Birmingham National Guard - On and Off Base Information

Birmingham National Guard Housing Information

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The 117th Air Refueling Wing is a unit of the Alabama Air National Guard, stationed at Birmingham Air National Guard Base, Alabama. If activated to federal service, it is gained by the United States Air Force Air Mobility Command.
The 117th Air Refueling Wing flies the Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker. Its mission is to train and equip combat ready aircrews and support personnel to perform worldwide air refueling and airlift missions. Combat ready civil engineering, support services, medical, personnel, communications and Intelligence technical support packages of the wing are available for worldwide assignment. the wing supports state and local contingencies when directed by the Governor of Alabama.
Military housing is not available at the 117th Air Refueling Wing of the Birmingham Alabama Air National Guard.  

Base Location: Birmingham Air National Guard base is located at Birmingham-Shuttleworth International Airport, a joint civil-military facility located five miles northeast of downtown Birmingham, AL, near the interchange of I-20 and I-59. Other nearby communities include Parker Heights, Inglenook, Meadowwood Heights, Oak Ridge Park, and North Avondale, AL. 

Base Location

Birmingham International Airport, 5900 Messer Airport Hwy
Birmingham, AL 35212