Andersen AFB Guam - On and Off Base Information

Andersen AFB Guam Housing Information

Location:  Andersen Air Force Base (AFB), Guam is located on the north end of Guam, approximately 15 miles from the capital, Agana (or Ha-gan-ya). Andersen AFB is in the village of Yigo (pronounced "Jeego").  Guam is the most southern island in the Marianas Island chain.  Andersen provides peacetime and wartime support for aerospace forces in the Asian-Pacific theater. Also on Guam is Naval Base Guam providing support services. 

BRAC Status:  Andersen AFB is jointly based with Naval Base Guam to form Joint Region Marians (JRM).

Cost of Living:
Living in Guam is expensive. A hidden tax is included in the price of items and services.

Base Operator: 671-366-1110 or DSN 315-366-1110.

Area Population:  175,877

Child Care:  The CDC offers full daycare for children six weeks through kindergarten; part day enrichment for children three through 5 years old and hourly care for all ages on a space available basis. Fees and charges are based on total family income. Spaces at the CDC are limited and certain age groups may have a waiting list. Waiting periods vary from 2 weeks to a month depending on availability of slots. 

Schools:  Guam DDESS District has a student enrollment of 2,500. Students attend school in one of four (4) schools:  Andersen Elementary (K-5); Andersen Middle School (6-8) at Andersen AFB; McCool Elementary/Middle School (K-8) at Apra Heights; and Guam High School (9-12) at Nimitz Hill. Standardized test scores for the Guam District are available through the DoDEA Data Center.

Youth Services: The Force Support Squadron's Youth Center has fantastic programs, after school and during the summer. They have organized dances, field trips, kayaking trips, swimming parties and various other activities to peak a teens' interest. There is a Teen and Child Pen Pal program where children can request a sponsor that is their same age to write in order to find out information about the base and school that will be attended. Contact the Youth Center at DSN 315-366-3494.

Airman and Family Readiness Center:  Provides complete support to all service member and families stationed on Guam. Airman & Family Readiness Center, call 671-366-8136.

Housing: Andersen AFB has 1,225 housing units. In order to be assigned military family housing (MFH), you must have command sponsorship. The average wait time for on-base housing varies from month-to-month. 

The Unaccompanied Personnel Housing (UPH) office is located in Bldg 25007, Saipan Hall, and may be reached at DSN 315-366-2725, or 671-366-2725. All unaccompanied members who are E4 and below will be assigned to dorm units. Unaccompanied members, E5 and above, are authorized to live off-base. Officers, E-7 and above may apply to living in out unaccompanied housing through the Housing Office. Andersen AFB has 60 unaccompanied housing units.

Base Location

Andersen AFB - Guam
Yigo, Guam, GU 96543