Moody Air Force Base

Updated: August 25, 2023
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    Located near Valdosta, Georgia, Moody Air Force Base (AFB) was established in 1941 to train and deploy precision attack and combat support teams. The base houses the 23d Wing and the 93d Air Ground Operations Wing.

    Base Operator: 

    3209 Mitchell Blvd
    Valdosta, GA 31605

    Moody Air Force Base History

    Since its inception in 1941, Moody AFB has been integral to the Air Training Command, Tactical Air Command, and Air Combat Command. It focuses on integrating air and space power into ground combat operations.


    Moody Air Force Base Housing

    Housing at Moody AFB is part of a private-public agreement. Hunt Military Communities and Balfour Beatty Communities operate the private housing options. Homes are available in Magnolia Grove, Quiet Pines, and Azalea Commons, ranging from new to traditional styles. For more information, call the Housing Office at 229-257-4417.

    PCS and TDY Lodging

    Limited rooms at the Moody Inn recommend early reservations, call 229-257-3893 to check availability. Only ten rooms accept cats and dogs (excluding specific aggressive breeds). Grassy Pond Recreation Park may accommodate house pets.


    What is the BAH for Moody Air Force Base?

    The Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) at Moody AFB varies depending on rank, years of service and dependency status. Visit the Georgia state BAH page or see the chart below for more information.



    Military Housing Area: GA081

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,329 $1,146
    E02 $1,329 $1,146
    E03 $1,329 $1,146
    E04 $1,329 $1,146
    E05 $1,377 $1,224
    E06 $1,623 $1,281
    E07 $1,653 $1,329
    E08 $1,689 $1,431
    E09 $1,788 $1,497
    W01 $1,641 $1,326
    W02 $1,671 $1,428
    W03 $1,716 $1,506
    W04 $1,818 $1,626
    W05 $1,947 $1,659
    O01E $1,656 $1,374
    O02E $1,704 $1,482
    O03E $1,836 $1,614
    O01 $1,413 $1,278
    O02 $1,620 $1,362
    O03 $1,713 $1,530
    O04 $1,989 $1,647
    O05 $2,190 $1,665
    O06 $2,205 $1,692
    O07 $2,220 $1,716

    For more information, look at BAH rates by state or calculate your exact BAH rate.

    Moody Air Force Base Surrounding Area

    Moody AFB lies 30 miles from the Florida border and 10 miles from Valdosta, Georgia. With nearby attractions like the Lowndes County Historical Society and Grand Bay Wetland Education Center, the area offers a rich history and diverse experiences.


    The 23rd Medical Group at Moody Air Force Base offers medical services for military personnel. Dental services are available for assigned active-duty personnel. They include examination, dental hygiene, operative, endodontic, periodontal, temporomandibular pain, and oral surgery. The Dental Clinic is on the east side of the main building.

    Note: There are no emergency services on-site. For emergencies on or off Moody AFB, dial 911. Our ambulances only operate within the base, transporting patients to local emergency departments as needed. Operating hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; closed on weekends and federal holidays. Contact 229-257-2778 for more information.


    There is at least one Child Development Center on Moody AFB. It offers a variety of care, ranging from full day care, extended care and school year care. The services are offered to children as young as infants, to school-aged students.


    Moody AFB is supported by a zoned school district system. Most military families, especially those residing on base, attend Lowndes County School District schools. Additionally, personnel might live in areas covered by Valdosta City Schools, Berrien County Schools, and Lanier County Schools. Children need to enroll in the school located within their residential district. For more information, you can contact Lowndes County Schools at 229-245-2250, Valdosta City Schools at 229-333-8500, Lanier County Schools at 229-482-3966, or Berrien County Schools at 229-686-2081.

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