Maxwell AFB - On and Off Base Information

Maxwell AFB Housing Information

Maxwell Air Force Base Housing and Information:

Location: Maxwell AFB and Gunter Annex are located in Montgomery County, city of Montgomery, Alabama’s state capitol, and in Alabama's historic River Region. Montgomery's Tri-County area is rich in history and combines a small town atmosphere with big city features. Montgomery is centrally located 82 miles south of Birmingham, the largest city in the state, and 162 miles from Atlanta, Georgia. Maxwell-Gunter is home to Air University, the 42d Air Base Wing, the 908th Airlift Wing, Headquarters Operations and Sustainment Systems Group and many associate organizations. 

Cost of Living: 22% lower than the U.S. average.

Area Population:  204,086 in Montgomery, Alabama.

Schools: There is one DDESS Elementary School on Maxwell AFB. Students in grades 4 yr old preschool - 8th grade who reside in permanent housing on Maxwell AFB and Gunter Annex are entitled to attend the DOD Elementary School located on Maxwell AFB. School Liaison Office, 334-953-3799.

Airman and Family Readiness Center: Airman and Family Readiness Center, 334-953-2353 / 334-953-9694

Housing:  The Housing Office is the point of contact for everyone making living arrangements, on- and off-base. Information pertaining to on-base privatized family housing and unaccompanied personnel housing can be obtained from this office.  Maxwell AFB and Gunter Annex has 501 family housing units that have been privatized and conveyed to a private owner, Pinnacle Hunt Communities. The units, located on both Maxwell and Gunter Annex, consist of row-type, one and two story duplexes and single family dwellings.  Maxwell-Gunter Housing Office at 334-953-5718 or DSN 312-493-5718.

Base Location

55 South Mitchell Avenue
Maxwell Air Force Base, AL 36112

Blog Posts

By Danielle Keech Congrats on your orders to Maxwell AFB! The base is located deep in the southern U.S. in Montgomery, Alabama. Maxwell is a unique duty station with lots of moving parts, so if you’re Air Force, you’ve likely passed through a time or two. About Maxwell AFB Maxwell AFB is broken down into two main parts: Maxwell AFB and the Maxwell-Gunter Annex. And if you have orders to Maxwell AFB, you may be headed to join the 42nd Air Base Wing, 908th Airlift Wing, or receive education through Air University. The 908th Airlift Wing is the only Air Force reserve unit in Alabama. It’s compri... read more

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