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**The Phoenix area has a 10-digit phone number so you must use the area code for local calls.  The metro area has 3 area codes:  602, 623, and 480.

**The Base phone prefix is 623-856-XXXX and DSN 896-XXXX

**The mailing address for those arriving at the base without a permanent address:
Name
General Delivery
Luke AFB, AZ  85309-9999
The general delivery address may be used for no more than 60 days.  Contact the postal center or your sponsor for more information.

**The BX Main Exchange has a front of line preference policy for military members in uniform from 11a - 2p.

**All vehicles registered on Base must pass Arizona emissions test even if the vehicle is registered in another state.  Must be registered with an emissions certificate, proof of insurance, valid drive license, current registration and ID card.

**Arizona has a mandatory seat belt law.  Family Support Center has free car seats available for children of E-4 and below.

**Drivers on Luke AFB may not use cell phones unless vehicle is parked or a hands free device is being used. 

**Base speed limit is 25 mph unless otherwise posted.  The speed limit in Base Housing is 15 mph.

**Weapons are not allowed on Base.  The must be stored at the Armory.  Base Housing residents must register their weapons but may keep them at home.

**It is a felony offense to shoot a Saguaro Cactus.  They are protected by law.

**Military members may keep their home state driver's license.  Dependants and civilian employees must apply for an Arizona driver's license within 30 days of arrival.

**Phoenix claims to have over 300 days of sunshine per year.  Though usually dry, from July to September the monsoons bring downpours which can flood area roads.

 

 

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