Malmstrom AFB Community



The Grizzly Bend, Building 1180, houses the installation’s club and community center. The club is an all-ranks club that sponsors group socials as well as special events. In addition, the Bend offers a selection of rooms of various sizes, which can be reserved for base or private events for an affordable fee. The Grizzly Bend has a contract for off-base food operations, ready to cater for any event. To schedule an event or find out more information about the Bend’s opportunities, call the Grizzly Bend administrative office at 406-731-3359 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit


This consolidated facility houses the Auto Hobby Shop, Frame Shop, Embroidery Shop and Engraving Shop under one roof and has state-of-the-art equipment to provide the best programs and services to meet all your leisure and instructional needs. The Arts and Crafts Center operates two coin-operated car wash bays. The Arts and Crafts Center is in Building 1248 and can be reached at 406-731-4700. The center also offers embroidery opportunities for clothing, bags, etc.

The Arts and Crafts facility offers countless alternatives to the many outdoor activities available in Montana. The facility offers custom picture framing for those who don’t want to do it themselves. Engraving services are available with a variety of plaques, trophies and nametags. Awards can be designed to your specifications.


The Frame Shop builds many different sizes and designs of frames to accommodate all framing needs. The shop also builds flag boxes for retirements and custom boxes for memorabilia and keepsake items. Call 406-731-4700 for more information.


The Auto Hobby Shop has 14 general stalls with five available lifts, plus a welding room, sanding and grinding room, machine room and paint booth. An extensive inventory of tools and up-to-date equipment allows guests to complete minor or major repairs within the facility. The Auto Hobby Shop provides some service work such as radiator flushes, tire changing and balancing, alignments and battery charges. Call 406-731-3777 for more information.


The Engraving Shop can engrave a range of many different items, such as wood, glass, acrylic, trophies, awards, knives and many other objects. Call 406-731-4700 for more information.

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