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Military Members and Families

Defense Communities

Alabama is the proud home of several Defense Communities, and to more than 26,000 military members and families. Our communities understand the importance of good relationships between our military and local neighbors.

We welcome you and hope you enjoy living in Alabama as much as we do!

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Military Members and Families

Defense Communities

Alabama is the proud home of several Defense Communities, and more than 26,000 military members and families. Our communities understand the importance of good relationships between our military and local neighbors. We welcome you and hope you enjoy living in Alabama as much as we do! Thank you!

– Click the map icons below to visit each Alabama Defense Community page

Slide Redstone Arsenal Anniston
Army Depot
Birmingham Maxwell AFB/
Gunter Annex
Phenix City Fort Rucker Mobile

Slide Redstone Arsenal Anniston
Army Depot
Birmingham Maxwell AFB/
Gunter Annex
Phenix City Fort Rucker Mobile

Learn More About Life in Alabama Defense Communities

The information provided is intended to help guide you by recognizing the options available as your family transitions into the State of Alabama and your new community. In no particular order, please search for information that is relevant to you by location and resource type.

*The Military Stability Foundation of Alabama vets all resources before posting and does not endorse any organizations represented here.

Learn More About Life in Alabama Defense Communities

The information provided is intended to help guide you by recognizing the options available as your family transitions into the State of Alabama and our new community. In no particular order, please search for information that is relevant to you by location and resource type.

*The Military Stability Foundation of Alabama vets all resources before posting and does not endorse any organizations represented here.

Redstone Arsenal

Redstone Arsenal is a Federal Center of Excellence with over 75 tenant organizations, specializing in aviation, missiles, space, and logistics capabilities.

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Maxwell AFB and Gunter Annex

Maxwell-Gunter is home to Air University, the 42nd Air Base Wing, the 908th Airlift Wing, Headquarters Operations and Sustainment Systems Group and many associate organizations.

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U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker

Fort Rucker serves as the headquarters and Center of Excellence for U.S. Army Aviation.

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Anniston Army Depot

Anniston Army Depot serves as a U.S. Army maintenance center and munitions storage site.

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Visit the State Resources page for State-level information, resources regarding Alabama legislation, licensing, and other State-level resources.

Visit the State Resources page for State-level information, resources regarding Alabama legislation, licensing, and other State-level resources.
State Resources

DISCLAIMER – The Heroes Welcome Initiative website is endorsed and supported by the State of Alabama through the Alabama Military Stability Foundation. This site has not been approved or endorsed by the United States Federal Government, Department of Defense, any military service branch, or any agency thereof.

Inclusion on this web page is not an indication of support for one organization or business over another. It is simply a tool to share as much information as possible about a variety of choices within the State of Alabama.

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