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General Information and Customer Service

The 61st Air Base Group, located in the Schriever Space Complex, is the host unit at Los Angeles Air Force Base in El Segundo, Calif. It provides administrative and base services to all personnel assigned to the Space and Missile Systems Center -- a center of acquisition excellence for U.S. Space Force, headquartered at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

SMC acquires and develops military space systems. Its portfolio includes the Global Positioning System, military satellite communications, defense meteorological satellites, space launch and range systems, satellite control networks, space based infrared systems and space situational awareness capabilities.

To better acquaint yourself with Los Angeles AFB, review some of the services and general information listed below, or click any of the frequently used links listed in the far right column..

Military Personnel Flight

The 61st Force Support Squadron's Military Personnel Flight is composed of three sections: Career Development, Customer Support and Force Management. Functions within Career Development include outbound assignments, retirements and separations and promotions. Functions within Customer Support include Common Access Cards and Identification (CACs/ID) cards and Newcomer's orientation. Functions within Force Management include awards and decorations, and evaluations.



Our hours of operation are currently:

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. daily

Weekends, 1st Thursday of each month (Training), Federal holidays and AFSPC designated Family Days: CLOSED

Military Personnel Flight includes the following services:
Customer Service: ID Cards/DEERS Updates
Force Management: Evaluations/Awards & Decorations/Duty Status
Career Development: Officer Promotions/Out-processing/Assignments
Passport services are by Appointment Only and can be scheduled by emailing

61st FSS / Military Personnel Flight
(310) 653-6556

CAC/ID Customer Service

Chaplain Services

The Chaplain Office at Los Angeles Air Force Base provides a wide range of services and support for the military, their family members and Department of Defense employees. Comprehensive religious and pastoral services including daily ministry, visitation, counseling and weekday religious education and worship, are available through the Chaplain Office in Bldg. 272, 1st floor, Rm. C1-144.

Los Angeles AFB Chaplain Office
(310) 653-5080
DSN 633-5080

Staff Judge Advocate

The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate provides legal assistance to active duty members, reserve members on Title 10 orders or pending deployment, retired military members, and dependents who are eligible to receive military identification cards. Provided legal assistance includes wills, powers of attorney and other personal civil legal matters such as landlord/tenant, domestic and consumer affairs issues.
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Voting Assistance Office

The Airman and Family Readiness Center now manages the Installation Voting Assistance Office at all Air Force installations. Here you may receive FVAO training, voter information specifically for your state, and the proper forms and procedures in order to vote from nearly anywhere in the world.

AF&RC is located in Bldg. 272, 1st Floor, Room C1-209.  For more information, call (310) 653-VOTE (8683) or email

Los Angeles AFB Voting Assistance Office:
Bldg. 272, C1-209
(310) 653-8683
DSN 633-8683

Federal Voting Assistance Program website

The Air Force Voting Assistance Program (AFVAP)

Security Forces

Installation Gate Entry Control Hours:

Douglas St Gate: 24 Hours
Aviation Blvd Gate: Exit only Mon - Fri from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
Fort MacArthur 24th St Gate: 24 Hours 
Pacific Heights Gate: 24 Hours
Pacific Crest Gate: 24 Hours

The 61st Security Forces Squadron Control Center is located on the first floor of Bldg. 272. It is the 24-hour control center for police operations and emergency services. For emergencies on base, dial 116 or 911. Emergency calls are dispatched to local fire, medical and law enforcement personnel.

Other important numbers:

Law Enforcement Desk:
(310) 653-5787, 653-5664
DSN 633-5787, 633-5664

Crime Stop:
(310) 653-2121
DSN 633-2121

Eagle Eyes:
(310) 653-3937
DSN 633-3937

Visitor Information

The Los Angeles AFB Visitor Control Center is located in Bldg. 260, just past the fence line leading in to the Douglas Street main gate. Personnel from the 61st Security Forces Squadron  issue AF Form 75 (Temporary Visitor / Vehicle Passes) for all non-badged visitors seeking entry onto the installation at the VCC.

Access for contractors, companies, vendors, and visitors in support of mission requirements can be obtained through the VCC. Visitors can be vouched on to the installation by permanent party personnel or cleared contractors.

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Weekends, Federal holidays and AFSPC-designated Family Days: Closed

Visitor Control Center
(310) 653-0548
DSN 633-0548

Housing Information

Los Angeles AFB housing is privatized via TierraVista, a lend lease community. Units are available for rent to military, retirees, civilian personnel and DoD contractor employees. The housing area is located on the grounds of historic Fort MacArthur in San Pedro and many of the homes have ocean views. The Los Angeles AFB Housing Office is located in Bldg. 56 at Fort MacArthur. Base housing and off-base referrals for both military and civilian personnel are available through the office.

Los Angeles AFB Housing Office
(310) 241-6184
Fax: (310) 241-6189

Housing Maintenance / After-hours emergencies
(310) 241-6194

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to  5 p.m.
Weekends, Federal Holidays and AFSPC-designated Family Days: Closed

Click here for more information about TierraVista/Los Angeles AFB Housing

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