There’s a well-known military saying that when the president dials 911, Fort Bragg answers the phone. As the largest and most well-known military base in the nation, Fort Bragg is a source of great pride and security for the community.
First, let us say thank you to all of the men and women in our military and especially at Fort Bragg. Your honor and dedication are inspiring to everyone!
For the rest of us, how much do you really know about it? Take a minute to learn more about this impressive base:
- Fort Bragg is a major city in it’s own right with about 37 million square feet of office buildings, 11 shopping centers, 28 restaurants, 14 miles of railroad lines, a major medical center, 12 schools, 11 churches and approximately 6,500 homes housing over 21,000 families.
- Base life is never dull – Fort Bragg has two bowling alleys, 13 fitness centers, an ice rink, roller skating rink, library, stables, three museums, four parks and more.
- Fort Bragg provides a home to almost 10 percent of the Army’s active component forces.
- Soldiers at Fort Bragg participate in humanitarian operations around the world, providing support to those affected by Ebola in Africa, the Earthquake in Haiti, Hurricane Katrina and countless other disasters.
Thanks again to all of the U.S. Armed Forces!