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Military Bases in Georgia

georgia military basesMilitary bases in Georgia are home to over 88,000 active duty and reserve members. Georgia has the 6th largest military population in the United States, behind California, Texas, North Carolina, Virginia and Florida.

Most Army soldiers are familiar with one particular military base in Florida – Fort Benning. The Fort Benning Army Base is where basic training takes place each year.

It is estimated that the base supports over 120,000 soldiers and staff each day!

Of the 61,000 active duty military members in Georgia, about 46,000 are Army soldiers. In addition, there are over 27,000 reserve members in Georgia. About 19,000 of these members are in the Army National Guard or Army Reserve.


Air Force

List of Air Force Bases in Georgia
Name of Air Force Base Location
Moody Air Force Base Valdosta, GA
Robins Air Force Base Warner Robins, GA

Army

List of Army Bases in Georgia
Name of Army Base Location
Camp Frank D. Merrill Dahlonega, GA
Fort Benning Columbus, GA
Fort Gillem Forest Park, GA
Fort Gordon Augusta, GA
Fort McPherson East Point, GA
Fort Stewart Liberty, GA
Hunter Army Airfield Savannah, GA

Marine Corps

List of Marine Corps Bases in Georgia
Name of Marine Corps Base Location
Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany Albany, GA

Navy

List of Navy Bases in Georgia
Name of Navy Base Location
Kings Bay Submarine Base Kings Bay, GA
General Lucius D. Clay National Guard Center Marietta, GA

With 7 Army bases in Georgia, if you’re a soldier it’s likely that you’ve been to a military base in the Peach State. That’s because Fort Benning hosts Army basic training each year, serving as the starting point for a career in the military. It also doesn’t hurt that out of the 88,000 active duty and reserve members in Georgia, about 65,000 of those serve in the Army.

Did you complete your basic training in Georgia? If so, let us know in the comments below.