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DINING

11th Frame Cafe

Building 1203, 409 G St………………………………….228-377-2036

Azalea Dining Facility

Building 6960, 611 Parade Lane………………………..228-377-3409

Back Bay Cafe and Dragon’s Lair

(Bay Breeze Co-located Club)

Building 6732, 500 Ploesti Drive……………………….228-377-2334

Legends Cafe

Building 7503, 107 Galaxy St……………………………228-377-2424

Live Oak Dining Facility

Building 2001, 505 E St…………………………………..228-377-3854

Magnolia Dining Facility

Building 7409, 216 Ploesti Drive………………………….228-377-4368

For hours of operation, menus and special event information, visit https://keesler81fss.us/Dining-Fac2.html.

EDUCATION

Education Office

500 Fisher St…………………………………………228-376-8708/8710

https://tinyurl.com/yaux4c7c

The education office provides educational opportunities as well as academic counseling and testing services to members of the base. Visit the base’s education website for more information on tuition assistance, education office events and academic services.

On-base degree programs are available from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, William Carey University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Active-duty members, their spouses and dependents are eligible for in-state tuition rates to Mississippi public colleges and universities while assigned within Mississippi.

FAMILY SUPPORT

Airman & Family Readiness Center

Building 701, Room 110,

500 Fisher St……………………………………………….228-376-8728

https://keesler81fss.us/AFRC.html

The Airman & Family Readiness Center is a one-stop information and referral center and is the cornerstone of the Keesler family support system, helping airmen and their families enhance their quality of life. Programs include employment assistance and workshops, financial counseling, military and family life counseling, relocation assistance, transition assistance and more. For detailed program information, visit the A&FRC website.

Child Development Center

Building 308,

604 J St………………………………………………………228-377-2211

https://keesler81fss.us/CDC2.html

Keeler’s Child Development Center offers weekly care for children 6 weeks to 5 years old, and hourly care is available on a space-available basis with reservations. The center provides a safe, nurturing environment that promotes the social, cognitive, language and physical development of youngsters. It is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and follows standards set by the Air Force Services Agency.

Children of active-duty military personnel, DOD civilian personnel, reservists on active duty and DOD contractors are eligible. Fees are based on total family income. For information on registration, visit the center’s website.

Exceptional Family Member Program

301 Fisher St…………………………………………………228-376-4056

https://tinyurl.com/yccz9789

This program provides special-needs families with information and referral services.

Family Child Care

Building 701, Room 204,

500 Fisher St……………………………………………….228-377-5935

https://keesler81fss.us/FCC2.html

Family Child Care provides an alternative to Child Development Center care for families that need evening care, weekend care, care during swing and midnight shifts, and care for infants, school-age children and children with special needs. The program also offers an opportunity for spouses to contribute to the family income while caring for their own children.

FCC providers are well-trained, they and their family members undergo a thorough background check and their homes are inspected for fire, health and other safety requirements. In addition, their homes are monitored on a regular basis by the program staff.

School Liaison Office

Building 701,

500 Fisher St……………………………………………….228-376-8728

https://keesler81fss.us/AFRC.html

The school liaison office is the connection between base families and private and public schools. The office provides support to service members during all stages of transition and deployment to ensure children receive every opportunity for quality education.

Youth Center

Building 6801,

603 J. St…………………………………………………….228-377-4116

https://keesler81fss.us/YC.html

Youth programs at Keesler offer a wide variety of activities that focus on character
and leadership development, education and career development, health and life skills, the arts, informal youth sports, and fitness and recreation. Programs include the Find a Friend Program for newcomers, open recreation, music lessons, camps, Keystone Club Teen Leadership, an adventure club and more. Visit the website for information on upcoming events and program fees.

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Keesler Federal Credit Union

600 Larcher Blvd………………………………………….228-385-5500

Building 7503, 107 Galaxy St. (Triangle)……………..228-385-5500

www.kfcu.org

This member-owned credit union provides on-base ATMs, online banking services, direct deposit, IRAs, wire transfers, loans, investment services and more.

LEGAL SERVICES

Legal Office

500 Fisher St.,………………………………..Suite 227 228-376-8601

https://tinyurl.com/y934savm

Legal assistance is available to military members, retirees and family members on personal, noncriminal legal matters. Services include powers of attorney, notary service, basic wills, living wills, tax filing and assistance with divorce, child custody, landlord-tenant disputes, the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and consumer affairs.

RECREATION

For information about the recreational programs at Keesler AFB, visit the 81st Force Support Squadron online at https://keesler81fss.us.

Arts and Crafts Center

Building 2222, Room 108,

512 Larcher Blvd………………………………………….228-377-2821

https://keesler81fss.us/ArtsandCrafts2.html

Feeling crafty? Unleash your creativity using the center’s tools and tables for outlets such as ceramics, painting, engraving, shadowboxes, framing and more.

Auto Hobby Shop

Building 6005,

109 G. St……………………………………………………228-377-3872

https://keesler81fss.us/Auto-Hobby-Shop2.html

Do your own automobile maintenance at the center using its stalls, lifts and tools. Mechanics are available if you prefer to leave the repairs in expert hands.

Bowling Center

Building 1203,

409 G St…………………………………………………….228-377-2817

https://keesler81fss.us/Bowling2.html

Strike up some family fun at Gaudé Lanes Bowling Center. Shoe rental, bowling leagues, free Wi-Fi and a snack bar are available.

Co-located Club

Building 6732,

500 Ploesti Drive………………………………………………228-377-2334

https://keesler81fss.us/Club2.html

The Bay Breeze Co-located Club provides activities, services and dining opportunities for the Keesler community in a state-of-the-art, spacious facility. It is home to the Keesler Officer’s & Enlisted Club, the Back Bay Cafe and the Dragon’s Lair, which offers a spectacular view of the Biloxi Back Bay, a full-service bar, televisions and eats.

Fam-Camp

2003 Atkinson Road……………………………………………228-377-9050

https://keesler81fss.us/FamCamp2.html

Fam-Camp provides an economical way for families to hit the road and vacation. Reserve a spot for your RV and enjoy complete hookups for water, electric, sewer and cable. Visit the website for fees and more information on reservations.

Fitness Centers

Blake Fitness Center

Building 1201, 1201 H St……………………………………………………………………..228-377-4385

Dragon Fitness Center

Building 4106, 606 Chappie James Blvd. …………………………………………………..228-377-4409

Triangle Fitness Center

Building 7504, 7504 Falcon St………………………………………………………………..228-377-3056

Health and Wellness Center

Building 4104, 604 Chappie James Blvd. ……………………………………………………228-376-8579

https://keesler81fss.us/Fit.html

https://keesler81fss.us/HAWC.html

Three fitness centers and a health and wellness center offer so many programs, you’ll always be motivated toward your next workout. In addition to free fitness classes and a variety of cardio and weight equipment, the centers also feature parent and child fitness rooms, racquetball and basketball courts, massage therapy, intramural sports and more. Visit the website for information on hours of operation, fitness classes and more.

Golf Course

Building 6732, 500 Ploesti Drive ……………………………………………………………..228-377-3832

https://keesler81fss.us/Golf2.html

Get into the swing of things at the 18-hole, par-71 Bay Breeze Golf Course, featuring a driving range with power tees, a clubhouse, a pro shop and a snack bar.

Information, Tickets & Travel

Building 2306, 506 Larcher Blvd. …. …………………………………..228-377-3818/1658

https://keesler81fss.us/ITT2.html

https://keesler81fss.us/LeisureTravel.html

Find information and get military discount tickets for regional and national attractions, including sports games, Six Flags, Disney parks and more. Whatever travel destinations you seek, the ITT staff at the base exchange can help you plan your trips with assistance with airline tickets, hotels, rental cars and even cruises.

Outdoor Recreation and Marina

Building 6734, 625 Marina Drive ……………………………………………………………..228-377-3160

https://keesler81fss.us/OR2.html

Outdoor Recreation has equipment rentals, family camping, fishing excursions, paintball, disc golf, recreational vehicle storage, open-air pavilions and more. Services are available to military personnel, retirees, DOD civilians, NAF employees and contractors.

Equipment rental is one of the most popular programs, offering everything from lawn and garden items to camping and boating equipment, as well as sports gear and tools.

Vandenberg Commons

Building 7503, 107 Galaxy St…………………………………………………………………..228-377-3308

https://keesler81fss.us/VCommons.html

The Vandenberg Commons hosts the community center, Club V, Legends Cafe and the McBride Digital Library. The center features a ballroom, a game room with video gaming consoles, a 46-seat movie theater, an outdoor lounge, a pool room, a recreation room and more.

SHOPPING

Commissary

508 Larcher Blvd…………………………………………………………………………………..228-377-3933

www.commissaries.com

Save your hard-earned dollars when shopping for groceries at the Keesler commissary.

Exchange

www.shopmyexchange.com

The Keesler exchange wants to be your first choice for shopping. It offers a price-match program that guarantees the lowest prices in town. Hours of operation for services outside of the main exchange vary, so call or visit the website for detailed information.

Main Exchange

Building 2306, 506 Larcher Blvd……………………………………………………………………..228-435-252

Food Court

Arby’s…………………………………………………………………………………………………………no phone

Charleys Philly Steaks……………………………………………………………………………….228-435-1191

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit………………………………………………………………………………..228-206-0232

Starbucks………………………………………………………………………………………………228-435-3661

Taco Bell……………………………………………………………………………………………….228-435-1191

Services

Barbershop……………………………………………………………………………………………228-436-9505

Beauty Salon…………………………………………………………………………………………228-432-8765

Firearms…………………………………………………………………………………………………….no phone

GameStop…………………………………………………………………………………………….228-436-9728

GNC……………………………………………………………………………………………………228-432-2594

Military Clothing Store……………………………………………………………………………..228-435-3579

Mobile Center………………………………………………………………………………………..228-432-8243

Nail Salon…………………………………………………………………………………………….228-374-9350

Optical Center………………………………………………………………………………………..228-435-4418

Optometry……………………………………………………………………………………………228-432-8272

Express and Other Facilities

Building 1510

Barbershop…………………………………………………………………………………………..228-435-7590

Enterprise Car Rental………………………………………………………………………………228-436-9248

Express with Class Six……………………………………………………………………………..228-432-2404

Firestone Auto Care………………………………………………………………………………..228-436-7701

Popeyes………………………………………………………………………………………………228-432-2019

Redbox……………………………………………………………………………………………………..no phone

Triangle Mini Mall

Building 6970

Barbershop…………………………………………………………………………………………..228-432-7224

Beauty Salon………………………………………………………………………………………..228-432-8765

CZee Cyberzone…………………………………………………………………………………………..no phone

Express……………………………………………………………………………………………….228-436-6608

GNC…………………………………………………………………………………………………..228-435-1000

Laundry and Dry Cleaning………………………………………………………………………..228-374-6993

Military Clothing Store…………………………………………………………………………….228-435-3579

Sprint……………………………………………………………………………………………………….no phone

Subway……………………………………………………………………………………………….228-374-2843

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