randall Ave. F. E. Warren AFB, WY 82005
Phone:1 (307) 773-3694
F. E. Warren AFB Map
F. E. Warren AFB Directions
Public TransportationThe nearest Amtrak stop to Francis E. Warren Air Force Base is in Cheyenne, roughly 3 miles away. This stop will connect you to areas around the Midwest and the West Coast. Alternatively, you could take a Greyhound bus from Cheyenne and easily connect to Denver, Colorado Springs, San Antonio, Boise and most other major cities around the nation.
Flights to Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, WYThe closest major airport to Francis E. Warren Air Force Base is Cheyenne Regional Airport. It’s about 4 miles from the front gates of Francis E. Warren Air Force Base. The airport connects passengers to Denver’s international airport where you can find a flight to nearly every destination in the world.
Driving Directions to Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming
- If you drive from the airport, head south toward Airport Parkway.
- Turn right onto East Pershing Boulevard.
- Use any lane to turn slightly onto Randall Avenue.
- Turn left and follow the signs for F. E. Warren AFB.
F. E. Warren AFB Transportation Office
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Household Goods/Transportation Office7100 Saber Road Bldg. 1284 F. E. Warren AFB, WY 82005
Phone:1 (307) 773-3824
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Household Goods/Transportation Office Hours
Monday through Friday -0800 to 1730
Entering Francis E. Warren AFB and AmenitiesIf you don’t yet have a DOD-issued identification, you will be subject to a background check at the Visitor Control Center before you’re allowed to enter Francis E. Warren Air Force Base. Click here to learn more about where to go.
Check-in Procedures for Incoming PersonnelYour sponsor will meet you and assist during your transition to F. E. Warren. Upon arrival, check in with your sponsor and inprocess with your assigned Commander's Support Staff on the first duty day. Hand carry your orders and the sealed records package from your previous military personnel flight for this appointment. Once you have signed into your new unit, the CSS will schedule your Warren Welcome Center inprocessing appointment that will take place within 72 hours. Additionally, you’ll receive information on our newcomer's briefing known as Right Start. If you do not have a sponsor prior to arrival, contact your gaining unit or the Relocations Manager at 307-773-5946 for assistance.
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Welcome Center7405 Barnes Loop F. E. Warren AFB, WY 82005
Phone:1 (307) 773-5816
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Welcome Center Hours
Monday through Friday:0830 to 1530
F. E. Warren AFB Visitor Center
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Visitor Center4600 Randall Ave. F. E. Warren AFB, WY 82005
Phone:1 (307) 773-3694
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Visitor Center Hours
Monday through Friday -0630 to 1600
Note:Vehicle Search Area is open 0600 to 1800.
F. E. Warren AFB DEERS OfficeThe Francis E. Warren Air Force Base DEERS Office is an appointment-based system. Update DEERS due to marriage, divorce, birthday or death. You can also renew or get issued your CAC/ID cards. To schedule an appointment, click here.
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base DEERS Office7100 Saber Road F. E. Warren AFB, WY 82005
Phone:1 (307) 773-4711
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base DEERS Office Hours
Monday through Friday -0730 to 1500
F. E. Warren AFB Gate HoursThere are three gates that provide access to Francis E. Warren Air Force Base.
Gate 1 (Visitor Center) -Open 0600 to 1800.
Gate 2 -Closed until further notice for construction.
Gate 5 -Open 24/7.
F. E. Warren AFB CommissaryThe Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Commissary lets you save your hard-earned dollars when shopping for groceries at the commissary. In-store amenities and specialties include an ATM, a bakery, a deli, great produce, special orders, bagger-free checkouts, online ordering and more.
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Commissary6205 Missile Drive F. E. Warren AFB, WY 82005
Phone:1 (307) 773-3509
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Commissary Hours
Tuesday through Friday -0900 to 1900
Saturday -0800 to 1700
Sunday -1000 to 1700
F. E. Warren AFB ExchangeThe Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Exchange is close to the Commissary and offers an assortment of health and beauty care, small appliances, electronics, toys and more. There is also a food court, dry cleaner, eye doctor and 24-hour gas pumps.
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Exchange6107 Missile Drive Bldg. 722 F. E. Warren AFB, WY 82005
Phone: 1 (307) 634-1593
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Exchange Hours
Monday through Saturday -0900 to 1800
Sunday -1000 to 1700
F. E. Warren AFB Barber ShopThere is one barber shop on base. It is open from 0800 to 1600 Monday through Friday and 1000 to 1600 Saturday. Call for more information.
Main Exchange Barber Shop - Bldg. 722
Phone:1 (307) 638-3046
F. E. Warren AFB Post OfficeThe official mail center on base is open from 1000 to 1700 Monday through Friday, closing for lunch. It is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and federal holidays.
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Post Office6109 Randall Ave. F. E. Warren AFB, WY 82001
Phone:1 (307) 773-3409
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Post Office Hours
Monday through Friday -1000 to 1300 and 1400 to 1700
F. E. Warren AFB Finance OfficeThe Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Finance Office has resources available to help you understand and manage your finances, including one-on-one counseling to assist your family with financial readiness, from basic planning to long-term investing.
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Accounting and Finance Office7100 Saber Road Bldg. 1284 F. E. Warren AFB, WY 82005
Phone:1 (307) 773-1851
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Accounting and Finance Office HoursCall for operating hours and more information.
F. E. Warren AFB Legal OfficeThe F. E. Warren AFB Legal Office provides responsive and timely legal services in support of the 90th Missile Wing. The office provides a full range of legal services from advising commanders on military justice, administrative discharges and civil law, to providing service members with legal counsel on a variety of topics including landlord-tenant issues, small claims and wills. Call for hours or to make an appointment.
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Legal Office6307 Randall Ave. Bldg. 232 F. E. Warren AFB, WY 82005
Phone:1 (307) 773-2256
Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Legal Office HoursTo make an appointment with the Legal Assistance Office, call 1 (307) 773-2256.
F. E. Warren AFB LibraryThe Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Library is permanently closed. The Laramie County Library has three branches only a short drive from F. E. Warren AFB. Visit here for more information and directions.
Cheyenne Address2200 Pioneer Ave. Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone:1 (307) 634-3561
Burns Address112 Main St Burns, WY 82053
Phone:1 (307) 547-2249
Pine Bluffs Address110 East 2nd. St Pine Bluffs, WY 82082
Phone:1 (307) 245-3646
Hotels Near F. E. Warren AFBThe Crow Creek Inn, an Air Force Inn, on base offers temporary lodging for visitors and military personnel who are inprocessing or leaving for a new duty station. The hotel offers travelers amenities such as a business center, fitness room, laundry facilities and pet-friendly rooms.
Crow Creek Inn7103 Randall Ave. F. E. Warren AFB, WY 82005
Phone:1 (307) 773-1844
Crow Creek Inn Office Hours
- Open 24/7
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Where Should I Live Near Francis E. Warren Air Force Base?If you’re considering living on base, check out the available on-base housing options. Otherwise, read on to find out more about living off base.
Cities Near Francis E. Warren Air Force BaseCheyenne is the largest city near F. E. Warren AFB and most people stationed at F. E. Warren AFB chose to live there.
Best Places to Live Near Francis E. Warren Air Force Base
Cheyenne, WYThe capital city of Wyoming, Cheyenne counts more than 64,000 residents within its 32 square miles. Cheyenne is less than four miles from F. E. Warren AFB’s Main Gate. It was selected as a townsite on July 4 in 1867. It was officially named Cheyenne a month later. Today, Cheyenne is Wyoming’s most populous city with F. E. Warren AFB greatly influencing its growth. The city has a lot to offer its residents with live music venues galore, a gorgeous botanical garden, tons of cowboy-focused events and activities, and tons of open space where you can enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, camping, paddling and more!
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F. E. Warren AFB SchoolsWyoming ranks sixth nationally in education quality and there are some great public and private schools. Many of them regularly score 10/10 or 9/10 for academic performance and equity. If you’re living on base, your children will attend schools in the Laramie County School District 1. There are no schools on base. Wherever they attend, rest assured that they’ll have access to the finest education possible. And if your child requires extra help, there are a number of programs available. F. E. Warren AFB’s on-base school liaison officer provides school-aged children resources and is available to help make the tough transition to a new school easier.
F. E. Warren AFB WeatherThe area around F. E. Warren AFB has four distinct seasons and, at times, rapidly changing weather conditions. Located in a fairly dry region of the country, the base receives about 14 inches of moisture per year in the form of rain or snowmelt and has an average winter snowfall of 52 inches. Snowfall is common nine months out of the year due to the high plains environment. Winter months are usually dry and windy with wind gusts commonly more than 50 mph. Average winter temperatures range from the 30s during the day to teens overnight. Spring and summer seasons are the wettest times of the year with more than two inches of moisture per month from April to July. Severe thunderstorms occur in the late spring to summer months and can result in flash flooding conditions, large hail and even occasional tornadoes. Average summer temperatures are pleasant, due in part to the low humidity, with most days in the low 80s for highs and 50s for overnight lows.
F. E. Warren AFB Things to DoThere are tons of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors with archery, offroading, biking, bird watching, boating, fishing, hiking and more at areas within Medicine Bow National Forest or enjoy water sports or camping at Curt Gowdy State Park. There are also fun annual events held locally like the Laramie County Fair, the Celtic Festival and you can’t miss Cheyenne Frontier Days, celebrating Wyoming’s Western roots. Fantastic restaurants. breweries and special events can be found just a short drive from base. Not to mention the recreation and entertainment options available on base thanks to Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Force Support Squadron.
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ConclusionFrancis E. Warren Air Force Base and Wyoming have more to offer than meets the eye. The area is bustling with things to do and it’s a beautiful area to explore, whether you’re into rodeos or not. While stationed at Francis E. Warren Air Force Base you’ll have the opportunity to train at one of only a few strategic missile bases while the central location provides the chance to experience everything this country has to offer. Uprooting your family and moving to a new location has its challenges but you’ll be glad to be here.
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