A&FRC Newcomers

The 341st Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center is charged with caring for Airmen and their families by educating newcomers before and during a PCS. Click here to view several documents, maps, websites, schedules, etc., to assist in making for a smoother transition into Malmstrom Air Force Base and the Great Falls area. The Airman and Family Readiness Center can be contacted at 406-731-4900.

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Visitor and Newcomer Information

Malmstrom Air Force Base is located on the east side of Great Falls, Mont. Base gates are located at the east ends of 2nd Avenue North and 10th Avenue North. 

The 2nd Avenue North gate is open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The gate is closed on weekends and holidays.

The 10th Avenue North gate is open 24/7.

Both gates are accessible from the Highway 87 bypass, alternately River Road and 57th Street, on the east side of Great Falls.

Visitor Control Center Info

Malmstrom's visitor control center is located on 2nd Avenue North just outside the base gate and is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The 341st Security Forces Squadron issues vehicle and visitor passes in the center.

All visitors require a visitor pass. To receive one, individual(s) must have a valid, government-issued photo ID* and an authorized sponsor (service member or dependent). Each sponsor may escort up to six people in no more than two vehicles (not including the sponsors).

*Individuals using a state-issued driver's license or identification card as a photo ID should ensure the state that issued it is a REAL ID compliant state or a state that has received an extension. More information on the REAL ID Act can be found at https://www.dhs.gov/real-id-enforcement-brief?utm_source=frequent_page&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=dhs_frp##


Vehicle passes require current registration, proof of insurance, a valid driver's license and an authorized sponsor. For VCC question, call (406) 731-4489.

Please see a Security Forces member at the main gate if you need a pass for a visitor when the VCC is closed.

Malmstrom Museum visitors may obtain museum passes by checking in at the VCC. For more information about the Museum, click here.

Malmstrom AFB Housing Info

Balfour Beatty Communities manages all base housing operations. For more information on BBC, click here.

To view pictures of on-base housing units, "friend" Malmstrom AFB Homes and view their community photos.

Contact the Housing Management Office as soon as you know you are moving. The government housing team will provide you the latest informaiton on the local housing situation and offer complete referral services and relocation assistance to make sure you find a quality place to live. Contact the office via the Global email organizational box at 341 CES/Housing Managment Office.  Also, Malmstrom base housing has a local pet policy for the individuals in the facilities.  For more information on the pet policy, click here.