Dobbins Air Reserve Base, GA Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information 
    The military provides two options for the use of your Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) 
    The first option is living on base. Your second option is using your BAH to rent or buy a home off base. We provide military friendly information to help you maximize your BAH.

    Dobbins Air Reserve On Base Housing
    • Dobbins ARB does not offer on-base housing.

    Dobbins Air Reserve Base, GA Off Base Housing

    553 Howell Dr 5 Bed / 3 Bath / 2,907 Sq.Ft. / $1,850 | Home for Rent 44.4 miles from Main Gate

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    Surrounding Areas
    Dobbins AFB is located in Marietta, GA. Marietta, GA is located northwest from Atlanta, GA. Marietta has an estimated population of 60,000 people. Marietta was established in 1832 and named after the wife of Thomas Willis Cobb, U.S. Senator and Supreme Court Judge. Marietta offers six museums along with lots of dining, shopping and entertainment. Other cities around Dobbins AFB are Smyrna, Fair Oaks, Marietta, Sandy Springs, Kennesaw, and Mableton.

    About Dobbins AFB 
    Dobbins Air Reserve was initially established to test B-29 Superfortress heavy bombers. Units assigned to Dobbins Air Force Base include the 918th Troop Carrier Group, the 94th Tactical Airlift Wing, and the Fourteenth Air Force.

    Dobbins Air Force Base changed its name to Dobbins Joint Air Reserve Base in 2003. Lockheed-Martin has been building planes at the plant on the base under the license from Boeing since 1951. Aircraft manufactured at Dobbins have included the F-22 Raptor and the Joint Strike Fighter. Although questions of closure plagued the base during the BRAC initiative of 2005, the air base remains in operation and continues to provide support for the Air Force Reserve and the Army National Guard. For more information click here.