NAS WHITING FIELD BASE HOUSING: ON-BASE OPTIONS
By Chris La Porte
IntroductionWelcome to your new home at Naval Air Station Whiting Field, located near Milton, Florida, in south-central Santa Rosa County. One of two of the Navy’s primary pilot training bases, NAS Whiting field will allow you to enjoy a base located in an area surrounded by natural beauty, from forests to the Blackwater River to beautiful beaches and the crystal waters of the Gulf of Mexico. By living in NAS Whiting Field base housing options, you can enjoy all there is to offer with minimal travel. You’ll love the community around NAS Whiting Field near Milton, Florida. The tight-knit community here is military-friendly and will warmly welcome you to the area as you settle into your new home. We hope this guide is a valuable resource for you as you get into your new living arrangements in the NAS Whiting Field base housing communities. Suggested read: NAS Whiting Field: In-Depth Welcome Center
Florida BAHIf you’re planning on living in NAS Whiting Field base housing, you’ll want to know how much money you can get. Follow this link to look up your zip code for your 2022 Florida BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing). With this knowledge, you’ll be able to make a budget to help in your search for a new home. To learn more about what goes into your military BAH rate, visit our in-depth guide here.
NAS Whiting Field Barracks
NAS Whiting Field Unaccompanied Housing Office7426 USS Lexington Circle Bldg. 2957 Milton, Florida 32570
Phone: 1 (907) 873-4404 At NAS Whiting Field, unaccompanied housing is available to single service members in pay grades E1-E3 and E4 with less than four years of service. The facility is made up of one- and two-person rooms, each getting individual bedrooms. Square footage is based on pay grade. The Navy Gateway Inns & Suites serves as the check-in point for all unaccompanied personnel located in building 2942. Linens are provided once you check in, and the unaccompanied housing lounges include televisions, washers and dryers, and vending machines. You will also have access to recreational, fitness, dining, religious, educational, and other amenities that are all within walking distance of the unaccompanied housing.
NAS Whiting Field Housing Service OfficeEven if you don’t have plans to live in NAS Whiting Field base housing, you’ll still need to report to the Housing Service Office upon your arrival. It’s here that you will get a team of dedicated professionals to help you sift through the tasks of moving to a new base. You’ll get assistance with any housing needs and receive information on your military relocation to ensure it’s as smooth as possible. The Housing Service Office will help you with referrals, guidance for lease agreements, relocation assistance, and any tenant-landlord disputes.
NAS Whiting Field Housing Service Office7426 USS Lexington Circle Milton, Florida 32570
Phone: 1 (907) 873-4404
NAS Whiting Field Housing Options
NAS Whiting Field Family Homes at Whiting Field HomesNAS Whiting Field base housing for families is privatized. The owner, Balfour Beatty Communities, is responsible for maintaining and managing the community neighborhoods located in Whiting Field Homes. If you want detailed information on base-specific policies for the Whiting Field communities, head to the Housing Service Office. Whiting Field Homes offers a convenient location just under 8 miles from NAS Whiting Field, making it easy for you to get on and off base. The community contains many rental home styles in their neighborhoods with two-, three-, and four-room floor plans with one-half to three baths. There are many different floor plans and layouts in this well-kept community. The neighborhoods within Whiting Field Homes and the rental houses come with a set of amenities that will make you feel right at home. Amenities vary depending on which home you choose at NAS Whiting Field base housing but include some of the following:
- Ample closet and storage space
- Private porch or patio
- Central air conditioning
- Fully-equipped kitchens
- Garage or carport
- Washer and dryer connections
NAS Whiting Field Family by Balfour Beatty CommunitiesWhiting Field Homes 570 Merrill Drive Milton, FL 32570
Phone: 1 (850) 626-6202
Monday-Tuesday, Thursday-Friday:0800 - 1700
Wednesday: 0800 - 1900
Saturday: 1000 - 1600
Whiting Field Homes Neighborhoods
Rank: All ranks, military retirees, DOD employees, and the general public In the Capehart neighborhoods, you’ll find homes with two-, three-, and four-bedroom layouts that offer amenities like fully-equipped kitchens, screened-in porches, and storage space. You’ll have easy access to the Navy Exchange Mini Mart as well as the Community Center, playgrounds, and tennis court.
Rank: All ranks, military retirees, DOD employees, and the general public The Fund neighborhood offers two- and four-bedroom duplex-style homes with one or two baths. You’ll also have a fully-equipped kitchen here, central air, and a patio. You’ll have easy access to the community pool, playground, and Community Center from this neighborhood.
ConclusionMoving can be one of the more stressful things that you do, and our goal is to make that transition as easy as possible. We hope you find a great new place to call home, either on base within Whiting Field Homes or within the local communities. NAS Whiting Field base housing is full of great options, but you should still plan ahead, as privatized housing is subject to waiting list times. More like this: 19 of the Best Things To Do in North Florida Near NAS Whiting Field
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