Georgia Military Bases
The following information is provided for intercessory purposes to help you in "keeping our bases covered" during this season of war. Information accessed from Senator Johnny Isakson's web-site http://isakson.senate.gov/bases.htm. More information is available by visiting his site.
Albany Marine Corps Logistics Base
Description: Home of the Marine Corps' Logistics Command headquarters for worldwide logistics operations and is the Corps' largest logistical center. Supports geo-positioning programs for rapid response contingency operations and is a maintenance facility for ground combat support equipment.
Athens Navy Supply Corps School
Description: Provides training in supply, transportation and maintenance, with an annual student load of more than 4,000 students, in addition to those who train through the school's distance learning facility. Also houses the Center for Service Support, which develops learning tools.
Description: Home of the U.S. Army Infantry Center. Location of Army infantry, airborne and ranger schools, which train more than 58,000 students each year. Major units at Fort Benning include the 75th Ranger Regiment, the 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized) and the 36th Engineer Group (Combat).
Dobbins Air Reserve Base
Description: Hosts reserve recruiting, training and support activities. Provides facilities to Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps units. The 94th Airlift Wing and headquarters of the 22nd Air Force are the major units at the base. Has a C-130 flight simulator, one of only two in the United States. Provides runway operations for Naval Air Station-Atlanta and Lockheed Martin, which builds the C-130-J and F/A-22 Raptor fighter.
Description: Home of the U.S. Army Signal School, which provides training, and is home of the Joint Service Regional Signal Intelligence Operations Center and the U.S. Army Computer Science School. It's home for the 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, and the Eisenhower Army Medical Center.
Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem
Location: Atlanta and Forest Park
Description: Fort McPherson is home of the U.S. Army Forces Command, which is responsible for training and deployment of active, reserve and National Guard soldiers throughout the United States. Home to the 3rd U.S. Army, and the U.S. Army Reserve Command. Fort Gillem is home to a variety of tenant units, including the 1st U.S. Army, a recruiting brigade, a military entrance processing station, and the Army's only criminal investigation lab.
Moody Air Force Base
Description: Home to the 347th Rescue Wing, which conducts combat search and rescue operations worldwide. The base also provides pilot training and houses the 820th Security Forces Group, which provides security for first-in forces.
Naval Air Station, Atlanta
Description: Provides training for Navy and Marine personnel. Home for Carrier Air Wing 20 and Marine Aircraft Group 42. Supports six squadrons of aircraft, an air defense battalion and is one of the top Naval Reserve installations in the force.
Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay
Location: St. Marys
Description: Home port for the eight Trident II ballistic missile submarines of the Atlantic Strategic Fleet Submarine Force. Conducts patrol operations, repairs and training, and is the site for Trident missile production.
Robins Air Force Base
Location: Warner Robins
Description: Home of the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, the largest industrial complex in Georgia. Provides worldwide logistics support and maintenance for major Air Force aircraft, as well as helicopters, special operations aircraft and general purpose computers. Tenants include the headquarters of the Air Force Reserve Command and the 116th Air Control Wing, which flies the J-STARS surveillance aircraft.
Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield
Location: Hinesville and Savannah
Description: The combined complex is the largest Army installation east of the Mississippi River and serves as home for the 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized). The base also supports three National Guard combat brigades and Army Reserve units from nine states. The Georgia National Guard maintenance and equipment support site is the second largest in the United States.