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Located on Keesler AFB are the: Main Base Exchange, Commissary, Shoppette, Muse Manor Mini-Mart, 11th Frame Cafe (Guade Lanes), Bay Breeze Snack Bar, Keesler Club, Four Dining Halls, the Vandenberg Community Center, and the brand new Mini-Base Exchange located in the Triangle area of student housing.

The Main Base Exchange Shopping Complex(BX), with 80,000 square feet of retail space, is on Larcher Ave and offers a wide variety of merchandise and the Military Clothing Sales Store. Concessionaries include , Nail/Spa salon, Hair Salon, Barber Shop, Flower Shop, Optical Shop, Massage Spa, GNC, and Dry Cleaners. The food Court at the Main BX includes: Baskin Robbin's, A&W, Anthony's Pizza, Popeye's Chicken, and Robin Hood. The new Mini-BX includes a Subway Sandwich shop, and the Cybe Cafe.

There is an Enterprise Rental Car and UPS Store facility next to the Shoppette on Meadows Drive. The service station is also on Meadows Drive.

Keesler's modern commissary, located on Larcher Boulevard, has a wide variety of grocery, produce and meat items for active duty and retired military members and their dependents.  Shopping at the Keesler Commissary can save up to 30% on groceries, and it's an important part of your benefits!  The commissary accepts Food Stamps but not Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) coupons.  Physically disabled customers may enter up to one half hour before store opens.

Keesler's food service operation is the second largest in the Air Force with four award winning dining facilities collectively serving nearly 2 million meals annually.  The food is always abundant, healthy, nutritious and flavorful.

The Four main dining facilities include Live Oak (377-3854), Pecan (377-2918), Magnolia (377-4368), & Azalea (377-3409).  Temporary Duty (TDY) personnel (NCOs, Officers, and Civilians) staying at Keesler AFB, MS in travel status are welcome to use our dining facilities for all meals, seven days a week.  Personnel using the facilities will pay a surcharge.

For more information on hours of operation, see below.


Keesler AFB: Installation
Commissary and Exchange Operations

11th Frame Cafe (Gaude Lanes) Third Street & G
Building 1203
Keesler AFB, MS  39534
Phone: 228-377-2036
DSN: 597-2036
URL: https://wwwmil.keesler.af.mil/81svs/whattodo/Bowling/
GaudeLanes2.htm

Lunch features a daily lunch special Monday-Friday or order something from the grill seven days a week. Open late Fridays and Saturdays. While you're at it bowl a frame or two because its located inside Gaude' Lanes Bowling Center.
Bay Breeze Golf Course Snack Bar 500 Polestie Dr.
Keesler AFB, MS  39534
Phone: 228-377-3832
DSN: 597-3832
Snack bar is open daily. Made to order breakfast, lunch specials, or order from the grill.
BX (Base Exchange /AAFES) 414 Larcher Boulevard
Building 2302- Main Store
Keesler AFB, MS  39534
Phone: 228-435-3673
Phone: 228-435-2224
Phone: 228-377-2813
URL: http://aafes.com/
The Keesler Base Exchange complex sustained severe damage during Hurricane Katrina. Several off site service centers have been opened on base to meet community needs: home furnishings store, shoppette/Class Six and another shoppette focusing on Holiday needs. It is projected that by February 2006, a 30,000 sq foot selling space tent will be available for family shopping. Long term plans are developing. On a weekly basis, services are being opened. The Keesler News publishes a weekly report on facilities updates. Many of the previous concessionaires are getting established and offering services. The Keesler Service Station is in Building 1504 on Meadows Drive and may be reached at DSN 597-3730 or (228) 432-2404. The station offers auto parts, auto repairs and fuel sales. After hours fueling is available with a credit or debit card. Keesler's movie theater, the Welch Theater, shows movies Thursday through Sunday. An up to date movie schedule is available at Call DSN 597-6627 or (228) 377-6627 for a recorded movie schedule. Building 4120 features Dragon Subs, a submarine style sandwich shop. Contact Dragon Subs at (228) 436-3124. The Keesler Hospital,has its own Base Exchange. The hospital BX has a barbershop and a Seattles Best Coffee. EMPLOYMENT: When hiring, applications are accepted at the exchange Personnel office Mon-Fri, 9-3. Bring social security number, DD Form 214 and copy of military family member's orders. Frequently hires sales associates, customer service and stockers.
Commissary/DECA 300 Meadows Drive
Keesler AFB, MS  39534
Phone: 228-377-4666
Phone: 228-377-4288
Fax: 228- 377-4969
DSN: 597-4288
DSN Fax: 597-4969
Email: franklin.scholedice@deca.mil
Email: gordy.harris@deca.mil
URL: http://www.commissaries.com/inside_deca/HR/employment
_opportunities.htm.

URL: http://www.commissaries.com/
URL: http://www.usajobs.opm.gov
Due to Hurricane Katrina and the severe damage from the storm, the Commissary has temporarily relocated to what was the Community Center. At this writing, the specific plans/projections for the rebuilding of the Commissary have not been published. The temporary site is limited in space which impacts item variety and some services.Debit cards, credit cards and food stamps are accepted. Vendors are offering specials, coupon discounts and case lot sales. For information about employment opportunities with the commissary, visit the web sites listed. There may be some temporary disruptions, so follow up with telephone contacts. Any positions for baggers are handled as independent contractors, locally.
Keesler Club (Officer/Enlisted) Keesler AFB, MS  39534
Phone: 228-377-2719
Phone: 228-377-2219
DSN: 597-2719
Temporarily relocated to Keesler Katrina Kantina at the Marina. Open to E-5 and above. Dining room/ballroom; Officer's lounge; barber shop; catering. Lunch buffet, sandwich line, evening dining, and special events. Club available for catered events.
Muse Manor Mini-Mart 805 Larcher Blvd
Keesler AFB, MS  39534
Phone: 228-377-2752
DSN Fax: 597-2752
Open daily to all Keesler Personnel, this is a great one stop shop for breakfast, lunch, and dinner items, snacks, beverages, toiletries, tobacco products, office supplies and more.
Salvation Army - Biloxi Office 379 East Howard Avenue
P.O. Box 9,
Biloxi, MS  39531
Phone: 228-374-8301
Fax: 228-435-1613
URL: http://www.salvationarmysouth.org/MISS.htm
The Salvation Army provides a variety of services, including a Corps Community Center. The Center oversees programs that address a variety of needs including religious, counseling, visitation, character building activities, and social services. When funding is available, financial assistance is provided with utilities, rent or prescriptions. Keesler works with the Salvation Army for food items for needy base individuals.
Vandenberg Community Center, 81 SVS/SVMR Falcon Street
Bldg 7503
Keesler, MS  39534
Phone: 228-377-3308
DSN: 597-3308
URL: https://wwwmil.keesler.af.mil/81svs/FamilySupport/index.htm
URL: http://www.keesler.af.mil
Vandenberg Community Center is used primarily by the non prior service students. The facility houses the Half-Time Cafe, CyberZone, a game room ballrooom, movie room, play/fit workout room and conference rooms.
Official Installation Link

Base Operator
DSN: 597-1110
(228) 377-1110

Major Units
81st Training Wing

Billeting/Quarters
DSN: 597-9986
(228) 377-9986

Mailing Address
500 Fisher Street, Building 0701, Room 112
Keesler AFB, MS
39534-2554

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