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Military Bases in Florida

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Military bases in Florida are home to over 57,000 active duty and 36,000 reserve forces.

Florida ranks fifth on the list of states with the most military members.

Both the Air Force and Navy have major bases in Florida. There are over 21,000 active duty Air Force members serving in Florida as well as an additional 21,000 Navy members.

These military members can be found at the large Air Force bases such as Eglin AFB, MacDill AFB, and Patrick AFB.

Air Force

List of Air Force Bases in Florida
Name of Air Force Base Location
Eglin AFB Valparaiso, FL
Hurlburt Field Mary Esther, FL
MacDill AFB Tampa, FL
Patrick AFB Brevard, FL
Tyndall AFB Panama City, FL


List of Army Bases in Florida
Name of Army Base Location
Camp Blanding Starke, FL

Coast Guard

List of Coast Guard Bases in Florida
Name of Coast Guard Base Location
United States Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater Clearwater, FL
United States Coast Guard 7th District Miami, FL
USCG Integrated Support Command Miami Miami Beach, FL

Marine Corps

List of Marine Corps Bases in Florida
Name of Marine Corps Base Location
Blount Island Command Jacksonville, FL


List of Navy Bases in Florida
Name of Navy Base Location
AUTEC Complex West Palm Beach, FL
Naval Air Station Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
Naval Air Station Key West Key West, FL
Naval Air Station Pensacola Pensacola, FL
Naval Air Station Whiting Field Milton, FL
Naval Air Warfare Center Orlando, FL
Jacksonville Naval Hospital Jacksonville, FL
Naval Hospital Pensacola Pensacola, FL
Naval Station Mayport Duval, FL
Naval Support Activity Panama City Panama City, FL
Corry Station Naval Technical Training Center Pensacola, FL

If you are in the Air Force or Navy it is likely that you may end up serving some time in Florida. With almost 100,000 active duty and reserve members, Florida military bases are a hotbed of activity.

Unlike California, Florida military bases are spread throughout the state. From the panhandle to the Gulf Coast, you’ll find a military base along the way.