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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.
|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|
|Name of Army Base||Location|
|Camp Blanding||Starke, FL|
|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|
|Name of Marine Corps Base||Location|
|Blount Island Command||Jacksonville, FL|
|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.