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Buckley Field, CO

Buckley Field, CO

Buckley Field, CO

A look inside your new home – Buckley Air Force Base

If you’re moving to Buckley AFB, here’s a quick look inside your new home. First of all, the base is located in Aurora, Colorado – Colorado’s 3rd largest city with 325,000 plus residents. It’s an Air Force Space Command base serving over 92,000 active duty, National Guard, Reserve, and retired personnel throughout the Front Range community. Buckley’s mission is to deliver global infrared surveillance and tracking missile warning for theater and home defense all while producing excellent expeditionary warrior Airmen.

About Base Housing at Buckley AFB

Good news, Junior Enlisted Housing is currently open to active duty, accompanied service members; even more, depending on your rank, you may not even be charged for all of your BAH. When moving to Buckley AFB, there are many benefits to living on base which include:

  1. Zero security deposit
  2. No trash removal or water costs
  3. Absolutely no yard care costs or maintenance required
  4. Increased security
  5. At your service – a community center, pool, basketball courts, soccer fields, and so much more

Arriving at Buckley AFB

If you need help with your military move, let U-Pack help you get to Buckley AFB.

Once you roll into town and to Buckley AFB, your first stop should be with the commander’s support staff to schedule in-processing. You should take ALL hand-carried records immediately to the orderly room in order to get in-processing scheduled.

After arriving at Buckley AFB, note that the Airman & Family Readiness Center is available to meet the needs of all Department of Defense personnel and their family members. The center is equipped with services and resources to aid family members seeking employment. Resources include internet and email capabilities, as well as job search seminars and individual assistance. Along with employment resources, the readiness center also has volunteer opportunities, financial education, transition assistance, family life education, family readiness, and other services.

A look around Aurora, Colorado – Buckley AFB

A quick glance at Aurora, Colorado and you’ll see that Aurora is a mild climate city offering residents plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy the beautiful sunshine while staying active with activities like biking, hiking, in-line skating, hockey, etc.

Aurora is also full of exciting activities to meet the needs and desires of the entire family. You can play your way through 7 award-winning golf courses, be enchanted at Aurora’s Morrison Nature Center (found at Star K Ranch), which is an important habitat for wildlife and full of trails for nature exploration, see Aurora’s famous historic round barn at DeLaney Farm, or get involved with “Art in Public Places” as you search for Aurora’s more than 240 works of art located in parks, city facilities, on buildings, and other creative places throughout town. No matter how you choose to entertain yourself, moving to Buckley AFB and Aurora, Colorado is sure to afford you the opportunity to explore one of the nation’s most historical and breathtaking places.

Helpful Links for Moving to Buckley AFB

Base Website
Welcome to the base
Base Guide
Support Squadron

The service center for Buckley Field, CO is located in Denver, CO.

Information about Buckley Field, CO

Est. Population: Unknown
County: Adams
Latitude: 39.7167
Longitude: -104.7667
Zip Codes: 80011