Military Family Resources

Hillsborough County and Tampa Area


We honor our military service
members and their families for
the sacrifices they make for our
country. Here are some resources
in the local area just for you.

Tampa Area Resources For Military Families

We have put together a collection of helpful information and resources for our local Tampa area active service members and their families. Click the + symbol next to the section you would like information on to expand the section.

*If you feel we are missing come information that would helpful to your fellow service members, please click the contribute button and let us know. 

Before Move

When doing your research for moving to the area, we found it is helpful to get the top school information to help you make decisions.

Top Rated Schools Closest to Macdill AFB

Top 3 Elementary Schools:

Gore Elementary School
705 W De Leon St
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 276-5673

Roosevelt Elementary School
3205 S Ferdinand Ave
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 272-3090

Grady Elementary School
3910 W Morrison Ave
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 872-5325

Top 3 Middle Schools

Woodrow Wilson Middle School
1005 W Swann Ave
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 276-5682

Williams Middle Magnet School
5020 N 47th St.
Tampa, FL 33610
(813) 744-8600

Orange Grove Middle Magnet School of the Arts
3415 N 16th St.
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 276-5717

Top 3 High Schools

Jefferson High School
4401 W Cypress St.
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 872-5241

Hillsborough High School
5000 N Central Ave
Tampa,FL 33603
(813) 276-5620

Brooks-DeBartolo Collegiate High School
10948 N Central Ave
Tampa, FL 33612
(813) 971-5600

**Can I enroll if not in my district and how do I enroll them?

Commissary / Exchange

Local Hours For The Commissary / Base Exchange


2908 N Boundary Blvd
Tampa, FL 33621
9AM-7PM Sun/Sat.

Base Exchange:

3108 N Boundary Blvd
Tampa, FL 33621
10AM-6PM Sunday

On Base Clinic

Where is the on base clinic located – hours – process for making an appointment?

MacDill Air Force Base
6th Medical Group

3250 Zemke Ave
MacDill AFB
Florida 33621-1607
M-F: 7 AM – 4:30 PM
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Macdill FAQ Page


Storage Facilities Closest To AFB:

Interbay Self Storage
Address: 7501 Interbay Blvd
Tampa, FL 33616

U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Tampa
Address: 3826 W Marcum St
Tampa, FL 33616

Extra Space Storage
Address: 5400 S West Shore Blvd
Tampa, FL 33611

Register Vehicle

How do I register my car – what are the requirements for Florida



Jeffrey W Fisher OD:
Gulf Coast Optometry Pa
10934 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Carrollwood, FL 33618
(813) 559-4990

Patricia Hanks:
Gulf Coast Optometry Pa
3750 Gunn HighwaySet 108
Tampa, FL 33618
(706) 868-7000

Akram Masood OD
Gulf Coast Optometry
1531 S Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 302-3083

Kinga Jakubowski OD:
Gulf Coast Optometry Pa 8329
3520 4th St N
St Petersburg, FL 33704
(727) 369-0043

Sarah Rosinski OD:
Gulf Coast Optometry Pa
2660 Gulf To Bay Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33759
(727) 683-7207

Family Dentistry

What are the Eye Doctors / Dentists that take Tri-Care or give military discounts?

Pediatric Dentistry:
Gonzalez Jr., William E., DMD
1540 S Dale Mabry Hwy C-D
Tampa, FL, 33629

General Dentistry:
Cannariato, John M., DMD
4066 Henderson Blvd.
Tampa, FL, 33629
(813) 289-0560

Pediatric Dentistry:
Edwards, Jenny, DMD
11246 Sullivan St.
Riverview, FL, 33578
(813) 530-0111

Pediatric Dentistry:
Silver, Thomas C. DMD
11201 Corporate Cir N, Ste 160
St. Petersburg, FL, 33716
(727) 577-4911