Team Travis...America's First Choice!
Congratulations on your assignment to Travis Air Force Base! We stand ready to assist during your transition.
Travis AFB is home to a world-class global mobility team and 52 partner organizations. Our host, the 60th Air Mobility Wing, is the largest of 19 wing's in Air Mobility Command and includes David Grant Medical Center, the second largest medical facility in the Air Force. The 7,000-person strong 60 AMW teams daily with the 3,500-person strong 349th Air Mobility Wing to fly, maintain, and support three major weapon systems--the C-5 Galaxy, the KC-10 Extender, and the C-17 Globemaster III.
Travis AFB is also home to the 15th Expeditionary Mobility Task Force and the 615th Contingency Response Wing. Uniquely organized, trained, and equiped for rapid global mobility, the 15 EMTF, 615 CRW, 349 AMW, and 60 AMW combine to project air power across the spectrum of conflict around the world. Additionally, Travis AFB is home to over 50 partner organizations to include Army, Navy, and Marine Corps units.
Travis AFB is a great place to live and work. Located 50 miles from San Francisco, 40 miles from Sacramento, and 135 miles from Lake Tahoe. There is an abundance of year-around activities both on- and off-base. Finally, the local community support may be the best in the Nation.
Contact Your Sponsor
You will be assigned a sponsor. No need to wait for them to contact you. Recommend you download the Travis AFB Newcomer Needs Assessment. Once complete, simply forward it to your sponsor. It will provide your sponsor with invaluable insight with which to provide you (and your family) outstanding sponsorship.
Not sure who your sponsor is? Contact Betty Hart at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 707-424-2486 for assistance.
Information at Your Fingertips
The following websites contain current, accurate, and detailed information about Travis Air Force Base:
Travis AFB Public Page http://www.travis.af.mil/
Travis AFB Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/#!/AFRCTravis
Spouse Connection page http://www.travisafbspouses.com/
Automated Housing Referral Network http://www.ahrn.com/
Air Force Housing page http://www.housing.af.mil/home/
Defense Personal Property System http:///www.move.mil
The following websites contain general information to assist during your relocation:
Solano County http://www.co.solano.ca.us
Plan My Move http://www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil/tf/movingandrelocation
Military OneSource http://www.militaryonesource.com/
Military Youth on the Move http://apps.mhf/dod.mil/myom
Action Upon Arrival at Travis AFB
Upon arrival, your initial stop on the first duty day is Customer Service Central, located in Bldg 381. Talented personnel specialists will walk you through initial arrival steps. They will also schedule you for Newcomer Orientation.
Newcomer Orientation occurs each Thursday (except Federal Holidays and Wing down days) from 0730 - 1230 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, Building 660. Newcomer Orientation is mandatory for all active-duty personnel--regardless of unit of assignment--new to Travis AFB. Spouses of active duty personnel and DoD civilian employees may attend.
Spouse Orientation Tour
Spouses are highly encouraged to attend the Spouse Orientation Tour. The tour occurs the 3rd Thursday of every month (except Federal Holidays and Wing down days) from 0900 - 1300. The tour begins at the Airman & Family Readiness Center, Building 660, and includes a visit to David Grant Medical Center, Outdoor Recreation, Military Personnel Section, Fitness Center, the Health and Wellness Center, and Balfour Beatty Community Center. Children are welcome- be sure to notify the facilitator if you plan on bringing them. Invest a few hours learning about the community, schools, and activities plus tools and information related to possible employment and conclude with a complimentary lunch. Click below to register.