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War College Graduation -

A step into History, to be on this base with it's history of those that have come thru it's ranks... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Gus2c
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Grand Prairie, Texas
Home of the U.S. Army War College

Small U.S. Army installation that is home to the Army War College. Small PX, commissary, bowling... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
MJK1954
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

A step into History, to be on this base with it's history of those that have come thru it's ranks. the Base is very well kept and I felt great being a part of the 2018 graduation.

Thank Gus2c
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Small U.S. Army installation that is home to the Army War College. Small PX, commissary, bowling alley, pool and a couple of gyms. Lots of history within the confines of the installation.

Thank MJK1954
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Stayed a couple of nights on post tenting and in the IHG hotel. Great little walk along the creek, nice facilities, statue of 'Freddy' (Frederick the Great) and home of the War College. Great library for military research.

1  Thank DillonM1905
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I enjoyed a business trip to Carlisle. There aren'y many things to do, but if you're history buff, the trail is long and engrossing. If you have the access to the military post, then you;ll find more to develop put historical interests. Otherwise, head downtown...More

1  Thank MaceandMo
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful little “community”. Well maintained! You have to go through security to get on the premises.

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Though I've been here when I was on active duty, my wife and I stopped and stayed the night awhile ago in the Jim Thorpe room of the installation's hotel. Thorpe was a famous football player. The base is nice and quiet and the PX/Commissary...More

2  Thank Bob F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Really, the Army Garrison does a very poor job of selling this historic base (second oldest in America). Some neat things to see, including the powder magazine but no pictures allowed. Thanks US Gov't for shutting out the public!

1  Thank Joe L
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Historic military installation still active. Every building is Well marked. Nice statues, plaques, memorials. Museum, PX, commissary, cemetery. Impressive looking buildings & grounds. Various architectural styles with meticulous detail and craftsmanship. Friendly, helpful staff at visitors center.

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Great Location. Lots to See and highly recommend if you have a chance to travel through Carlisle that you stop at one of the many wartime museums and explore the history.

Thank lowecls
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to live and work! Many historical places to visit and enjoy while on this military post!

Thank sd509
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Response from MJK1954 | Reviewed this property |
It was a jump off point to the western frontier. It is also the second oldest installation in the U.S. Army having served in many capacities over the years. Lots of history here.
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5 August 2017|
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Response from randomadventurer13 | Reviewed this property |
to get onto base you'd need a military id or to be with someone with a military id. There's a huge museum nearby indoor and outdoor pieces that may be a better option.
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