Can You Name the World's Most Famous Military Bases?

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The U.S. military has bases throughout our own country and also abroad. The long list would astound you. But we're not alone. Almost every major country in the world has bases both at home and abroad. In this quiz, we're going to explore not only the bases on our own soil, but also those that are thousands of miles away.

The military bases that span the globe are amazing hubs of activity. They're not just training grounds, but also cities unto themselves. There are housing facilities, operations, cooking and dining, and everyday living that you would find in any city across the country. The U.S. has the largest defense budget in the world, and that means our bases are some of the most advanced and remarkable. The U.S. is also the owner of the largest military base in the world, which you better believe you're going to be tested on!

The expansive military camps across the globe and here at home support populations of thousands of soldiers, personnel, retirees, and their civilian families. With so much to learn and explore, you must just be dying to get started. So build yourself a little fort, remove distractions, and take a military tour with us. It's better than a cruise.

Where is Andersen Air Force base located?

The U.S. Andersen Air Force base is located in Guam. It is home to bomber crews, as well as nuclear submarines.

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What is the name of the massive military base in Georgia?

Fort Benning is one of the most massive bases in the world. It's a Tri-Community, with parts of the base in both Georgia and Alabama.

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Washington state is home to the Joint Base _______.

Washington state is home to the Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The joint base spans over 645 square miles of land.

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Where in the Middle East does the U.S. still retain troops?

Most American troops left Saudi Arabia at the end of the Gulf War; however, there is still a large military presence in the region. American troops can be found in Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, UAE and Yemen.

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Where is Fort Hood located?

Fort Hood is located in Texas, and was built for testing and training World War II tank destroyers. Today, it's the home of the Tank Destroyer Tactical and Firing Center.

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Which U.S. base is home to the 101st Airborne Division?

Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division. The base was established in 1941.

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What part of California boasts of a consortium of eight Navy installations?

Coronado, located in San Diego, is home to a consortium of eight Navy installations. Naval Base Coronado is near to Naval Base San Diego.

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Where is the majority of the Army in New York stationed?

The majority of the Army in the state of New York is stationed at Fort Drum. That's not a long distance to go from West Point, The United States Military Academy.

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Where is the Center of Army Aviation in Alabama?

Fort Rucker in Alabama is home to the Center of Army Aviation. It employs 15,000 civilian and active duty Army personnel.

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Which of these is a major U.S. military base in South Korea?

Yongsan Garrison is the U military base in South Korea. There are 28,500 American troops stationed there.

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Where is the famous Naval Air Station in Florida?

Pensacola, Florida, is home to the Naval Air Station. it is the cradle of Naval Aviation and employs 16,000 military and 7,400 civilian personnel.

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What is the home of the 412th Test Wing?

Edwards Air Force Base is home to the 412th Test Wing. It's the second largest Air Force base in the country.

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Which Army training center is located in the Mojave Desert?

Fort Irwin is located near Barstow, CA. It's the Army's National Training Center for brigade-level maneuver warfare training.

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Where is the largest military base in the world?

North Carolina is home to the largest military base in the world, Fort Bragg. Fort Bragg is otherwise known as the "center of the military universe."

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What is the largest British Army garrison in the world?

Catterick Garrison is the largest British Army garrison in the world. It has a population of 13,000 and spans 2,400 acres.

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Where does France have a startling number of military bases?

Mostly due to French colonialism, France still has a startling number of military bases in Africa. 3,000 troops spread across five countries in Africa — Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad.

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Which fort in Texas specializes in anti-aircraft and missile defense capabilities?

Fort Bliss specializes in anti-aircraft and missile defense capabilities. It's located near El Paso, Texas.

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Also in Texas, what is the premier training grounds for Air Force pilots?

Randolph Air Force Base is the premiere training grounds for Air Force pilots. It is just one of the many remarkable bases that are located in Texas.

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Where are the majority of the Marines located in Virginia?

Most of the Marines in Virginia are located in Quantico, while the Navy are in the Norfolk area. The Army can be found at Fort Lee.

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Where does the U.S. NOT have a military presence in Europe?

In Europe, the U.S. does not have a military presence in these neutral countries. The list also includes Sweden and Finland.

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What is the name of the largest Army base in Georgia?

Fort Benning is the largest Army base in Georgia. It's home to the Army Infantry, Army Airborne, and Ranger Training.

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What is the name of the largest American base in Germany?

Ramstein Air Force Base is the largest United States base in Germany. It's located in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

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What is the largest military base in Canada?

CFB Suffield is the largest military base in Canada. It's also the largest military training base in the Commonwealth.

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What is the name of the Air Force base in Ohio?

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is located in Ohio. WP AFB is one of the US's largest and most important Air Force installations.

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What is the Philadelphia Navy Yard today?

Today, the Philadelphia Navy Yard has been successfully transformed into a corporate/industrial complex. It's also a research and development space.

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What is the home of the Armed Forces in Colorado?

Carson Army Base is home of the Armed Forces in Colorado. It's located in Colorado Springs, and it houses the 4th infantry Division and 10th Special Forces Group.

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In what year was the Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, detention camp opened?

The detention camp in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, was opened in 2002. America founded the camp in order to hold prisoners from the War on Terror.

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What is the home of Russia's Black Sea Fleet?

Sevastopol is home to Russia's Black Sea Fleet. This is the largest subunit of their Navy.

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Where are the majority of the U.S. troops in Japan?

Almost half of the U.S. troops stationed in Japan are located in Okinawa. There are about 50,000 U.S. troops total in Japan.

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What is the largest RAF base that the U.S. operates out of in the U.K.?

Croughton is the largest RAF base in the U.K. that the U.S. operates out of. There are six RAF bases in total in the U.K.

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What is the name of the military base in Germany that is home to British and American soldiers?

Rhine Garrison is the headquarters of the significant British and American military presence in Germany. The U.S. has 48,000 soldiers stationed in Germany.

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Where is the home of the U.K.'s Trident nuclear submarine base?

Scotland is the home of the U.K.'s Trident nuclear submarine base. It's known as Faslane Base.

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Where is the largest U.S. military base overseas?

The largest U.S. military base overseas is located in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. It is known as Camp Humphreys.

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Who has the largest army in the world?

Although America has the most powerful military in the world, China has the largest. They have roughly 2,183,000 active military.

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Where is the British training area that is equivalent in size to all the main training areas in the U.K. and Europe?

The British training area in Alberta, Canada, is equivalent in size to all the main training areas used by the British forces in the U.K. and Europe. There you will find around 1,000 tanks and armored vehicles which are used to train 7,000 troops each year.

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