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    MCAS Miramar, CA Housing and Relocation Information

    Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH)

    The military provides two options for the use of your BAH. The first is living on base. provides you with the necessary information to complete that request.

    Your second option is using your BAH to rent or buy a home off base. provides you with a military-friendly process and pricing for those looking to maximize the use of their BAH.

    On Base Housing ( Rent On Base )

    You can contact the housing office at (619) 556-9610. Please keep in mind that there is a process involved in renting on base housing that could include wait times.

    Off Base Single Family Rentals

    For those who are not ready to buy a home, and are looking to rent, check our database for available listings in the area. Click here for Single Family Rentals. Click here for Apartments for Rent.

    Surrounding Cities of Miramar

    Cities around MCAS Miramar (Purchase a Home) - The cities around this installation are San Diego, Mira Mesa, Santee, La Jolla, Miramar, Tierrasanta, Poway, Clairemont, Kearny Mesa, Rancho Penasquitos, and La Mesa.

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    Marine Corps Air Station Miramar is home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing which is part of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. Marine Corps Air Station Miramar was the former home to the TOPGUN pilot training program and the movie of the same name. The school was relocated in 1996 to the National Air Station Fallon in western Nevada and is now part of the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center. The primary mission of the station is to provide services and support for its host wing and other tenant commands. Marine Corps Air Station Miramar is located in Miramar, San Diego, California, just north of downtown San Diego.

    Once checked in with the housing office, service members will be placed on a waiting list which can vary up to 24 months depending on the housing selected. Call the housing office at 619-556-9610.

    For information on typical rental rates, local attractions, history of the base, rental opportunities, and lots more, check out the Information links on the left of this page. For needed services, check out the service providers on the right side.