KEESLER AFB
Biloxi, MS 39534

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

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Our Military - Keesler Air Force Base

Location Biloxi, Mississippi, home of Keesler Air Force Base, is nestled against the coastline of the Mississippi Sound. Just to the south of Keesler is the Mississippi Gulf Coast, fronted with 26 miles of man-made beach. To the north lies the Back Bay of Biloxi. Fourteen miles to the

Our Military - NCBC Gulfport

Location You can find Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport on the beachfront of the Gulf of Mexico, in Harrison County in the city of Gulfport, Mississippi. The center is home to the Atlantic Fleet Seabees, known as the East Coast Seabees. NCBC Gulfport is in the middle of the

Welcome

A part of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Harrison County is in South Mississippi between Hancock and Jackson counties. It covers 976 square miles, five municipalities and has the largest population of the South Mississippi counties — as of 2016, an estimated 203,234 people. The cities of Harrison County include

Getting To & Around

Most people traveling throughout Harrison County and the Gulf Coast choose to drive, enjoying the beautiful scenery of the coastline and beaches along with a well-maintained highway system. Harrison County is easily connected to other parts of Mississippi and the rest of the U.S. via several interstate highways that

Housing & Real Estate

NCBC Gulfport Homes offers move-in ready two-, three- and four-bedroom homes in both single-family and townhome styles. Located at Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport in Mississippi, residents enjoy a secure and comfortable hometown environment with the convenience of 24-hour maintenance, lawn care services and community events. All homes are

Employment & Economy

Mississippi is home to multibillion-dollar bases — such as Keesler Air Force Base and Naval Construction Battalion Center in Harrison County — that provide thousands of jobs and award millions in contracts to local businesses, according to the Harrison County Development Commission. The commission estimates the economic impact of

Health Care

There are many health care services in Harrison County for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established insurance options. Visit www.healthcare.gov for information on open enrollment for health care coverage under the national Affordable Care Act. Harrison County currently has one carrier

Family Resources

Picking up from one place and moving to another is always a hassle, especially when kids and pets are involved. Knowing whom to call or where to find information can help make the transition easier. Local government websites are valuable resources for newcomers to Harrison County because they provide

Education & Academics

For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools system in Harrison County, along with information about local libraries and higher education. There are private schools, charter schools and home schooling available to children as well.

Living

Plenty of entertaining activities — music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping — can be discovered in Harrison County. Catch a concert at the Hard Rock or tour the lighthouse in Biloxi. Or head to Gulfport to for Arts Under the Dome. Seabee Day and the Blessing of Fleet

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Kearsarge Receives Conservation Award

"About seven years ago the Secretary of the Navy set some pretty aggressive energy goals," said Bryan. "At the time, the question was, Why? Why does the Secretary of the Navy care about energy?' The answer was pretty simple. It's because it matters to the mission. We want to be

Kearsarge Announced as Platinum Level Winner

Secretary Mabus announced the winners of the Department of the Navy's (DON) Energy and Water Management Awards Program in an ALL Naval Message (ALNAV 067/16). The accomplishments of these awardees supports the SECNAV's 2009 Energy Goals to improve combat capabilities and energy security, which can help bring economic growth to

Majuro Atoll museum, library renovated by Seabees

Story by PO1 Brannon Deugan on 01/11/2016 MAJURO, Marshall Islands - U.S. Navy Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 will be repairing the roof of the Alele Museum while replacing ceiling tiles in the Alele Public Library of the Republic of Marshall Islands. "The Alele Museum and
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