Military Presence in Georgia

Georgia ranks fifth in the U.S. for total Department of Defense military, civilian direct-hire, reserve and national guard employment. The Army employs 63 percent of Georgia’s military personnel, while the Air Force employs 23 percent, the Navy and Marine Corps employ 11 percent and other defense activities employ 3 percent.



  • Fort Benning – Maneuver Center of Excellence and Home of the Infantry
  • Fort Gordon – Home of the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
  • Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Air field – Home of the 3rd Infantry Division and the Army’s longest runway on the East Coast

Air Force

  • Robins Air Force Base – home of Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, the 78th Air Base Wing, and more than 60 other units
  • Moody Air Force Base – Home to the 23rd Wing and 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing
  • Dobbins Air Reserve Base – Home to the 94th Airlift Wing


  • Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay – East Coast home to Trident nuclear powered submarines

Marine Corps

  • Marine Logistics Base Albany – Home to Marine Corps Logistics Command and Marine Depot Maintenance Command/Production Plant Albany
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